Author Archives: Leah

About Leah

I'm Leah T. Alford, a writer fascinated by the natural world and animals, especially cats.

It’s The Third of June, Already; Music, With Cats

CAT-themed sites are preferred if you wish to repost or reblog; ask permission! Here’s the Boss (pic taken last June), making an appearance so he can supervise our efforts today! Every 3rd of June I post this deftly worded mystery … Continue reading

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Big Cat Identity Kerfluffles

Check with me before reblogging or reposting. Cat-themed sites are preferred. That’s a Lynx in the picture at about 7 months old. Our household domesticated cat named Lynx, that is. It’s spring, and animals are showing up on game cameras. … Continue reading

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Black Cat Beauty Through All Seasons

Boss is here to brighten things up a bit. I usually wait several weeks between posts, and I’m not ready to do a long post. But I wanted to strike a pleasant note by leaving a couple of pictures here … Continue reading

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4/27/11 Tornado, 10th Anniversary

We survived. Many did not. Church bells will ring at 5:13 pm today, the time when the tornado hit the town 10 years ago, for those who didn’t make it. Our cats survived, too. I’m just going to post links … Continue reading

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Springing Through Time With Cats

(Pictures and words are for the use of Catwoods Porch Party only. Reposts for the love of cats and nature are welcome. See the “Extended Copyright ….” page above for more info about why I start posts this way.) All … Continue reading

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Cats Show Off, While We Catch Up

(Pictures and words are for the use of Catwoods Porch Party only. Please don’t post the link on fb pages or other media that isn’t animal-themed, or reblog without asking permission; I post this at the top so it shows … Continue reading

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Blinkin’ Feral Cats, Mewin’ Grown Kittens, and Spring

(Marvelous readers, sorry to start this way: I do posts for cat advocacy. Cat and animal fb pages are welcome to repost; Fb pages with other themes need to ask for permission. And please do not reblog without asking for … Continue reading

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A Weird Weather Story, with Cats As Usual

(Marvelous readers, sorry for starting this way.): Please do not reblog without asking for permission. Photos are for the use of Catwoods Porch Party only. Posting my link(s) on cat, animal, and nature fb pages is fine, but I ask … Continue reading

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A Look Back at Fall in Bleak Winter, with Cats

Please do not reblog without asking for my permission. Use the comment section to ask. Also please note that I have rarely granted anyone permission to use any of my photos, only about 7 or 8 times. So if you … Continue reading

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Fall Haunts Us, with Cats Presenting

(ONLY cat, nature, and art sites can repost. NO permission was given to sites/pages with other themes. Photos/text for the use of Catwoods Porch Party ONLY. For more info see the “Extended Copyright and Image Talk” page at the link … Continue reading

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