Sister, a Queen Cat? There were signs that someone thought she was the queen cat, at least some of the time. Sometimes when I walked down the hall past the guest bathroom, Sister would be standing expectantly by the bathroom sink, looking at me out the door and uttered a sharp, commanding, “MRROW!” I knew … More Memories of Sister, Part 2
Have you seen the video of a woman exercising with her cats? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBAdYAUYtnk So clever. The cats sit quietly and unobtrusively, just keeping her company. Well, let me show you some pictures of how my exercises got with my cat, Norie. One problem is that Norie loves to scratch the rubber mats. The problems begin … More Exercising With Norie
The other day I was driving to a friend’s house to feed her cats while she was away. I was driving about 45 miles an hour. As I drove on the shady two lane road, I looked to my right and took another quick look. There under the trees was a small red fox, just … More Did I Kill It?
I pride myself on my love of nature and self-taught knowledge of nature and animals. My parents sought to give my siblings and I many richly educational, wonderful adventures as we traveled to Mexico, the World’s Fair, Expo 67, in Montreal, the mountains, beaches, zoos, and camping in our travel trailer, and later a mobile … More I Tried!!
I love to go to our Asheboro Zoo, in Asheboro, North Carolina. At least once a year I go with my friends to see what’s new or what we may have missed on the last trip. But I also enjoy the old favorite animals. The zoo covers 500 acres with five miles of pathways covering … More I Love the Asheboro Zoo!
Just Imagine I have been pondering something. We have all seen cats grooming themselves. They lick their fur from head to tail. While they are grooming themselves the barbs on their tongues catch every bit of lint, loose hair, dust or dirt particles, every minuscule piece of life, dead or alive, litter dust that was … More Bizarre Feline Eating Habits!
My second son, D, called me on the Friday before the ice/snow came last winter. He was sick with the flu and had my nine month old grandson to care for. C, his wife, had to work because of limited sick time from her time out with bronchitis and strept throat. C’s job is away … More Five Goats on an Icy Day