Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: October, 2020

Masking Up

Hey Mom,What is all the talk about masks? I already have one!Winston Dear Winston,You do! You have a Meezer Mask.  Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,What’s a Meezer Mask?Winston Dear Winston,Meezer is a nickname for Siamese cats. Siamese cat markings include a face mask. So, you are all set for these times. This does seem to be the […]


Dear Mom,I’m so glad we’ve been going for walks again!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I am too. Thank goodness the smoke from the wildfires has cleared up. Mostly, anyway.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,The smoke had a terrible smell.                     XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,It did. And the ash got all over everything. It was all very bad for our health. So, […]


Cher Madame,The Winston is very annoying at mealtimes.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,I thought the new set-up was working quite well!Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Le set-up, as Madame likes to call it, is très strange. Mais we have un autre problème. Le problem de Winston is this: le coquin does not follow the rules.Regards, M. Le […]

Best Toy Ever

Dear Mom,Thank you for the new toy!!!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,Wait, you aren’t calling me Lady Mom anymore? Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,You are my only mom now. The others are my birth mom and my foster mom, but you are my true mom.Winston Dear Winston,That’s so sweet to hear! Thank you! Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,But seriously, the new toy […]

Cat Games

Dear Mom,Winston keeps trying to get into my basket with me.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,That’s so sweet! He wants to sleep with you!Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I don’t do that!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I’ve noticed. You jump right out of your bed when Winston jumps in. Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Yes! Because a bed should be for one of us […]