Category: Cat Tales

Here Are Some Good Reasons To Get A Cat

Of course, I’m a bit prejudiced, because I do love cats very much. I don’t need good reasons — I just need to keep a cat nearby. While looking for post ideas, I found a post on mentalfloss.com that listed ten good reasons for owning a cat. In case any of you need persuaded, read…


Ten Facts About Cats You Might Not Know

Cats are interesting creatures. Countless stories about their exploits and adventures can be found, sometimes filling a whole book. Below are ten facts about cats that might surprise you. You can learn more interesting cat facts by going to www.factretriever.com. For starters, here’s your appetizer. 1. Though your dog might really enjoy your morning pastry,…


Some Garberville Cats Of Interest

It is February 2019. As some of my readers know, I am in Garberville, CA for a month’s visit with my dear friend, Patte. I came down here to avoid the Alaskan weather, and today (February 9) we have had 5 1/2 inches of snow! Go figure…still, the change is very nice. I thought it might…


How Can You Cat-Proof Christmas Trees?

Tis the season when we bring in a tree and industriously put it in its base, then trim it profusely. As we stand admiring the newly-decorated tree, the cat saunters in. Knowing how much we adore him, he immediately assumes that we brought that tree in and put all those shiny playthings on it especially…


Do You Know Your Cat’s Zodiac Sign?

If you know when your kitty was born, you can read a special kitty horoscope below. This document will give you some basic characteristics to look for in your cat. Let me know in the comments at the end of the post if the description fits. Aries (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) General Characteristics: Prefers…


During the Holidays Your Cat is a Blessing

If you are living in the United States, you are most likely heavily into our holiday season, with Thanksgiving just days away. If you have a cat who is part of the family, you will benefit from his assistance during the holiday season.  Though this kitty aid may not always be appreciated as it should,…


Rascal Cat Vanishes Without a Trace

To my dismay, I just found a story that was supposed to go in my book about my cat, Carlos. For some reason, it got overlooked. There’s an upside to this anecdote, however. Now you, my website readers, can be the first to read it. Here it is: Cat? What Cat? Cats have a philosophy…


Friends Are Family You Choose Yourself

When I lived on my homesite claim on Spruce Island, often my only companions were my animals, three cats and a dog. They were not just pets; they were my friends. I sincerely believe that friends are family you choose yourself, and if some of my friends had four feet, what difference did it make?…


Do You Believe These Common Cat Myths?

Cats are surrounded by myth and superstition, probably more so than any other animal.  They have been revered, considered bad luck or good luck, feared, and loved. Always a source of mystery, cats have intrigued us and caused us to invent a multitude of stories about them.  Cat beliefs originated from a combination of ancient…


The Cat Raised the Dog On My Alaskan Homestead

On my Alaskan homestead, the cat raised the dog.  It’s true — the dog was just a puppy when he arrived at my place, known as Banjo Beach, on Spruce Island.  He had no mother or father to teach him about the world, and the only other creatures there besides me were three cats.  He…


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