Category Archives: Cat

When Siamese Cats Are Bored

Our two flame-point Siamese cats are gangsters. When they arrived last December  they were chubby white bundles of fluff. I never own a classic apple-head Siamese before so it’s been a revelation how much kibble these kits can stow in … Continue reading

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Curious Siamese Kittens: No Rest for the Weary (Me)

The good news is that we adopted not one, but TWO Siamese rescue kittens over the past two weeks. The bad news is that we adopted not one, but TWO Siamese rescue kittens over the past two weeks. Instead of … Continue reading

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Life Is Never Dull Around Here: New Fur Baby!

It’s been a crazy time around our home. And the crazy will continue …We decided to adopt a fur baby named Apollo to keep our 11-year-old lynx-point Siamese named Brutus company. I think we may be nuts. Or else we … Continue reading

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Brutus the Siamese and the Home Invader

My loyal Siamese companion Brutus ran into a home intruder — a cat, not unlike himself — the other day on his way downstairs to nibble some kibble. Brutus is not the brightest Siamese we’ve ever owned, but he is … Continue reading

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Surprise! Visit from My College Freshman

My daughter Tory drove home from college for a visit. Well, sort of. She said she came home to do her laundry – 3 little piles of it. She emptied her laundry bag on the basement floor, quickly separated lights … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Staredown

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A Siamese Cat Named T Rex: 2005-2012

My daughter Tory’s beloved Siamese, T Rex, died unexpectedly Sunday night. He was seven years old, young for a Siamese. Tory is devastated. Our family is devastated. Tory raised T Rex, in a way only a quirky young girl could. … Continue reading

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Brutus, the Sickly Siamese

Saturday. I walked into the house Saturday night, tanned and relaxed from our vacation in Puerto Rico, and called for Brutus, my beautiful Siamese, just like I always do when I get home. But he didn’t come running. I called … Continue reading

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The Office Troublemaker

Lily, the Rescue Kitty

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Liberty Humane Society, Jersey City, NJ

My Feline Office Mate Is a Star! Sam, one of my Tuesday feline office mates, is famous. My feline companion is Mr. July! Yes! He’s a calendar kitty for the Liberty Humane Society located in Jersey City, NJ (https://www.libertyhumane.org). You … Continue reading

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