Driving with Cats: Ours for a Short Time

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Do Your Stories Keep You Stuck?

Doors are opening. Doors are closing. Three of my books are going out of print. A long time freelance job is going away. I'm seeing 11:11, 1111, 111, and 11 all over the place, many times daily. Woo hoo! (Or, as my teachers said in life coaching training, "taa daa!" It's a way to fearlessly [...]

Mindful Cat Monday — Rama Update

I taught yoga this morning and I stumped myself trying to explain Rama to someone who was asking about him and his recovery. Rama is kind of a complicated cat, and yet he's not. Sometimes he swaggers around like a sexy sultan, and sometimes he acts like an insecure little boy. Sometimes he loves me [...]

Up today at Catster.com — Do You Think That Cats Reincarnate?

Do you think that your pet can "come back" after he or she has passed on? Have you had an experience where a pet came along that reminded you of a previous pet, or signs seemed to direct you to a new pet? I don't rule it out; here are my thoughts and a few [...]

Up today at Catster — Does Dealing With Human Death Affect How You Handle a Cat’s?

I think about the strangest things. But I do want to be sure I am aware of my biases when it comes to making important medical decisions for my loved ones. In my case, some of those loved ones include cats. The two human deaths I've witnessed were relatively peaceful. I have wondered whether these [...]

Today at Catster.com – 6 Ways My Cats Have Altered My Personality

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. Many of my teachers have been cats. I've always believed that our animal companions have much to teach us. Here's how mine have shaped who I am, hopefully for the better. Read it here. http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/cat-behavior-cats-shaped-my-personality   Selfie with Jamie Bluebell, a young teacher.

Catherine Holm answers four questions on the Writing Process Blog Tour

A few weeks ago, a colleague and friend of mine, Ken Wachsberger, asked me if I wanted to take place in the Writing Process Blog Tour. I balked at first. I’m in the middle of a move across the country (well, I’ve moved, but my husband and the stuff are still coming) and the stuff [...]

Book Sale — free shipping through 2/28/14

I'm having a Book Sale! FREE SHIPPING this week only. Order any of my books through this Friday (2/28/14), and I will cover the shipping, custom autograph your purchases, and include an attractive signed bookmark. Contact me at cat (at) catherineholm (dot) com or via the website contact form  to place your order.  Please contact [...]

Upcoming author events, and new releases in 2014

Here's where I'll be in 2014 so far, and more events will be added. Please check my events page for the most current info. I love connecting with readers and new friends in this way so please stop by if you can! Thursday, 1/23/14, 7 p.m., Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Mpls, MN, with Angie Holland [...]

Friday update: Driving with Cats: Ours for a Short Time on Kindle

Driving with Cats is available on Kindle! Buy yourself a Kindle copy. If you love it, buy a hard copy for yourself or as a gift for someone you care about.  Driving with Cats: Ours for a Short Time is a memoir that celebrates the rich bond we share with our animal companions. The book [...]

Update — what I am learning today…

What I am learning today...   Take the time to grieve that you need: Karma, my cat, passed almost two weeks ago. Illness and passing went very quickly. I am not sure I have adequately processed it all. I am not weepy -- I think I did most of that while she was still alive [...]