I had to have Sister, my cat, euthanized before New Years Day. Sister was a very sweet tempered, actually polite, timid gray and brown tabby with white legs and a white collar. She developed diabetes from a pituitary brain tumor sometime in the last two years. The slowly worsening diabetes made her so hungry that … More How Do You Know When?
The revolt of my two cats has taken a turn for the best for them and for me. For the background story see: https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2016/10/04/my-cats-are-revolting/. The primary plan Norie was put on a weight reduction diet and lost one pound within the prescribed amount of time. The plan involved feeding the maintenance amount of foods to … More The Cats Won! Maybe I Did Too.
Part 1 My life has never been the same since I adopted “my two cats.” I think they plotted to come into my life and make me their servant! They each have their own personalities. But Sister was the one I totally underestimated. (Sister was euthanized December 30, 2018.) Sister was always the timid, sweet, … More My Cats Are Revolting!
The Sweetness of Sister Sister was only the second cat I was owned by. She was quite unlike Norie in many ways. But her gentle, sweet nature made her the most lovable cat I ever knew. Being a one person cat, Sister always ran and hid from visitors unless they made several visits close together, … More Memories of Sister, Part 1
This is the sweet faced feline, Sister; actually the Ninja Cat. After Sister came into my life, she seemed to be afraid of everything: a knock on the door, a sudden move by me while she was is in my lap. Hearing my footsteps behind her sent her running off without looking back. She was … More Sister, the Ninja Cat
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
Norie, my black cat, loves to be involved when I am doing anything around the home. Changing the covers on the bed has always been a favorite with her. Here are some pictures showing how we work together like a team(?). Well at least we have fun. Never a dull moment when Norie helps me … More This is the Way We Make Our Bed
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!
You who have cats know how they love a nice quiet, dark, warm place to hide. I have no problem with that as long as it isn’t under my bed! But…. well, let me give you some background first. My Cats and My Bed My bed is one of those beds you can raise and … More My Cats May Be Smarter Than Me
Norie is my nine year old black cat. She is mischievous, funny, a huntress of bugs and anything that looks like one. Here she is as a kitten. My second son and his wife gave her to me when she was about a year old. She was a rescue cat along with her siblings at a … More Photos of Norie Growing Up