No experience, no matter how bad, is a waste if one learns from it. The other day I told you all how I had managed to pick up a somewhat horrible disease from a deer-tick due to my addiction to helping animals. That would have been the kind of experience of which my old Ma … More Learn from your WHAT??
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
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…
October isn’t the best month to come over here by magic carpet but my guest today is one tough gal. Here comes Karen Little and some of her friends. Hello, you lot! Ailsa, I hope you don’t mind me bringing my dogs, Chicken and Noodles. I can’t go anywhere without them. They were fairly well … More A Little Bit of Karen
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…
Some of you may remember that I was privy to some heated discussions in the design dept about some of Creation. See back to this piece The Director isn’t Happy I’m delighted to tell you that I was earwigging on another recently. It took place some time ago but I had the privilege of being allowed … More A duck-what whichicat?
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!
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
I’m blessed with one gift I share with my old friend Nanny Ab. I make friends wherever I go and get chatting easily. This was brought home to me last week when I received not one, but THREE presents from friends. One lives in America and is a soul sister to me. She and my … More Spoilt with and by friends.
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