Tag: cats

Phase of the Summer

I’m always a little frustrated at this phase of summer.  In a few short weeks, my winter squash has gone from lush and productive to looking straggly.  Now the race is on to keep the vines alive long enough that the squash will ripen. It happens this way every summer.  One day it’s all looking…

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Retract Those Claws

The kitten grew into a hulking sheath of muscle from nose to tail.  Several vets checked to see if he was really neutered (he was) because he was so heavily muscled.  He also bent their needles on a fairly regular basis. I didn’t declaw him when he was a kitten.  Not every cat needs it and…

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Briefly They Touch Our Lives

The other day, I used the random word “intense” to describe the kitten at play. One of my fellow bloggers, Random Thoughts From Midlife, asked where the kitten went to when I said he was gone.  I realize that I was not very clear in my post. The kitten died last year, at the age of nine…

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Backspace Key for My Life

I seem to use the backspace key a lot when I’m typing.  The older I get, the more I need it too.  I’m not sure if I’ve gotten that much clumsier or am just rushing too much and typing faster than I’m spelling.  Sometimes I wish I had a backspace key to use on my life…

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Interact With A Sunbeam

It’s a neverending source of amusement to watch the animals interact with a sunbeam.  I think they have built-in solar panels that automatically know which way to face to maximize their usage of natural warmth for maximum doziness.  I was surprised to find out that the dogs do this also, although it is not quite as high an…

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