“The Travelling Cat Chronicles” by Hiro Arikawa When I borrowed this book I was expecting a silly cat story. Boy was I wrong! This is truly a chronicle of a cat who traveled. In fact he traveled all over Japan. The cat is the narrator and he is very funny and wise. His relationship with […]
If you could communicate with animals, what species would you like to talk with? My Answer: Dogs and Cats I would want to know what they remember, if they can think of the future and whether they get their feelings hurt. I feel sure that they love deeply. Your Answer? “Children, old crones, peasants, […]
October is a month chocked full of special recognitions and celebrations not the least of which is National Cat Day. Celebrate with Zoe, Elliott and me!
Hi Readers, My name is Elliott Mattingly. You may have heard of me, I’m pretty famous or is it “infamous” that I hear so often? https://crookedcreek.live/2018/01/13/cats My Human (a.k.a. Sue) likes to make fun of my butt. I resent it and I do not know how to get even with her. If I could talk […]
Back to the Park For various reasons, some more important than others, I have not been to the Parklands to walk for a long time. Mostly it’s just that during the winter months I’m a wimp about the cold temperatures and it seems that spring has been a long time coming here in Kentucky. Finally […]
Zoe & Elliott A few weeks ago in Cats 3 post, I made the following statement: “In these almost ten years of cohabitation, I’m unable to find one photo of Zoe and Elliott together.” https://crookedcreek.live/2018/01/17/cats-3/ Those of you familiar with small children may know that they often make a liar out of their parents. When Mom […]
Trips to the Vet Zoe Taking Zoe to the vet has become increasingly difficult. Part of that may be that I now must do it alone, but the biggest factor is her fear of enclosure. She is quick to sense that something is up. It makes me wonder what she may have endured in her […]
Here We Are in 2018 In these almost ten years of cohabitation, I’m unable to find one photo of Zoe and Elliott together. She has never warmed up to him. He has never learned that she likes her personal space. Monetary Liability I am not exaggerating when I say that the medical care for the […]