Tag Archives: cats

Done Your Job

 One of the hardest issues a pet owner has to deal with is expensive veterinary bills.  I like the way Gwen Cooper talks about it in this excerpt from her book Homer:  The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat, ©2015: Animals are luckier than humans, because animals get to live in the now.  They …

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Why Are You?

Anyone who has ever owned a cat has wondered this at one time. ButtPoems by J. Smith is on the web HERE.

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Books and Cats

“We have noted that a passion for books and a fondness for cats are very often points of intersection on the Venn diagram of personality.”  ~Bill Richardson, in Bachelor Brother’s Bed & Breakfast, ©1993

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Vibes Cat

Most people saw this several years ago, but somehow I missed it.  I’m hoping a few people will get to see it for the first time, and a few more people will enjoy seeing it again.

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Cats

I can’t embed this, so you’ll just have to trust me that it’ll make you smile and is worth a click:  Cats by Zhaobangni It’s silly, but fun.

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Sam

Even anonymously, behind the shield of a url, it’s hard for me to open up.  I intended for this blog to be a lot more personal, but it ends up being book excerpts and favorite quotes. My wife Mona writes much more from the heart, and I thought she did a good job talking about …

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It’s time

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Man, God, Cats

I know the Hindu hierarchy puts man at the top, but I’ve never really bought into that. I think it’s sort of a species-based narcissism, and it wouldn’t surprise me at all to find more enlightened beings than myself inhabiting animal bodies just for the fun of it or to take a break: God: Oh, …

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Au clair de la lune…

I love the way the moon is reflected in the window, and the way the grainy texture looks like the night.

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19th Century Cats

A wallpaper design from 1898, via Windy Poplars Room

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Lights of my Life

Amanda (she’s 17) likes to curl up around Mona’s ankles in the morning.  🙂

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Cats

If you own a cat, people will give you cat figurines.

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Take Three Cats and…

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Cats and Mermaids

The original source is HERE, but I found it HERE.  

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Melody

That’s our cat Melody.  I like the peaceful feeling this evokes; the carpet, the sunshine, the napping cat. Cats can be a hard subject to photograph.  We have three, and they all respond differently. Sam is the easiest- he’s curious to see what’s going on, but not curious enough to actually get up and go …

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Cats and rats and elephants, and long-necked beasts…

Our cat Amanda (seen HERE) makes a bee-line for my lap every time I sit to chant my rounds. I really believe she must have been Hindu in a previous life.  From the first time she heard the sounds, she was all over me.  She’ll even leave her food dish– without looking back– when she …

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Cat Cognition

Ádám Miklósi studies cats: …he and his colleagues created two puzzles: one solvable, the other impossible. In the solvable puzzle, the researchers placed food in a bowl and stuck it under a stool. Dogs and cats had to find the bowl and pull it out to eat. Both aced the test. Then the scientist rigged …

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Lilies

I just learned yesterday that lilies are super to toxic to cats.  (source)  With Easter just around the corner, be watchful of your furry little buddies!

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