Tag: Elsa Clair

Elsa Clair, the Great Black-and-White Hunter

Elsa Clair, the Great Black-and-White Hunter

No bug is safe in our house, thanks to Elsa Clair.

Text from cat: Where’s the cream?

Text from cat: Where’s the cream?

 

Text from cat: Perspective

Text from cat: Perspective

 

By April 19, 2013 Read More →
CSI: My Kitchen, Part II (a cat mystery)

CSI: My Kitchen, Part II (a cat mystery)

The story continues. The suspects are interrogated. The crimes continue. Will the mystery of the drowned cat toys be solved?

By March 12, 2013 Read More →
CSI: My Kitchen, Part I (a cat mystery)

CSI: My Kitchen, Part I (a cat mystery)

The lifeless body lay limply on my kitchen floor. Tail thrown at an awkward angle. Eyes black and sightless as felt. Pink ears darkened and sagging. Fur wet, matted…and blue. Part 1 of 2.

By March 5, 2013 Read More →
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 →
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 →
Sandy’s Aftermath (Part II)

Sandy’s Aftermath (Part II)

We make it through the worst of Hurricane Sandy. But the aftermath is a trial, with no electricity, roads blocked, and gas stations closed. We’re lucky to have a generator, and gladly help our neighbors.

By November 13, 2012 Read More →
Stormy Weather: Sandy Pays an Unwelcome Visit (Part I)

Stormy Weather: Sandy Pays an Unwelcome Visit (Part I)

Hurricane Sandy blew through New Jersey and it was a wild ride. Part 1 of 2.

By November 9, 2012 Read More →