Monthly Archives: December 2019

Newsday Tuesday – Your Cat’s Holiday Portrait

Have you been attempting to get a really nice photograph of your cat posing with the Christmas tree or with your favorite angel decoration? It’s not always easy to capture the PURRfect cat image. But can you imagine trying to … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – You’ll Be Excited About What’s Happening in the Klepto Cat Mystery Factory

I finished another phase of the work on Book 40 of the Klepto Cat Mystery series this weekend and handed it over to the formatter. He has completed the formatting process, the adorable Bernadette Kazmarski cover is ready, and I’m … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – The Dating Game With Cats

Did you know that behavior traits in cats can be inherited? When we rescue a cat or a kitten without knowing anything about their breeding we’re pretty much taking a chance on the cat. Will she be naughty or nice, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – The Danger of the Recliner Chair for Kittens

One of the most under-considered household dangers in your house for kittens is probably the recliner chair. We have two—one is used every single day for back pain relief. Up and down that thing goes many times each day and … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Christmas is Showing Up and the Cats Are Amused

Why is it that anytime something new arrives in your home, the cat claims it as hers? You unpack a box from Amazon and the cat takes it over. You bring in a bag of groceries and the cat climbs … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Value of a Chip—and I Don’t Mean the Chocolate Chip

Don’t you just love to hear stories of lost or runaway cats being reunited with their family? And these reunions are made possible most often by the microchip. There was a story in the news last week about a cat … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats Get PTSD Too

Have you ever heard of a cat with PTSD? When you consider the stress homeless, neglected, and abused cats are under day in and day out, it’s not hard to imagine that their constant fear could affect their bodies and … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – When Your Cat Won’t Accept Your Gift

Just about every home with a cat also has at least one cat tree or other device intended for your cat to use for clawing instead of your furniture or your Persian rug or even your antique lampshade. Oh yes, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – More About Marmalades, Gingers, Reds

Yesterday I shared with you the stunning news about Smokey’s heritage—at least where he got his coloring from. If you have a red/orange cat or you’ve ever had one or you know someone with one, you may have done some … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday –Who’s the Daddy–A Ginger????

Interesting/shocking fact: Smokey’s sire is probably an orange tabby! Yesterday we talked about cat genetics. And I told you I’ve been dabbling in this topic a little for a future Klepto Cat Mystery. Well, during my search, I connected with … Continue reading

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