Cats, Spirituality

Rutherford

In August 2017 Hurricane Harvey spawned storms into Tampa Bay that downed trees and knocked out power. Andy and I went on our usual walk along the Hillsborough River after the storms had passed. There was debris and water everywhere, but the clouds had gone and the sky had that post-storm brightness to it, even… Continue reading Rutherford

30 Days of Yoga, Cats

Observe

Sometimes Bart tolerates Rutherford. Yeah, his ears are back, but they're not flattened in that "when-I-get-into-a-fight-with-this-beast-I-don't-want-them-torn-off" sorta way, but more like an "ugh-this-guy-again" southward jaunt. Sometimes he doesn't hiss and he just deals. And sometimes he even lets him lay next to him. Today wasn't one of those days. Today when I sat on the… Continue reading Observe

Cats, Me

The Big Move Part III: Resignation

Part I and Part II if you're interested. Cat wrangling, much like ballet, is simultaneously an art and a sport. It leaves you breathless as well as creatively drained. On the morning we were to finally leave, the Thursday after Valentine's Day and a day behind schedule, our furry children had to be put in… Continue reading The Big Move Part III: Resignation

Blogmas, Cats, Fun Stuff

Blogmas: 5 Last Minute Gift Ideas

I've thankfully finished all of my Christmas shopping with four days to spare, but I know not everybody is quite so lucky. To help out those poor, unfortunate souls with no idea what to get their spouse, coworkers, or other obligatory gift recipient, I've put together a list of five gifts you already have in… Continue reading Blogmas: 5 Last Minute Gift Ideas

Blogmas, Cats

Blogmas: Tannenbaum Part Deux

We bought more lights and finished decorating the tree a couple days ago. When purchasing the original lights, we found that Target had some simple stockings that would work really well for our needs, our needs being he and I both needed one, and of course all three of our cats need their own as… Continue reading Blogmas: Tannenbaum Part Deux

Cats

Questions Only A Cat Can Answer

Why are you so obsessed with the toilet? Even after the great plunge of two ought seventeen, you still insist on challenging a one-handed me to keep you at bay. How can you differentiate the toilet from, say, the couch? Both are sat upon, both are read upon. How do you know this seat is… Continue reading Questions Only A Cat Can Answer