Category Archives: Cats


Feeling Thankful for cats.   How does he know—that precious cat who shares my home and life? Is my anxiety tangible? Does my grief give off a scent— dead roses and cyanide? Or is it something more tangible? Shivers on … Continue reading

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Who are the Cat Writers’ Association: KATHY MANDELL

My guest today on Who are the Cat Writers’ Association is writer, blogger, and sometimes photographer Kathy Mandell.  Tell us a bit about your writing, Kathy. Currently, I am writing a daily newsletter for (the Myrtle Beach Daily). I do … Continue reading

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   There’s a new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery about to hit the shelves. Cat’s Play, #9 in the series takes Lynley into a dead millionaire’s mansion to care for his cat Winnie. If you’ve read other of my books, … Continue reading

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Today is #RememberMeThursday, the day we light up the world for orphan pets. It’s Thursday, September 22, 2022, so let’s get the entire world talking about pet adoption. Tweet, tag, post and share the beauty and life-saving significance of pet … Continue reading

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Who Are the Cat Writers’ Association? LAURA CASSIDAY

Laura Cassiday, CCBC, ABCCT, FFCP, is a successful cat behaviorist and author from the Baltimore area. Her ultimate goal, according to her website, is to “help cat parents understand their cats better and improve their relationship through positive reinforcement training.” Tell … Continue reading

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Not All Mothers Have Human Babies

Happy Mother’s Day, no matter who your babies are. Mother’s Day can be a difficult time for a lot of people: those of us who have lost a mother, those who have lost a child, those who have not been … Continue reading

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Ladew Cat Sanctuary Makeover (Reblogged from Katzenworld)

I want to live here! Who says cat shelters have to be drab and boring, or worse yet, cold and scary? Here’s a sanctuary that has gone all the way to make both cats and people feel comfortable.

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CELEBRATE TODAY! #BettyWhiteChallenge

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  It’s the first day of a brand new year! I didn’t do it on purpose, but this morning I finished the second draft of my memoir, THERE’S A CAT HAIR IN MY MASK: How Cats Helped Me Through Unprecedented Times and … Continue reading

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