Archive: ‘Tabby’s Place’ Category
February 14th, 2019 [No Comments]

Gratuitous cat photos: Ye Olde Valentiney Edition

by Angela

I don’t know how you feel about Valentine’s Day.

I do, however, know that your Valentine’s Day is about to get better. Continue reading » » »

February 13th, 2019 [3 Comments]

Guest post: Forever Loved: Max

by Angela

In a time when no words suffice, we turn to those who loved beyond words.

In the case of the immortal Max, who left this world last Friday, we turn to Kim.

Kim wrote monthly updates to Max’s Special Needs sponsors for 6+ years. The bond between them transcended time; you’ll glimpse that indescribable love in Kim’s eulogy below.

Even today, even as Max’s absence is surreal, the life-force that was Max transcends the limits of this life. Thank you, Kim, for finding the words for a soul who strains the limits of language. — A.H.
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February 12th, 2019 [1 Comment]

One Patty

by Angela

We live in an age of excess.

We don’t just want eyeshadow, we want 570-shade palettes vast enough to make RuPaul proud.

We don’t just want a sandwich; we want the Arbynator, and cheeseburger-crust pizza, and the KFC Double-Down (presumably named because you will be doubly down for the count upon eating it).

Mercifully, we have cats to remind us when enough is enough. Continue reading » » »

February 8th, 2019 [1 Comment]

Epilogues: January 2019

by Angela

Holy Moses. Did we really do it, kittens?

Did we really clobber January? Continue reading » » »

February 6th, 2019 [1 Comment]

Tara Talk guest post: A boy and his Wookiee

by Tara

Cats, like people, can always surprise you.

After almost three years with my first Tabby’s Place alumnae Peggy and Dottie, they still reveal little quirks of personality, or develop new habits, or decide that they now hate the food they always gobbled down with glee. They’re mercurial creatures who never go stagnant.

So it’s no surprise that one of the most wonderful parts of bringing Simba into my family last July has been watching him evolve.

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February 1st, 2019 [1 Comment]

Valentitled

by Angela

We are two weeks away from The Day On Which It Is Permissible To Expect Affection.

This is of no concern to The Species From Which We Can Learn Much. Continue reading » » »