Tag Archives: cats

Dogs and Cats Explained

Dogs and cats are as different as day and night. But like day and night, we must have both or the world as we know it will cease to revolve. Click on any image to enlarge it, or to start … Continue reading

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If We Could Talk to the Animals…

The latest movie version of Dr. Doolittle just came out, and by all reports it’s–well, let’s just say it’s no Iron Man. Still, wouldn’t it be cool if we could talk to the animals? What would they tell us? P.S. … Continue reading

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Hey, If They Can Get Along…

(Click on any image to enlarge it, or start slide show) A quick reminder from the animal kingdom: We don’t have to be like each other to get along. Heck, we don’t even have to be the same species!

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Fat Cat

Two True Fables: Part One We didn’t look for cats. They would just show up and say, “I live here now, and you’re going to feed me.” It was a pretty sweet deal, though. They were free, they were cute, … Continue reading

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Some Deep Thoughts (While Avoiding Weekend Chores)

Useful New Terms: Ambibiguity: The ability to make indecipherable gestures with either or both hands. Pontypical: Something the Pope says on a regular basis. Carcasm: Snide remarks my car makes behind my back. Catskills*: Chasing invisible intruders; fitting on windowsills … Continue reading

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It’s Daylight Savings Time!

Don’t Forget to or You could just dance

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How Animals Teach Us to be Human

Part One The animals I’ve loved have taught me far more than I’ve taught them. For example: Animal behaviorists say that cats are loners. And this is sometimes mistaken for proof that cats don’t care. False. I know this because … Continue reading

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What do You Want?

When a cat stares at you, you are compelled to comply, there is simply no other option. Yesterday, as I was sitting down at my ancient eMachine computer (the equivalent of a writer’s creaky old Smith-Corona), our little cat Misha … Continue reading

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Animal Group Names

Most official names for things are dull. But group names for animals are a hoot. Here are some of my favorites (Source: The Oxford Dictionary): Appropriate  (What else could they be called?) Cats – Pounce or Glaring (often both at … Continue reading

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Catkind

I’m in the midst of final prep on my feature film Notzilla. Meanwhile, here’s a kitty-litter-deep tribute to a somewhat more realistic beasty. The cat’s in the bag. Literally. “Just got my fur done. Do you think it’s too literal?” She … Continue reading

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