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Monthly Archives: September 2018
Frivolous Friday – In Case of Pet Emergency
One day last week a granddaughter, who lives close to me, called and said, “A realtor wants to show our house and Rosie’s inside. I’m thirty minutes away, could you…?” Of course, I walked around the corner to take their … Continue reading
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Thoughts for Thursday – Exotic Cats as Pets: Yes or No?
I watch some of the veterinarian programs on the National Geographic TV channel and notice that some states seem wide open when it comes to adopting and keeping exotic wild animals. Others not so much. It seems to me that … Continue reading
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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Scrapping Cats
Do your cats get along? Not all cats do, you know. Some cats adore one another and some seem to have deep contempt for each other. There are cats who really, really want to be friends with the others, and … Continue reading
Newsday Tuesday – What’s New For Cats
More and more often when I meet someone or run into an old friend the conversation turns to cats. I suppose that’s because I write cozy cat mysteries. And I always learn something new. At a recent class reunion a … Continue reading
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Mindful Monday – When the Folks Are Away What Are the Cats Doing?
I couldn’t resist snapping this picture of Lily peering out through the window a couple of days ago, apparently waiting anxiously for my return. I’ve been gone a lot over the last two weeks and I think Lily really missed … Continue reading
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Frivolous Friday – No Wonder You Can’t Catch Your Elusive Cat
Did you know that an ordinary house cat can run at a top speed of 30 miles per hour? Not all cats, of course, but the fastest speed recorded for a house cat is around 30 miles per hour. But … Continue reading
Thoughts for Thursday – How Smart is a Cat, Anyway?
Here we go again with the “my cat’s smarter than your dog (or hamster or chicken or monkey)” controversy. Actually experts have taken the time and used some of their expertise to study this issue and cat lovers might enjoy … Continue reading
Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats of a Different Color
It’s always a crapshoot when you decide to bring a new cat or kitten into the household. You wonder if this cat will get along with the resident cat(s) because not all cats will create a harmonious bond. Generally, it’s … Continue reading
Newsday Tuesday – Honoring the Cat
Have you heard about the cat that’s being honored at the Southwark Cathedral in London with a permanent statue in her likeness? Evidently the cat was rescued from the streets and adopted into the church during the 2008 Christmas season. … Continue reading
Mindful Monday – What Cats Bring From the Other Side
When we lose a cat it’s heartbreaking. Some of us decide never to have another cat again. Others can’t wait to bring home another one or two—not to replace her, but to fill their home and hearth with a new … Continue reading