Cat Writer’s Association Post Number Six

I am very pleased to be able to bring you a new installment of the Cat Writer’s Association stories. In this “issue”, we have four more members. I’m happy to get to know them and glad to be able to share their stories with all of you. It has been so enjoyable for me to…


News Review: Tell Me, How Does She Do That?

Hello, readers. It’s CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) here, sitting in for Lucinda. Since many of you have probably not been visiting my website long enough to have read Lucinda’s story, I am reposting part of a couple of her early posts. These will answer the question, “How does she do that?” that so many of…


LETTERS TO LUCINDA 6: Cat Behavior Solutions

Hello, all.  Again, Lucinda the literate cat is here to help solve another cat behavior problem.  Today I will be teaching you a bit about an issue of great importance to cats, and one you may find baffling. Let’s start first with our question from a reader.  This one is from a Mr. Jack Lucas. …


Lucinda Discusses The Mythology Of Cats

Greetings, two-legged readers. It’s Lucinda, your literate cat. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has asked me to review a chapter in a book called The Mythology of Cats, Feline Legend and Lore Through the Ages. Authors are Gerald and Loretta Housman. The chapter I am reviewing is called The Household Cat. I must admit, this information challenged…


The “Blep” Investigated: Why Do Cats Stick Out Their Tongues?

You may have asked, “Why do cats stick out their tongues?” You must have noticed that sometimes your cat seems to be staring into space with his tongue hanging out. Very often it can be a cause for laughter, as it looks quite amusing. However, at times it is the sign of a serious problem….


Do You Know These Cat Tongue Facts?

When did you first get licked by your cat? Do you remember how it felt? It probably reminded you of sandpaper. Here you can read some cat tongue facts that you might not have known. What causes that sandpaper-like feeling? Why is your cat’s tongue so rough? Well, that feeling is caused by something called…


Have You Received Unusual Gifts From A Cat?

Cats often like to bring us little presents. I think that usually they believe they are contributing to the food supply by bringing us a dead critter they have caught. They consider us part of their family, and want to do their bit to help out. So, dead donations at your door can be considered…


Lucinda Discusses Emergency Cat Restraint Devices

Hello — it’s Lucinda the literate cat, with a new post for you two-leggeds. I am writing something a bit different this time. Here is a review of a recent article from the blog, Catster, called Emergency Cat Restraint. Learn about the cat restraint devices that you can use in a time of need. Sometimes…


Can You Tell Us Why Cats Are So Weird?

Can you tell us why cats are so weird? Cats can be rather strange creatures at times, and there is no logical explanation for some of the things they do. There are many stories about such quirky traits. Here are a few that I found online. These were from a story in The Guardian. Josh…


Plato, The Story Of A Cat

Hello from Lucinda, your literate cat. This week I am reviewing a short story called Plato: The Story Of A Cat, by A.S. Downs. This story is so short that you need to read between the lines to get the full picture. Plato is the name of the handsome black cat who is the central…