Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: October, 2023

The Lobster

Mom,Why am I being punished?Poppy Dear Poppy,You are not being punished, sweetie. That’s just a fun costume. Love, Carolyn Mom,It’s not fun. Even Winston thinks it’s weird.Poppy Dear Poppy,Lighten up, baby. It’s just for one evening. Halloween. I’ll give you lots of treats.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Is that the night when kids come to the door and […]

Entry Level

Dear Winston,You are not really an entry level cat. Love, Carolyn Mom,You don’t always make any sense.Winston Dear Winston,I know. Sorry. I meant that if you were someone’s very first cat, they might not ever get another. A good entry level cat would be calm and affectionate. Living with you is like living with a very […]

Squeaky Ball

Dear Poppy,I’m concerned that you may be losing your hearing, sweetie.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I hear all the things!!!!!!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,But a couple of times I started out the back door, and looked around, and you weren’t with me. You are usually right on it! But you were napping and didn’t wake up. That makes […]


Dear Puffin,You are back to your old enthusiasm for the evening game! And racking up high scores lately! Usually you get 6 or 8 points, but last night you got 22 points! Good job!Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Madame is too kind. Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,You love it when I shout “Good job” when you make […]