Category Archives: Pets

Cat Clinging to the Edge of Normal

I do not understand! Why did you let strange people come in and rip out the rug beneath my feet? I loved that old brown, wall-to wall, dirty, dusty carpeting. Where will I go to cough up hairballs now? Do … Continue reading

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Christmas Lion 2020

It is true that 2020 has been difficult for everyone, and the tail end of this unpredictable year has now affected Keona—our male Balinese cat. Keona was a happy Balinese cat until the vet shaved off half of his fur … Continue reading

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Labrador Retriever Riding in Style

It wasn’t a dream or a figment of my imagination. I actually saw a goggle-wearing Labrador Retriever sitting proudly in an antique car painted with red flames.  This awesome dog was definitely riding in style and appeared to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Foster Kitten’s Grateful Prayer

Dear God, I can’t see or walk very good yet and I am too little to take care of myself, so I am grateful that you gave me a foster mom and a safe place to stay. Without her, I … Continue reading

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Christmas Cat on Night Patrol

It was the night before Christmas, and the area directly beneath the sparkling tree was under close surveillance by our two stealthy cats. I could tell by the stern looks on their faces that they were not going to let … Continue reading

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Cat Warmth and Wisdom

Cat wisdom knows exactly where to find warmth and comfort on cold December days. Look! The wise cat knows exactly how to quickly transform an inexpensive insulated shopping bag into a comfortable bed— (just don’t sit on the zipper). Actually— … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Wrapped in Memories

Oh please, don’t be sad! I was thinking about you and I was going to call, but I accidentally spent the entire day wrapped in memories. You see—I was going through boxes of  ‘paper clutter’ and throwing things out, because … Continue reading

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Sitting on Cat Chairs

Sitting on cat chairs ’cause they all belong to me. You could have claimed one but it’s too late now, you see. After warming this blueness, don’t ask me to go. With my own claws and cat hair, I shaped … Continue reading

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Love Lives Beyond Death

Love lives beyond death forever on sweet memories of your heart melting slowly into mine. Watching over you each day was my greatest joy. Our 5 years and 6 months together were so wonderful. I thought my time with you … Continue reading

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Sleeping Sink Cat

IF you have a cat~~~ Whenever you go walking in the night— always remember to turn on the lights, because you don’t know who might be sleeping under the faucet curled up in the sink not expecting water or something … Continue reading

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Low-Tech Computer Screen Blockers

When too much time is spent on the computer and other important aspects of life are being ignored, my low-tech computer screen blockers are automatically activated. They are highly effective! If I attempt to remove them from my desktop and … Continue reading

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Password Overload

These days, perplexing little passwords have to be attached to just about everything.  Supposedly, they will keep us all safe from unwanted intruders and  unscrupulous hackers. Without the correct password, nobody can access my information–not even me.  I have lost track of the amount … Continue reading

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