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Category: pets

A cat tale, part II

Some of you may remember that I adopted a kitten last May. He was a wee thing, 8 weeks old and just 2 pounds. I named him Rowdy. Time passed […]

Kitty karma

Some of you may remember my posts back in 2014 about a tiny kitten that almost froze to death. She was rescued, taken to the Denver Dumb Friends League shelter, […]

A cat tale

You might have noticed I haven’t been writing much lately. But I have reasons, or excuses, depending on how you feel about cats. Mousse, my beloved kitty for 16 years, […]

Watchdog

My dog Annie likes to lie on the back deck and watch for birds, squirrels, and passersby beyond the fence.    

Man’s best friend

Nothing has touched me more in the last few days than this picture of Sully, Pres. George H.W. Bush’s service dog, lying beside his master’s casket. Sully, named after Capt. […]

So Colorado: Avalanche rescue dog

(slow-loading video, please be patient:) Meet Tikka, Colorado’s newest avalanche rescue pup-in-training, and her handler, Erich. They are currently based at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (aka A-Basin) west of […]

Cat Baloo and Harvey too

Baloo, the cat, and his buddy Harvey are rescues, and they go everywhere together. That includes hiking and camping in Colorado with their humans, Cynthia Bennett and her boyfriend. Don’t […]

Rally Cat, best story of the week

Rally Cat was my favorite story this week. Note the score as the video begins. The St. Louis Cardinals trail the Kansas City Royals by one run. And then a […]