Felis Catus
March 26th, 2015 [No Comments]

Blazing blues

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imagesI thought I knew about the blues.

I thought I wasn’t wild about the blues.

Now I think I was a dunderhead. Continue reading » » »

March 21st, 2015 [3 Comments]

The town with Piddy

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Soft PiddyIt is important, before you read any further, that you know a true fact. Brace yourselves. OK, here goes.

It isn’t very pretty what a town without pity can do. Continue reading » » »

March 19th, 2015 [4 Comments]

Jersey on her Georgian mind

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1204bb185240a8c54dee125118415ae7When Big Things happen, they happen quickly.

One morning you’re a paragraph away from finishing the Great American Novel, but it may as well be ten thousand tomes of invisible ink.
The next, epiphany hits and you’ve got yourself a magnum opus.

One night you’re watching Miami Vice reruns and eating Funyuns in your holey sweatpants.
The next, you’re on the last first date you’ll ever have.

One drizzly day, you’re a stray seventeen-year-old cat, many miles and dreams from when you first began.
The next, a microchip leads you all the way home…from Georgia to Jersey. Continue reading » » »

March 13th, 2015 [1 Comment]

Old enough to begin again

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16377803177_18c21eb63c_zPeople may have told you that you’re too old to learn the accordion.

People may have pooh-poohed your plans to tame an old feral cat.

“It’s too late,” people say. “That ship has sailed,” people say.

People say a lot of things. Continue reading » » »

March 11th, 2015 [2 Comments]

In process

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16562598902_8f2fd9ad99_kIt is a cat’s prerogative to change her mind.

Let’s say you’ve swooned for wet food all your days. But one day, you take a look at that glop and say, “by George, this smells like excrement.” It is your right to hate wet food from this moment forward.

Maybe you’ve flown into a rage at the first sight of a cat brush. But one morning, you wake up and think, “perhaps that grooming tool should be permitted to live.” You have the liberty to bare your belly for the brush.

Continue reading » » »

March 6th, 2015 [1 Comment]

Epilogues: February 2015

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16676354805_b5e551d994_zIt’s over, homies.

The worst of winter. The chalky cavalcade of Conversation Hearts. The days without daffodils.

And your wait for the cats’ monthly wrap-up. Continue reading » » »