Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: December, 2022

Le Chaos

Cher Madame,C’est tout chaos. Madame must do something.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Our Christmas Party is always a bit disorderly, sweetie. It’s wonderful to have a lot of family visiting us. Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Alors, Christmas was a week ago.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,I explained this to all of you. We changed the date for the family […]


Dear Mom,Where are all the people who were coming for Christmas Eve?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Our plans got completely changed, sweetie. Life threw an epic wrench in the works. Between a medical emergency and a Covid case, our plans unraveled bit by bit. So, it turns out we’ll have a nice quiet Christmas Eve here together. […]


Hey Mom,What’s a Meezer?Winston Dear Winston,It’s a nickname for Siamese cats. Siamese. Siameezer. Meezer. Get it?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,And I’m a Meezer?Winston Dear Winston,You are indeed. You are a gorgeous, glossy, Seal Point Siamese cat. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Puffin says I’ve inherited all the Meezer traditions from Mia.Winston Dear Winston,I guess you did. Mia was another […]

Assigned Beds

Dear Mom,Sometimes Winston sleeps in the Death Bed.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,There is no death bed, sweetie. Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,He sleeps in Mia’s bed. Puffin says that’s the Death Bed.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,No honey, there is no death bed. I thought we all settled that. Just because Mia died after she slept in that bed doesn’t […]


Cher Madame,Il faut dire, this morning Monsieur was mocking this petit cat.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,He was just imitating your “hello” meow.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,This petit cat does the polite thing, to greet everyone upon entering the kitchen.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,You do, and I love that about you. You are very chatty. […]