When My Book Debuts, Will My Cat Die? God, I Hope Not
Hi everyone, as the day nears when my first traditionally published novel comes out, I fear my cat Maddie's hanging on for me until this milestone before she passes away.
Happy #Caturday! We’re Reading About Trees.
My cat Maddie snuggled up to a book I left behind this morning. She’s apparently interested in reading Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees. It’s a wonderful little book that posits stands of trees are like human families. They protect each other, communicate through roots, send nutrients to the ill, and a bunch of other amazing things. If you read this, you’ll be seeing beeches and birches and all trees in a whole different light. Have a great Saturday! For more book recommendations, click here.
My Cat May Have Had an Out-of-Kitty Experience
Last November, my cat Madeleine had a heart attack and died, but she was revived by the emergency hospital vet. It was, to say the least, a traumatic experience for me, no doubt for her too. I couldn’t get over it. I wondered if she had had an out-of-body, or as my husband and I joked, an out-of-kitty experience. So I did what a writer does. I wrote about it. Maddie had had a urinary tract infection for awhile that we thought we were treating but the antibiotics didn’t work.…