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“The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.” ~ Jules Reynard

“Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.” ~ Mark Twain (P. Cuthbert Wiggins, otherwise known as Percy the beloved) “Again … Continue reading

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Rescuing An Orphan Kitten

Excerpt from my award-winning nonfiction book Shenandoah Watercolors: “Elise and I found a bedraggled black kitten in a shadowed corner of the old barn huddled beside an ancient water trough. Manure and hay stuck to its fur and its head … Continue reading

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“You can’t help that. We’re all mad here.”- The Cheshire Cat and Our Latest Cat Tale

This past week we had a kitty scare (well, I did) after my hubby went down into the cellar–quite old, as this house was built in the 1870’s, as is clear from the earth and stonewalled dugout in the bowels … Continue reading

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‘Time heals almost everything. Give time, time.’ ~Regina Brett & Other Inspirational Quotes

My daughter Alison reminded me of this excellent quote yesterday:  “If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.” ~Regina Brett, Author of God Never Blinks *I contemplated what image I might … Continue reading

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Writers and Cats~

We recently took in an unusual barn kitty, the part Siamese offspring of a tabby mama.  A tiny runt, Pavel (pronounced Pabel) was half the size of his robust litter mates.   We’re told he was born pink and hairless, … Continue reading

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