Tag Archives: feral cats

New Cat Brings Joy, and A Mystery

Our new kitty, bright-eyed Little Ultraviolet Girl! Cats have always just walked into our lives. When our Bud departed for the Rainbow Bridge in June and left us catless, we thought we’d have to go looking for a kitty. I … Continue reading

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Analysis of Cat, Bird, and Tree Life in a US Neighborhood

                We can see more sky now. There’s a sundog, a light wash of refracted color, in the first photo. We have known one neighborhood a long time. Our late elders moved here, … Continue reading

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Cat Edits Cat Book!

BudCat and I are about to embark on the largest editing spree we’ve ever tackled. It seems I’ve written far too much for one cat and nature book. I (We) have to boil it down into two books. Bud already … Continue reading

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Cats Wander Plains After Tornado

Madame Curious, feral of flatland. She’s a¬†gorgeously marbled classic tabby: The tall trees all went down in the tornado, on April 27th, 2011 at 5:13 pm. My late Mom’s cat Tiger was terrified; my husband saw him run out of … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak Light of Autumn, Part 2; Trees, Cats, Critters

Sweetgum in the Sky, October. More sweetgum later, but first we move back in time. There’s no photo editing in this post, not even the cat pictures. The light actually changes sometime in August, while we’re still all summery. We’re … Continue reading

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Wisteria Storm, I Lose Track of Spring, Always Cats

The early days. The elegance of a single strand: With a bonus bumblebee: *Gasp* at the wisteria! After an off year when it was near nonexistent. I’ve heard it isn’t too good for the trees but they seem fine. The … Continue reading

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Summer Sun on the Creek; Bugs, a Lizard, Cats, More

Looking back at the leafy months, I’m drawn to the shiny stuff like a crow would be, at the creek when afternoon sun turns water into neon, the greens in the light. Sparkles: Creeky views, with the banks and the … Continue reading

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