Having a new kitty is a warm and wonderful adventure. It's fun to see the world through L'il Bear's eyes. Ever since he joined me and Shadow, he's had an eye on two bedroom pull chains...to the overhead fan's light and fan functions. I forgot that when it's time to vacuum the bedroom I always put a little footstool on the bed. This morning was vacuum the bedroom day, and little Bear 2.0, beta version, had a party. He totally wrapped one of the chains around the light, and was able to bat the other one to his heart's content. And that takes some doing. Everything is different with a kitten in the house.
While the sun peeks through the clouds in the Phoenix area, Seattle is a different story. This morning the skies dropped buckets of snow on Greater Seattle, including my son and daughter-in-law. Here's a shot of their driveway. But that's not a problem when they have a 4WD! There's one member of the family that loves this weather; she was born to... Continue Reading
What is as cute as a little kitten interacting with another cat? Let me re-phrase that: I love to watch my new kitty, L'il Bear, interacting with the newly senior cat, Shadow. The little one just worships Shadow. In fact, he is Shadow's shadow... Continue Reading
Less than two weeks after Shadow and I lost our senior cat, Bear, I decided we'd mourned long enough. The house was a bit gloomy. Shadow moped. There's an animal rescue shelter not a mile from where we live, so late on a Saturday afternoon I hopped in the car and headed for the shelter. I sat and watched cats and kittens, and when I spotted L'il Bear, I knew he was just right for Shadow, who was now the senior cat. The little guy was four months old. At first, Shadow hissed just as I expected... Continue Reading