The Stand-ins

It’s been about six weeks since we bid farewell to our Annie. She was getting along in years and was showing signs that she might be wrapping things up before long, but we weren’t yet ready to say goodbye when the day arrived. There’s a cat-shaped empty space in the house now. We’ve been trying […]

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Looking sharp

I’ve acquired a new camera, so expect to see a whole lot of cat pictures coming your way. I’ve had one of the Panasonic Lumix point and shoot cameras for a couple of years, and it has been terrific. Except for its Achilles heel, where the design of the telescoping lens has a tendency to […]

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We have a deal

At some point in the distant past, we asked Cats to come out of the wilderness and join us in the civilized world. Knowing cats as I do, it is no surprise that the mercenary core of the species quickly determined that Civilization was a good bargain. Still, we see evidence of the Cat hedging […]

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Cat Census

Yesterday afternoon we took a walk around the neighborhood, and right of the bat we saw three cats. Not surprising, in that there are a lot of cats around here, but a typical walk might net around four cat sightings total. So we are off to a great start. Continuing on our walk, and around […]

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Easy does it

Don’t know about you, but I’ve been a bit on edge lately. My President thought it would be fun to go from a shoo-in lead to “too close to call” in the final weeks of the campaign, and the local nine decided to drop the first two games of their best of five series. Mr. […]

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This goes back a ways

It’s been about seven years since the kitty came to live here. In this image, she’s getting in a little Neighborhood Watch action. Much has changed since that day. The dining room is no longer blue, the furniture you see here is somewhere else now, the curtains are long gone, the windows themselves have been […]

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