Monthly Archives: November 2020

Mindful Monday – 90 Published Books and Counting

I’m happy to announce publication of a new Klepto Cat Mystery. And this one is even more special than most as it’s my 90th published book. Ninety books published over a nearly 50-year career. That’s almost two published books a … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Aren’t Cats Supposed to Cuddle?

A major reason we adopt a cat is for the comfort they can bring and for most of us a big part of that is the cuddle-snuggle factor. Right? But the truth is that cats aren’t necessarily snuggle-cuddle beings. Remember, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Do Cats Grieve?

As you know, we lost a precious fur-baby this year. We have Olivia now and we love her dearly. She’s such a bright spot in our life. But how I miss Lily. Yes, still. There’s no duplicating or replacing a … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Listen to Your Cat

Having a kitten in the house—well, now I guess Olivia’s considered an adolescent—I’ve become interested in the sounds they make. Olivia is six months old and she still uses her squeaky kitten sounds sometimes with me, but I also notice … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – New Products for Cats

Technology and innovation is advancing to the point that you can have a cat without ever lifting a finger to care for her. I say, then what’s the point of having a cat? The only alternative care apparatus I haven’t … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Clumsy Cats

Olivia lives on the edge. And sometimes she tumbles off that edge. I still chuckle recalling the morning she rolled off my desk into the trash basket below. Of course, she seemed a bit humiliated, but I have to tell … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Oh, That Kitten Energy

While watching Olivia express her joy at the dawning of a new day this week, it occurred to me how much a kitten can put into each moment. Here’s a peek into a nano-second of Olivia’s morning. She leaps off … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – What’s Happening in the Klepto Cat Mystery Factory

We have published seven Klepto Cat Mysteries this year—in January, April, May, June, July, August and September. That’s books 41 through 47. I was sick during most of February, and was not producing during that period. So what’s happening this … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – The Copy Cat

Does your cat often watch you? Do you see her staring at you as you read, putter in the kitchen, dust, comb your hair, sleep…? Cats stare. That’s what they do. But are they really interested in what you’re doing … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Celebrated Cats

The advent of the Internet has certainly brought us closer to understanding and appreciating cats. Some of us, however, have always been nutty about cats. And we certainly adore seeing all of the sweet and humorous videos and photos of … Continue reading

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