Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Poppy

Wily Coyote

Dear Alpha Mommy, I’ve been looking everywhere!!!!! What did you do with our visitor?????? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Our visitor? Do you mean when our neighbor stopped by? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, No, last night’s exciting visitor. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Last night? What visitor? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, The […]

Time

Dear Poppy, I’m so impressed with your sense of time! Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, My what????? What am I doing? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, You are right on time when you remind me to give you your anxiety meds. Every day at 5:00! Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, My what? My […]

Game On

Dear Alpha Mommy, Mia keeps playing with my ball! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, It’s not just your ball, it’s for all three of you. Though Puffin isn’t much of a ball player. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, But when I try to play with her she runs away. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, […]

The Award

Dear Mommy, I won an award! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, That’s so exciting! What is it for? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You should know!!!!!! You told me about it!!!!! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I did? Are you sure? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You did!!!!! But Mia says you say that all […]

Rules

Dear Mommy, Am I a Korean Pop Star? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Where on earth did you get that idea? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Molly used to say that you call me that. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I have no idea what she was talking about. I would love to get inside […]

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 […]

Cat Trouble

It’s our 4 Year Anniversary! This is the last of our celebration of four years of weekly Interspecies Memos by sharing some old favorites. This one is from September 23, 2016: Dear Mommy, I don’t understand cats at all. XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Don’t worry, you’re not alone in that. Love, Carolyn   Dear […]

Dead Weight

Dear Poppy, When I ask you to get off the bed, you make things really difficult. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, I don’t want to make anything hard for you!!! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, But you turn into a dead weight. I can hardly move you. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, That’s […]

Annus Horribilis

Dear Alpha Mommy, Mia says we need to keep an eye on the time, because the Annus Horribilis will be over at midnight on the 31st!!!!! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, She is a very clever cat. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, It’s not nice of her to talk about her anus! XOXO Poppy […]

Dress-up

Dear Alpha Mommy, Why am I all dressed up? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I wanted to see how that ribbon looks on you. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, Are we having a party? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, The family will be here for Christmas Eve. I was just planning ahead. Love, Carolyn […]