Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Mia

Flash Mob

Dear Mommy,I’ve been trying all evening to get all five of us in the living room. All at the same time.Love, Mia Dear Mia,Why is this so important?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,It’s a secret.Love, Mia Dear Mia,Well now you’ve brought it up so you’ve got me wondering.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,If I tell you then you won’t […]

Tongues

Dear Mommy,I can speak in tongues.Love, Mia Dear Mia,I don’t think you know what that means.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,It means I speak many languages.Love Mia Dear Mia,Well, no it doesn’t. And I don’t think you do.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,I speak Feline and English, for starters.Love, Mia Dear Mia,That is pretty much the default around here.Love, […]

The Summer Solstice

Dear Mommy,Happy Summer Solstice!Love, Mia Dear Mia,Thank you! But how do you even know about that?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,I listen to the radio. To NPR. Just like you do. And I’m so excited!Love, Mia Dear Mia,Excited about the Solstice? Or the radio?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,About the presents!Love, Mia Dear Mia,What presents?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,The Summer […]

Toys

Dear Mommy,We need some new toys!Love, Mia Dear Mia,You have plenty of toys, sweetie.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,Poppy destroyed our catnip mouse.Love, Mia Dear Mia,I’m sorry, that was my fault. I let her into the bedroom while you were playing there.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,She also shredded the magical flying bird toy.Love, Mia Dear Mia,That’s why I […]

Fake News

Dear Mommy,I read the newspaper every day now!!!!!!!Love, Mia Dear Mia,I’m so proud of you! It’s very important to be informed.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,I’ll know all about how to vote when it’s time.Love, Mia Dear Mia,I love your enthusiasm, sweetie, but I’m sorry, cats can’t vote.Love, Carolyn  Dear Mommy,That’s voter suppression!!!!! I don’t know why […]

The Scary Bunny

Dear Mommy,I want this little suitcase!!!!!!!Love, Mia Dear Mia,It’s perfect for you, isn’t it! Except that you don’t need a suitcase. You don’t go anywhere.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,Did this come from the Scary Bunny?Love, Mia Dear Mia,The what?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,Back when Molly was still alive, she told us that there was a giant Bunny that […]

In Charge

Dear Mommy,When you said “My cat would make a better President”, which of us did you mean?Love, Mia Dear Mia,Oh, of course I meant you. Puffin would be a terrible president. He’s a bit of a bully.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,So you think I’d be a good President?Love, Mia Dear Mia,Oh dear, well, that was just […]

Titles

Dear Mia,You are such a sweet girl! I love our snuggle when I stretch out on the sofa to read.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,I like it too.  And I like the bedtime cuddle.  But last night you were thrashing around.  I wish you would lie quietly.  When you push me off, Puffin comes to steal the good spot.Love, Mia Dear […]

Heart Box

Dear Mia,Thank heavens I found you and Poppy with the Valentine box before it was too late!Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,You were very abrupt. That was rude.Love, Mia Dear Mia,It wasn’t rude. There are chocolates in that box. I took it away from the two of you to save you from eating some. That would have […]

Animal Art

Dear Mommy,I love this thingy! It’s Cat Art!Love, Mia Dear Mia,I’m glad you like it. And I’m glad I was able to catch it when you nearly knocked it off my desk.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,That was an accident. I was examining it. The cat is very realistic. It is much better Animal Art than all […]