Category Archives: Cat Stories

Newsday Tuesday – The World’s First Meowntaineering Cat

I love this story of Gary the MEOWtaineering cat. Gary is a 5-year-old rescue who had gone through a serious surgery to repair a badly broken leg. He was a bit skittish when James adopted him—he’d hide under the bed … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Will You See the Movie, “Cats?”

I’ve been telling you about the coming of the movie “Cats.” And I’ve been eagerly awaiting the movie myself. I wanted to compare it to the musical. I was curious as to how they’d handle the movie version. I think … Continue reading

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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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