Sassy cats — Pets are family

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Mollie pretty much sums up our feelings here about a most bizarre summer. Night time temperatures are in the 50s. There is a crispness that makes you crave apples and tuna. Ok, the cats always crave tuna although in real … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 20 – Mojo, Starbucks, frogs, raccoon, projects

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Mojo? Where are you? – This has been a sad week. Missing my cat has sapped my energy (and my writing inspiration). It was easier to tell people “I lost a good friend.” Here’s hoping the mojo comes back! Starbucks? … Continue reading

One dumbass cat | For animal lovers

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I live next to a nature preserve that is home to all sorts of critters. Occasionally they visit me. There are wild turkey, deer, coyotes, groundhogs, raccoons and foxes. Some prefer to live in my yard like chipmunks, squirrels, frogs … Continue reading

A distraction

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This isn’t technically a cat post although it starts there and then segues. This is a hectic week. Trees have been cut down and hauled away. There is a massive heat wave that makes even me sweat bucketsful. On top … Continue reading

Contrasts and comparisons

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There is nothing more dramatic than opposites — young and old, weak and strong, daring and uncaring. The list goes on and on. Lately this has all been hitting home. With the visit of the 7-year-old granddaughters last week I … Continue reading

Aging with an aging, occasionally obnoxious pet | For Animal Lovers Only

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Pets age just like people, only faster – much faster. Unlike people we don’t celebrate their birthday nor do we really have the stages that humans do. There is kitty or puppy hood and adult. That’s all. So after you … Continue reading