So this is what it’s like, rubbed so raw by grief you feel as though your body has been dragged through shards of broken glass…but on the inside, where your heart is. I wrote those words Friday morning, less than an hour after we euthanized our beloved cat, Sydney. Two days later, the pain is … Continue reading Sydney.
Second Fiddle to a Feline
Tara came home from an outing with coworkers Friday night, and that's when I realized my cat is more popular than I am. "How'd it go?" I asked when she walked through the door. "Great!" she replied. "Everybody asked about Sydney!" "What about me?" I wondered. "Oh. Your name came up, too. A couple of … Continue reading Second Fiddle to a Feline
Are You Kitten Me?
Two weeks ago, I got a text from Tara. So...what are your thoughts on getting a kitten? This question came from out of the blue. Tara has always been a dog person. She puts up with our calico, Sydney, but if push came to shove, I know she'd rather have a canine. So I was a … Continue reading Are You Kitten Me?
What Would My Cat Do?
By now you've probably all seen the video of Tara, the hero cat who saved a little boy from a vicious dog attack. In case you live under a rock (or still have dial-up), here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-Opm9b2WDk When I first saw this video, I felt justified. Because I'm a cat owner in a dog eat dog … Continue reading What Would My Cat Do?
Kids Are Like Pets
I was watching something on TV last night, and there was a segment in which the host had his really smart dog fetch him a drink. "Get me a beer," he said while lounging on the couch, immersed in a football game. His faithful companion immediately jumped down from the sofa and trotted into the … Continue reading Kids Are Like Pets