Category Archives: Cats and Writers

Mindful Monday – Cats Can Increase Your Productivity

Okay, here it is—something you’ve been waiting for—permission to watch cat videos on your computer instead of working! Researchers from the University of Indiana have found that watching videos of cute cats actually helps improve your mood, increases your energy, … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – A Pet-Friendly Conference. And Protect Your Pets on the 4th!

I just returned from a 10-day vacation. You didn’t even miss me, did you? That’s because I wrote my blog posts ahead of time and scheduled them to post each day while I was gone. One phase of my trip … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday—Meet My Faithful Co-Author

I guess Lily didn’t like the way the latest Klepto Cat Mystery was going because a couple of days ago, she wrestled my pen from my hand and, as you can see, seemed bent on writing her own scene. The … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday–Writing Dilemmas

This blog is about cats: cats in art, cats in stories, cats as pets, unusual cats, cats with unusual characteristics, cat maladies, people who love cats, and so much more. Today I want to talk about writing dilemmas—or one might … Continue reading

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What is a Cozy Mystery?

I was going to relax this blog over the weekend, but couldn’t wait to tell you about another cool blog post over at Sandy Penny’s SweetMysteryBooks.com site. She describes what a cozy mystery is and reviews several books in that … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday

I’ve reserved Wednesdays here at Catscapades to share something unique and since I use the word “wild,” I’d like to share with you a piece of wild art I purchased yesterday—a little Christmas gift for myself. The resident cats seemed … Continue reading

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There Are Cats, Then There Are Cats–or Cats of a Different Color

It continues to amuse and delight me to observe how cat-like cats are, yet how different they can be from one another. Just this morning, I was scurrying around here in my office getting copies of the new Christmas book … Continue reading

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A Writing Career That Has Come Full-Circle

When I started my writing career—back in the prehistoric 1970s—my main focus was animals. My first published pieces were on horses and their care. I also wrote articles for amateur horse show participants. My articles could be found nearly every … Continue reading

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Meet the Artist

Meet my Klepto Cat Mystery book cover artist. Bernadette Kazmarski is an extraordinary artists and boy does she know and love cats. Check out her site.   http://thecreativecat.net/a-great-rescue-and-commissioned-portraits-samantha-and-honey-tommy-and-andy/#.VVND-ZM1qq4

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10 of My Favorite Bloggers and Book Reviewers

Today I’d like to do a shout-out for some of my favorite bloggers. Naturally, they either feature cats and/or books on their blog sites; preferably both. Dru’s Book Musings http://drusbookmusings.com. Here, you’ll find reviews by Dru because she believes that … Continue reading

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