Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Dog Food

Cher Madame, Mia has found this interesting box. C’est food!!! Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Did Mia get on the counter again? She is such a rascal. That is not food intended for cats. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Mais je voudrait dire, this is a delicious smell. Pourquoi these starving little cats […]

Molly’s Life Lessons

Dear Mommy, When we go to the mountains again, will there be thunder? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, No, no storms are predicted this time. Are you worried about it? You shouldn’t worry. The last time we had thunder you handled it very well! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, That’s because I watched you. XOXO […]

Musical Chairs

Dear Mommy, Dad sat on me. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Somehow I don’t think that really happened. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Yes it did. He sat on me at dinner. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, He didn’t sit on you. He was trying to edge you off of his chair so he could […]


Dear Puffin, You are looking a bit sulky today. Is everything ok? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, This petit cat does not have an easy time of it. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Okay, maybe you’d better tell me what’s on your mind. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Who is this Cody that […]


Dear Alpha Mommy, You’ve hidden my Tigger! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, You were destroying it, Sweetie. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, I was loving it! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, You chewed the face off. It was looking grotesque. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, One eye was still there. XOXO Poppy   […]


Dear Mommy, We like the lady who came to feed us, but we didn’t like that she sent you away. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, She didn’t send us away, sweetie. We went away on our own. You saw the suitcases. We went traveling. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Why would you do that?????? Love, […]


Cher Madame, Je veux dire there has been a terrible offense to this petit cat. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Now what, honey? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, It is that Madame and Monsieur went to Paris without me! Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, We did indeed. We would have loved […]


Dear Alpha Mommy, I hate it when my feet pick up stickers! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, It’s that time of year, isn’t it? When the weeds start producing stickers. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, They go straight to my feet when we go for our walks! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, That’s because […]


Dear Mommy, I overheard you tell your friend that you lived with a cat once who brought baby snakes into the house!!!!! That’s so exciting!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Yes indeed! That was Alice. She brought several baby garter snakes into the house one year. They were beautiful! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Did […]


Cher Madame, This petit cat overhead Madame slander moi. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Slander? Puffin honey, what are you talking about? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, The tiny ears they heard this. When Madame was talking to a neighbor. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin Is your tiny head thinking about […]