Lost

I didn't write much of anything last week because I didn't want to write about this, and I was hoping I wouldn't have to. I still don't feel much like writing, honestly, but maybe some catharsis will help. Last Wednesday, after a full day of hustling and bustling for everyone, late at night Matt realized our cat Marbles wasn't home. I thought...

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Stray Cat Strut

The weather has been nice enough lately that we're letting the cats out in the morning before work, checking on them over lunch, and bringing them back in before dark. Marbles is usually our roamer but he's been spending time in the yard, so I wasn't really surprised when I came home last Friday and my dad, who is visiting us, told me he...

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Marbles the Cat, Autumn 2012

Marbles is known to be a skittish cat. He immediately velcroed himself to us when we picked him up at the shelter, and displayed no signs of nervousness -- until one day, we had house guests, and he tried to jump through a second-floor window. We've since discovered that he's a bit of a scaredy-cat, especially around strangers, and especially...

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