Author Archives: Catwoods

About Catwoods

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

Color in Black and White, With Cats

I wish I was still doing this kind of work. I did the original drawing using graphite and hard lead drawing pencils. Then I had mechanical prints made from that drawing. I hand-colored them with pencils, making each one different. … Continue reading

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Catwoods the Book With Free Shipping!

You can now order Catwoods, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, with free shipping through the end of March at these publisher sites: Borgo Publishing Catwoods page As of today, March 18, I found yet another page to buy the book … Continue reading

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Catwoods the Book is on Katzenworld Today!

We are happy to say that my book Catwoods, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, is on Katzenworld today. It’s presented by Oliver the Maker of Mischief! Thank you Oliver and Katzenworld! Life With Cats Becomes a Book Uh, since … Continue reading

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Franklin the Cat is on Tummy Rub Tuesday!

Our Franklin is on Tummy Rub Tuesday over at Katzenworld today! Go check out that wonderful site and the post with the Franklin tummy and other kitty tummies on Tummy Rub Tuesday!

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Franklin Kitty Dabbles in Editing, Quibbles Over Catwoods Book Cover

Franklin took a brief interest in editing recently. Taking a rare glance at the screen, he was pleased to see himself in the website banner. As a budding Editing Cat, he expressed approval. Then we looked at the lovely Borgo … Continue reading

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In Winter, Cat and I Look Back at Fall

Everything’s different now at the creek, all leaves were washed away by heavy rains. More storms are on the way, with severe weather potential. I miss all those quirky fall colors; Franklin misses the sunnier light and the autumn smell … Continue reading

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Franklin Meows for a Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and many thanks to all who have followed and read and viewed this site, from Franklin and me! Please know I appreciate y’all even though my ongoing health issues mean I cannot express that appreciation as often … Continue reading

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