I grew up with dogs; dogs in the neighborhood, pet dogs on my mom's side of the family, and my own beloved late adopted stray who was called Goti. After Goti passed away in 2012, my other family members were not ready to go through the love and loss process with a canine family member…Read more 3 Reasons Every Writer Needs a Cat
Was she supposed to dislike herself every day? The other girls at school acted like she was the ugliest person they'd ever seen. "You'd be a good catch if you weren't so fat," one said. And then another one thought that she was too big. "Are girls supposed to be small, Mom?" She asked finally…Read more A Big Girl
Sometimes she wondered if it was fate. "Why was I born when the stars weren't positioned right?" The girl blamed the parents, astrology and God. But then she dried her tears and felt a smile as loving purrs and head butts reminded her to be grateful.
Today, I will be going to the Best Cat Expert of the World Award show. You can see me on TV. I’m not excited really. I am on TV all the time. Cat shows call me. Garby and Giri have been on TV at least ten times too. They know they are famous. I’m Ernie…Read more Awards Night – An Ernie Fish Adventure
I write. About cats, of course. Yes, I am the greatest cat writer on this planet. Go to any bookstore and you will see. Thirty books with my name on them. Ernie Fish, the famous cat expert. Did I mention that I draw as well? Cats, I draw cats. I draw Giri and Garby.…Read more The Book – An Ernie Fish Adventure
Being a cat expert isn’t easy. Nobody knows as much as I do about cats. I have to teach and teach. Ernie Fish is my name. You know that already. I am famous. My cats are famous. My fans are their fans. Who doesn’t know Giri Fish and Garby Fish? They travel to other cities…Read more Cats Don’t Fetch – An Ernie Fish Adventure
It’s time for my first cat and dog class. Garby and Giri are waiting in the car. They like sitting next to me while I drive. I have come to get Gugulu, who has had an early morning bath it seems. His long hair is combed too. “Are you sure the cats won’t pull his…Read more The Cute Cat – An Ernie Fish Adventure