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Growing up shy and socially awkward, I always got along better with cats than people. As an adult, I've fortunately learned to communicate well with both species, but cats continue to be an important part of my life, trumping even coffee, spicy food, and the Kansas City Royals. Needless to say, I'm beyond jazzed to be blogging for my fellow cat people here at Catster.
Full Name: Angela Marie Lutz
Age: On the cusp between Generation X and the Millennials, such that I claim neither.
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
What I Do for a Living: I'm a staff editor at a publishing company, as well as a freelance writer/blogger at a variety of publications.
What I Do for Fun: I read good fiction, write crappy fiction, travel to places outside the Midwest, and volunteer as a cat socializer at an animal shelter.
The Furry Members of My Household Are: Bubba Lee Kinsey, my handsome gray tabby, and Phoenix, my pretty calico girl.
My Favorite Things to Write About Are: Cats, obviously. Also anyone who feels passionately about what he or she grows, makes, cooks, plays, builds, etc.
My Pet Peeves Are: Unnecessary capitalization; misuse of they're, their, and there; misuse of your and you're; backseat drivers.
My Guilty Pleasures Are: Law & Order: SVU.
How I Deal with Cat Hair: Please see the book Crafting with Cat Hair by Katsori Tsutaya; it will explain everything.
What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: Someone with "done" hair and matching clothes who other people think "looks sharp." Either that or barefoot and living in a treehouse.
Apr 14, 2015 — No one loses in this campaign to raise money and awareness for special-needs pets.
Apr 9, 2015 — I videotape the effects of composer David Teie's use of chirping birds and calming purrs.
Apr 3, 2015 — Catnip is totally safe for your cats -- and it makes their antics even more hilarious than usual.
Apr 2, 2015 — The handmade toys capture individual looks such as birthmarks, scars, and even a grumpy face.
Mar 27, 2015 — With April showers come windshield wipers that do their thing: scaring the bejesus out of cats.
Mar 19, 2015 — Barf on my favorite blanket? Incessant meowing? Yeah, those are ways they make me smile.
Mar 13, 2015 — Even with mad jumping skills and feline grace, sometimes a confident cat doesn't make it.
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