I met her on a Monday I met her on a Monday, and she didn't have a name. She was only referred to as "Blue-Eyed Baby". Soon, despite my objections to having a pet, she would be my blue-eyed baby. It was my first night volunteering at the cat rescue shelter. My ex-girlfriend had invited [...]
In 1999, I headed to Western Canada to escape the drudgery of small-town Atlantic Canada. In the hometown, unemployment was high and morale even lower. I was fortunate to end up in Canmore, Alberta where I boarded with a family who would have a major impact on my life. When I first landed at their [...]
Yesterday morning, I was in a sleepy haze, when I heard Wil come in the door from work around 5:00am. "Babe," He said "Uh...there's a cat outside our door. He's really cute." "No..." I grumbled "We can't keep him." "But, I don't know what to do with him...I'm gonna feed him. I think he's hungry." [...]
In the tradition of Feline Garage, OS/NS Mom presents: Feline Crayon Fun!
This evening, Ari was doing his regular routine of thwarting bedtime. Wilhelm and I tried to sing to him, rub his back, but he just screamed and kvetched and he was not willing to go to sleep.Wil left the room to let Ari and I have some mommy and son time. Unfortunately, my child continued [...]
I'd like to introduce you all to someone. His name is Marjorie.Yes, I did say his name is Marjorie. Marjorie is a male cat and he is fabulous. But he is not my cat. He resides in a pet food and supply shop called Beastly Bite in Brooklyn, NY. The funny thing about Marjorie is [...]
I've accepted that my bed is no longer my bed. At some point during the evening my son wanders into it, the cat jumps up onto it and all of a sudden we are having an inter-species slumber party. Here's what I woke up to this morning: