Life with Dogs and Cats

Greetings from Dogs and Cats: What it’s like to come home to a houseful of pets

Greetings from Dogs and Cats: What it’s like to come home to a houseful of pets

With howls of happiness, wagging tails and noses stuffed in my suitcase, my dogs and cats welcome me home after I’ve been away.

Adoption Update: My mom and her cat Penny

Adoption Update: My mom and her cat Penny

Purr-fect companions

A Tax Day Cat Video: Don’t Take My Money

A Tax Day Cat Video: Don’t Take My Money

It’s mine!

Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop: What I Took Away and What I Left Behind

Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop: What I Took Away and What I Left Behind

My First Erma

Dog and Cat Winter Games

Dog and Cat Winter Games

Short Lap Speed Snoozing and more!

Getting My Muse Back

Getting My Muse Back

I missed my “mews.”

My Dogs Have the Cleanest Ears, Thanks to Lilah

My Dogs Have the Cleanest Ears, Thanks to Lilah

Ear! Ear!

Finding the Warm in the Cold: A winter perspective with dogs and cats

Finding the Warm in the Cold: A winter perspective with dogs and cats

Finding the bright spots

A Piece of Cardboard is the Best Cat / Dog Toy Ever

A Piece of Cardboard is the Best Cat / Dog Toy Ever

Lilah may be part cat

My Dog Lies In a Bed of Leaves — and Loves It

My Dog Lies In a Bed of Leaves — and Loves It

Leave it to Jasper