Skip the Stuffing. Let’s Get Reeeal.

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there ... - "A Visit from St. Nicholas" by Clement Clarke Moore, 1779 - 1863 Happy Holidays, friends! I hope this finds you and yours well.  Here on the wild, wild West Coast we are dodging wildfires, doing our best …

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Disco, Dart Frogs, Cats, and Canines!

Considering the current state of affairs around the world, I thought we could all use some levity.  We all need a break from the fear, hate, insanity, and the seemingly never-ending drama.

Lions, Tigers, Tabbies, and Pumpkins, Oh My!

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I am so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. And in a world where there is food enrichment for felines 😉 I hope that wherever you are in the world, you are …

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Foraging Felines!

“I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. That’s living.”—Ursula Andress  It’s Caturday! Let’s get our Cat-Care-Chat on!  (OK I am a little stoked about this post.) I had some down time today, and had a lot of fun with our cats this morning so I was inspired to share one …

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Pupcakes and Thanks

She called herself an angel.  She lived every kind of life and dreamt every kind of dream.  She was wild in her wandering, a drop of free water.  She believed in her life and in her dreams.  She called herself an angel, and her god was Beauty. ― Roman Payne   Four years ago, just before …

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Sunday Funday for Everyone!

She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring. ― Zelda Fitzgerald What are you up to this Sunday afternoon?  We are experiencing record heat temps and orange air alerts here in our nation's capital, so we are laying low today. When I want to lay low, the animals in our home often have other …

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Easter Egg Hunting Has Gone to The Dogs!

April 2015 What are you doing for Easter??  We are going to have an Easter Egg hunt with our dogs! No joke. I am writing this the day before Easter, before we do it, because I am hoping to inspire you to do the same with your family! Here's the idea behind it:  If you …

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Tortoises Teaching Us Through Touch-Screen Technology!

The old assumption that animals acted exclusively by instinct, while man had a monopoly of reason, is, we think, maintained by few people nowadays who have any knowledge at all about animals.  We can only wonder that so absurd a theory could have been held for so long a time as it was, when on …

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