How Much is that Dinosaur in the Window?

Pet Prohibition Last year, my oldest daughter Grace considered adopting a dog from an animal shelter. There are several in our state and so she began the application process. Little did she or anyone else in our family know what a challenge that would be. You would have thought Grace was applying for top-secret clearanceContinue reading “How Much is that Dinosaur in the Window?”

Best Laid Schemes of Cats and Men

Size Matters As previously noted, our pet feline Chester loves big cats, domesticated or wild. So, when a cat alleged to be a savannah, a cross between a wild serval and domestic cat got loose in Vancouver, British Columbia, it caused a mild panic among the populace. The savannah is the largest domestic cat andContinue reading “Best Laid Schemes of Cats and Men”

Fun and Games

Cat’s Play “Play and predatory behaviors allow cats to fulfill their natural need to hunt,” according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners. According to my association, our do-nothing cat Chester has no predatory or hunting skills, unless you think meowing for a bowl of kibble fits the bill. As lazy as he is, evenContinue reading “Fun and Games”