Category Archives: Animal antics

How to live with nine cats and not lose your mind …

People ask me what it is like to live with nine (Nine? NINE? NNNINE? Yeah, nine.) cats … here is a snapshot .. 1.  Forget about greeting any visitors normally. Because those people who wish to sell you things (cheap … Continue reading

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Grumpy

I had spent a good four years trying to catch him.  I glimpsed him first up the road, playing with his friend, a big ginger cat who looked domesticated on first sight but who also resisted all temptations to come … Continue reading

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Compo

We called him Compo.  His real name was Peter but as we already had one of those in the shop, we needed to differentiate him from the other, who was rapidly falling out of favour with us.  We knew he … Continue reading

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Cats are weird … just like humans

Cats seem to live a whole secret life sometimes, apart from us, full of their own rituals and behaviours.  It is something I  have taken a long time to realise but they truly are not just eating and shitting machines … Continue reading

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A kitten for Arthur …

In all the years I spent fostering cats and kittens, it was Arthur who first befriended the traumatised, frightened and often ill felines first. My general rule of thumb was not to mix any fosters with my own but that … Continue reading

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And so …

Having had a small hiatus from blogging due to life being busy as hell, I miss writing. I write for work, write messages, write instructions but … putting experience down in words, describing how I feel, what I live, is … Continue reading

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Ladies and gentlemen … we have #Healerfail

It may come as some surprise that M and I can actually sit down and have a cup of tea and a chat without having An Event or drama of one kind or another and often we do. A pleasant … Continue reading

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We are with kitten

It is not unusual for M and I to be going through similar stuff at the same time. But sometimes the universe continues to amaze and baffle us. A few weeks ago, I had the daughter of a friend staying … Continue reading

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I’m sorry …

Dear Mr Electric Meter Reader I am sorry. I did warn you when you knocked on our door that I was ill, I wasn’t dressed, the place was a mess, the cats were indoors and it probably was better if … Continue reading

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How I ended up hallucinating all over London or Why I Hate, Detest and Loathe My Doctors

So there I was, starting a new job, having a cat rescue job scheduled for the weekend (collecting the most adorable kitty from Luton and bringing her across town to the nether regions of Kent) and started to feel unwell.  … Continue reading

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