Paula Gregg’s 2019 Blogging Calendar and Planner is a must for any cat lover – whether a blogger or not.
Filled with tons of tips every cat owner should have, it features some of the best of the best in the cat writing/blogging world, with photo collages of cats from bloggers across the globe. Each month features a cat related article. Paula Gregg with her beloved Persians, Brulee and Truffles, compiled this stunning work of art (her … annual calendar), with the help of graphic designer Yasaar Nakchbendi (www.chirpycats.com) has turned a blogging planner into a work of art that’s bound to give even the more creative thinker thoughts for some new ideas for future blog posts.
The Blogging Cats 2019 Weekly Calendar is available through Lulu, and Paula is giving some nice discounts throughout December. For more on that, visit her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SweetPurrfections/.
The planner is so well done, it’s easy not to want to write in it, but that would be a mistake because by using the planner to its fullest, we all will be able to enjoy all the wonderful content inside all year long.
Don’t miss out on this special calendar. It’s an ideal gift for any cat lover, whether a blogger or not! Order your copy today!
Today, we want to talk about the many great cat writers/bloggers who have shared their feline knowledge in these monthly articles. Paws for Reflection is thrilled to have a chance to be featured in October with ‘Keeping Your Cat Happy something every cat owner takes very seriously.
Let’s start from the beginning of the year and progress through the year with the highlighting these great articles and authors.
January – Holly Anne Dustin (Life & Cats). ‘Kitten Proofing Your Home’. She has shown five cats to top titles for household pets in major cat fancy associations.
February – Sue Doute (www.islandcats.com) ‘Non-Traditional Ways to Volunteer with an Animal Shelter or Rescue’. Known as the Mom or The Lady with the Yellow Hair, her cats, Waly, Ernie and Zoey have jijacked the blog about life on an island in the Michigan, putting their paw prints on how good island life is with their motto, ‘Every Cat Wants to be an Island Cat’.
March – Amy Shojai (http://amyshojai.com) ‘Pet Poison Prevention Month’. Amy is more than amazing and a pillar in the cat writing community. She is author or 30 cat books, co-founder of the Cat Writers Association, and active in the Dog Writers Association. An AABC certified Animal counselor, she is nationally known as a pet care specialist. Additionally, she has authored a series of cat mysteries.
April – Jeanne Kudich (www.Random-Felines.com) ‘National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day’. She also writes for Cats Going Places (www.petsgoingplaces.com). Deep into cat rescue, she has rescued over 300 cats and kittens and believes, ‘we can someday save them all’. Paws has met Jeanne at several BlogPaws conferences, and she always has had a kitten ready to find the purrfect forever home.
May – Ramona D. Marek (www.RomonaMarek.com) ‘Happy Cat, Healthy Cat’. Romona has an MS Ed , and is the award-winning author of ‘Cats for the Genius’ (which by the way, Paws calls amazing as we learned so much from this book including why removing matts from cats is serious business). She has won numerous awards for articles about pet care, health, and behavior as well as for cats in the arts. She, also, to say the least s a pillar in the cat writing community.
June – Dawn White (www.lolathe rescue cat.com) ‘Three Things to Consider when Choosing a Litterbox’. Author of ‘Lola: Diary of a Rescued Cat’, she promotes advocacy for adoption and animal rights, educates readers on how to give cats the best lives ever, and entertains readers with cats’ wit and escapades. She is a contributing writing to several well-known online publications, including The Jackson Galaxy Project’s Cat Pawsitive Pro Program, Pet Radio Magazine, Chewy.com and The Contemporary Pet.
July – Claire Bertolini (www.theswisscats.com) ‘Development of Cat Behavior’. Claire is a part-time elementary teacher, executive assistant at her school, writer and blogger. She and her family reside in Yvorne, Switzerland. With the Swiss Cats, Claire has entertained and educated readers across the globe about cats. Her cat lifestyle blog has a dedicated following of engaged readers (the dream of all bloggers).
August – Paula Gregg (www.sweet firstname.lastname@example.org) ‘Choosing a Veterinarian’. We must thank Paula for being the brainstorm and creator of the 2019 Cat Blogging Planner and Calendar’. This is the fifth year Paula has brought us this lovely work of art. Paula started blogging in June 2008, she started Sweet Purrfections in July, 2011, after Truffle and Brulee came into her life. Paula is a pet influencer
the Cat Writer’s Association.
September – Deborah Barnes (www.zee&Zoey’scatchronicles.com) ‘5 Signs Your Cat is Happy’. Deb, founder of Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, is author of several books, including the award-winning ‘Makin’ Biscuits – Weird Cat Habits and the Even Weirder Habits of the Humans Who Love Them’. She also authored ‘Purr Prints of the Heart 0 A Cat’s Tale of Life, Death and Beyond, and ‘The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey – A journey of the Extraodinarily Ordinary’. She is president of the Cat Writer’s Association, and has won several awards including the 2013 ‘Writer of the Year’ by Friskies Purina. She has been published in nationally and is secretary of the non-profit, Pawsitively Humane, Inc. of Miami, Fla. Deb is definitely a force in the cat writing community.
October – BJ Bangs (www.bjbangs.net) Paws for Reflection, ‘Keeping Your Cat Happy’. For more about me, check out my about page. This photo is very apt as my Pink Collar, pictured with me, has just passed over the Rainbow Bridge. We spent 17 years keeping her happy.
November – Sierra Koester (www.fureverywhere.com) ‘Six Reasons to adopt a Senior Cat’. A freelance writer and blogger since 2006, Sierra publishes articles with expertise in health, psychological/mental health, and cats. She currently contributes articles to the CANIDAE blog. Over the years, her cats have taken over the blog, sharing their thoughts, experiences and lives.
December – Maggie Marton (www.TheZeroWastePet.com)’Bringing Home a New Cat’. Maggie is a freelance writer based in Indianapolis. She is co-author with Carol Bryant of an upcoming book, ‘Pro Pet Blogger’ and they are hosting a Facebook page of the same name designed to help bloggers.
Intertwined with all of these great cat articles, is a whole host of full-page cat photo collages courtesy of the featured writers and other cat blogs you may well be familiar with.
We recommend everyone who loves cats purchase this planner and keep it with them all year long.
In memory of Miss Paul’s Sweet Praline, The Diva Kitty Who Started It All’, you’ll be amazed at all the fascinating facts you’ll learn. Did you know February 2 is not only Groundhog Day, but also Crepe Day?? That’s only the tip of the iceberg. Be sure to make this a must for 2019.
Have you ordered Paula’s calendar? Paws thinks it’s the greatest. What is your favorite part – the interesting facts, the articles, the photos? For Paws, it’s all of the above. Order your copy today!