Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: July, 2021


Dear Winston,How did you get hold of that police tape? Did you get into the trash again?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,It was sticking out! Winston Dear Winston,I guess that makes it fair game then. Seems appropriate that it ended up in your paws. Of all of us, you are the most likely to result in a police […]

Night Watch

Dear Poppy,What’s up with you sneaking out of my room every night?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,You know about that?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Of course I do! You wait until I stop reading, and I’m just about to turn my light off for the night, and you get up and leave. But you are so funny, you always […]

The Precious

Cher Madame,Monsieur keeps calling my Precious a banana.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,He’s being literal, sweetie. Don’t pay any attention to that. We all know it’s your Precious.Love, Carolyn  Cher Madame,The impudent youngster keeps stealing my Precious.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Of course he does. You’re not the only one who loves catnip, sweetie. But […]

A Sinister Visitor

Hey Mom,What are we supposed to do with this thing?Winston Dear Winston,It’s a toy!Love, Carolyn Hey,We’re supposed to play with it?Winston Dear Winston,Yes, play with it! I don’t know why you and Puffin keep looking at it so suspiciously. Love, Carolyn Hey,It’s just weird.Winston Dear Winston,The ads on TV show cats going wild over this toy.Love, […]


Dear Poppy,I’m proud of how well you take charge of your feet.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I don’t know what you mean!!!!!!!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I’m talking about the burrs your feet pick up on our walks. Your paws are like big puffy slippers. They sweep up everything. Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,You try walking with burrs between your toes. […]