A dark shadow in the night, Shining black hair, reflecting light. Armed for defense with sharp claws, Sheathed in padded jet black paws. She watches me with golden eyes. Then runs away with tail held high. While playing she prepares to jump, But only attacks my blanket’s lumps. Always listening with both ears cocked, For … More My Halloween Cat
Since it is Friday the 13th, I wanted to dispel any superstitions about black cats. Just look at these pictures and read and see what you think. Several years ago after my second son and his wife moved from a house to a smaller apartment. D told me of the problems they faced caring for … More My Black Cat Is Not Bad Luck
My article on my cat Norie as published on Candid Slice. http://www.candidslice.com/little-panthers-five-insights-into-your-cats-wild-side/. Being a little panther of above average intelligence, I require above average pastimes. I like to explore and hunt. I do get bored with toys for the average cat. After all we pantherettes are solitary intelligent animals. Although, when shown the luxuries of … More Little Panther’s Five Insights
You may have seen my recent blogs on black cats with photos of my Norie. (Links provided below.) This article I wrote for Candid Slice explains why black cats have been maligned and how beautiful and smart they can be. I hope that these words and photos will introduce black cats for the wonderful pets … More Black Cat Appreciation Day-August 17
I am sharing several blog posts about my black cat, Norie. Black cats have been maligned for centuries by many people. Foolish superstitions have arisen that black cats bring bad luck; are evil, or are connected to the devil. In honor of my sweet black cat, Norie, I decided some clarification was needed to help … More A Black Cat With Personality!
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