Monday, June 3, 2013

Here Kitty Kitty

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
~Sigmund Freud

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month!

And everybody knows that cats and writers go together like Q and U.

Hemingway had as many as 23 cats at any given time.

And Mark Twain once said, “I simply can’t resist a cat, particularly a purring one.”

Well, neither should you.

I have two cats who provide oodles of writerly inspiration.

To protect their sensitive feline identities, I will call them Thing 1 and Thing 2.

Thing 1 is the official office mascot. He is here to provide continual loving support from his nifty desk basket…

And a little office humor from other places as needed…

Thing 2 is the story maker. It helps that he’s one of those bad luck kitties…

And he has quite a few quirks that are— shall we say— inspiring.

You may recall from a previous post, that he’s the one who will ignore every single stuffed animal in the house except for the unicorn


More recently, he has had some difficulty adjusting to the new flat screen TV.

So, it was no surprise that the yellow flags during the recent Indy 500 were caused by… CatZILLA!

Yeah, I’m pretty sure that right about now you need no further convincing.

So, ramp up your writing game by adopting a cat this month…

After all, there’s no better way to find a great mews.

PROMPT: Get your mews on with a terrific cat tale. If you've ever had a feline friend, I’m sure you've got a story. What’s yours?


  1. I'd adopt a cat, but I already have one. And he HATES CATS!!!


  2. That is too funny! I love that Persian prince. Hugs to both of you!