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Odin Meets Liz Taylor & Haunted Pet Stories

Every Sunday, I post photos of everything I read at my other blog The Boomer Muse including a pile of magazines, library books and publicist sent new works. Reading is a passion bordering on obsession. Odin decided to get in on the action and fell in love with Liz Taylor (or at least her image). Read More

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Cat Saturday:Power Struggles

“I want to write,” says Merlin. “No, I wanna write,”says Odin. “I want bash in Gris Gris’s head,” says Domino. “I don’t wanna take my medicine,” cries Ling Ling. If you didn’t know better, you’d think it was a bunch of brats wailing to a harried mother. The more cats or kids , the more Read More

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Sparkle Cat Speaks!

Odin recently had the pleasure of interviewing Sparkle Cat, the famous feline blogger, writer and advice columnist. She won the Best Cat Blog award last year at the Petties and is nominated this year in the Best Blog Post category. When Sparkle Cat speaks, everyone listens. She has our vote. Here’s what Sparkle Cat had Read More

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Vet 101- Vexing Vaccines

Every Thursday, our vet Dr. Richard Goldstein tackles readers questions. Send them to Layla@laylamorganwilde.com. Can you clear up the confusion about vaccines? What’s absolutely necessary for kittens, adults and seniors? My cats are indoor cats but sometimes when my sister visits, she brings her cat who goes outdoors. OK, kids, buckle down for this one. Read More

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I Spy With My One Eye…

When you only have one eye like Odin (both the Norse god and the cat) you can see more when focused. Odin, the cat (not the god) sees best from a higher vantage point, and today is shouting from the treetops, “I spy with my one eye, a winner! Thanks for all the comments. Winners Read More

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Dreaming Big

Voting for the Pettie Awards ends this Friday, July 29 and I think everyone, from the nominees to the voters will be relieved. I’ve interviewed several of the Pettie nominees and wish them all good luck. Everyone wants to win but during the “vote for me” frenzy, I reflected on the reasons why we’re voting. Read More

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We’re Late, We’re Late For A Very Important Date!

Balderdash and crumbums; Merlin here for a very tardy Mondays with Merlin. I’m of two minds and that isn’t wise. There can be no peace of mind when we scatter our energies hither and yon like the White Rabbit in Alice’s Wonderland who said, “We’re late, we’re late, for a very important date”. But the Read More

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Rescue Meeeee

Sundays are reserved for book reviews and interviews but we’re so excited about the upcoming documentary about the world’s largest no-kill cat sanctuary, we couldn’t wait.  The Cat House on The Kings is home to 700+ cats on 12 acres in California, and the life work of one woman who is crazy about cats, but Read More

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Cat Saturday: Some Like it Hot!

We’ve had a busy week in a punishing heat wave. I asked the entire Cat Wisdom 101 team: What was your week like? Since I’m the editor and the only human, I’m pulling rank to go first. LMW: I have a question: Where did summer go? My birthday is at the end of the month Read More

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Cute Kitten Alert!

Cute kitten alert! Don’t tell Merlin, but look what we found in the vault.  We all have embarrassing photos from our childhood, and after a rough week,  I wanted share something cute and funny. I adopted Merlin on his first birthday. He’d had three other homes in his first year, and I cherish the few Read More

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When Bad Things Happen To Good Pets

This week’s vet Q & A with Dr. Goldstein is postponed until next week. As many of you know, we have a new foster kitty named Ling Ling We have a New Foster Siamese Girl who arrived from the same shelter (Cat Assistance NY.org ) as Gris Gris and Odin. This tiny thing, the size Read More

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Christmas in July Contest

When I unwrapped the hot off the press cat calendar Great Rescues by artist Bernadette Kazmarski, it felt like Christmas in July. I loved everything about it. The images of cats she’s painted are exquisite, but she’s written a story about each of these rescued cats. Each month of the 16 week calendar has every Read More