Category Archives: cats

Good Things

Life throws pies. Some are filled with shit and some whipped cream but the truth is, no matter what the pie’s filled with, getting hit in the face with one is no fun. Today life hit me with a pie. … Continue reading

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The Bobcat

Once, driving down a road in Flat Cotton North Carolina somewhere directly west of The Dismal, my daughter and I saw a bobcat trotting down the road. Here’s the story. We were headed out to pick my son up from school … Continue reading

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To the Suburbanites Who Won’t Stay Out of My Yard

Dear, precious people. I *know* there are horses out there in that pasture and that they are beautiful. I realize that you don’t think it’s a problem to take your dog out to chase them or your two year old … Continue reading

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Bandit

Our biggest, oldest, coolest barn cat.

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Synopsis or 3 Days in the Life

Camo Kitty Bridey, sitting by the old, capped off pump. Would ya look what the dawgs dragged in?  We turned the little guy loose on the far side of the covered bridge. When life hands you lemons… It has rained … Continue reading

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One of These Things Is Not Like the Other

Hmmm…Rooster, rooster, rooster, rooster, cat! The humor far outweighs the grossness of having a cat on top of the kitchen cabinets.

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Re-homing our Home school

Thank god and Greyhound we’re here. Our valuables are here. Our animals, except the sheep, are moved/rehomed/cared for. And finally, finally we have a place for schoolwork and school books and all the accompanying plethora of stuff that comes along … Continue reading

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