Category Archives: Book topics

At Home With Cats

CAT-themed sites only for reposts or reblogs, please! Because . . . This site is all about cats, getting them adopted, showing their beauty and their expressive beguiling ways, their stories, their lives with humans who are making homes, homes … 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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New Copies of Catwoods Are Back!

The buy button for Catwoods on Amazon is back! Catwoods has won both a Certificate of Excellence and a MUSE Medallion Award from the Cat Writers’ Association. For awhile new copies could not be ordered because there has been a … Continue reading

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Cats React to MUSE Award for Catwoods

Spooky: Human catmom, did you just try to mew? Me: No sweetheart, I said MUSE, it’s a MUSE Medallion. It’s for my book Catwoods, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, and it’s from the wonderful Cat Writers’ Association! Aside to … Continue reading

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Catwoods the Book Won a MUSE Medallion from the Cat Writers’ Association!

It was announced on Saturday night during the Cat Writers’ Association Virtual Awards Gala! I was stunned! Catwoods, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, got a MUSE Medallion! These are awarded to the books that are Certificate of Excellence … Continue reading

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Here’s That Purr-ty Certificate of Excellence from CWA!

Actually seeing the certificate gave it an added dimension for me! When writing I try to think of the ways spoken language sounds . . . and we might say something is “purty” here, with emphasis on the first syllable, … Continue reading

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Reviews of Cat Books by Ellen Pilch

Ellen J. Pilch wrote the two books you see above, Prancie’s Prayer and I Am Not A Skunk. I was unable to get photos of Franklin with the books so I used Franklin’s blankie as a background sans Frankie. Ellen has … Continue reading

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Catwoods Book Gets Certificate of Excellence From the Cat Writers’ Association!

My book, Catwoods, Volume 1, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, just got a Certificate of Excellence from the Cat Writers’ Association! I am stunned and over the moon! I’ve gone back to see if my name is really there! … Continue reading

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Catwoods Gets a Great Review!

All the kitties, even grumpy Franklin, are celebrating the review of Catwoods by Ellen Pilch of the website “15 and Meowing”! We’re basking in the feeling of having really connected with a reader and fellow cat appreciator! That’s the best … Continue reading

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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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