Category Archives: Cats

Last Emerald Greens, Cats, and Book News

While Franklin the cat seems unfazed by seasonal changes, when the last emerald greens leave I’ll have the blues. We have book news! There’s a lovely review of my book, Catwoods, on Goodreads and also on the Amazon link to … Continue reading

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Missing Ultraviolet

To me she was Ultraviolet. To the hubs, she was Little Girl, so named by the person who found her hanging out with ferals and gave her to us. I miss all of the many cats we’ve had, but there … Continue reading

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Summer Slips By While Cat Basks

We’re looking back at June and July pictures today. It’s mid August and everyone’s yearning for fall, yikes. Leaves on a few trees are now turning yellow and dropping thanks to weeks of no rain. Outside in the heat in … Continue reading

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Editing and Non-Editing Cats, Explained

Editing Cat. The first feline editor of the book I’ve just published,¬†Catwoods, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, was our late Minou, tuxie extraordinaire and a real scholar. When I started writing the books in 2004 both volumes were … Continue reading

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Summer and Cat and Trees

Franklin can be puzzling. He’s so long-legged and limber; exactly how has he tucked himself up here? His front legs are poised in front of him, bent at the knee joint. They’re a little indistinct because I’m still working with … Continue reading

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Gotcha!Cat Rocks Spring

Franklin’s got me by the camera strap. My only purpose is to play with him, in his view. (He’s mewing at me now after playing fetch the wadded up paper with hubs for the last half hour.) I promised wisteria … Continue reading

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Sunny Relief

I just needed a sunny picture today! And Franklin knows how to make the best use of our infrequent sun puddles. Working on yet more spring pictures, stay tuned!

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