Letting Go of Jennie Jane: Releasing a TNR Cat

After nearly two weeks in a temporary foster home, it was time for Jennie Jane to be released. She has recovered from her surgery very well. She’s spent all of that time resting, eating food she didn’t have to find herself, and observing the foster home. And she also made it clear that she was […]

Celebrating National Love Your Pet Day Lesbian Style

National Love My Pet Day

If you are connected with me on FB, Twitter, or Instagram – you know I love to share my pet photos. Our crew currently consists of 13 year old Ana the Chihuahua mix, 18 year old Simon the long haired black cat, 10 year old Coco our Siamese girl and 10 year old Precious, our […]

Further Adventures in Being Cat Ladies: Part Deux

When we last visited with our dynamic feline duo, Maylee and Mamma Mia, they had recently been reunited in our second bedroom after a seven week separation. Reunification went a little more quickly than we planned when Mamma Mia escaped our crate, dashed about the room, and landed under the red chair where Maylee had […]

Happy 9th Gotcha Day Coco Kitty

Nine years ago, we took in a stray Siamese kitten (abt 6 months) for a few days. One flutter of those baby blue eyes against the blue rug in the bathroom and we were goners. Three days later, she was jumping on the kitchen cabinets and kneeding the dogs backs to make her napping spot. […]

Our Cat Has Pancreatic Cancer and Three Months to Live #NaBloPoMo

Emberly came to live with us in late September 2015. He had been living on the streets near a friend’s home in Brighton Heights. My original thought was that we would take him to the shelter when it was open, but a night in our bathroom was better than another night on the streets. Then […]

Simon Rescued Himself

Rescued Cat

The Prompt: Tell us about the time you rescued someone else (person or animal) from a dangerous situation. What happened? How did you prevail? I can’t really share stories about clients, but I do want to give a shout out to the front line workers – least paid and most abused – who put themselves on […]

Every Day Heroes

This segment on 60 Minutes really took my breath away. A “Schindler’s List” story out of Saigon involving a Citibank Executive.   He was no CIA operative with “extrication” experience. He wasn’t a native resident with a rich wife. This is pretty amazing – not that his risk was any less or greater than in […]