Angie Bailey

26 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Angie Bailey writes humorous essays and musings about cats, family, and glimpses into the quirky, delicious, and oftentimes thought-provoking experiences of life.

Feline Wisdom: Animal Communication

I BELIEVE CATS ARE naturally intuitive creatures. I know when I look into my sweet kitty's eyes, I can absolutely sense he is looking...

Feline Wisdom: Literary Muses

MY FIRST BOOK, whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds, was released last month. It's a cat humor book, a parody, to be exact. What would happen...

Feline Wisdom: Workplace Wisdom

I FEEL TREMENDOUSLY grateful that I get to work from home as a freelance writer. I do what I love and am able to...

Feline Wisdom: How Far I’ve Come

AS I AGE (OK, I'm only 43, but I'm feeling wise and Maya Angelouish), I am less concerned with putting up appearances and fretting...

Feline Wisdom: Freedom

JULY IS THE month when we Americans celebrate freedom. I'm grateful for my many levels of freedom, both as a U.S. citizen, as well...

Feline Wisdom: Welcome, Warmth!

HERE IN MINNESOTA, it feels like the winter just wouldn't end -- it even snowed in May! Although I enjoy getting cozy with the...

Feline Wisdom: A Mother’s Day letter from my cats

Dear Mom, Mother's Day is this month and, because we love and care about you, we have a few points we'd like you to consider: 1....

Feline Wisdom: Listen to Your Body

I find I often make choices based on my schedule or to-do list instead of listening to my body's wisdom. I'm pretty certain I'm...

Feline Wisdom: Be Resourceful

Have you ever had that "stuck" feeling? Like you're just not quite sure how to move forward and you're a little afraid to move...

Feline Wisdom: What My Cats Have Taught Me About Love

In February, many of us are buying poetic little cards, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and proclaiming the deepest affections for our loved ones. Although...

Feline Wisdom: Fuzzy Resolutions

I'm not really one for New Year's resolutions. I guess I believe in intentions that can change in any moment. I don't need to...

Feline Wisdom: Embrace the Season

In Minnesota, it's officially cold outside and the holiday season is in full swing. This time of year, I sometimes find myself complaining about...

Feline Wisdom: Get Over it!

Editor's note: Angie Bailey's Edge column "Feline Wisdom" made the finals for Best Online Column in the Cat Writers' Association Awards! The awards ceremony...

Feline Wisdom: Silence

"Silence is a source of great strength." ~ Lao Tzu Have you ever met someone who veers toward the verbose side when a few words...

Feline Wisdom: Unpredictably Flexible

I've always felt content around order and routine. My children sometimes kid me about my lack of spontaneity and can usually predict my reaction...

Feline Wisdom: Rest

No one has to remind a cat to get plenty of rest. When kitty feels tired, she drops what she is doing, curls up...

Feline Wisdom: Forgiveness

"Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life." ~ George McDonald The compassion of true forgiveness is the state of grace necessary to...