Tag Archives: cats

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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