Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: March, 2023

The Power

Dear Mom,Something scary is going on! Puffin says it is an April Fool’s joke!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Wait, what?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,April Fool’s Day is tomorrow. He says that’s why you have been muttering about Power.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Oh, so all this has been because the universe is pranking us? With epic storms knocking down trees […]


Cher Madame,The Poppy and I, we greet each other. It is cordial. I enter the room and walk up to her and we do the amiable acknowledgement. I sniff her ear. We do the head bump. C’est une situation heureuse.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,You two get along very nicely.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Oui, nicely. Though, […]

Hip Hop

Hey Winston,I don’t know how you survive from day to day.Love, Carolyn Mom,???????Winston Dear Winston,What’s that nasty sore between your shoulders? I sent a picture to the vet and he said it looks like an abrasion, and if it starts swelling to bring you in. An abrasion? How the heck did you get that? Love, Carolyn […]

Bell Musician

Dear Mom,Am I supposed to do something with this thing?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Yes! You can ring that bell when you want to go outside!Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,But I can just come to you, put my paw on your knee, and look up into your eyes to say I want to go outside.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,But […]


Cher Madame,The Winston, he is being obnoxious. Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Because he sometimes sleeps in your spots?Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,These spots they are special Boss Cat Spots. They are not for the adolescent Siamese upstart.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,We’ve talked about this, sweetie. The vet pointed out that Winston has reached Social Maturity. […]