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  • Unlike most cats, Precious didn't like ladders; she got to the third step and stood her ground. "Not gonna do 'er," was all she would say when encouraged to go higher . . .

Not Gonna Do ‘Er!

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: domestic animals|Tags: , |Comments Off on Not Gonna Do ‘Er!

Not Sinatra or Judy Collins

Purrrfect was tired of having to explain, no, she was not Frank Sinatra or Judy Collins in spite of those arresting blue eyes.  She couldn’t sing a lick; in fact, her yeowling sounded like a child being punished. Hers was not a career in music . . .

By |September 3rd, 2018|Categories: domestic animals, Musicians|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Not Sinatra or Judy Collins

The Cat

The dog had a name and got to come in and be with people.  The cat wasn’t called by any name, she was just the “cat.”  She didn’t get to come in either–some nonsense about “allergies.” Her lawyer suggested suing the dog for alienation of affection.

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Dogs, domestic animals|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Cat

Do It Right the First Time

When Purrrfect heard the Crystal Gayle song, “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue,” she wondered, “Why not just do it right the first time, like I did . . .”

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: domestic animals, Musicians|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Do It Right the First Time

The Catbird Seat

Lucy had heard people speak about sitting in “The catbird seat;” they made it sound intriguing, something to be longed for, but she had to wonder, what is a Catbird seat . . .?

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Birds, domestic animals|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Catbird Seat

Fatal Disease

The vet told Purrrfect that she had a nasty disease–curiosity–and it was fatal . . .

By |August 10th, 2016|Categories: domestic animals, Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fatal Disease