Meredith McGhan

Meredith McGhan’s Catster muse is Ryoko: Meower of Power (black longhair). She allows Meredith to write when not in the mood for sleeping on the keyboard.

Meredith has shared her living quarters with fabulous felines Cyclops and Luke (Maine Coons) and Ichiban (half Russian Blue, half domestic shorthair). Cool canine companions of the past have included Star (German Shepherd) and Rudy (Bichon Frisé).

Meredith enjoys writing about technology, science, animal rights, humor, and offbeat topics.

Full Name (Including Embarrassing Second Names): Meredith McGhan (Mare Diff)

Location: Austin, Texas at the moment.

Where You Can Find Me on the Internet: My website

What I Do for a Living: Writing, mainly. Odd jobs by request. The odder the better.

What I Do for Fun: Look at pictures of cats on the Internet, just like everyone else!

The Furry Members of My Household Are: Ryoko, Meower of Power

My Favorite Things to Write About Are: Animals, technology, and various geeky topics.

My Pet Peeves Are: Using the words “pet” and “peeve” in the same sentence!

My Guilty Pleasures Are: Reading, drinking super-caffeinated coffee, and eating 90 percent cocoa bittersweet chocolate. Bonus guilt for doing all three at the same time.

How I Deal with Cat/Dog Hair: Use it to weave throws for my “fur”-niture.

What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: Not applicable, as I plan to remain perpetually youthful ... perhaps a cougar, then!

ÔÇ£Most people want the cat to look like itÔÇÖs sleeping,ÔÇØ the taxidermist says. ÔÇ£We do everything right here in the shop, including the posing. Except we have to outsource the glass eyes.ÔÇØ

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