Charity auction: Cats & Quilts & Human Rights

I donated two copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul’s My Very Good, Very Bad Cat to a charity auction run by Readers & Writers for LGBT Chechens. It’s the book that made Lilo print-famous by including my essay about her fabric-eating misadventures. Be the winning bidder to get a signed copy of the book and a personalized thank you from … Read more

The most famous cat on the block

I opened the door this afternoon to find a box I my doorstep from Simon & Schuster distribution. What could it be? Then I remembered that Chicken Soup for the Soul had told me to expect copies of its newest anthology, My Very Good Very Bad Cat, around this time. I contributed an essay about Lilo’s fabric-eating habit to the book. Read more …

Cats and houseplants

lilo the cat eating houseplants

Spider plants, tremble in fear. The highlight of Lilo’s week, other than escaping out the back door and hiding under the deck a few times, was the other night when we had our first frost. I brought in several my houseplants from outside to keep them from getting frost-killed and stuck as many as I could in the kitchen sink to … Read more