Strangely I have a memory from when I was a teenager spending the night at my grandmother’s farm. I awoke to see a black cat sitting by my head, curiously staring down at me, the strange person, sleeping on her mistress’s couch. It was Inky, an indoor/outdoor cat, who was friendly and loved by my … More Wake Up!!
Hi, this is Norie speaking. I am the black cat with the coat of thick, luxurious, short hair. I live with my Mommy in a condo…something or other. We have a lovely screened in porch with lots of sunlight and a safe hallway I can go out to explore when Mommy is with us. I … More Understanding Feline Body Language
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. When the bottom sheet is tucked in, Norie … More This is the Way We Make Our Bed
Hi, I am Norie, a pantherette. We pantherettes are solitary intelligent animals. Although, when shown the luxuries of living with a human, some of us agree to live with them. I wouldn’t be so smart if I turned down free food, a place of privacy to take care of my body processes and the the … More My Life as a Little Panther
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
C Since October is Black Cat Awareness Month, I wanted to dispel any superstitions about black cats. I wanted to share about my Norie. Just look at these pictures, 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 … More My Black Cat Is Not Bad Luck
I may have written previously about how Norie protects me from bugs. Being on the ground floor and with a door to the porch, screened in though it is, sometimes bugs will crawl in and go around the edges of the living room and end up anywhere inside. Norie loves to come running when I … More Norie, the Bug Zapper!
Every year I share this post with improvements and more updated videos to educate others about feline asthma. My cat, Norie has feline asthma. Hello! My name is Norie, and I’m a cat. I have a rather unusual problem that lots of people don’t know much about: Cat Asthma. I never thought that a cat … More Hairballs or Feline Asthma???
This lengthy isolating stay in my home during this last Covid year has been made more tolerable and even enjoyable by the joys, challenges, interesting behavioirs and fun, that is my black cat, Norie. She has what I consider some pretty intelligent methods of communication. She is a pro at making me laugh; giving me … More Life With Norie
Norie is my thirteen 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 less than a year old. She was a rescue cat along with her siblings … More Photos of Norie Growing Up