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Monthly Archives: August 2019
A week ago today I determined that Lily might have an ear infection—maybe even mites. Ick! Where do mites even come from? So she got another trip to the veterinarian the following Monday. I’d noticed that she was paying more … Continue reading
We lost a beloved neighborhood cat last week. The Smurf was a beautiful Maine coon cat of just fifteen years. She had recently been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer. While she was an indoor cat for most of her life, … Continue reading
Lily has a mind of her own—well, she’s a cat. And she thinks that everything in this household revolves around her—I guess it kind of does. Lily (and sometimes Sophie) creates the challenges and I have to figure out a … Continue reading
People send me some interesting stories about cats who are out and about and I also search the internet and other sources for fascinating tidbits about cats. Here’s one I got a kick out of. In Japan, guards at the … Continue reading
Everyone knows how to pet a cat, right? You just dive in there and start running your hand over the cat’s fur. Wrong! Well, wrong for some cats, maybe right for others. The thing is, not all cats come from … Continue reading
What a nice way to end the week—with adorable pictures of some sweet kittens. Enjoy.
Say what? Yes, it’s evidently a new concept and quite a good idea for keeping feral cats safe and warm in winter. People rehabilitate old tires and create shelter for homeless cats. Here’s a picture of a kitty tire condo: … Continue reading
I continue to collect pictures of cats from friends and take pictures of cats I see out and about. Here are some you might enjoy. This is Tommy. He had a horrendous bout with a mysterious illness a few years … Continue reading
Can you believe it? I’ve finished the first draft of Book 38. Spoiler Alert: Book 38 is this year’s Christmas story. In the seven years that I’ve been writing the Klepto Cat Mysteries, I’ve produced two Christmas stories. And are … Continue reading