27 January 2011

13 Articles about Writers and Cats

So I've got this book releasing in a few weeks called One Thousand Kisses, from Samhain, that Meankitty made me write about her. Well, there's a romance between some two-letters as well, but the important part is the cat. Why do I do what the cat says?

Cats and writers. Writers and cats. It's no secret the two go together like dogs and bones. And it's not just my opinion, either! Here's 13 fun, relatively brief, enjoyable articles and blog posts about the relationship between cats and their writers, with a few nods to the fact some writers even like dogs.

1. http://dereksvandalblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/i-know-why-real-writers-have-cats.html  -- The most recent post in the list wherein the author compares dogs to cats and points out cats are better (but picks a dog anyway)

2. http://www.fmwriters.com/Visionback/Issue10/themecatsandwriters.htm  -- Written by a cat as to why writers are the best breed of humans to own

3. http://magicalmusings.com/2007/10/05/why-cats-like-writers-by-mean-kitty/  -- One of the top search links is by Meankitty! Naturally.

4. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/nov/12/writers-and-cats  -- An essay about the inevitable cats that appear in so many author bios.

5. http://janekennedysutton.blogspot.com/2010/06/writers-and-cats.html  -- Some authors from history with cats as well as library cat preferences

6. http://lmmay.com/2010/11/21/writers-and-cats-and-dogs-too/  -- How cats (and dogs) contribute to a writer's livelihood

7. http://sadkins.wordpress.com/2010/02/10/cats-and-writers/  -- Photo and quote series

8. http://www.laferle.com/tag/cats-and-writers/  -- Cats as part of a writer's ritual

9. http://www.passagestothepast.com/2010/01/guest-post-by-julianne-lee-author-of.html  -- Do cats read with their butts?

10. http://www.cheriepriest.com/2005/08/11/cats-and-writers/  -- Wherein we learn about poo-netting genie pants

11. http://www.anyabast.com/2007/01/10/cats-and-writers/  -- She loves cats so much she named herself Bast.

12. http://jrobertking.com/2009/10/why-cats-love-writers/  -- Why cats love writers (they're sedentary and warm!)

13. http://www.feelingfictional.com/2011/01/authors-animal-antics-cat-clarke.html  -- Posted in 2011 as part of a series called "Authors Animal Antics"

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Jody W.
So many cats in cyberspace, so little time!
http://www.jodywallace.com/  / http://www.meankitty.com/
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