Category Archives: Kindness

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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We All Need Somebody To Lean On

Poet Miller Williams died not long ago here in town. He wrote this, about compassion: Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don’t want it. What appears bad manners, an ill temper or cynicism, is always a sign … Continue reading

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If Only, Now Too

Lately Bugs has been especially affectionate. He’s developed a strict routine where, once in the morning and just before lights out at night, he comes and makes biscuits on me. It’s always the same. First he sits near the bed … 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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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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The Next Day

Just a note, dear blog-friends, to say Fang has eaten two meals since last post.  He’s speaking to me again and he seems more chipper.  He and Bugs played a little together this morning.  His eye’s still weeping, and his … 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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