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Monthly Archives: December 2016
Frivolous Friday – Do You Judge a Cat by its Color?
Here are two things I thought I knew about cats: Calicos and tortoiseshell cats are feisty and even a bit ornery. And orange tabbies are docile and sweet. Not only is this incorrect, it’s labeling like this that can ruin … Continue reading
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Thoughts for Thursday – A Feline’s Favorites
Does your cat have a favorite toy, cat bed, place to sleep, hiding place, person, animal friend, visitor, treat? Did she get something for Christmas that she adores? Or did you get something for Christmas that she adores? I received … Continue reading
Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – What People Will Do For Cats
There are hundreds of cat shelters across the nation and the majority of them are run on donations. I love hearing about some of the creative fund-raisers launched on behalf of these shelters. In Winthrop, Maine, for example, two men … Continue reading
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Newsday Tuesday – No More Cats At Large
Do you miss your cats when you travel? I really like seeing cats out and about when I travel or simply lounging on a porch or sitting in a window. Sometimes you see a cat curled up in a basket … Continue reading
Mindful Monday—Christmas Was the Cat’s Pajamas
Lily, Sophie, and I trust that you and your feline friends came through the hustle-bustle of the holidays unscathed. In fact, let’s hope it was the cat’s pajamas. What does that mean? Those of you born after 1970 have probably … Continue reading
I don’t usually post on the weekend, but this weekend is special. For one thing, the response to my poem has been rather startling. Other bloggers want to share it, at least one follower was moved to send a donation … Continue reading
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Frivolous Friday — Cat Eternal-A Poem
Cat Eternal She was deeply etched in Egypt’s ancient marble as oils of today are fluid in her image. She padded about the pyramids. She saunters gingerly now through the city’s clutter. Mau, man’s idol, was molded into powerful figures … Continue reading
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Thoughts for Thursday – How the Heck Did the Cat Make it This Far?
I told you I wanted the book, “The Lion in the Living Room; How Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World,” by Abigail Tucker. However, I came across an article this week by Alice Robb who writes for Science … Continue reading
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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Are Cats Psychic?
We’ve all heard stories of pets that traveled great distances for one reason or another—usually to return home after being moved. Many of the animals who navigate on their own to find their way back to their families are cats. … Continue reading
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Newsday Tuesday – Cats Being Exploited
In October we talked about why cats are in danger around Halloween and why shelters rarely adopt out black cats close to that holiday. Likewise, shelter operators seldom adopt out kittens around Christmas and Easter because some of these purchases … Continue reading