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A Good Day for the Cat

Hi everybody, it’s Sagan here. Today was such a beautiful day! I got to sit in the garden for as long as I wanted, then I came inside and took a nap on the big bed with my person! Then … Continue reading

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A Happy Poem on a Stormy Day

Here’s a love poem that I could have written when I adopted my cats in 1997. “The Orange” by Wendy Cope At lunchtime I bought a huge orange– The size of it made us all laugh. I peeled it and … Continue reading

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Cheating Death (By Calling in Sick)

I feel just fine, but I called in sick this morning. Once a year or so, I take a mental health day. It’s 11 degrees below zero, so I won’t be able to work in the garden. I work in … Continue reading

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The Unadoptable Cat

A few years ago, we adopted an “unadoptable” cat from the local Humane Society. Because he was an antisocial adult and no had ever really touched him, he was considered unadoptable, so he was given to us at no charge. He … Continue reading

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“Happiness” by Jane Kenyon

“Happiness” by Jane Kenyon There’s just no accounting for happiness, or the way it turns up like a prodigal who comes back to the dust at your feet having squandered a fortune far away. And how can you not forgive? … Continue reading

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A Snuggly Little Post With Fuzzy Kitties

For five or six years, we fostered cats and kittens for our local Humane Society. We’d foster one or two at a time, and when they got adopted to a new family in the area, we’d foster someone else. The … Continue reading

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City Boy in the Country

Long ago I dated a city boy. He grew up in the city and never even visited the countryside. He saw cows for the first time driving from New Jersey to Kansas to graduate school. Yes, at age 23, he’d never seen … Continue reading

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