Category Archives: Cats and Holidays

Mindful Monday – Remembering the Cats of 9/11 on National Pet Memorial Day

With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 occurring a day ahead of National Pet Memorial Day this year, we’ll acknowledge both on behalf of our pets. Among the victims of the atrocity twenty years ago were animals, including cats—those cats living … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – All American Pet Photo Day

Well, here’s a holiday I wasn’t aware of until this year. Did you know that July 11 was All American Pet Photo Day? But it may not be too late for you to join in on the patriotic fun. Here’s … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cute Cats for Christmas    

Like me, you’ve probably received at least a couple of holiday cards with cats on them. Facebook is delightfully cluttered with photos of cats dressed for Christmas, posing with holiday decorations or in a Christmas stocking. I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday –Thanksgiving No-No’s for Cats

Well, you don’t have to worry about Uncle John feeding your kitty turkey bones or something toxic such as a slice of chocolate pie, this year at Thanksgiving. You’re probably doing as we are today and enjoying a uniquely small … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Celebrating the Cat

International Cat Day was observed Saturday, August 8, this year all over the world with the primary purpose of honoring the 2nd most popular household pet—the cat. Here in America we enjoy and care for over 74 million cats in … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Hug a Cat Day

Today is National Hug Your Cat Day. Now that’s an easy and pleasant honor to bestow on our cats, isn’t it? But not all cats enjoy a wrap-around, confining hug. Some don’t even like to be picked up or held. … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Christmas is Showing Up and the Cats Are Amused

Why is it that anytime something new arrives in your home, the cat claims it as hers? You unpack a box from Amazon and the cat takes it over. You bring in a bag of groceries and the cat climbs … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – National Cat Lovers Month

It seems unnecessary to set aside a time to love and appreciate your cat. Aren’t our cats always, consistently, continuously our first and foremost concern every day of the year? Don’t they get more of what they crave than any … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Catty Halloween

How did the cat became part of the Halloween theme? Perhaps by association—their association with witches? It’s rather quaint to be able to decorate for Halloween with black cat motif. You can see that I do. And I buy Halloween … Continue reading

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Thought for Thursday – A Day of Hearts, Flowers, Candy, and Cats

Here’s the first Amazon reader review for The Secret Claws. “Oh what Rags gets into I love this series by Patricia Fry and have from book one and can’t wait for the next one if you love a great cozy … Continue reading

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