Category Archives: Living With Cats

Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – What Has Olivia Brought to the Household?

A bright spot in a rough year. A delightful distraction. A source of great joy. A reason to laugh. These are some of the things Olivia has brought into our lives. We have never laughed with delight as much as … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It’s Olivia’s Birthday Week

Olivia turns one year old Saturday—May 1 (or there abouts)—so I thought I’d dedicate this week’s blog posts to her. We lost our precious tabby, Lily, at eleven years old during the year of the pandemic. (Just when we thought … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – The Older Cat

Do you love an older cat? I’ve had a few who lived into their senior years and it is a trip like none other. Lily was only eleven when she died of chronic kidney disease. So she was ever young, … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Where Does Your Cat Sleep?

I’m not conducting a scientific study here, I’m just curious about what makes cats choose certain sleeping options. But then, like you, I’m curious about a lot of things cat. In the past, our cats would sleep in the little … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Olivia is 10 Months Old

Many of you enjoy my photos of Olivia, the tiny calico we adopted from a local shelter when she was three months old. Well, she turned ten months this week. What an interesting and fun adventure it’s been—delightful and frustrating … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Cats and Horses and Birds and…

I just read a fun article about how similar cats and horses are. In my Klepto Cat Mysteries, Rags, the starring cat, is great friends with the starring horse, Peaches. And that isn’t totally unusual. Our family used to own … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats In Windows

If you’ve followed this blog for long you know I’m fascinated by the vision of cats in windows. I love watching Sophie lay on the windowsill on sunny mornings soaking up the warmth. Olivia will sometimes entertain herself chasing a … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Olivia Update

I mention Olivia and use her photos fairly often in my posts and I display her photos on facebook. Yeah, I guess I’m kind of obsessed with her. She’s a wonderful addition to our household. But I didn’t realize how … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – A Cat By Any Other Name

Do you wonder sometimes how your cat knows her name? You know that she (or he) does because the right cat in a multi-cat household generally responds (at least by a quick look) when they hear their name. Sometimes they … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – State Catz

Every state in our union adopts various items and even mammals, birds and reptiles to represent what they’re made up of, what they take pride in, and what they offer. Some cities do the same. California’s flower, for example, is … Continue reading

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