Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: September, 2016


Cher Madame, Poppy has become intolerable. Ce chien, elle est très rude. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, What is it this time? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Elle dit that je suis un gutter cat ordinaire. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, She called you an ordinary gutter cat? That’s funny. I […]

Cat Trouble

Dear Mommy, I don’t understand cats at all. XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Don’t worry, you’re not alone in that. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Right? Cats are confusing! Especially Puffin. I can’t understand half of what he says! It’s all garbled! He makes no sense at all. XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, That’s because he’s […]

Large Format

Dear Mia, I hope you are not going to make a big mess with my painting stuff. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I’m an artist. I don’t make a mess. I create art. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I’d better not find any of that art spattered on my rugs. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, […]


Cher Madame, Aujourd’hui le kitchen is disgusting avec les ants. Faut le voir pour le croire. Et, il faut dire, les ants taste AWFUL. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin You’re not supposed to be eating them, sweetie. But you deserve it. You are responsible for the ants showing up today. Love, Carolyn   […]


Dear Alpha Mommy, I’m really hungry. Why is my bowl empty? XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I’m sorry, we’re driving up to the mountains today – you’ll get carsick if you have food in your stomach. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, I get carsick anyway. XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Sad to say that’s […]