The Snotty-Nosed Cat

“I didn’t know dogs and cats could get colds…” said a co-worker to me the other day in response to my comment about Lexington having a bad snotty nose. Yes, indeed, cats get colds as evidenced by Lexington’s snot-crusted right nostril and cheek, and runny right...

The Dogged Cat

Lexington’s two front legs make a languid stretch out from under his chest; first the left, then the right with his big paws leading the way.  He props himself up into a sphinx-like position, yawning as he awakes from napping on the porch.  He looks at me, blinks, and...
How well do you know your cat?

How well do you know your cat?

A lot has been written about cats and their personalities. This is because many of us personify our cat’s behavior. I know I do. I speak about my cats like they are my children. “Maximus gets his fondness of sleeping in from my husband!” Or “Wilbur’s got MY appetite!”...