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“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, Gigi and the Cat had we homÍnidos our wits, we’d have had his cojones clipped before some perro made him into a crippled capon, that tomcat he was boisterous and adamant and ready for trouble, it wasn’t just his maleness he lost, it was his life, poor thing and he left the other mourning and coughing up chicken bits and hair balls too woebegone to… Read More

there’s a noble soul resides in you, enchanting your three humans, bound by your beauty and grace, mystery, adventure, failing kidneys you with your fiery eyes, your odd hungers and 3 a.m. run-abouts “I sometimes longed for someone who, like me, had not adjusted perfectly with his age, and such a person was hard to find; but I soon discovered cats, in which I could imagine a condition like mine, and books, where… Read More

no rain that summer no clouds for the sun to part like veils the stoney bed of the creek so dry, we walked on it, finding the tiny skeletons of wild things – a deer mouse, a fish head a heat deranged cat visited, brown and scraggy, beaming her anger from yellow eyes, her maw quirky and dry her tongue gone mad © 2013, poem , Jamie Dedes, All rights reserved; Photo courtesy… Read More

Courtesy of Grammarly’s Facebook Page Okay! I admit it. I just love the cat.