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Changing of the Guard – RIP, Daniel

To the left is Sheldon and that’s Daniel on the left. This was taken a few years ago. Sheldon had achieved his full growth and Daniel did not contend Sheldon’s assumption of the throne. It was a gentle passage rather … Continue reading

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Caturday – A Question of Brevity

Here’s a photo from back in the day, when we had nothing but Maine Coons and lived in a third story apartment. Actually, they loved doing this, they’d beg to go out on the balcony and sleep in the sun. … Continue reading

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Caturday – Cat, You Better Come Home

I haven’t posted in about a week but there’s a couple good reasons for that. 1.) Tuesday and Wednesday our Internet connection was iffy (welcome to Rural America) and 2.) on Thursday our little Sansa went missing. She did this … Continue reading

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Caturday – The Last Farewell

I just buried Jasper. This is our pet graveyard. It’s behind our garage, facing south. This used to be my parents’ rhubarb and strawberry patch. The rhubarb grows like a weed but I’ve gotten some of it dug out. For … Continue reading

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RIP Jasper, 1998-2015

Jasper left us just after midnight last night. He started having seizures Monday afternoon and it was all downhill from there. He passed away laying on a towel on our bed with my wife whispering his name and saying goodbye. … Continue reading

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And Yet My Wife Thinks We Don’t Have Enough Pets

We had a week of very warm weather. Temperatures were in the high 50s to mid 60s. The cats were quite enthused about this. This was taken Sunday afternoon, when everyone was tuckered out and ready for a nap. The … Continue reading

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Caturday – A Day of Rest for Winter Warriors

We’ve had a January thaw for almost two weeks with temperatures ranging from twenty to forty above. Daniel and Sansa have been making the most of it, going outside for long periods of time. Sneakers rambles out for a quick … Continue reading

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The Old Warriors March On

The old boys, Sneakers and Jasper, are showing some signs of decline. Sneaks is a little more shaky on his feet, Jasper prone to little health issues, and both are getting a little dotty. But Sneaks wandered outside this morning, … Continue reading

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A Sparrow with a Death Wish

Sneakers prefers to contemplate the mysteries of the universe. Everyone else in this room is thinking about death; sweet juicy feathered death.

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She’s Into That May-December Thing

Amy, the Formerly Feral Kitten, is into older men. Her favorite nap companions are Jasper and Sneakers, our sixteen-year-old senior citizens. When she needs a nap after playing HARD she seeks out one of the geezers. I’m not sure why … Continue reading

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