A homecoming… nonetheless

June 4, 2010

This morning’s quiet was broken by Layla’s meows. “Ah,” I thought, “my baby is awake.” When I looked into her carrier, I could tell by her stillness that she had just passed. There is a difference in the energy that surrounds a living body and one whose spirit has left.

An Anniversary: 1 Year

February 20, 2009

  A year ago at this time, the weather was wonderful. I remember because I was building the cattery for Otis and Layla outside the dining room window. I was working my regular job for four hours in the morning — like 9 am – 1 pm, then going outside to work on the cattery […]

Cattery cats move in

February 21, 2008

The cattery for Otis and Layla is done (you can click the photos to see a larger images). Of course there are some little touches I want to add, but the cats are in. Layla appeared in the street last Wednesday after some rain showers just as they usually do at dinner time. I went […]

The little things…

February 12, 2008

A neighbor down the street moved out of their home towards the end of December — a foreclosure situation. They took their horses and dogs, but left behind two cats. So I started feeding them. Same time each day, twice a day. They became accustomed to the schedule and even started looking for me at […]