Category Archives: Living With Cats

Feline Fun Friday –Respect Your Cat Day

Yesterday was Respect Your Cat Day. Why do we need to be reminded to respect our furry feline friends? The other day I was having lunch with a fellow cat (and dog) person. She asked if my cat, Olivia, is … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Cute, Fun, and So True Cat Quotes

“Purring is lovely meowsic.” “A cat can purr its way out of anything.” “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” “Never try to out-stubborn a cat.” “There is no such thing as an … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Will the Real Olivia Please Stand up

You’ve read at least some of the Calico Cat Mysteries and you’ve fallen in love with Olivia. You know that the fictional Olivia is based on the real Olivia, who lives right here with me. But I’m sure you wonder … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Who Loves Cats?

Have you ever stopped to wonder why humans are attracted to cats (or dogs or iguanas)? Is it a certain personality who falls in love with cats? There are those who believe our housecats remind us of wild cats—tigers, lions … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Dress Your Pet Day

You missed it. Dress Your Pet Day was yesterday, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it if you want to. But does your pet want to be dressed? Have you ever had a cat you could put a bonnet … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Does Your Cat Have Healing Paws?

Have you ever adopted or found a cat at just the right time in your life—a time when you needed the companionship or even physical or emotional healing? It has happened to me more than once. Maybe when we are … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – More Cats I’ve Met While Out and About

As I’ve mentioned, I have a large collection of pictures of cats I meet as I walk, shop, visit, garden and so forth. Here are a few I met while visiting relatives last weekend. The family I visited said the … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Does My Cat Have Dementia?

Even the most predictable cats might change in subtle or noticeable ways as they age, but do cats get dementia? According to the experts, some do. I’ve provided a link to a good article on the topic. Meanwhile, let’s discuss … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – How to Leave Your Cat

It’s not easy, is it, to go off on vacation, an overnight business or pleasure trip, or even for a day outing and leave your cat with those wide-eyes and questioning look behind. Of course she has everything she needs … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Rainbow Bridge Appreciation Day

Today is Rainbow Bridge Appreciation Day—a day to remember those cats and dogs we loved and who have gone to that special place we call the Rainbow Bridge. Deborah Barnes, former president and active member in the Cat Writer’s Association, … Continue reading

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