Wild Kingdom

November 26, 2007 - Latest in Pet Headlines

Is there a boy in there? If you look at the top toward the middle, you can see the dashboard cat, the kitten who got stuck in my car’s dash back in June. She came from one of the wild barncat mothers, and she’s still pretty timid around people and other animals. Hence her name,...
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November 19, 2007 - My Dear Desdemona

My little buddy. :heart: I know I shouldn’t have favorites. I try not to say it in front of the other cats. But the inimitably sweet and mischievous Desdemona is special. Or was. She was hit by a car yesterday morning. I miss her something fierce. Requiem in posts and pictures–here and here and here....
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September 27, 2007 - Desdemona, Thinking

1. Develop light, information-intensive force of soldiers, augmented by fleets of robots. 2. Implement paralyzing cyber-attacks against operational infrastructure. 3. Build small, inexpensive arsenal of ballistic missiles and nuclear– Waitaminute. 1. Take a really good nap. 2. Develop light, information-intensive force of soldiers, augmented by fleets of robots. 3. Implement paralyzing cyber-attacks against operational infrastructure....
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July 26, 2007 - I’m Suspicious…..

Desdemona, trying to look innocent…. Top 10 Signs Your Cat Is Plotting World Domination 10. Sits on your newspaper in the morning and carefully reads the coded message that Garfield sends out every day. 9. Notably absent from home during surprise feline invasion of Poland. 8. Behind the couch you find a forged passport, plane...
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June 27, 2007 - The View from Here

Deer in the meadow bottom. I can’t drive down the road here to my little farmhouse in the boonies without seeing all kinds of wildlife– chipmunks, squirrels, turtles, bunnies, birds, groundhogs, and deer, lots of deer. Usually, right in front of my car, leaping out of the woods suddenly and scaring the crap out of...
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June 22, 2007 - Free Book Friday: My Favorite Excuse

Desdemona. :biggrin: We gave away the other four kittens, so she has no friends. Her mama is busy hunting, and my other 496 cats find her far too immature for their sophisticated tastes. So that makes me her new best friend. She’s here. She’s there. She’s everywhere! I’m supposed to WORK LIKE THIS? 😮 She...
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June 12, 2007 - Hummingcat

She is so patient. This is a cat who can break in windows and even doors if she wants in the house and no one lets her in. She’s one of the smartest cats I’ve ever seen. If Spice used her powers for good, she could probably cure cancer. She sits beneath this tree for...
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May 23, 2007 - She’s Been Busy

Busy killing birds!!!! And she doesn’t look like she feels a bit guilty. She belongs on this Weird Wednesday site with all the other Cats With Serious Attitudes. You’ve never seen a more dedicated cat. She spends HOURS, literally HOURS, sitting at the base of the tree where I hang my birdfeeders. Waiting. Months go...
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May 18, 2007 - Free Book Friday: Little Beggars

Who could resist their darling little eyeballs all turned up from the other side of a piece of plywood barricading them in the cellar porch? ME! Poop machines, I’m telling you. POOP. MACHINES. They are therefore banned from the rest of the house. This weekend, I’m giving away another May Silhouette Romantic Suspense release, One...
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May 3, 2007 - Look What We Found!

More kittens!!!!!!!!:heart: After Farm Cat Callie’s second litter, and keeping almost all of the kittens ourselves, and having Callie and nine babies spayed/neutered, I thought we were all through with kittens. But wait! There’s more! We found Barn Cat Fuzzball across the road hiding under the seat of an old truck with five kittens. Fuzzball...
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January 26, 2007 - Free Book Friday: Is It Live Or Is It Memorex?

Buttercup has a Mini-Me! Left–the new chubby kitten who just Showed Up on the farm out of nowhere. Yes, we actually stopped producing kittens so now people are just dropping them off. He has been called Chuck, Buddy, Scooby, and Tiger so far. We’re still waiting for consensus on a name. Buttercup (below) is not...
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January 16, 2007 - Cat Fight

“Just how do these wind chimes work and why can’t I bring them down on top of my head?” :weather:It’s snowing! Or sleeting! It can’t make up its mind. The cats are cold and they want in. I have a new litterbox and they won’t use it. We’re in a BATTLE. I thought just getting...
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January 11, 2007 - In the Hood

Sugar knows how to get around….. Sugar is my little calico kitten. I’ve wanted a calico cat….forever! MamaCallie had two litters before she had one for me. We’ve had Callie and the older kittens fixed, by the way, so no more kittens. Sob. But we are full up on cats around here, LOL. The little...
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