When Kerry adopted a cat name Eddie with three legs she worried about how to care for him. But this charismatic cat taught her a thing or two about living life to the fullest and loving like you’ve never been hurt.
Life As A Human launches a series of quotations by famous and not-so-famous people that enlighten us on the experience of being human.
Up until this point I hadn’t realized what this cat meant to me. He is my companion while I sit at home, lost in the struggle of writing for a meager living. When the world beats me up pretty badly, which it does at times, Jimmy plunks his 14 pounds down on my chest looks me in the eye and lets me know he’s there for me as long as I keep opening the can.
Norbert and O’Malley are ginger tabby cats. They don’t live with us, but it sure seems like it some days. One belongs to the neighbours next door and the other lives across the street. If you’ve got allergies this is the closest you can come to having cats of your own.
High strung, reactive, and rescued from a crack house when she was weeks old, Crack Cat has never been what you would call a “lap cat.” Even so, as Nathan Thompson discovered, she brought with her many life lessons.
I am okay with some wrinkles. I am fine with the shifting shape of my butt. Even my worsening arm wattle isn’t that alarming … but accepting crazy cat lady-ness? Uh-uh.