Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: June, 2014

Ballet Moves

Dear Mommy, You should stop what you’re doing and come watch me!!!!! I’m doing a paws de deux. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Probably not, honey. Do you know what a pas de deux is? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Puffin says it’s French for a dance with two paws. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, […]

Shaken Not Stirred

Cher Madame, Does Madame still refuse to believe that I am French? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Puff, honey, you were picked up on the streets of South Central Los Angeles when you were a tiny kitten. I don’t think you got there from France. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Alors, still, Madame […]

The Bell

Dear Alpha Mom, I’m afraid I’ve lost the bell. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, I’m sure it’s somewhere in the room. Probably under the sofa. This is what happens when you whack it instead of tapping it. Or when you run it across the floor while you ring it, dribbling it like a […]

Digestive Trouble

Dear Mia, Last night someone was making rude noises. Barfing noises. And I had to clean up a mess this morning.   I know it was you, Mia. I wish you’d do this on the tile bathroom floor instead of on my nice Armenian rug. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You don’t know it was me. […]