Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Mia

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 […]


Dear Mommy, I love it when it’s all quiet and then something in my head screams “SCRAMBLE!!!” and I grab hold of something and wrestle with it!!!!!!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I love to watch you wrestle! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, And race down the hall!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Also entertaining […]

The Elder

Dear Mommy, Sometimes I wish Puffin would just go away. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, He’s been crabby today. I think it’s because I wouldn’t let him sleep in Poppy’s bed. He purposely lounges there because he knows it upsets her. So I was quite stern with him and chased him out of her bed. […]

All Heart

Dear Mia, <3 Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Why are you sending me a sideways nose? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, It’s a heart, silly girl. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, It doesn’t look like a heart. But thank you anyway. Is this because I had to go to see the vet about my heart? […]

The Crush

Dear Mommy, The new house is so exciting! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I’m so glad you like it! I know it’s a bit of an adjustment. You have a great attitude. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I know I do. Not like Puffin. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, No, Puffin has been rather dramatic […]