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It is hard to open a book when you don’t have thumbs

Seriously, humans, you have no idea how fortunate you are to have thumbs. You can open a can of tuna, you can open a door, and you can pull the tab off of a can of sardines. It is hard to open a book when you don’t have any thumbs.


I was trying to open How To Be a Cat this morning, but I had trouble turning the pages. Mrs. Hodges, my typist, had to help me. I wanted to read the book to the other cats. They don’t know how to read yet, so I have to read to them.

Mrs. Hodges was very excited yesterday, the proof copies for Pooh’s book came. Humans are funny to watch. They get all excited and jump up and down. If I didn’t know better, I would have thought she had eaten catnip.

She told me How To Be a Cat is available on Amazon now. The Kindle book is only 99 cents for the next week. Here is a link to the book. How To Be a Cat. Or click on the image of the book. If you read the book will you please consider leaving a review. We have to buy so much cat litter with seven litter boxes. Would you like me to show them to you? Just tell me in the comments and I will ask Mrs. Hodges to take photographs of all of them. There really are seven.


Mrs. Hodges was up all night, well most of the night, painting the illustration from the cover onto a piece of plywood.

Will you please ask her to clean the litter boxes? She is getting a little behind.

Love Harper


About Harper Hodges

Hi, it's me, Harper. I help humans understand their cats. I write about what a cat thinks. I know because I am a cat. Mrs. Hodges is my typist. I dictate and she types.

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