Losing another close family friend

One of our three cats was lying on the carpet in our den this morning and stretched, squeaked and purred as I petted her. Puffer couldn’t meow because she was born with damaged vocal cords, along with her sister, Coco, who were feral kittens that Amy cared for in 2007 until we decided to add […]

Requiem for a beloved cat

Trouble came to us via a co-worker at The Eddie Mahe Company in Washington in 1995. She found the kitten shivering in the rain in a DC alley. He had survived among the other creatures of the night. The black-and-white kitten didn’t meow and make much of any sound. We never knew if the silence […]

Friday the 13th

Three of our six cats are black so it would be easy to conclude that we’re not superstitious or worried about Friday the 13th. Yeah, right. The Vancouver Sun reports that cat poop can cause schizophrenia in humans. When you have six cats, cat poop is a fact of life. Message to Amy: I’m not […]