Lucinda Reports For The Literate Cat

Hello, two-leggeds. It’s Lucinda here, with the latest website news for The Literate Cat. It’s been a busy month in Gustavus, Alaska, and so much is happening that I wanted to issue you a special report to fill you in. First, I’d like to thank my CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady), as she has given me…


Tell Us Your Cat Cafe Experience

There are no cat cafes in Alaska that I know of, so I have not had a cat cafe experience to talk about. If you have visited one of these establishments, please leave some comments at the end of this article. I really want to read about some first-hand visits, so I’ll have a better…


Meet Some Cat Writer’s Association Members

To my delight, I was recently accepted as a Cat Writer’s Association member.  CWA is an international organization of 150+ members who write about cats. The group’s members fit many categories, such as writers, editors, bloggers, journalists, photographers, vets, consultants, cat rescuers and filmmakers. The writing from this diverse and creative group covers a wide…


What Is The Cost Of Having A Cat?

Have you looked into the cost of having a cat? If you want to be a responsible cat owner, you must realize that there are expenses involved. If you would have trouble meeting these obligations, it might be better if you did not get a cat. On a tight budget you may need to be…


LETTERS TO LUCINDA 3: Cat Behavior Solutions

Hello, readers from the world of two-leggeds. Here is the third installment of Letters to Lucinda. In this column, I will address the issue of overweight cats. In my reading, I have learned that it is not only the cat community that is having problems with too many who are overweight, but it is a…


Here Are Some Good Reasons To Get A Cat

Of course, I’m a bit prejudiced, because I do love cats very much. I don’t need good reasons — I just need to keep a cat nearby. While looking for post ideas, I found a post on mentalfloss.com that listed ten good reasons for owning a cat. In case any of you need persuaded, read…


What About Adopting A Cat?

Are you feeling the need for some four-legged companionship in your home? Do you think you are ready for a new pet? What about adopting a cat? That’s what I just did. My sweet Carlos has been gone for a year and a half, and I decided I was ready for a new one. About…


Read Here For Burmese Cat Information

In this post you will read some basic bits of Burmese cat information.  Burmese cats can be distinctive and appealing in appearance.  The cat has an alert, wide-eyed look and a sleek coat done in rich color. Are These Cats Popular? Though not a common breed, it is one that is sought after.  This cat…


Old Yeller Book Summary, by Lucinda

Welcome, two-legged readers! It’s Lucinda the literate cat with my newest post. In this issue, I present a summary of the book, Old Yeller. My attitude about dogs is a bit colored by my experience with them, but I try to review dog stories with an open mind. After all, I have cat friends who…


Learn About These Cat Eye Conditions

A healthy cat’s eyes should be bright and clear. But what if they are not? What if they are cloudy or have a discharge? Is your cat constantly rubbing his eyes? There are a number of cat eye conditions that can lead to devastating consequences, including surgery or blindness. Learn the symptoms of these conditions…