Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: November, 2017


Dear Alpha Mommy, When it’s cold people pile on extra clothes. I don’t know why. I just want this thing OFF. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Sorry. I was just playing with you. If you’ll stop thrashing around I’ll take it off. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, Dogs and cats wear the same thing […]


Dear Mommy, I’m thinking about all the things I’m thankful for. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Getting a jump on Thanksgiving! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I am! I’m thankful that Puffin doesn’t like my cat tree. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I don’t think having your cat tree all to yourself is really the […]

The Conversation

Dear Puffin You are not as noisy as you used to be. You used to make all kinds of noises in your sleep. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Alors, these noises, to what does Madame refer? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Oh you used to grunt and moan and chirp and meow in […]


Dear Alpha Mommy, I’m glad you didn’t make me wear this costume for Halloween. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, No, I could tell you really weren’t on board with it. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, I didn’t like Halloween at all. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Why not? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, […]