Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: March, 2020


Dear Mom,The cats say the world outside our house is dangerous now.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I’ve told you not to listen to the cats. Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,But they both watch television. They know what is going on. I don’t usually listen to Puffin, but Mia is very smart.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,She is. But the world outside […]

The Plague

Cher Madame,It is wonderful, n’est-ce pas, that Madame and Monsieur remain home all the time now! You are always here to keep the food bowls full!Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Do you ever think about anything other than yourself? You are a funny old cat.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,It is not just pour moi. It is […]


Dear Mom,I’m protecting the earth from climate change.Love, Mia Dear Mia,That’s good to hear! We all have to step up, even cats.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,That’s me! I AM stepping up!!!!!!!Love, Mia Dear Mia,That’s wonderful! So, meanwhile, what are you doing with that bowl of ice cubes?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I’m stepping up to protect the earth […]

The Take-over

Dear Mom,I think Mia has something up her sleeve.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,She’s a cheeky cat. I’m sure she probably does.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Seriously, she is planning something. And she’s being sneaky about it.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Cats are always sneaky. Unlike dogs. I wouldn’t worry about it.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,She’s been playing with me. She races […]