Tag Archives: cats

Captured on Tape

Since I first wrote about clicker training in June, one month after my first equine workshop with Alexandra Kurland and Cindy Bennett Martin, the boys and I have been brushing up on our clicker routine every day. Cindy visited yesterday and … Continue reading

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Thanks Return

I was in physical pain on November 9th. Ten minutes after I heard the US election results, I still could not draw a full breath. A big part of me absolutely could not grasp what happened. Neither Bugs nor Barney … Continue reading

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Fun With Toilet Roll

It has been too cold lately for the Catio and so the boys want to know: What’s Next? Barney Squash-Face Bugs: “I abide by window, awaiting developments.” I found this idea on the Net somewhere. ONE: Find shoebox. TWO: Collect toilet … Continue reading

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The Blues. Before, During, Hopefully After.

Boy, I got ‘em and how. Here are two major elements: * Several bruising encounters with the American “health-care” system. Make that the American “ill-health brutality” system. * I am sorely missing my African drum and dance teacher Angelo. He … Continue reading

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A Collision of Love

One argument in favor of keeping cats indoors is that they kill birds. I think I also remember a counter-argument, when I began writing this blog five years ago, saying they don’t kill that many. Bugs might like to try … Continue reading

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Six Years Now

Every Thanksgiving I thank my lucky stars.  It’s been six years, over the Thanksgiving weekend, that Bugsy gamboled into my life and changed it forever. Bugs looks back. Five years ago I started this blog. (It only took me one … Continue reading

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More Excitement

Last night I was trying to get some rest when suddenly it sounded like the house was being torn apart by a squeaky toy. This guy. R.B. Forbes, U.S. Dept. Agriculture Turns out Bugs had driven Mr. Packrat under the … Continue reading

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