What's New on Life with Siamese Cats?

This section of Life with Siamese Cats exists to:

  • let you know when new pages appear on the site
  • tell you when existing pages are updated
  • shine a light on featured pages you might otherwise miss
  • showcase the photos and stories sent in by our visitors over the years. You'll find some of our most popular ones listed below.

Meezer Musings, January 2023

An Abiding Love of Books. In which we try and track down a long-remembered book for one of our readers, and catch up with news of other childhood favorites including Judy Schachner and Ariana B. Farina.

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Meezer Musings, November 2022

A Merry Meezer Christmas! Christmas fun with Siamese cats in gifts, cards, and calendars; seasonal tips for the holidays; and much, much more!

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Meezer Musings, October 2022

Safe As Houses? This month we're talking safety in the home as we take a look around our houses and consider the dangers lurking within.

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Meezer Musings, August 2022

How Healthy Is Your Cat? Way before either signs of pain or red flag issues become apparent, there are a number of ways you can spot things that may be going wrong with your cat's health. So - is your cat a healthy cat? Let's take a look.

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Meezer Musings, July 2022

Oh, My Ears & Whiskers! This month, we're talking sense - cat sense, in fact, taking a lighthearted look at the senseS - all the things a cat uses to see, smell, hear, taste, touch, and navigate its world.

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Siamese Cat Books for Adults

From novels where the Siamese cats are themselves the heroes, to short stories, true stories, and cozy mysteries where the cats play only a supporting role, here's a comprehensive collection of long-standing favorites together with some newer books you may not have heard of.

Perfect reading material for any Siamese cat owner - and a new book is always something to treasure!

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Siamese Cat Books for Kids

There's a wide variety of Siamese cat books for kids. Siamese cats, with their blue eyes, big ears, and slender bodies are visually appealing, playful cats, much loved by all age groups.

Included in our list of children's books are perennial favorites like Skippyjon Jones, Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat and Henry the Cross Country Cat, plus others less well known.

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Meezer Musings, May 2022

A Question of Breeding. We take a look at breeders, consider what makes a good breeder (and a bad one) and provide a checklist of things to consider if you're thinking about buying a kitten.

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Meezer Musings, April 2022

In Praise of Rescue: Adopt, Don't Shop. National Siamese Cat Day falls in April. We take a look at why so many Siamese cats end up in shelters and rescues, and how you can help.

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Meezer Musings, March 2022

Good Companions - providing company for your cat. Is a solo Siamese cat more affectionate? Should you provide another cat to keep them company? We consider these questions and more.

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Meezer Musings, January 2022

Bits & Pieces. We have some new pages on the site! Siamese cat books for adults, and Siamese cat books for kids. We've also opened up a page where you can submit your Siamese cat memorials, and take a look at Siamese cats on Valentine's Day!

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Salem - My Little Soul Kitty

Thursday, February 10th, 2022 This morning we said our final goodbyes to our little “soul kitty”, Salem. She went peacefully in my husband's arms, as

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Cat and Dog Pictures - Buddies In Memoriam

Best Buddies

Our daughter Shannon and family lived on a rural Arizona acre, with two horses. Her husband Fred stopped at the local feed store to get hay bales for the

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Taffy, Our "Temporary" Cat

My partner met Taffy in the spring of 2012, while at the vet clinic buying special food for our 18-year-old tabby, Merlin. The clinic staff 'accidentally'

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Meezer Musings, November 2021

Happy Holidays! It's Thanksgiving weekend and winter looms! We take a festive walk through the best Siamese cat Christmas cards, gifts, and other fun items for 2021.

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Meezer Musings, October 2021

Witchery, Signs and Portents. In which we take a look at the signs cats give us to tell us how they're feeling. Do cats dream? How can you tell? And could your cat be indicating that they need to see the vet?

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Meezer Musings, September 2021

Siamese Cat Behavior: Why Do They Do That? How do Siamese cats act when they see themselves in mirrors? Why do they follow you to the bathroom? We look at these and other odd activities that seem to apply only to Siamese cats!

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Meezer Musings, August 2021

Home Sweet Home: Moving house can be stressful, even (or perhaps especially) for cats. This month we're looking at making cats and kittens comfortable and happy as they settle in to their new home with you.

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Meezer Musings, July 2021

Health Matters: In this edition we're looking at health, and in particular about keeping your cats safe and well in three very different areas - Covid-19, cat food safety, and staying cool in the heat.

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Meezer Musings, May 2021

(Siamese) Cats on the Cover! All about books with Siamese cats in them, from early novels like The Incredible Journey and That Darn Cat! all the way through to the latest Cozy Mysteries.

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Meezer Musings, April 2021

Family Matters! Find out more about breeds related to the Siamese cat, and in particular, the Balinese, Tonkinese and Snowshoe. What makes them similar, what makes them different?

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National Siamese Cat Day Coming Up!

A special day to celebrate the Meezers in our lives. Did you know that there's a national holiday for Siamese cats? National Siamese Cat Day is celebrated on April 6th in the USA. We look into the holiday's origins and purpose.

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Meezer Musings, March 2021

That Cold Clear Gaze of Ancient Skies. All about eyes and what it is that makes a Siamese cat's eyes blue, and the shape of the Siamese eye, and eye health and whether all Siamese cats have runny eyes. With a diversion into seasonal coat shedding!

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Meezer Musings, February 2021

A Kaleidoscope of Cats. A historical timeline of the Siamese cat colors - how long have they been around, and when were they first recognized as Siamese cats? And how do they compare in different countries?

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Meezer Musings, January 2021

It's all in the paw pads! Two questions that often come up in Siamese cat groups and forums are "How do I tell a seal point from a chocolate point?" and "What's the difference between a blue point and a lilac?" We investigate the details.

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