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Caturday Thoughts: Darkness Falls

Cats are nocturnal creatures. This is the common belief. Even Fred Flintstone “put the cat out for the night”.  The big cats, the wild ones are in fact mostly nocturnal. Feral domestic cats are usually nocturnal as well. Night is … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Black Cats and Human Ignorance

Every year the warnings go out. Black cats should be kept indoors at Halloween. Many rescue groups avoid adopting out black cats in the weeks leading up to the day. It is one thing for people of the Middle Ages … Continue reading

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And Pumpkins Are Delicious

Beyond all the other traditions about pumpkins, the most important thing about them is that they are edible. They are also highly nutritious, being low in calories, fat, and sodium and high in fiber. That brilliant orange color comes from … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Remembering Shinki

I have known and loved and lost so many cats. The kittens that Milk and Skye lost from their first litters, conceived before I could get them spayed. Dolly’s kittens that a rescue took and I never got to know … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – This Saturday Meet Dolly

My neighbor Virginia at my old apartment complex was a kind person who alerted me to the feral colony around the place. So to alleviate Virginia’s concerns I began to introduce myself. I put a large carrier with a blanket … Continue reading

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White Dew bái lù 白露 8th Sep

On September 8th we enter the solar term of White Dew, which marks the change from summer to autumn. The white dew is the condensation that is heavier in the cooler mornings so that is show white rather than clear. … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Feline Feng Shui Part 2

We return to the subject of feline feng shui to talk about what we want in a positive way. All very well to kvetch about what we dislike but more practical to decide what we need and want. Starting with … Continue reading

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