Score One for Cecil the Lion

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Ever since the news broke regarding the horrific murder of Cecil the lion, I’ve been following this story closely, because just for once, I’d really like to see a poacher brought to justice. This time, it might actually count for …

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Cecil the Lion is Dead — Justice for Cecil

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Last night, I sobbed as if the world were coming to an end, and indeed, for me it was. I laid in bed and closed my eyes, but my thoughts were so full of disbelief, anger, disgust, sorrow, outrage, grief, …

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Do Pets Remember Being Abducted by Aliens?

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This is probably the weirdest blog post I’ve written to date, and I am writing it in all seriousness. Our dog Dakota was sound asleep and actively dreaming, loudly yipping with her feet paddling as if she were running a …

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How About Some Political Good News?

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I rarely follow the news. I have no idea what’s going on in the world unless so many people are talking about it, that the bad news enters into my sphere via word-of-mouth. Notice that I specifically said “bad news” …

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Ghost Cat’s Spirit

If you’ve ever wondered whether pets have spirits and souls that live on after their body dies, this is the story of my cat Sunshine, and her visitation from the beyond. Sunshine was 17 when she died. She’d been my …

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Cat Lady to Dog Person

I was one of those girls that everyone thought would end up as an old maid owning thirty cats. I always had a cat, and no matter where I traveled or moved, my cats went with me. I didn’t ditch …

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Black Cat’s Ghost

I couldn’t have been more than seven or eight when I encountered the black cat. We didn’t have a cat at the time but I was a cat lover. I think I was born a cat lover and we’d had …

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