Category Archives: Cat Stories

Frivolous Friday – How a Cat Saved a Train

Cats are big in Japan. Hello Kitty originated in Japan as did the waving cat—the one that beckons people into businesses. Some call it the good-luck cat. You’ve seen the ceramic cats for sale and promptly displayed in many businesses, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Furry Fundraisers

Have you heard about Cashnip Kitty who spends his days raising money for the homeless. He raises a few smiles in the process. You see, he’s an office cat for a marketing firm in Tulsa, OK. Evidently, he enjoys sitting … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Animal Rescue in Disaster

Hurricanes sure have been in the news, lately. And the aftermath of these storms result in many stories of stranded, soaked, lost, frightened pets who were left behind or somehow separated from their people. Thank heavens for the brave and … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Cats Always Land on Their Feet and Other Feline Myths

If you have a cat, you’re probably already able to separate myth from fact where your kitty-cat’s concerned. You know that keeping her indoors doesn’t make her the most unhappy cat on the block, that you do not have to … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Rags (the cat) Speaks Out!

As you may know, there are cozy mysteries with ordinary cats doing extraordinary things, like the Klepto Cat Mysteries. And there are those where the cats actually speak. There’s such a controversy between the two styles of writing cat stories … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Hero Cats

As most of you know, Rags (the klepto cat) is often touted as a hero cat. He knows when to jump into action and protect his people or another animal. Even though the Klepto Cat Mysteries are fiction, you’ll find … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday — Rally Cat in St. Louis

Did you hear the news? They caught up with the kitten that evidently brought the Cardinals good luck in their game last week. He appeared from out of nowhere and ran across the field stopping the game and thrilling the … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – A Mixed Bag of Cat Stories

How can one person cause so many problems for cats and the people who want to help them? Evidently, an apartment dweller in Queens was hoarding cats. When the building was condemned, this person moved out without an iota of … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats Worth Celebrating

The process of searching for cat news that I can use here at the Catscapades blog is a mixed bag. I love, love, love seeing cute videos of cats and kittens. I adore being treated to heart-warming stories involving cats … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats Who Actually Do Solve Crimes

CATS IN THE BELFRY ready for purchase. As you know, a major premise (and one of the fun parts) of the Klepto Cat Mysteries is the fact that Rags helps solve crimes and mysteries. It’s his curiosity and creativity that … Continue reading

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