Category Archives: Cats

No Words Needed

Click on the link below to take a look at this beautiful photographic essay about the relationship between two lives.

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My First Experience with Reiki for Animals

This Pushkin, who is 17 years old. His mother gave birth in my apartment, so we’ve been together since day one. Of the eight cats I’ve had the pleasure of nurturing, he’s my longest surviving cat. His sister, Zora, passed … Continue reading

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The Black Cat Auditions — Wanted: Black Cat to Act

Tales of Terror is a 1962 horror film starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone. Billed as a “Trilogy of Shock and Horror,” it consists of three short sequences based on Edgar Allan Poe stories: “Morella”, “The Facts in … Continue reading

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The Guide Cat and the Blind Dog

Eight-year-old Terfel has cataracts and had spent most of his time stuck in his basket or bumping into things. Until he met a valuable friend, that is. A cat named Pwditat appeared on the scene, walked up to Terfel and … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Pets During Winter Holidays

The holidays — Christmas, New Year’s, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa – are times of joy and merriment, and all the celebrations they entail pose safety problems for pets. Families reunite and celebrate. Being conscious of potential pet hazards during the holidays can … Continue reading

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Cat Diary, Dog Diary

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Precious: Her Earthly Biography

On Monday afternoon, December 1, 2009, a year to the day that we moved into our current apartment, my sweet, beautiful little cat, Precious, shook off her transient identity, as we Buddhists say, left her useless body behind, and merged … Continue reading

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Zora the Beautiful

She was half-feline, half-spirit, and on June 25, 2012, a Monday, she left her body behind and entered the realm of pure spirit. She answered to Zozo, Zorita, and Pretty Face. Near the end I thought of her as Zora … Continue reading

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