Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Mia

The Predator

  Dear Mommy, I just found out that I’m very very important!!!!!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, That’s wonderful! And I agree. Our household just wouldn’t be the same without you. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You don’t understand. I’m talking about my place in the world. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Well you do have […]

The Table

Dear Mommy, You yelled at me. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Is this regarding the little kerfluffle we had last night? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Yes!!!!! I was just sitting there and you yelled at me. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I did indeed. To get off the dining table. Love, Carolyn   Dear […]


Dear Mommy, When you put this mask on you look completely different!!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I know, isn’t that cool? That’s what masks do. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Why would you want to look different? I like you the way you are. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, It’s just something people like […]

Five o’Clock!

Dear Mia, I wish you would all calm down in the afternoons. Yesterday you were all over me when I walked in the door. And it wasn’t even five o’clock. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, It was close! We knew it was close!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I could see that. You and Puffin […]

The Mouse

Dear Mommy, I’m so disappointed with Dad. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Whatever for? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, He said he had a mouse. I thought I was going to get a snack. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I’m sure he did not say that. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Oh he did, for sure. […]


Dearest Mia, Are you still upset about last night? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, No, but I was very very very very very angry then. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I know you were. You drew blood when you bit my hand. It still hurts. When you go off like that you are really scary. […]

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 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, […]


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 […]


  Dear Mommy, I can get you and Dad to do anything I want. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I love your confidence. How do you accomplish this? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I do my WooWoo dance. It works every time. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I have to say, we do love it […]