Posts tagged "Cats"
A Photographic Rebuttal of a Plumber's Anti-Cat Tirade

A Photographic Rebuttal of a Plumber’s Anti-Cat Tirade

On April 15th, 2010, on a blog that is now defunct, resting in cyberspace like a Web site corpse on display in a mausoleum (just like Lenin in Red Square), I wrote the post below about a plumber who plagued our pipes with his presence. He also bombarded us with life advice, as if he...
Spinsters End Up with Cats, and Spinster Cats End Up With ... Stuffed Animals?

Spinsters End Up with Cats, and Spinster Cats End Up With … Stuffed Animals?

They say a true spinster is one who ends up with a multitude of cats. A spinster cat, on the other hand, must be one who gathers creature comforts of a different sort about him or her in an effort to alleviate loneliness and foster familial feelings. You see, earlier this week I noticed a...
Vlad's Vlog: Vol. 1, The Feline Feeding Frenzy

Vlad’s Vlog: Vol. 1, The Feline Feeding Frenzy

Every day I come home from work to the sight of our five cats frantically scrambling for their food dishes. We do not free-feed them because we had some problems with feline obesity (and still do, in the case of gigantic kitty Othello – although he is quite muscular, in fact). I wanted to capture...
I Hope You Have a Child Just Like You When You Grow Up

I Hope You Have a Child Just Like You When You Grow Up

Note: This was originally published on Feb. 27th of this year, so it is indeed a rerun.  I finished my book today, so I would like to think I am entitled to refrain from writing after a particularly long day at work.  I will resume the “Nightmarriage” series very soon.  10 installments total.  Promise. When...
Sleeping with the Fishies (The Catfishies, That Is)

Sleeping with the Fishies (The Catfishies, That Is)

My wife and I have five cats.  The littlest one Omelie (a.k.a. Lunchbox, Bowling Pin, Pinhead) hops up onto our bed at around 5:00 every morning and begins shuffling her feet on the sheets next to me in an attempt to wake me up.  Before Danny J. Gibson sent me the wonderful Wee Wee Water...