Category Archives: Living With Cats

Mindful Monday – The Clingy-Needy Cat

Is your cat too clingy? Are you having trouble getting anything done because your cat is constantly underfoot or on your lap or laying on your paperwork or needlework? There might be a reason for that. Why does a cat … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – How to Entertain People With Cat Allergies

I don’t know about you, but I know way too many people with cat allergies. I’m related to some of them. Several of them adore cats, but can’t be around them for long. Since I have some of the family … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – The Coming Out of a Kitten

Not all cats and even kittens come with the desire to be handled and cuddled. We’ve rescued feral kittens from several different situations and, while we’ve managed to eventually create a lovely bond with each of them, they were all … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Olivia Update: There’s a Kitten in the House!

Where to begin… Some of you may recall that we lost our precious Lily in May. She had lifelong chronic kidney disease and we were blessed to have her for all of 11 years. As an aside, we got word … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats With Fetishes

Cats certainly can become obsessed. We’ve all known cats that are so fixated on something they temporarily block everything else out. We had a cat once who seemed to have a fetish for the scent in women’s products—lotions, shampoos, hair … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Olivia: Week Two

It’s been two weeks since we picked up a shy calico kitten named Olivia in the parking lot of our local humane society from her rescuer, the director of ResQcats. She’d been spayed minutes earlier and was ready to go … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – What’s Happening in the Klepto Cat Mystery Factory

Book 45, “Love at First Purr” is receiving wonderful reviews and comments. Readers do love a sweet kitty-cat story with a mystery that delights with many twists and turns woven through it. The humor and heart-tugs are a welcome bonus. … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Loving Cats Remotely

There are periods in most lives when we can’t or we choose not to have a cat in our home. Any number of lifestyle changes and situations might make it awkward or impossible to own a cat. So what do … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Cats in High Places

Cats in trees is just about as common and traditional as kittens and cream, puppies and children, Lady and the Tramp… In fact I often stop to photograph a cat climbing a tree when I’m out and about. I also … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats as Healers

Those of us who clean litter boxes every day, wipe up urfed fur balls, endlessly vacuum and sweep and dust cat fur and litter, also receive wonderful benefits of having cats around. We love watching them, interacting with them, snuggling … Continue reading

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