Tag Archives: cats

Twix and Shout

Dorothy Poole rolled over and looked at the dark lump lying beside her, thinking fondly of Thomas. The nice thing about being a pensioner was that you didn’t have to set an alarm clock, but Thomas had never been one … Continue reading

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Cat Stalk

I am a dog person. That doesn’t mean I dislike cats, just that I prefer dogs. We had a cat as well as a dog when I was a kid, and a lot of my friends had cats. Actually come … Continue reading

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For Cat Owners

Cue cute alert (read I’m after brownie points, please like this post!) I realised yesterday that the two posts in my blog that relate specifically to cats may (have) upset cat owners, and therefore I apologise. It’s not that I’m … Continue reading

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Cat’s Eyes

‘Make yourself comfortable, the kettle’s just boiled,’ she said bustling into the kitchen. He selected the armchair by the window and settled back against the soft cushions. His hostess came in with the tray and tea things, stopped for a … Continue reading

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Mouse in the House

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;‘ Excerpt from The Night Before Christmas (or A Visit from St Nicholas) by Clement Clarke Moore. One of the things about … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures

Rooster Duck was in full vocal chorus this morning, as were the little family of moorhens strutting their stuff on the bank behind our berth. They are just so cute, all feet, and one of Nature’s miracles that they don’t … Continue reading

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