Monthly Archives: July 2019

Newsday Tuesday – Community Cats: Welcome or Not?

I sometimes talk about and feature office, warehouse, library, and shop cats in this blog. Today I want to focus on community cats—often considered feral, stray, or abandoned. But first, I’d like to introduce you to a giant beauty named … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Announcement, Announcement, Ann-ounce-ment!!

You may recall my excitement when Lily was chosen to grace a page on the Cat-A-Day calendar by Workman Publishing in 2011. She was a kitten then—playing in a scattering of alphabet blocks. Well, I got notification that she’ll have … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – A Cat Who Puts All Her Ducks (Bears, Hedgehogs…) in a Row

Lily may have the largest collection of stuffed animal toys around. She started her collection at a young age by taking a tiny stuffed teddy bear from a shelf and a stuffed polar bear and turtle from the grandkids’ toy … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Life Without a Cat

Have you ever thought about what life would be like without a cat in your home and your heart? For me it would mean never having to use that tape roller gizmo on my clothes before leaving the house. I … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – You Found the Cat Where?

I found a cute piece of cat news last week involving presidential protocol and one smart cat, who may have broken it. While Trump visited the UK, Larry, the Downing Street cat and Chief Mouser for the cabinet office, crawled … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Line Between Cat Protector and Dangerous Hoarder

What causes a person to become so overwhelmed with cats that they can’t take care of them? Many cat hoarders start out wanting to help cats. Some don’t have the means to do the right thing by having the cats … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – How to Successfully Feed Multiple Cats

It’s second nature in our household to feed our two cats two different diets. I was asked again this week, “How do you do that? How do you keep them out of the other one’s food?” Sure, it was a … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Cats as Food Monitors

A friend sent me this story and photo of her cat Mouse last week. I thought you’d get a kick out of it. “The other day we were down to two small cans of cat food. I was unable to … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – White Cats

This morning Lily (a dilute tabby) leaped into the bathtub after a flying insect. As she sat there looking up at me I remembered Winfield. He was a pure white odd-eye cat. He had one blue and one green eye. … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – I Stalk Cats

Yes, I’m a cat stalker. I walk most days and I’m always on the lookout for cats in the neighborhood. Why? I like to see them and meet and greet them. And I often photograph them. Some of them I … Continue reading

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