A book helping animals across the nation I’m still so excited that a story of mine was published in a book! My story ‘Twice Disrupted’ was published in the anthology: Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats Through Their Eyes and quickly became an Amazon best seller. It won for best new anthology/compilation at both the 2015 San Francisco Book Festival … [Read more...]
New Author in Cat Rescue Anthology Book
'Rescued' book released today I'm a published author! I actually saw my name, L. E. Mastilock, listed as an author on Amazon! I'm an author! I want to scream it from the rooftop and jump up and down for joy all day! I have yet to receive my physical copy, can hardly wait to hold that in my hand, but I have a digital … [Read more...]
Pet Care During Busy School Seasons
I just admitted on my pet blog that I have neglected my dog. I am an avid animal lover and constantly promoting causes to make changes to help animals, so how can this be? It's an important topic and I wanted to share here as well. We've been so busy with school classes, field trips, work schedules, doctor appointments, etc, etc, that … [Read more...]
What do Cats and Reading have in Common?
Been quiet around here, I know. So what in the world have I been doing?! Working on a new blog about my hilarious cats, of course! They are too entertaining not to share! I had been saving funny pics of them to post a sequel to "My Cat's Sleep in the Weirdest Places", but never got around to it. Therefore, I ended up with so many, I could fill a … [Read more...]
Best moments of the year
You know how sometimes time seems to just stop? You're standing in the warmth of the sun watching your kids smile, hearing them laugh, your heart swells with love and pride. You're overwhelmed by the beauty of these little people's souls as well as the awesome world around you. And you know that this moment will never happen again.They'll be grown … [Read more...]
Latest Project, a dog clothes memory quilt
What am I working on currently? I knew you were dying to know, so here's the latest! I've been cutting squares for a small memory quilt. It's made from dog clothes! Not the first I've made, either. A great keepsake to remember your beloved canine! But, perhaps that's why my cat was so interested in helping? How dare I bring anything with that "dog … [Read more...]
My Cats Sleep in the Weirdest Places!
Two fat cats, trying to curl up on one dining chair. Barely successful. One very early morning, I awoke to the sound of crashing, like bottles being thrown on the floor. I look up from my bed to see things flying out of the cupboard under the sink in my bathroom, with no sign of anyone around! Poltergeist?! Or crazy cat who had a grudge against … [Read more...]