Category Archives: Living With Cats

Blog Tour — Day One – Tortie-to-Tortie Interview (A Cat Behind the Scenes)

It’s an exciting day here in our household as we celebrate Sophie. Mudpie, over at Melissa’s Mochas, Mysteries, and Meows, has interviewed our look-alike tortie. Sophie meows about her precarious feral beginnings, her adjustment to living indoors with a human … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Those Dear Cats Who Live Only in Our Heart

DEADLINE FOR THE CAPTION CONTEST:  We’ve received some interesting possible captions for the photo I showed you on Friday. Let’s set the deadline for your captions for Wednesday–July 4. Read the particulars at last Friday’s blog post. If you’ve loved … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Smokey aka Rags the Klepto Cat

You know him as Rags the Klepto Cat. But to us he’s just Smokey, my mother’s beloved big-boy cat. He’s half Ragdoll and half no-one-knows. He has a mind of his own and he brings my mother a lot of … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Are We Taking Advantage of the Service/Therapy Animal Concept?

All week we’ve been talking about support and service animals. I think we all support the idea of therapy animals, but are some people taking this concept too far? Are we taking advantage of the public and the corporate world? … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats and Politics

I couldn’t resist sharing this op-ed piece with you. The title is, “In this Era of Dog-Eat-Dog Politics, We Need More Cats,” by Cameron Smith. http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2018/04/in_the_era_of_dog-eat-dog_poli.html Herein, he compares the way of politics as following the methods a dog uses … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Pets and Higher Education

Did you have a cat in your dorm room when you went to college? More and more colleges are assisting students in making the transition from home to the higher education community by allowing them to bring their pets. Colleges … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Want to Know the Forecast? Ask Your Cat!

Weather’s in the news this week—chilling snow storms in the East and rain in the West. But you were prepared, weren’t you? You had plenty of food in the house. Your rain barrel was ready to catch the water runoff. … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Naming Your Cat

What’s in a name? Naming a cat can sometimes take a lot of time and trials. My mother, for example, gave her gift kitten a name, but couldn’t remember it. She kept calling him Smokey, which was the name of … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – A Unique Way to Protect Wild Birds From Your Predator Cat

First, I want to let you know that you can order either the print or Kindle version of my newest Klepto Cat Mystery Secrets, Trickery, and Meows here at Amazon. They have linked the print and Kindle books together. https://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Trickery-Meows-Klepto-Mystery-ebook/dp/B079MRLN58/ref=sr_1_23?ie=UTF8&qid=1518093596&sr=8-23&keywords=klepto+cat+mysteries … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – How the Cat Grows

A few days ago I felt someone staring at me. I looked up and, of course, it was Lily. She’d crawled into the tunnel in the cat tree and peered out at me as if in some sort of Zen … Continue reading

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