Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: June, 2023

Feather Time

Hey Mom,Why doesn’t Puffin play the evening prey game anymore?Winston Dear Winston,I wish I knew. I think he got out of the habit when we went away for a few weeks. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Puffin still has some interest in playing! He bats at it. Kinda.Winston Dear Winston,He’s become an armchair player. Just lies back and swats […]

The Three Stooges

Dear Mom,Who are the Three Stooges?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,They were a so-called comedy group from years ago. Mostly slapstick pratfall comedy. I didn’t think they were very funny.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,But you call us the Three Stooges!!!!!!!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Ouf, you caught me out. That’s right, I do. But it’s not that I think the […]


Dear Puffin,You seem so relaxed! And glad to see us!Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Why would Madame make such a remark?Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,I’m so relieved that you are not giving us the frosty treatment, for being away for a couple of weeks.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,C’était a terrible thing for the two of you to […]

Evil Twin

Hey Winston,Why don’t you ever sit on the very top of the Cat Tree?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Puffin says that was Mia’s perch.Winston Dear Winston,No one else can go up there?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,No!!!! Only Mia.Winston   Dear Winston,Do you know who Mia was?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I know all about her!!!!! Everyone talks about Mia. I’m her […]

Groom Attack

Dear Mom,Why do you attack me with the comb?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,It’s not an attack, sweetie. You’re being over-dramatic. You know I’m just grooming you.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,But I don’t like it.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,I know. I’m sorry, it’s necessary.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Can’t we just let my hair fall out when it wants to?XOXO Poppy […]