Category Archives: Cat Stories

Mindful Monday – I Don’t Write for Children

Truly, this is something I’m often accused of. “Oh, you write those cute little books for children.” “You’re a children’s book author.” No I’m not. And those of you who read the Klepto Cat Mysteries know that I don’t write … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – You’re Not a Crazy Cat Lady After All, and More Cat News

People send me some interesting stories about cats who are out and about and I also search the internet and other sources for fascinating tidbits about cats. Here’s one I got a kick out of. In Japan, guards at the … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Life in the Day of a Cat Star

Most of you know that my mother’s cat, Smokey, is the model for Rags in my stories. While he isn’t a klepto cat (that aspect of Rags came from my precious patooty tabby, Lily), he is the poster cat for … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – What’s Happening in the Klepto Cat Mystery Factory?

Many of you, after reading the most recent Klepto Cat Mystery, start hungering for the next one. I thought I’d let you know where we are with Book 33. I have finished the writing, my beta readers have given their … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – A Sweet Story of Kitty Love

As the week and the year come to a close, I’d like to share a feel-good story of a traveling pair—Richard and his beloved cat, Willow. https://www.lovemeow.com/man-left-his-job-so-he-could-travel-with-his-cat-1804259571.html

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Frivolous Friday – This Sweet Story Will Make Your Day

All cats are not born perfect. Some have disabilities from birth; others are injured or suffer a catastrophic physical event and many of them are euthanized. In Wisconsin, however, there are people who serve the disabled cat community in the … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats in War Zones

Do you fear for or wonder about the cats living in the world’s war zones? Here are a couple of stories that show the heart of the people when it comes to their cats. One veterinary student has created Iraq’s … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – National Hug Your Cat Day and There’s a NEW Klepto Cat Mystery

It’s true: The Meowmoirs of a Klepto Cat was released over the weekend and is available at amazon.com in print and for your Kindle (or other e-reader). Here’s the description: “This is the life story of Rags, the amazing, precocious … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – The Homeless Helping the Homeless

Not such a frivolous topic: Yesterday we touched on homeless people helping homeless pets. You have to wonder how they connect. Where do homeless people get their pet cats, dogs, birds, etc.? Most probably can’t afford the adoption fee. I … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – How the Cat Grows

A few days ago I felt someone staring at me. I looked up and, of course, it was Lily. She’d crawled into the tunnel in the cat tree and peered out at me as if in some sort of Zen … Continue reading

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