Archive: June, 2017
June 29th, 2017 [2 Comments]

Love takes courage

by Angela

Love sounds sweet and soft.

Love wears steel-toed boots.

Love is a marvelous, maddening thing. Continue reading » » »

June 22nd, 2017 [1 Comment]

Gratuitous cat photos: Kitten Shower 4.0 edition

by Angela

I sure hope you didn’t reckon on fishin’ this weekend.

Sure, it’s flounder season and all. But the weather is wet and woolly, with wee ones more wondrous than all the ocean. Continue reading » » »

June 20th, 2017 [1 Comment]

Tara Talk guest post: Hakuna Matata

by Angela

Angela interjects: We — feline, human and otherwise — had hoped that volunteer Tara would write guest blog posts for Sweet Pea for a long, long time.

Our hopes were dashed on the sorrow of a too-short life.

But Tara’s love of the Tabby’s Place cats lives on, as does her wondrous way with words, so hope rises again. Only a heart as tender as Tara’s could take you deep into the jungly jive of Simba. That’s just what she’ll do in a series of posts starting today. Thank you, Tara, for taking a fancy for this fabulous, complicated cat, and stealing our hearts for his collection. Continue reading » » »

June 16th, 2017 [1 Comment]

Musical cats, verse #5: No high fructose corn syrup

by Angela

The Lounge has changed.

The Lounge has not changed.

The Lounge is complicated. Continue reading » » »

June 15th, 2017 [1 Comment]

Musical cats, verse #4: Communal concerns

by Angela

The moving of cats is a delicate matter.

Perhaps that’s why we decided to do it all at once, to approximately 30,000 cats. Nowhere was our prudence and patience more evident than in the Community Room. Continue reading » » »

June 10th, 2017 [2 Comments]

Sally’s 360

by Karina

They say a leopard can’t change it’s spots. If you Google this saying it claims “One canno​t change ones essential nature​.” ​
W​ell Sally is living proof that while a leopard can’t change, a small black panther looking cat can completely change her whole essential nature.


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