My Cat & Dog Hates My Date! #Valentines Tips For #Pets Lovers


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but all too often I hear the lament, MY CAT HATES MY DATE! Dogs tend to be more forgiving but there can be dogs that hate your boyfriend, too. The past few years, … Continue reading

SHOW AND TELL: Making Of A Video Book Trailer


I’ve had a lot of fun cobbling together trailers for my most recent thrillers. And today, I want to share how I put the trailer together, and also added “click-able” links to the video. In other words, pull the curtain … Continue reading

Enter the Cat Writers Contest, Win $11,000 in Awards & More


Sometimes it pays to be catty—I just finished hosting a Google Hangout On The Air (see bottom of post) about the Cat Writers’ Association annual contest. The international Cat Writers’ Association, Inc. (CWA) founded in 1992 is now accepting entries … Continue reading

Why Tabby Wears An M–A Christmas #Cats Story


It’s become a tradition on the blog (and in my PETiQuette newspaper column) to share one of my favorite Christmas stories. This touching legend, included in Complete Kitten Care, tells the story of a simple Tabby cat, and her gift … Continue reading

How to Keep Cats Off Counters


Cats become pests with their determination to stay above it all. They cruise kitchen countertops, lounge atop doors and leap to refrigerator tops to ambush treats. The urge to be the top cat seems a universal kitty vice. By understanding … Continue reading