Category Archives: Cats

Three Reasons Why I Can’t Quit My Day Job #cats #don’tquityourdayjob

Well, I can’t quit just yet. For those who read my post last week (click here if you need a refresher), let me assure you that all is now well in the Bailey & Brown household. Still, it was a rough week. Now, here are the reasons why I have to keep my day job […]
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Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

If you recall, last week I posted a story, or rather, memoir, of a young woman wondering whether to send a letter.  If you missed it, you can read it here.  I’ll wait. Twenty-five years ago, on August 21, the letter writer and the presumed letter recipient married in a small town in California. 

10 Great (and Cute) Facts about Writers and Cats

I didn’t know there was such a event as World Cat Day, but thanks to Interesting Literature, now I do know and I also know some more facts about writers and cats. Read on and enjoy!

R.I.P Luisa

Born:  ??/??/1992 or 1993 Rescued: 08/26/1996 Died:  05/05/2014 In August 1996, we rescued Luisa from a local park, popular with runners and students, and adjacent to a student housing complex.  She liked to hang out on the roof of the restrooms.  My husband had fallen in love with her a few weeks earlier and fretted […]
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The Continuing Tale of Luisa

Now, I’m venturing outside my comfort zone here, especially since I didn’t bother to apply makeup or straighten my hair.  OMG, you’ll be seeing the REAL me!!  Don’t say I didn’t warn you 😉

Idling After a Week on the Roller Coaster

This week has been quite the emotional roller coaster, with my husband and I having a few teary-eyed discussions about our oldest cat, Luisa.  I’m happy to say that right now she is stable and seems to be regaining some of her old spunk and energy. Okay, she’s not looking too spunky here, but this […]
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Luisa: My Funny Feline

Dear Reader, you see this lovely specimen of a feline in repose.  Reading is hard work, you know, especially of The New Yorker (such long articles!). The girl does love to sleep.  And she deserves to sleep as much as she wants because she is at least 20 years old. What Luisa doesn’t like is […]
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Saving Wendy

We were on our way back home after a two-day business meeting in another state.  We still had about 200 miles to go when we decided to stop at a Wendy’s off I-75 and break for dinner.  I was tired and hungry and sat facing away from the windows when one of my coworkers pointed […]
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The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Cats in Sinks

Cats in sinks!

A Room of His Own: A True Story of One Cat

Read the true story of living with a cat who never met a surface he didn’t want to spray.