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, the kitty loaf. I wrote this article for Candid Slice to help spread the word about Feline Asthma. http://www.candidslice.com/cat-asthma-my-cat-uses-an-inhaler/ It is easy to miss until a lot of damage has been done. Cortisone inhalers can help without the systemic effects of oral cortisone. If you have a cat or know someone who does, please … More Hairballs or Feline Asthma???
(This post is for humor. It is not a scientific comparison.) I now live with one cat, Norie. My husband died in 2009. (My second cat, Sister had to be euthanized at the end of 2018.) While remaining open minded to a new relationship, I wonder how living with a cat compares to living with … More A Cat or A Husband?
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!
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
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