Tag Archives: Cat

Wordless Wednesday: Behind the curtain

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Wordless Wednesday: Best summer ever

In Canelo’s opinion, anyway.   Related Links:  More Canelo photos on Caterpickles  

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Wordless Wednesday: Won’t it ever be spring?

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Wordless Wednesday: The Seven-Year-Old finally gets her kitten

Introducing Canelo, our new super sweet and snuggly 4 month old kitten. The Seven-Year-Old is over the moon, and reads Canelo a bedtime story nearly every night. According to the Seven-Year-Old, Canelo simply adores Sherlock Holmes, although he wishes he would hurry up … Continue reading

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Classic Caterpickles: “Why can’t cats drink milk?”

I need a day to catch up on some things. You know what that means… Time for a Classic Caterpickle. For a girl obsessed with cats, The Four-Year-Old is oddly indifferent to the Disney movie The Aristocats. I suspect this … Continue reading

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Kittens! Knitting! Dinosaurs! Oh My!

A post with infinite cross-gender appeal. Ah well. It can’t be helped. It’s that sort of Friday. First, the Kittens. Did you know that the NY Times has a science page dedicated to news about cats? No really. The Four-Year-Old … Continue reading

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In sickness and in health

Daddyo, on finding me slumped in a fetal position on the couch, buried in cats: “Mommyo, do you want to go lie down? You look like you feel awful.” Mommyo, beset by a migraine and an uncommonly severe allergy attack: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Three More Stories You Can Read to Your Cat

Three More Stories You Can Read to Your Cat By Sara Swan Miller Illustrated by True Kelley Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002 Age Range: Ages 8 and up As Sara Swan Miller explains in her introduction to this collection, cats sleep … Continue reading

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“What’s that red stuff coming out of the cat’s eye?”

I know what you’re thinking. I can hear you from here. “For heaven’s sake, woman! Get that cat to a vet! Don’t sit around blogging about it!” And while in general I would agree with you, in this particular case, … Continue reading

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Immortality Through Nouns and Other News of the Week

Krulwich Wonders is chock full of helpful advice on the topic of achieving immortality through nouns. Turns out maverick, bloomer, cardigan, and guillotine all were the names of people once, and have now become nouns with definitions that range greatly … Continue reading

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