Category Archives: Cats

Celebrating Moms, Celebrating Women

This post by Gayle M. Irwin During my presentation and book reading last Saturday at the Natrona County Library, they sat next to young children or held babies in their arms. On the drive a few short hours later to … Continue reading

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My Name is Leonard

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction My name is Leonard. I am a beautiful, buff male kitten, if I do say so myself. I haven’t had much of a life up until now because my sisters and brothers … Continue reading

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The Cat Lady* Writes Again

Posted by Kathy Waller   You may say a cat uses good grammar. Well, a cat does — but you let a cat get excited once; you let a cat get to pulling fur with another cat on a shed, … Continue reading

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Of J. C. Penney, Robert Redford, and a Return to Civilized Dining

* * * * Posted by Kathy Waller *********************** Writing this post won’t be easy. Sixteen pounds of Ernest lies across my right forearm, pinning it to the arm of the recliner. He’s on his side, positioned so he can turn his head … Continue reading

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Bad Decisions

This post by Jennifer Flaten   Let’s just call this when animals make bad decisions. Last night we took the dog on a nice long walk. After the walk, she was clearly ever so tired. Normally, she stretches out on … Continue reading

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Banana Split Two Ways

This post by Jennifer Flaten This is a short story I wrote awhile back. It fits nicely in with my letter “B”. Enjoy! Banana Split Two Ways Part One Shuffling into the kitchen, Lucy glanced at the counter. Something was … Continue reading

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Lessons We Can Learn from Cats

This post by Gayle M. Irwin As many of you know, most of the time I write about dogs. It’s not that I don’t like cats, it’s just that I seem to be “more successful” writing about dogs. I have … Continue reading

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Lazy Dog

This blog post by Jennifer Flaten I don’t care how old you are, it will always feel wonderful, and a little naughty to turn the alarm off, rollover and go back to sleep. Since, today is the start of the … Continue reading

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To the Rescue: Part 2 – How to Help Pets in Need

This post by Gayle M. Irwin As far back as the mid-1800s, people in the United States rallied to the plight of animals. In 1866, Henry Bergh founded the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Cats by Abbie Taylor

This post by Abbie Taylor. The first poem I ever read by Marge Piercy is “In Praise of Joe” which can be read here. This poem, about her addiction to coffee, inspired me to write “Ode to Dr. Pepper” which … Continue reading

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