Attila the Hunny

My cats are overweight, a problem common to aging pets and pet owners who spend too much time indoors at the computer or on the sofa watching television. My cats are on a diet, which causes Milo some serious problems. Milo is a large, lumbering cat of Siamese mix. He's muscle, fat, size, and … Continue reading

Respecere – The Face of My Cat

On June 10, 2011 I put my beautiful cat "down." I have spent the week reflecting on this experience, revisiting my grief, marking the year and its tumult. I associate her with a part of my life that is now gone; she is the bearer of much meaning, and she is so much more than just that. If I … Continue reading

Random Bits

I am trying to hack my related post plugin to work only on my blog and not all the other pages. It requires learning about Wordpress hooks and conditional tags. This means learning about the is_home tag. The idea of is_home as conditional is quite worrisome in our current political and economic … Continue reading

Alien Monkey Cat and Broom

Let me introduce you to this cat. Her name is Monkey, which is short for Alien Monkey Cat. Some people call her AMC for short, but only on Facebook. She is visiting from another planet and she is residing with me for a time while she spies on us. I am using this as an opportunity to spread the word … Continue reading