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Cat survives jump from 5th floor

The Chicago Fire Department captured this video of a black cat jumping from a fifth-story window to escape a fire two days ago. The cat narrowly missed a wall on […]

‘Rescue’ dog lives up to the name

When 15-year-old Chucky fell into the family pool in Boksburg, South Africa, his buddy Jessie worked tirelessly for 34 minutes to rescue him. Chucky is a Pomeranian and Jessie, a […]

Never attack a man’s dog

This story was all over the news today, but in case you missed it, here it is again. As John Wick would tell you, never mess with a man’s dog. […]

Another funny cat tale

Fair warning: Put your drink down before watching. A dozen views later and I still ROFL. But then, I’m a lifelong cat lover. Cat standing on his own tail from […]

Too cute for words

This is “Cotton.” I found her in Bored Panda’s story “40 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of This Month (March Edition).” She’s there with 39 other adopted pets, mostly felines […]

A cat tale, part II

Some of you may remember that I adopted a kitten last May. He was a wee thing, 8 weeks old and just 2 pounds. I named him Rowdy. Time passed […]

Kitty karma

Some of you may remember my posts back in 2014 about a tiny kitten that almost froze to death. She was rescued, taken to the Denver Dumb Friends League shelter, […]

A cat tale

You might have noticed I haven’t been writing much lately. But I have reasons, or excuses, depending on how you feel about cats. Mousse, my beloved kitty for 16 years, […]

Watchdog

My dog Annie likes to lie on the back deck and watch for birds, squirrels, and passersby beyond the fence.    

Man’s best friend

Nothing has touched me more in the last few days than this picture of Sully, Pres. George H.W. Bush’s service dog, lying beside his master’s casket. Sully, named after Capt. […]