Category Archives: Cat-related philosophies and reflections

Respecting our Four-legged Elders

Petfinder sent me a poll the other day asking the age range of my four-legged friend (as if I only had one). Since most of my four-leggeds are in their teens, I chose the 7+ yrs option. Petfinder defines animals over … Continue reading

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“Natural Death” in Pets – A Painful Myth

In nearly six decades of sharing my life and home with non-human animals, I have yet to experience the passing of a pet who simply went to sleep and never woke up. I have, of course, read of these miraculously … Continue reading

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What Do You See When You Look at a Cat?

What do you see when you look at a cat?   Do you see a companion who warms both lap and heart on days when everything else seems cold? A comrade of shared interests in birdwatching, sunbathing, and long naps … Continue reading

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