Category Archives: Empathy

Why Ask?

Because chances are, we don’t know as much as we think we know – about ourselves and others, about the world at large, and especially about communicating collaboratively with other species. This not-knowing makes Bugs want to holler. Readers of … Continue reading

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Self, Not-Self

I just read an article on mindfulness, in which the author points out that there’s nothing so inherently great about “being in the now.”  Instead, we’re asked to understand that the way out from confusion and delusion, to becoming free … Continue reading

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Soft Power

I had an incredibly sustaining and supportive dream the other night.  I was being chased by Nazis.  (Yes, I did say sustaining and supportive.)  My cats Bugs and Barney came to my rescue. This was my unconscious shaking its booty, … Continue reading

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Why Jackson Works For Me

Jackson Galaxy, host of the Animal Planet show My Cat From Hell, has inspired me from the first day a reader put me onto him. I like Jackson because he advoCats connection.  Relationship with our feline friends.  Empathy.  Exercising one’s … Continue reading

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Marbles Are Over-Rated

I like this comment I saw at Confessions Of A Cat Woman:  “Marbles are over-rated.” I like this because I think I’m pretty much losing mine at this juncture. Here’s my story and I’m sticking to it:  It’s so hot, … Continue reading

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Birds Of A Feather . . .

. . . flocking together.  In time of need – heck, at all times.  Because need may strike any body, at any time. Need darkened my door recently – and companionship and support descended in a flurry.  Need darkens that … Continue reading

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Have You No Shame?

Recently blogger friends Cats & Co. and Here There Be Spiders posted about why they love cats.  Check out what they say, and be moved.  House of Carnivores says she trusts her animals.  “They have my back.  And they are … Continue reading

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