She sleeps more than she used to. Walks are much longer than in days past, but only because we go at turtle pace. Walks are more like meanders, and are more about sniffing than cardio. Getting up on favorite places – couches, beds – is an ordeal oftentimes. About half the time she manages front…Read more »
Those of you who have followed along here for awhile know that I’m active with a TNR group in my town. The group got started in December 2012 and now, not quite two years later, we have TNR’d (trapped/neutered/returned) more than 550 cats. With the weather turning cold, and the fact that the cats we…Read more »
I was talking to a friend today who couldn’t believe the new pictures of Annie. She is so different from what she looked like when I swooped in an captured her. My friend thought I should post her before and after shots – the great makeover of Annie. Some of you have seen her before…Read more »
“She had an immense curiosity about life, and was constantly staring and wondering.” ― Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady They say that curiosity killed the cat, but Annie must not know that saying. As a feral kitten brought in late, she is still quite leery of me. I can’t touch her, except for…Read more »
What other kind of sign would you expect in a home that has seven resident cats, and occasional visitors? Cat crossing, of course! This week’s photo challenge asks for signs, so I captured my favorite one in the house, and then one of our cats, Gabi, decided to demonstrate its use.
The news hit on my birthday, earlier this week. Dr. Sophia Yin, a veterinarian and animal behaviorist I admire deeply, passed away unexpectedly. A day or two later, we learned that she had taken her own life. The news of her death at 48 years old devastated many of us inspired by her life’s work.…Read more »