Category Archives: Cat Topics

Remember Me Thursday; To Promote Adoptions of Homeless Animals

Lynx was one of five kittens brought to us by a feral mom in 2019. We had Momkitty spayed and we keep her fed now, but she keeps her distance and I don’t think she’ll ever be socialized to humans. … Continue reading

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Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day 2021

I called her Ultraviolet, or UV. My husband called her Little Girl. She was so little . . . and so sweet. August 28th is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. My heart is heavy with so many kitties who have left … Continue reading

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Black Cat Appreciation Day; Show-Off Party with Miscellaneous News

Black Cat Appreciation Day is August 17th! This is our celebration party starring our black cats, and our cats of other colors are joining the festivities too! We’re still using old pictures because we’re still trying to get all ducks … Continue reading

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At Home With Cats

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 and families that include cats. And mostly, the cats who weave themselves … 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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Purring and Hissing All-Cat Greetings

Franklin, master of Resting Grouch Face, is not about to purr. In fact he’s about to pitch a hissy. Franklin: Phsssssst. I thought all-cat meant me only, not those others. I’m all-cat. Me: It just means no landscapes, no water … Continue reading

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Sylvestris and Felis, Fall Creek Edition

Sylvestris is said to have several meanings; the one I see most often is “of the forest”. But for this photo essay it will designate “forest”, and felis will designate “cats”. Many creeks run through sylvestris; this one is closest … Continue reading

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Beauties of Black Cats, Beauties of Autumn Leaves

I can’t always tell the two black kittens apart in the pictures; I think that’s Boss. I know this is Moonpie. Looking out into trees glowing with autumn sunlight makes me think of nature’s beauties and how cats are part … Continue reading

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Cats Bask Their Way Through Slow Fall; October Gotcha Month

It’s been colder than usual this time of year. This is Franklin’s version of snuggling, his eyes ever-wild. I’m going to declare October Gotcha month for ¬†all our indoor cats. We began bringing the kittens in around Oct. 10th last … Continue reading

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