Category Archives: Pets

Riley: September 2001 – March 21, 2017

The loss of a beloved fur-child always hurts.  Sometimes it hurts like hell.  And sometimes it hurts so much that it brings you to your knees and breaks your heart…. Riley was a survivor. When he was a kitten, he survived being … Continue reading

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Honey-dawg, February 15, 1994 – May 23, 2008

My little Honey-girl lost her battle with heart failure and was helped to the Bridge a little before midnight last night. Before we left the house for our last ride together in the car, I watched in amazement as the … Continue reading

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Simon: Basket Case Kitten

“Hellooooo! Anybody home?” “Oh, hi! Are you pretendin’ to be the troll under the bridge?” “I shall vanquish you, nasty troll, with my mighty ninja moves!” “What makes you think Niko’s gettin’ mad? We’s just playin’!” “In yer basket! Two … Continue reading

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Simon: “You’ve Got Mail!”

It was a pretty typical day here at the kitten daycare center and Simon was (typically) busy terrorizing the resident cats. Something special was in the works, however, because earlier in the day a package had arrived in the mail … Continue reading

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Simon: Fearless/Foolish

Despite cat etiquette training by Niko and my other cats, Simon still doesn’t seem to understand that there’s more to life than simply — and repeatedly — pouncing on other members of one’s species. In a rare moment of discretion/common … Continue reading

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