Flashback to Flip the Killer Fish … More My daughter’s killer fish
I made the groundbreaking realization the other day that Margaret is a lot like a cat. Anyone who knows me well knows that this is one of the highest compliments that I could ever pay her. (I hold 99% of cats in the highest regard.) The incident that preceded the incident that led me to … More My adolescent daughter is like a cat
I once had a fish named Flip. Now, this wasn’t any ordinary fish. Flip was a thing of beauty – a little minnow with a huge heart. While I was up at my grandmother’s house, she took me to a park in which they had a coy pond. We also found out that the place … More My pet fish: Flip and Zip
Margaret and I were reminiscing the other day about Margaret’s first fish, Flip. Flip was a fish she spied at a park while spending time with her nana many years ago, when she was six or seven years old. She somehow scooped Flip out of his home, a pond. In little Margaret’s mind, she was … More My daughter’s killer fish
About a month ago, my family adopted a kitten named Wilbur. Well, his name was originally Krueger, after the Freddy Krueger. This was because he tore apart the National Cat Protection Society worker when they were domesticating him. We changed his name to Wilbur because my mom has always wanted a pig. You know, Charlotte’s … More I Thought We Got A Cat, Not A Pig?
My 12-year old, Margaret, and I volunteer at a local cat rescue shelter that finds homes for abandoned and stray cats, and houses older cats whose owners can no longer keep them due to death or other reasons. We play with them, brush them, and love on them. We’re cat people. On a recent visit, … More Wilbur’s web
Amazing title, huh? Ever get that feeling where you love something so much you simply start squealing something like, “Shmooglydoodlepuff come heeeeere!” My cat is the most adorable thing that I’ve ever had to take care of. That includes my sister. (Just kidding! Not!) Anyway. I guess you can say our cat was a rescue. When … More My shmooglydoodlepuff, er… cat.