Category Archives: Living With Cats

Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cat-Girl Fight!

Twice last week our two female cats, Lily and Sophie had serious scuffles. They’ve been together now for ten years and they get along just fine. Oh, occasionally when they’re bored and they find themselves in close quarters with one … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Are You a Crazy Cat Lady?

This story was in the news ten years ago, but I thought you might find it interesting. Joy Ciarcia-Levy decided to do a piece featuring four women that others probably consider crazy cat ladies and she really went to the … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cat Staves Off Coyotes, But Not All Cats Are That Lucky or Gutsy

Cats are without a doubt courageous critters. Some more so than others. Females with kittens are the fiercest cats of them all when it comes to potential danger. I saw my small mother cat jump a full grown great dane … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Snuggle Cats

I photographed these two feral cats snuggling together to keep warm one chilly afternoon and I wondered, are they siblings? I’ve seen the way littermates wrap themselves around each other when resting or sleeping. It’s adorable. The two sister kittens … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Your Cat Rituals

Admit it, you and your cat have rituals you follow, right? And I’ll bet that at least some of them were the cat’s idea. Here in our household of two cats, we have customs and routines we follow quite ceremonial … 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 – A Thanksgiving Fit for a Cat

Thanksgiving is for giving thanks and feasting. While you may have the desire to include your household cats in the joy of feasting on this day, remember that there are foods cats should not eat and some that are downright … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats, Cats Everywhere

A lot of people collect things—tea cups, salt and pepper shakers, dolls, bears, thimbles, books, succulents, antiques, tools, baseball cards… My youngest daughter collects hearts. Everywhere she goes she sees hearts, in puddles after a rain, in a dewy spider … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Like Cats? Visit a Cat-Friendly Store

I’ve heard of people who travel all over the place to visit shops, libraries, and other establishments where there are one or more cats. Trina and Greg Samson log such cats at their website and they currently list 470 of … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – When it Involves Cats, See Something—Say Something

Have you ever known someone or knew of someone who kept more cats than seemed logical or healthy? Maybe you’re aware of someone who attracts feral cats to the neighborhood by feeding them. I was once aware of a house … Continue reading

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