Being in Love, or, Dogs & Cats Living Together

It’s happening at last. Rahu the cat and the two puppies, Bhairo and Guinness, are starting to love each other. I’m proudest of Rahu. Some of you may remember from an earlier blog post that he’s a cat with a bit of a past. Seems he’s been fending for himself, hunting and living in the…

An Angel’s Kiss, or, The Kitten and the Motorcycle

“I tried to save a kitten on a highway, and I was hit by a motorcycle.” That’s the absolute shortest version of the story, one that I had to tell for three weeks on conference calls, to explain why I was working from home, calling in instead of meeting in person. Depending on how much…

Rahu the Magnificent, or The Cat Who Came With the Barn

I like to say:  we bought a house, and the house came with a barn, and the barn came with a cat. Originally there were two cats.  People had seen them around, sometimes together.  One long-haired grey cat.  One white cat with tiger markings.  The property hadn’t been inhabited for 8 months by the time we…