Cats call

Hello Auntie’s mates, I am Jin Jurr  wot she hav spoken of. Piston is ritin this for me cos Englitch not my human meow. In the picture I am outside being sad. Y am I sad you arsk. Well Uncle is much better wot is good fing but Auntie who is Piston’s Mum is not good. … More Cats call

No good deed…

I went to physiotherapy this morning with the intention of going shopping for Badger’s birthday as I had an opportunity of being alone. Unfortunately I learned there that one of my neighbours in the village had died so I went straight from the medical centre to the funeral home to say my goodbyes to him. … More No good deed…

He’s coming to…

Deaths in the family are never convenient. Most especially if they are distant relatives but to whom one owes respect and living on the other side of the world. Great Aunt Sarah had moved back to the States to be near “the boys” a long time ago, leaving me in rural isolation in France which … More He’s coming to…

WILD? Bloody furious!

See that photo up there? Does that look to you like a WILD macaque? No, me neither. Please welcome my guest today, Chippy the Macaque who is being held prisoner by ACRES: Animal Concerns Research and Education Society(Singapore) Can you tell us what happened, Chippy? Sorry, I’ll translate for you, as my readers don’t understand … More WILD? Bloody furious!

WAIFS

Piston is a year old now. Yes, time flies. I will never forget the morning I was lying in bed when the Old Feller came in with a small bundle up to his chest mumbling “Think this is yours.” There was a tiny kitten, only about four weeks old, hardly weaned and wanting his mum. … More WAIFS

Nanny Ab heads South

If you haven’t read Four Go Mad in Catalonia you can get it through this link. Despite her (mis)adventures in that one, Nanny Ab agreed to accompany the Ancient Mariner, this time with only one faithful hound and a bloody-minded cat back towards the scene of those disasters. They went south. Why south? Well for … More Nanny Ab heads South