Category Archives: Cat resources

Thoughts for Thursday – Kittens in a Pouch

Have you heard of a Kitten Bjorn? It’s a vest you can wear with a pouch for kittens similar to the baby packs moms and dads wear when out and about with their infants. The kittens can hang out in … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – What’s a Cat Writer?

That’s probably the one most often asked question I get when I mention the Cat Writers Association or conference. The second is, “What’s with the ears?” Yes, some of us wear cat ears for fun throughout the conference. And a … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Cat Café Near You

Has a cat café opened in your neighborhood? Do you have a place nearby where you can loll in a quiet atmosphere with beautiful homeless cats and share beverages, cookies, and cat stories with other cat people? And maybe you’ve … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Shopping for Your Cats

Ever since I established the inside-only rule for my cats, I’ve toyed with the idea of allowing them outdoor time in the sunshine. And I’ve talked about catios and other types of enclosure on the market. Here’s another one that … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Let’s Go Shopping For Cat Trinkets

Do you like kitty-cat things as much as I do? I’ve revealed some of the cat-themed trinkets and other stuff I have around my home from decorative pillows to pitchers, and jewelry to a keychain, and salt & pepper shakers … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cat Café Fun–How to Find One Near You!

Friday I got to leave my office, mingle with cats and talk to readers about my Klepto Cat Mysteries. Friday was a good day! Ever been to a cat café? The concept started in Japan where many apartment managers forbid … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – In Case of Pet Emergency

One day last week a granddaughter, who lives close to me, called and said, “A realtor wants to show our house and Rosie’s inside. I’m thirty minutes away, could you…?” Of course, I walked around the corner to take their … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – What’s New For Cats

More and more often when I meet someone or run into an old friend the conversation turns to cats. I suppose that’s because I write cozy cat mysteries. And I always learn something new. At a recent class reunion a … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It’s Getting Dark Out: Do You Know Where Your Cat is?

How often have you wondered where your cat goes and what she does all day when she’s out of your sight? I think we’ve all had indoor-outdoor cats and some of us still do—my mother, for example. Her cat, Smokey, … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – What’s New For Cats? Some Off-the-Wall Services and Gadgets

Here’s one for the books (in fact I might include the concept in one of my stories). It’s Flats for Pets. PetsnFlats is a German company that pairs live-in pet sitters with residents who have an extra room. From what … Continue reading

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