Kitty Anniversary (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: My sweet black cat Salem has been in my life for a little over two years now, and she has made a huge difference since appearing with her mamma cat at my parents’ home. She has helped me over a lot of heartaches, and for that I’ll always be grateful.]Continue reading “Kitty Anniversary (A Poem)”

The Spectral Cat

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I originally wrote this piece around Halloween, while experimenting with cross-genre works. Hope you enjoy it!] I decided to write a short fiction about The Spectral Cat. A limber creature whose body appeared as if formed from the silvery fog that lurked around cemeteries, and whose eyes shone brighter thanContinue reading “The Spectral Cat”

Article: Free (Do-It-Yourself) Fun for Your Cat

By Joyce Jacobo Cats love the simple things in life. They really don’t need expensive toys or gadgets to keep them happy, with their inspiring ability to have fun with what might seem to be the simplest objects around the house. My kitty spends her days indoors, though, and there are occasions where even sheContinue reading “Article: Free (Do-It-Yourself) Fun for Your Cat”

Article: Three Lessons Learned from My Cat

I have had the pleasure of a sweet black kitty in my life for almost two years now. Salem came to me a short while after the pandemic struck in 2020, and while my father struggled against colon cancer (from which, I am happy to report, he has made a full recovery). With life soContinue reading “Article: Three Lessons Learned from My Cat”

Tiger of the Countryside (A Short Story)

Written down by Joyce Jacobo [I heard the story to follow from a former neighbor. She was a jolly and generous person who, when my parents, brother, and I first moved into our house, came over to introduce herself with a huge plate of homemade fudge as a welcome present. In addition, she had aContinue reading “Tiger of the Countryside (A Short Story)”

Cat Fishing (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Mornings got much calmer after a certain kitty came into my life.] This morning                      I rose early        drew back the curtains throughout my home                                    to let in the sweet light of dawn             warmed up a pot           of fresh chamomile tea                      …and decided to go                                       fishingContinue reading “Cat Fishing (A Poem)”

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