Author Archives: Rachaelikins

The Friday Art Cat: Coco Decorates for Holidays

This pen and ink mixed media is titled “Coco Decorates for Holidays.” Taken from life [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: Under the Covers

Under the Covers by Rachael Ikins When you grew old, I didn’t see your fur’s [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Here, Fishy, Fishy

It is a tabby cat looking through the fish bowl, lusting after his pet goldfish [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Pastel Portrait of Katie

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Beauty the Rescue Cat

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Nestlé the Devon Rex

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Sleeping Sphinx

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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Cato and the Snowman

I brought buckets of heavy snow in and Cato and I built a snow man [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Katie

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: Sun Wars by Rachael Ikins

Sun Wars It is the time of year When dusk coalesces almost before sunrise pooling [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: Reader Over My Shoulder by Rachael Z. Ikins

Cherie Is my secretary. Always dressed, fur-trimmed white Long sleeves and pants. She has double-jointed [...]

The Friday Art Cat: Winter Opens One Eye

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

Purrsday Poetry: Gray Skies by Rachael Ikins

Gray Skies Your hair is the color of a storm blowing in- All the hues [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: Six Boxes for Nine Lives by Rachael Ikins

Six Boxes for Nine Lives A cat named Leonard in the dog’s water bowl up [...]

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Of Pigs and Cats..

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: Gabby by Rachael Ikins

Gabby I limped for a year, sharded heart sticking my throat. Promised myself not to [...]

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Ruby and the Dining Room Table

Recently we got a new-to-us dining room table. Maybe some followers remember the post “Cats [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: Girlie

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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The Friday Art Cat: The Musician

From a little rescue cat with severely sunburnt ears…. to a feline artist’s cat on [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: “Gray Skies” by Rachael Ikins

Rachael Ikins Your fur is the color of a storm blowing in- All the hues [...]

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Purrsday Poetry: For Kate

For Kate Rachael Z. Ikins (c) 2014 Your hair smells like gin. Crisp, of-the-forest, cold. [...]

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Cats and Their Aquarium

Hi everyone, Today I have some fun phot captions of my cats and their fish [...]

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A Dog Loved A Cat: Part 2 by Rachael Ikins

A Dog Loved A Cat: Part 2 by Rachael Ikins all 3 lbs. of him. [...]

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A Dog Loved A Cat: Part 1 by Rachael Ikins

A Dog Loved A Cat: Part 1 by Rachael Ikins As the song said “People [...]

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For Kate, a Love Story in Four Parts by Rachael Ikins

When my cat Katie died I was so distraught I gathered all the poems I [...]

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The Complicated Process of Coming Home 

The complicated process of coming home Author: Rachael Ikins Lola’s hands urge me to the [...]

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