Category Archives: Cats

Bad Catitude

There it was, the kitten enclosure at the animal shelter, filled with a dozen or two bouncing, squirming bundles of feline adorableness. I was ready. My beloved elderly three-legged cat, Rugby, had succumbed to heart failure the previous month, right … Continue reading

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Mateusz and the Cat

He peered into the large hole containing my husband and the septic tank. &*%#@# – this is not going well! Securing his black beret to his head with his left hand, he gestured with his right, pointing out a detail … Continue reading

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Ol’P and Elizabeth R Prepare to Hop over the Pond Again

It had been more than two years since Ol’ P and I had ventured to England together.  One of our last acts of preparation, then as now, was to collect our cats, Victoria and Albert, and escort them to their … Continue reading

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No Skill Hunting

“I have the honor to present you with this mostly dead chipmunk.” – Henry Beard I picked him up. We stepped softly to the open patio door.  I shifted several times to aim his head so there would be an … Continue reading

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Weird Cat Behavior

I am a cat person, descended from cat people, married to a reluctant cat person and have passed on my cat-itude to at least one of my offspring.  I have never been catless, but the two we share our house … Continue reading

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Knowledge? From Cats??

Winston Churchill:  “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” Two lifelong interests emerged early in my life, and they were sports and mathematics. I wasn’t much good … Continue reading

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