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Crazy Cat Lady

“Crazy Cat Lady” often has a negative connotation, but I’m here to dispel that myth. I am a Crazy Cat Lady and proud of it. I know this is no news to those who know me. You don’t even have to know me WELL to realize this. Many of my conversations are about cats –… Read more »

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Party Animals

Today is a big day.  It’s the day we celebrate the birth of the King of our home . . . the one – the only – Leupold Thunderpaws Cartledge, a.k.a. Leo. This called for a BIG party! The preparations were under way.  The boys were dressed in their finest Vera Bradley outfits, and were… Read more »

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Meet the Family: Ron

  This is Ron.  My son Nick chose him back in 2005 when Ron was only 4 months old, and being fostered by a friend of ours.  When we adopted Ron, he was sick – oozing eyes, runny nose . . . I couldn’t believe Nick talked me into adopting a sick kitty.  11 years… Read more »

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A Cat By Any Other Name . . .

  CAT – /kat/ noun: a small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractile claws. It is widely kept as a pet or for catching mice, and many breeds have been developed. Who doesn’t know that?  We also know them as felines, kittens and kitties.  But what would you call this? This… Read more »