Paws, Claws and Gauze

Pussycat Pedicure Chester is a bona-fide scaredy cat. “Run away” should be his motto. He has scared himself chasing his own tail. Strangers, their pets, loud noises, the anticipation of danger; you name it and Chester will always default to the first option of “flight or fight.” That’s a good thing, because Chester has aContinue reading “Paws, Claws and Gauze”

Cats a Gunnin’ and a Drinking, Not Really a Mixing

Kitty’s Got a Gun A New Hampshire man was cleaning his loaded gun when it fell off a workbench and discharged (of course), striking the individual in the stomach. He was taken to the hospital by his wife, police told Newsweek. Why an ambulance wasn’t called, is a mystery. The hospital contacted the police whoContinue reading “Cats a Gunnin’ and a Drinking, Not Really a Mixing”

O Christmas Tree

Timber! O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree,How lovely are your branches!O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree,How lovely are your branches!Not only green in summer’s heat,But also winter’s snow and sleet.O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,How lovely are your branches! That is the first verse of “O Christmas Tree,” or as it was written in itsContinue reading “O Christmas Tree”

Psycho Cat

Is Our Cat a Psychopath? That’s the question households were asking after an internet story ran recently about a new test for cats developed to see at what degree your feline may be a psychopath. Researchers; Rebecca Evans, Minna Lyons, Gayle Brewer and Emily Bethell from the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University,Continue reading “Psycho Cat”

Cute, Cuddly and Conspiratorial

Bright Shining Cat Lies Chester was reading the New York Times recently when he looked up and told me the paper had a story titled, “Those Cute Cats Online? They Help Spread Misinformation.” There was a twinkle in his eyes when he said it, so I took the bait and asked him why he seemedContinue reading “Cute, Cuddly and Conspiratorial”

My Fair Kitty

Inclement Comportment & Deportment On a lazy rainy day, I was sitting in my favorite chair in the family room trying to do a crossword puzzle. I’m pretty good at them too, with the exception of not knowing the answers coupled with my horrific spelling. Chester was laying on the sofa reading the latest issueContinue reading “My Fair Kitty”

The Chester Chronicles – Starting Point

Cattus Semper Dormientes The Story “Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.” Mark Twain “If cats could write history, their history wouldContinue reading “The Chester Chronicles – Starting Point”