Category Archives: cats

“cats and dogs living together!”

Many people who have enjoyed my novel Lost Dogs have asked for a book about cats. Well, I’m pleased to announce that my friend and fellow author Kia Heavey has recently published what you feline-lovers are looking for: Domino.   … Continue reading

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we got six. that’s all there is.

My children have never known a home without pets.  There have always been at least two in the house. When my older daughter Beth was born, we had our cats Loki and Freya (who were littermates), as well as our dogs … Continue reading

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the “lost dogs” you don’t know

My young-adult sci-fi novel Lost Dogs has been out for almost two months now, has been selling relatively well, and has received great reviews. Ostensibly, it’s about two dogs who live through the end of the human world, but there’s … Continue reading

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“how sad is this?” ranking the animal stories that make you cry

I’m an animal lover: I have three dogs and three cats, my family and I visit zoos, we volunteer at the local rescue place, and I donate to the World Wildlife Fund. As I was drafting Lost Dogs, my recently-published … Continue reading

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august

On a cold, snowy day, I invite you to think of another time, not too long from now: August.  Kent Island.   Empty blue sky with a fine skiff of white way up high.   Heat that engulfs you, envelops … Continue reading

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how to speak dog: lesson #2

The second in a series to help you better communicate with your canine Friends.   ¡Hola!  I take it you’ve read the introduction and taken the first lesson in this series?  If not, go do that now: the rest of … Continue reading

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and then there were five

This past Monday, we took our cat Mooch (the fellow below) to the vet to be put down.  He would have been 12 in March.  We’ve had him since May, 2008 (as you can see here) and he was sickly … Continue reading

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