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amy-d-shojai's picture
Jul.28.2011
The eyes of cats and dogs are quite similar to our own, but how are they different? The cat has the largest eyes of any meat eater; if our own eyes were proportionally the same as this Devon Rex kitty in the photo, human eyes would be eight inches across. But it goes beyond the looks-pun...
carla-hefley's picture
Jul.25.2011
Good morning my dear friends! It is Monday, 6:05 AM but I was actually up a 4:45 this morning. Little Clayton's routine is 5 and 5 for his meals so the minute the alarm goes off he is up and ready to get it done. We don't let him jump off the bed because it is so high so he has to get us up and get...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.06.2011
  The writing has not gone well.  Short stories are being rejected (though I only sent out a couple to a few places) and novels are not being written.  I am very confident that I'll write more--and more consistently--once I'm in my own office in the new house.  I always wrote more there--...
jolina-petersheim's picture
Jul.05.2011
The biggest fight my husband and I ever got into was over a cat. We were taking a leisurely stroll after supper when the sound of pitiful mewing met my ears. Although my right forearm bears 17-year-old bite marks from the time, as a child, I tried to domesticate a wild feline and failed, I was not...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.05.2011
Hey, it's been a long time.  Again.  Sorry for the disappearance; buying another house, doing something with mine, professional responsibilities, dealing with agents, lawyers, inspectors...No time at all to blog, or to write anything.  Last night was the first time in a long time that I was able to...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Jun.29.2011
 Fireworks from July 4th celebration may be festive to you, but can turn your pets into nervous wrecks. More cats and dogs--and even livestock like horses--become lost on this day than any other when pets panic, go through windows, break tethers and leap fences. Even safely contained pets...
carla-hefley's picture
Jun.17.2011
I have to share B's news with her pretty kitty, Vera.  Go to B's blog Bifftastica to read about how little Vera did a stint for a national commercial!  Her sisters, Pimmy and Sammie stayed home to wait as Vera made her way to her photo shoot!  What a good kittie. On another note, A has added to...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Jun.15.2011
‘Would you consider yourself a green?’ Fiona Bruce asked in an interview to celebrate Prince Philip’s ninetieth birthday. Prince Philip’s mouth resembled that of Kermit the Frog before he answered, ‘There’s a difference between being concerned for the conservation of nature and being a bunny hugger...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Jun.06.2011
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, but spring also brings an abundance of needy puppies, cute kittens, and strays. Adding a new pet to the existing furry family can put tails in a twist. Would you embrace that stranger off the street who smells funny, sleeps in your bed, uses your toilet...
lee-juslin's picture
May.29.2011
Moorea, a therapy cat, arrives at any of the several nursing homes or hospice facilities she visits regularly in her rather posh carriage and often wearing her personal tiara. The residents welcome her with enthusiasm. The little calico cat that was found wandering the streets seems an...