Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: June, 2020

The Promotion

Dear Puffin,Now that Mia is gone, you’re the new Head Cat! How does that feel?Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,C’est trop. Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Too much? Too much of what, sweetie?Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,La pressure. This pauvre petit cat is overwhelmed with la pressure.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Seriously? Pressure? Being the cat of the house […]

Wild Life

Dear Mom,The calico cat has been coming into our yard.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I suspect she is interested in the Meadow Mice.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,We’re ALL interested in the Meadow Mice!!!!!!!!!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I wish you’d dial that back a bit. I don’t want you to kill any more of them. I like the mice. I […]

The Loaf

Dear Puffin,You have your disapproving look on you. Sitting there like a loaf of bread.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Pourquoi this name-calling? Madame calls this petit cat a loaf of bread? What next? The fat-shaming?Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,I was just referring to the sitting position, sweetie. When cats sit like that I always think they […]

Farewell Mia

Originally this post was going to discuss Mia’s fifteenth birthday, which is sometime in June, but she passed yesterday morning after a rough month of illness. So, in addition to celebrating her fifteenth birthday, we’ll celebrate her life! Mia was sweet, smart and sassy. She was a stunning beauty. She was the athlete of the […]