Tag 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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CrossFit for the Elderly: The Open, 14.4 and 14.5

My very favorite CrossFit exercise is rowing. Like many actions in CrossFit, I had had no prior experience with it, and diligently watched the videos my coach son Chris sent me before making my first attempt. I listened to the … 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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Reading Places

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.  ~Attributed to Groucho Marx With the possible exception of changing “dog” to “cat”, I’m with Groucho on this one.  Athough it’s … Continue reading

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The Flenzy

It is another May. The grass is finally green, the air mild, the pollen flying and choking my poor friends and family who suffer from seasonal allergies.  I am fortunate to not suffer from such allergies, but each May, without … 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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