Four Years of Books and Cats

Today marks the Fourth Anniversary of my very first blog post. Traditionally, Fourth anniversaries are marked with flowers or fruit as a sign of growing in to maturity. I find that fitting as I think about my plans moving forward in this space.

Last year at this time, I reflected on the various changes that I have made over the years, and decided that I finally felt myself to be in a good spot. I did that yearly reflection a little earlier this time around, and while I still feel that there are adjustments to be made, I am pretty content with where we find ourselves these days. I think my biggest challenge continues to be balancing my priorities—in my reading life and my life in general. I suppose that particular journey is one that will never end.

At this point, I think it will suffice to say this: Thank you, to each of you that have decided to come along for this ride. I hope you have found something here to interest or inspire you, or maybe just to bring a smile.

Cheers to four years, and hopefully many more to come.


Katie, Boris, & Minka


Three Years of Books (On My Cats)

Three years ago today, I made my first post in this blog, dedicated to sharing my love of books and the cuteness of Boris. It has not always been easy, partially due to my own unrealistic expectations, as well as a few bad habits. Since then, I have learned so much about myself as a reader and blogger, and ways to be more successful in maintaining this project. I would like to think that with practice I have grown and improved along the way.

Each year, I reflected back on how I have been managing my time and content, and used the anniversary as a jumping off point for changes—and last year as a introduction for our new family member, Minka. While I did not want to let today pass without remark, I feel that I have finally reached a point where I am comfortable with what I have built and how I am running it. I may not have a huge following, but I do have something that I enjoy and use.

So, in celebration of 3 years of Books On My Cat, I want to say thank you to those who have been following along on my blogging journey. I appreciate the time you take to read my posts, and hope that you have found something here that you feel is worth it. I do not have any major changes or efforts in mind for this year, only to continue doing what I have been doing (and perhaps catching up on a few already in progress related activities).

Thanks for being here.


Katie, Boris, & Minka