Category Archives: Pets

Arwen Continues to Amuse Me

My cat Arwen continues to provide amusement. A month or so ago I was sitting at my desk when I noticed her rolling on the floor in the corner. That was strange, and so I asked, “Buddy, what are you … Continue reading

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Love Your Furry Friends

Last Sunday I watched A Street Cat Named Bob on Netflix after stumbling across a YouTube clip reporting on this story. The movie is based on the true story of a street musician in London named James Bowen who is … Continue reading

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The Killer in My Front Yard

I have a killer at my house. My last cat Oscar was an avid hunter. When he died, the animals outside my house were relieved. They believed that the reign of terror was over. Then I adopted Arwen, and now … Continue reading

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She Would Not Let Me Sleep

It is often tempting to press the snooze alarm in the morning. Why do we do that? We are not ready to get up. We want to sleep “just ten minutes longer,” but that extra sleep never leaves us feeling … Continue reading

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The Fun of a Furry Friend

Pets are an unending source of stories. Late last year I shared the story of my cat Oscar who died from feline leukemia (read here and here). I now have another cat named Arwen (given to me by my brother-in-law’s aunt … Continue reading

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Tribute to My Furry Friend

I am sitting up late after midnight on Wednesday morning because I cannot sleep. Last week I told the story about how my cat Oscar came into my life and that he has been diagnosed with feline leukemia. The vet … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Furry Friend

I was not planning to publish this post yet, but a vet visit today has changed that. For the past three years I have lived with a cat named Oscar. I like both cats and dogs, and I had planned … Continue reading

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