Cat Stories

Living Together

Living Together

It took about six weeks to go from kittens hidden away like fairy tale characters in their bathroom safe room, to full-fledged family members roaming amidst the larger dogs and cats who inhabit the world inside our home.

By December 18, 2012 Read More →
Life in the Pen

Life in the Pen

As I write this post, I’m sitting on a couch in my family room with two purring cats on my lap and two dogs sleeping soundly on either side of me. It’s a peaceful scene, but it didn’t happen this way by accident. In my last post, I wrote about my first steps in getting […]

By December 11, 2012 Read More →
Dogs + Cats + Kittens = ?

Dogs + Cats + Kittens = ?

When the kittens, Elsa Clair and Calvin, came to live with us, we already had a full house. So, we had to figure out the best way to introduce the kittens to our three dogs and two cats.

By December 4, 2012 Read More →
The Continuing Story: Elsa Clair and Calvin Come to Live with Us

The Continuing Story: Elsa Clair and Calvin Come to Live with Us

Two kittens join the family, but one gets off to a rocky start–and they both wind up hospitalized.

By November 27, 2012 Read More →
Smitten

Smitten

I hadn’t planned on having any more pets. I had told everyone I was full up with a complete set of three dogs and two cats. Then I was smitten…by kittens.

By October 16, 2012 Read More →
Cover Up

Cover Up

After she finishes her meals, Athena neatly folds placemats over the empty bowls. Never saw this one in the cat behavior books.

By July 24, 2012 Read More →
Her Highness, Dawn the Cat

Her Highness, Dawn the Cat

Dawn gets high

Squirreling it Away

Squirreling it Away

My family room features several large windows that overlook a stone patio and a shade garden. Hanging throughout the garden are a few bird feeders. Well, more than a few. Actually, more than a dozen. I love watching birds at my feeders. It’s mesmerizing and fascinating. In a post a few months ago, I included […]

By April 11, 2012 Read More →
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Corinne’s student film, from a dog and cat perspective.

By January 6, 2012 Read More →
After Irene

After Irene

Hurricane Irene rained and raged and stormed and blew. By the next morning, the rain had let up a bit and by early afternoon, all that was left was the wind.

By September 13, 2011 Read More →