Reasons YOU should Own a Cat

You want someone to both live with you and hate you utterly; and, your mother-in-law is dead. ☼ There’s perfectly good wall paper in your guest bathroom that has never been shredded. ☼ You’ve always wanted a pet that periodically vomits its own hair. ☼ You need a smaller pet but with the loyalty of […]

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FAQ on Pet Tortoises

Do Tortoises make good pets? They do, if your definition of a “good pet” is one that doesn’t move much, can’t be cuddled and has no feelings for you whatsoever. Think of a tortoise as a Rumba that doesn’t actually vacuum and leaves droppings randomly throughout the house. Can tortoises swim? No. But, if thrown […]

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P. E. T.

I was going to do a list on the worst breeds of cat to own but it turned out that it was all of them. ♣ The worst dog breed is the Chow Chow, a dog so awful that you have to say its name twice. Imagine an animal with the personality of a cat […]

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Strange Interludes

One If I had to choose an iconic symbol of my childhood, and I wasn’t allowed to pick that game of old maid I once played with Squeaky Fromme, I would choose the old sycamore tree that stood at the top of Wilson Hill. The tree overlooked Wilson Creek just at the end of Wilson […]

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