Category Archives: Living With Cats

Meowy Monday – When Your Cat Needs More Attention

We’ve decided that Olivia is mourning the loss of Sophie’s presence in our house. The signs seem to indicate that Olivia misses Sophie and we agree that she seems depressed at times. So we’ve increased our time with her in … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – What’s in a Cat Name?

If you read my Klepto Cat and/or Calico Cat Mystery series, you know how much fun I have using cat-related terms in my titles and coming up with interesting cat names. I thought it would be fun to talk about … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Cats and Their Cat Sitters

As I mentioned Monday we had cat sitters for a recent ten-day trip. Kathy is a seasoned cat lover. Valerie prefers dogs and people, but was willing to spend time with Sophie and Olivia to help us out. With Sophie  … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Cats Can Claw

If you have indoor cats you most likely have damage somewhere in your home. Even some outdoor cats, like my mother’s cat, Smokey, had favorite places where he clawed. Just look at this box he claimed as his own and … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – How Cordial is Your Cat?

We just returned from a rare ten-day trip. It’s the first time we’ve left Olivia for more than one night and it’s also the longest we’ve ever left Sophie. So how did they greet us when we walked in the … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Snap, Crackle, Pop and Cats

It’s not that cats hate noise—they’re purrfectly fine with it as long as it’s of their own making. Cats meow when they want something or are complaining about something. They might bang on the blinds to get your attention—oh the … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday — Where You See Cats

If you’re like me you look for cats everywhere you go. Or at least you notice them when you’re out walking, driving, traveling, shopping. You see them in yards, lolling in windows of neighborhood homes, roaming in parks, outside restaurants, … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – National Hug Your Cat Day

This “holiday” comes once a year on June 4, but if you’re like me you celebrate it many times every day. A pet here, a fur-ruffling there…You run your hand over your cat’s silky fur every time you walk past … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Olivia’s Becoming Socialized

Olivia was somehow separated from her mother at about eight-weeks old when she was rescued from under a house in the Los Angeles area, along (with her siblings). She was one frightened kitten—oh so frightened. She was trapped, taken to … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Do Cats Lose Their Toys on Purpose?

I swear Olivia pushes her toys under the heaviest piece of furniture in the house with the least access on purpose—then chuckles behind my back as I writhe on the floor on my stomach trying to fish them out. Yesterday … Continue reading

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