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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Spring Has Sprung!

I'm sure that we have a few more snowstorms coming in this part of the country, but it's spring according to the calendar.Let's see how our furry friends like spring.

Since we lost an hour a few weeks back, it takes a while to get moving.


On top of that, cats may have trouble getting their humans up!


However, once our friends are up, there are things to do.


Once the necessities are out of the way, it's time to eat.


and relax.


Then it's time to play hide and seek.



Play with friends.



Catch a mouse.



Exercise



 Have a treat.


After all that, it's time to rest again.


Before evening, there might be time to pretend to be a Superhero


or to just simply watch people go by.


 Some cats "spring" forward better than others. Don't think this one is handling it too well!


Are you happy that spring is here?


Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667




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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Irish Blessings!

St. Patrick's Day has come and gone. Irish blessings have been passed on. These cats are enjoying the blessings they have.

Food


and water.



Places to sleep.





Hoomans to entertain.


Places to climb.


Places to play.








Television


Facebook





Who could ask for anything more? Oh, well maybe ONE more thing.


Yup, I would say these cats have it pretty good. What do you think? Send us your suggestions of what else they might need.


Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667

Monday, March 13, 2017

Cat Version of March Madness

It's that time of year again when basketball fans are so excited to see who ends up in the Final Four and who goes on to win it all. Cats don't really care, but they do consider the following things as MADNESS!

Being obedient



Lack of attention



Things hoomans do




Not catching birds



Having a dog around



Not enough time to relax 


Finding hidden toys


Having to explain themselves






Getting lost


Being dressed up


So I guess we all have our version of madness. Mine is going through withdrawal when football season is over. What's yours?



Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667





Saturday, March 4, 2017

Feline Hall of Fame

As a kitten, Oscar was very playful. As a matter of fact, he would play so hard that he would drop on the floor and go to sleep where he landed! The family hoped he would slow down as he grew up. No, Oscar kept on playing hard. One day while he was playing out in the yard, he jumped so high that he landed in the birdbath! He didn't like the water, but he loved the feeling of jumping.

That made him wonder what he could find by jumping in the house. The family was always putting things up high where he couldn't reach them. Well, he was going to fix that! First, it was the kitchen counters, then the bathroom sink, tables, dressers, etc. He was driving everyone nuts! They tried two-sided tape and special pads you could buy to keep cats off the counters. None of that worked. They finally tried spraying him with a squirt bottle.

That didn't work either. In fact, he became so well known about his ability to resist the squirt bottle that he was voted into the Feline Hall of Fame.




Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667








Saturday, February 25, 2017

Where's Mergatroid?

Winter was almost over. The sun was getting warmer and Mergatroid liked to lie on the window sill to soak up the heat. It felt so good on his body! Not only that, he could watch everything going on outside. The snow was melting; people were out walking. Some of them even had dogs with them. Mergatroid was glad that he was inside because he didn't really care for dogs.

One day the family decided it was time to do some cleaning. Not just regular cleaning, but washing and shampooing everything. The kids were in charge of their rooms while Mom and Dad worked on the living room. It took all day, but they washed the walls and the ceiling, dusted the furniture and were ready to shampoo the carpet when they realized that nobody had seen Mergatroid for a long time. They looked all over the house and in every room, but he was not to be found. Where was he?

When they finally found him, they had learned a very valuable lesson!






Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667

Saturday, February 18, 2017

If My Cat Were President

My first thought would be that it would be a disaster! However, he seems pretty smart about some things, like getting me to do what he wants me to do. Maybe he could get something done. However, the capital would have to move to Wyoming before he would even consider it.

Sammy, you are now President of the United States.

You don't need to hide. It's really true!

 Oh, I can tell that you are REALLY EXCITED about this opportunity.

You're going to have to give up some of your activities, such as ghost writing for me.

 You'll have to have an office staff

 who hopefully won't play around too much and get their jobs done.

Then there's the matter of Congress. Hopefully, some cats will be elected that can do something for the country instead of being so dysfunctional. (Well, maybe not)

What Are We Looking At

You'll also have to work during the day most of the time and not the middle of the night.

 Oh, let's see. You're going to need to have the Secret Service around you all the time.

 Now that you have your staff, what are you doing to do for the country?

Homes for everyone.

 Plenty of things to play with.

Food for everyone.


That's pretty basic stuff, Sammy. Is there anything you do for us humans?

Oh, I see. You can listen to us and see what we need. That's very nice.


 It looks like the interview is over. He's giving me that knock-it-off look.


Guess we'll have to wait until the "President" is ready to talk to us again.

Have a wonderful President's Day on Monday, everyone.


Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667