Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
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InterSpecies Memos

Category: Puffin

Rejection

Cher Madame, Mon repose was shattered by Madame’s rejection. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Is this about the hairball? I yelled at you because you deposited it on my nice Armenian rug. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Madame has repeatedly rejected this pauvre petit cat. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, I […]

Midnight Run

Dear Puffin, You were very active last night. What was going on? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Les petits cats are always active. Sometimes active while sitting and contemplating life, sometimes active while racing down le hall. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, I’m referring to the running down the hall kind of active. […]

The Move

Cher Madame, My world she is turned up side down. Madame has done a thing très très terrible. C’est un catastrophe. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Let me guess sweetie – this is about the new house? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Oui! C’est un catastrophe!!!!! Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, […]

Noodled

It’s our 4 Year Anniversary! Throughout the month of February we are celebrating four years of weekly Interspecies Memos by sharing some old favorites. This one is from March 3, 2014: Bonjour Madame, I have un question. Did Madame buy us? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, No, you were all rescued. Though Molly […]

The One Per Cent

Cher Madame, The water bowl, she is not filled to the top. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, It’s almost to the top, sweetie. I filled it this morning. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Il faut to keep it completely filled. C’est your job as ma domestique. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, […]

The Resolution

Dear Puffin, Mia tells me you made a New Year’s Resolution this year. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, C’est vrai. I have made one of these resolutions. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Are you going to tell me what it is? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Oui, if you must know, it is […]

Scrumptious

Dear Puffin, You look marvelous on your exotic little blanket. Such a handsome cat! And I’ve never known a cat with such a silky thick coat. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Moi, I am not thick. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Well, actually you are, but I was referring to your coat. I […]

The Conversation

Dear Puffin You are not as noisy as you used to be. You used to make all kinds of noises in your sleep. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Alors, these noises, to what does Madame refer? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Oh you used to grunt and moan and chirp and meow in […]

Catastrophe!

Cher Madame, Je suis terrified. Monsieur says we will perish in le fire. C’est true? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, We’re fine, sweetie. He didn’t exactly say that. But it’s true that we are concerned about wildfires. The last two weeks have been frightening. There have been terrible fires all over Northern California, […]

The Sneeze

Dear Puffin, Why are you looking so worried? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, C’est vrai, is it true, Madame and Monsieur are going to divorce? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Of course not! Where on earth did you get this idea? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Monsieur said this. Regards, M. Le Poufin […]