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Spook news

Spook, for the uninitiated, is one of the two ginger cats who’d turned up at my house at roughly the same time.  Spook was the younger of the two and was ultimately the one who didn’t want to stick around. … Continue reading

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Another cat comes around Pt II

Back in February I wrote about a nasty little beast who started showing up around the house.  He scared Buddy and Spook, chased them both (treed Spook once and cornered Buddy by the patio door) and sprayed the backyard.  Dark … Continue reading

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Some thoughts, one month later

It’s been exactly 30 days since Buddy died in my arms.  As is hopefully understandable, it’s been really hard.  He’d truly become a part of my family and his sudden absence has been really painful.  So many things that I … Continue reading

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I just don’t understand my boys.

I have to fess up that I just don’t understand these cats.  It’s weird that I don’t.  I mean, I’ve had cats in my house pretty much constantly for the last 33 years.  During that time I should’ve learned something … Continue reading

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Spook update

The Continuing Spook Saga provides two lessons: (1) this is why you introduce cats to each other slowly and (2) this is why you shouldn’t let cats outside.  Before getting to those lessons, I need to report that despite Spook’s initial reluctance … Continue reading

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Spook

About the time that Buddy, the current incumbent cat, wiggled (sneaked, maneuvered, wormed, or charmed) his way into my life, he was running with another orange cat.  That other cat was really nervous, spooky really, so the name was a … Continue reading

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Throw away culture and animals

What do you do when your TV, microwave oven or vacuum cleaner breaks?  Do you take it to be fixed or do you spring for another one?  Even if the repair costs only a couple bucks most people will justify … Continue reading

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