Adventures in Cat Sitting: Nutmeg

#cat I have a soft spot for calicos.  I spent 19 years and 4 months under the ownership of one.  They are most often chatty and bossy, as well as inquisitive and smart.  They know what they want and what they don’t want.  And they will tell you in no uncertain terms which is which. Nutmeg is no exception.  

Goodbye, My Darling Girl

They said that I would know when it was time.  But they did not warn me of the agonizing pain that would come with it.  #goodbye #petloss

Goodnight, Sweet Prince

When I entered the house through the kitchen, something was different. Parker’s tuna dish was not there by the refrigerator, and his beautiful orange face did not come to greet me.

#JunePhotoChallenge 16-30

Now that I am taking more photos, I am also starting to branch out and take chances with my shots–different angles, more blur, and riffs on topics.  It was a fun month.  And I’m looking forward to see myself grow. #16. Vibrant On our last trip to Paso Robles, we visited Tablas Creek where we enjoyed…

#May Photo Challenge 1-31

It was a fun month of following Fat Mum Slim‘s photo challenge. I discovered a lot about the importance of paying attention to the time of day.  Lounging around in the morning put my shots at between noon and 4 o’clock.  Beautiful blue skies became white glares. Shadows blocked out beautiful faces.  Colors simply didn’t read…

Losing Poindexter

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”  –Colette I’m sorry to report that “our” dear sweet Poindexter had to be euthanized on Friday morning. I say “our” because he belonged to no one, and yet was cared for and loved by several of us in the neighborhood –spending his days like a hobbit traveling between…

Neighbor Boys

This is what happens when I leave my door open. The neighbor boys come for a snack. #catslife #livinglifeforte