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Belling the cat(s)

Belling the cat(s)

Now the cats are neutered and wandering the neighborhood free and far, I thought it was time to identify them as owned cats and not strays. It’s more like they own me, but they are wearing the collars. They are pretty dubious about the bells. There have been...
Walking the cats

Walking the cats

In the morning when I leave for yoga, sometimes the cats follow me. At first it was only as far as the end of the driveway, but today they walked about halfway with me.And for the past two days, they have waited for me to finish yoga and come back. These cats act like...
Need a bigger lap

Need a bigger lap

Most mornings before I go to teach yoga, I sit outside with my coffee and enjoy “bench time” with the cats. I started that with Three and now I do it with her kittens. There isn’t enough space for everyone to climb aboard, but they do...
Gentlemen, look away

Gentlemen, look away

We had the kittens neutered this month. It is, from a human’s point of view, the wise choice for a number of reasons. But I can’t help feeling it’s not fair to the cats. They don’t get a say, the definitely don’t understand, and we are...
Cat helper

Cat helper

This morning we took Isabella Bird’s three brothers to the vet for their neutering. When we arrived home without them, she was frantic. She ran to the car crying and hasn’t let me out of her sight since. She decided to cling to me and so I have moved my...
Pre-typhoon

Pre-typhoon

Typhoon 19 is on its way, on a course to hit us on Saturday into Sunday. Today, Tod and I prepared by stockng up on food, filling Tilly’ tank, cleaning up outside, and getting all the storm shutters cleaned and ready. The cats do not like the change in weather....