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My year, so far - part Tuna

One thing I’ve learned this year is that cats can become extremely high maintenance in their old age.

Extremely. Like, if you knew what kinds of hell you would face when that cute little kitten reached its “golden years,” you would never bring it home. 646 more words


Welcome Stormy. And Good bye.

After I lost Celica Blue, I was ambivalent about adopting another cat. Losing her had taken the stuffing out of me, emotionally and financially. We love all our cats, but there are those who wind themselves around your heartstrings; Celica Blue was one of those cats. 937 more words



As a shelter volunteer, I hear many reasons why people don’t want to adopt a senior* cat. Expensive medical bills are a valid concern, as is knowing the pain of loss will come sooner with an older cat, but when someone tells me “kittens are cuter”,  I have to disagree. 501 more words


The Cat with Nine Lives

I’ve always had dogs until I inherited my daughter’s cat and that cat got cancer so it was an obvious call when to end things. … 446 more words


Fridays with Abbey

As a new resident to Laguna Beach back in 2004, I would often do a double take whenever I drove past a little blue and white cottage nestled at the base of the Canyon. 591 more words

FOR ADOPTION: Sweet Senior (Urgent!)

This sweet sixteen year old beauty is in desperate need of a loving forever home. The owner has actually been threatening euthanasia!Let’s give this heartbreaking story a happy ending. 63 more words


Mallorcan rural lifestyle suits Minstral the Birman

Regular readers of this blog about our life in rural Mallorca will know that we share the outdoor areas of our finca with seven cats that have adopted us.  223 more words