Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: September, 2023


Hey Mom,Dad says I’m a liquid cat! He says I can flow over anything!Winston Dear Winston,Sometimes it’s like you don’t have bones.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I can flow right over the edge of Poppy’s bed. And right under the sofa pillows.Winston Dear WinstonYou spread out flat under the bedspread.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I flow into all the […]


Dear Mom,Sometimes I don’t know what you are going on about. Like when you laugh loudly.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Dogs don’t really have a sense of humor.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Humor is when one of us falls down?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,What?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,You laughed when Winston fell off the windowsill. XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,That really was funny. […]


Dear PuffinIt’s so sweet when you walk around the house yowling for me.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,This petit cat does not do the yowl.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,But you do! I sometimes hear you in another part of the house, yowling loudly, and I figure you’re looking for me so I answer, calling out “Here […]


Dear Winston,I love it when you and Poppy promenade around the house together.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,We what??????Winston Dear Winston,Promenade! You walk side-by-side together. In tight formation, shoulder to shoulder. I turn around and see you two following me like that, from room to room. Love, Carolyn Mom,Poppy is my pal.Winston Dear WinstonIt’s sweet that you love […]

Alert Rules

Dear Poppy,We need to have a talk.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I love our talks!!!!!!!!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,We need to talk about the barking.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Barking is hugely important. XOXO Poppy Dear PoppyOnce in a while. A lot of the time it is hugely annoying.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,It’s how I protect you!!!!! You need to be notified!!!!!!! XOXO […]