call off your puppy, said the boxer

Oliver finally (Vet’s office forgot to give me his rabies tag) visited his first dog park. He was annoying as usual, no…more so. He attacked & bit all of the big dogs. The dogs let him! And i kept thinking i wish some dog would bit him back, as his own mother would have. Didn’t…

Quicksilver vs Oliver

The pup is Oliver. He is 14 weeks old now. The photo above was taken at the Humane Society.  The vet said he would weigh about 80 pounds when full grown. I don’t have any photographs of Oliver right now, because he has mites from his mother. He has been given medication, unfortunately, he is…

the flowers & the cat

Juju, my cat, doesn’t like when i find something to do that doesn’t involve him. He had to be the center of attention. and you know what? I am grateful. He is one cool cat. These are my African Daisies from pots outside. Their stems were short, so i needed a small vase. Stunning flowers…and…

my black cat is scared of sunlight

On rare occasions, Ivy, my cat, will be seen during the daytime. The first image is of her basking in the sun (a rare sight indeed). A friend of mine has a black cat too. I asked her about the shyness & she informed me that most black cats are like this. So based on…

my cat colored by a rainbow

I walked into my kitchen one afternoon & found my handsome cat sleeping in my chair. I call him Juju B, a nickname from the Juju Beans i used to eat at the movie theater when i was a kid (i call his cute pink toes, Cotton Candy Jelly Belly’s…you know, because i’m a wee…

he is worshipped

as he should be. i’ve yet to meet a cat that can tolerate belly rubs for long. this cat cannot get enough. He is usually spotted belly up. i thought this last image should be here, as he looks kingly.

i share my balcony with the cats

i lost my garden when i moved out of the house. this shelf contains many of the things i kept in my art studio. there is a brown bear, a glow-in-the-dark alien, a yellow bird, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, a wild thing, spiderman birdhouse, star of David-can you see them? and tons of white rabbits…

i put the cat food in the birdcage to keep the opossum…

…from eating the bowl clean. it worked for a few days, but the possum comes every night about midnight (like a werewolf) & he found the food after three days. sadly, i wake up to the sounds of the starving cats, weak from hunger, because they only have food in their bowl from 6am until 11ish…