A Friday funny from Florida … and another from Virginia

I can’t quite recall how my mouse and I first stumbled across the following, but it certainly made my day (and Amber‘s): Florida cat owners call 911 after Russian blue ‘freaked out’ (Reuters) – Kush the cat was quarantined in central Florida after her owner called 911 over the weekend for help, saying the ferocious…

Climate of cat-ostro(v)e

[Please note Update below -hro] And now for something completely – but differently – alarming. At least to me. As some of you may know, my feline companion, Amber, has a mind of her own (I know, I know … what cat doesn’t?!) and is very vocal. So I became somewhat alarmed yesterday when she…

Amber, my cat, channels Houdini!

Amber, a beautiful Bengal cat, came into my life last August. She’s definitely not a “lap cat” – and in fact will protest vocally and vigorously, with all claws, at any attempt to contain her chosen space of the moment. But she does like “body contact” (on her terms, of course, headbutts being her preferred…