Photography, literature, pop culture and creature comforts
A young Kathy Blumenstock
Tabby Tales by Kathy Blumenstock

Kathy Blumenstock has been owned by cats most of her life. She is a career journalist who's covered news, sports and features for television, print and the web. She now writes about animals, humans, books, knitting and everything in between. Kathy believes true high fashion is enhanced by a hint of pet hair.

November 23, 2012
Lazarus was found in Johnson City, Tennessee, where he’d been subjected to cruelty in addition to trying to survive in the elements. Malnourished, flea bitten and scarcely alive, so much so that the bone on his face was exposed from the lack of care, Lazarus was found by a college student who proved to be the guardian angel, bringing this sweet feline to a new life.
November 17, 2012
Cats can be less than loyal to a fave food, which is why there’s a constant parade of new and improved flavors, textures, even packaging, tempting our purring friends to eat well, eat often.
October 28, 2012
Congress hasn’t yet approved it, and the greeting card industry didn’t get the memo in time to flood stores with creative greetings encased in pastel envelopes. But Oct. 29 is truly National Cat Day, as your cats have been trying to tell you.
July 1, 2012
Kathy examines the often mysterious and amusing inner workings of cats.
January 19, 2012
Cats are noted for choosing the most comfortable napping place in a home. During winter, snow may stand two feet deep outside, but a cat will seek out that stray afternoon sunbeam winking through a window, and curl up in its warmth.


Subscribe to