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About titflasher

Writer, blogger, animal activist, people activist, dream-catcher maker, mommy to 9 cats and a roving band of foxes ... Blog name comes from my father's suggestion for the title of my autobiography ... after my mother's and my awful habit of flashing whenever the security police took our photo in the dark old days of apartheid South Africa. I love nature, including creepy crawlies and people, find life fascinating and frustrating and have two terrible weaknesses - nictotine and animals in distress ... can't abide the latter situation and can't give up the former. I'm Pagan but not anti-Christian, funny but quite serious, light-hearted but can be annoying. I am warm-hearted until someone p*sses on me too much, then I get soggy and even. Feel free to link me but all the words on these pages is copyrighted, so copy it and take the credit and I will find you and slap you upside the head, hard. The blog is probably best read via category as there is loads on here already, and I just got started :-)

Rest in peace my beautiful Arthur

Arthur Jenkin was born somewhere in South London and dumped with his three siblings, at my friend’s petshop. Walking by one day, with plans now that I owned my house, to get an older cat that no one wanted (for … Continue reading

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And then, suddenly there were eight …

On Wednesday evening at around 5pm, Guinevere took her last breath as I cuddled and stroked her and told her she was a brave girl, how much I loved her, and how proud I was of her. I was in … Continue reading

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is wishing all her readers a very …

Merry Christmas. Blessings and love to you all xx

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Why I, who hate the thought of abortion, will always be in favour of legal terminations (in loving memory of Florence)

Abortions and protests against them have been much in the news of late. The actions of a certain anti-abortion group have received a great deal of well-founded criticism, the unfortunate side-effect of which is that at least one member of … Continue reading

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Please read this if you care about the online abuse of animals or children

I see a lot of animal and child abuse online.  I also see a lot of very well-meaning people doing very stupid things. At best, people don’t know what to do, so do anything at all to make themselves feel … Continue reading

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Protected: Why I am never wearing false nails to an interview again …

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How not to spend a Sunday evening …

The day before I found Kitty comatose on the kitchen floor, the Stalker and I had been at a close friend’s birthday party.  I had just reached the stage of afternoon drinking which relaxes me so much I move effortlessly … Continue reading

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