There's life in the old boy yet! (Although not much in this rat). I thought the woman who feeds me would be pleased with this irrefutable evidence of my keen observance of housecat duties. But you know how it is with people, they're unpredictable. Before I go any further I make a formal … [Read more...] about I’ve still got it!
Sometimes I feel my age. It's all the brain really, in the little Poirotien grey cells. It's not about senior moments and little accidents (cats get them too) it's about the relevance of things to my daily life. My response to tragedy is no longer an impassioned howl to the heavens on the bloody … [Read more...] about Oh Lord, let me not be an old fart
What is it with people? They all have an incredibly high opinion of themselves, revel in self-obsession, make bargains with the universe and generally swan around as if they're running the whole show. If it's not arrogance it's ignorance. Take this idea of New Year Resolutions for example. … [Read more...] about New Year Dissolutions
Comments can be hurtful. Especially when they refer to your physical characteristics, like ears (a bit raggedy) and waistline (too much of it) from yesterday's post. I even changed the photo in chagrin. I tell you right now I'm not used to getting snide comments about my belly, I'm unaccustomed … [Read more...] about I am not a fat cat
When I was a young cat I wanted to be a tiger. I wanted to be the biggest, stripeyest, snarlingest tiger in the world. In a few years time I can probably wrap myself in a black and yellow coat in faux fur and be the only tiger in the world. There are fewer than 5,000 tigers left! The way … [Read more...] about Terror for Tigers
Why are people so slow on the uptake? At least they know enough to ask my opinion. For example, this arrived for me today .. Dear Vladimir, Lately, when I come home from shopping my cat is laying in wait for me. She hides herself and somewhere between the front door and the kitchen she jumps … [Read more...] about In which I give advice