Category Archives: Cats

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Saying Goodbye

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By the time this post goes live I will have said my final goodbyes to my sweet baby girl Pumpkin.  She was 16 years old and we have had her since she was 5 months old.  She is having severe digestive issues, she is losing weight rapidly, and she is not acting like herself at all.  The other cats seem… Read more »

One Year of Mayhem

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Last week marked the one year mark of Lilly being a member of our family. I don’t remember exactly how I came up with the name Lilly for her. Maybe I knew more than I realized, because lately I have suggested that Lilly is actually short for Little Miss Mayhem. She still has very much a kitten’s personality and energy… Read more »

Who Sent You?

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Last summer when Lilly first showed up on our doorstep a lot of people commented that Hershey sent her (For the newcomers, Hershey was my husband’s cat who passed on last winter at the age of 18 1/2 and the poster child for this post). Originally I laughed that off.  Even if I did believe that a dearly departed cat… Read more »

Black Cat Appreciation Day. Yes, We are Doing This One Again

Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day. Yes, I mark this one every year because this one is that important to me. As you know, for the past 15 years I have shared my home with a number of black beauties.  We currently have 2 adult black cats, Pumpkin and Boots, and one of Lilly’s kittens is black as well. In… Read more »