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It's been said that people that hate cats will come back as mice in their next life.

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Tas O'Hurley6 months ago
My Cat Loved Me—But I Didn't Know It at the Time
It seems like growing up all we see in the movies are kids with their dogs. Of course, as a little girl with an older sister who just didn't want to be bothered, I wanted a best friend that I could pl...
Alan Russell6 months ago
Omar's Diary for Tuesday, September 11, 2018
I am highly excited about being invited to read an extract from my diaries at the forthcoming meeting of ABC Tales members in York later this month. It is indeed an honour and a privilege. Man Servant...
Courtney Ferguson7 months ago
Patience
I didn't know you could be depressed as a 9-year-old. I lost my grandmother when I was six, and she was the only person keeping our family together. Without her, the seams came undone. Everyone shut d...
Abstract Ammy7 months ago
The Little Kitten That Could (Part 3)
In my many years of having a cat in my family home, you'd think I would be used to the idea that cats by nature will get out and explore. It's in their nature. No matter how hard we try to keep our li...
Amy Butler7 months ago
The Kitten
It's with a heart full of sadness that I tell the tale of this sweet little kitten. I didn't realize at the time that the few hours I'd have with her would touch my heart so profoundly. I had just got...
Rosalyn Grams7 months ago
I Am Cattacus!
The human swore very loudly and landed in a heap at the bottom of the stairs. I may have killed him. Well... shit. I might just be the worlds' worst cat. There was movement and noise from down below s...
Rose Heart7 months ago
Nimbus
This sweet little grey haired beauty name is Nimbus. She is my baby, my shadow, my sidekick, and my best friend. How I came to acquire my baby is a very interesting story. Back about four or five year...
Abstract Ammy7 months ago
The Little Kitten That Could (Part 2)
Fast forward to almost a month after having Baby Loki; it's my dad's birthday and my brother and I have freed up some time to fly out to Nevada to see him and spend a couple days out there. (I persona...
courtney dainard7 months ago
Oliver
Let me start off by saying that I absolutely love the feature that Snapchat has where it allows you to view photos taken on this day last year or all the years before. It is a great way to look back a...
Abstract Ammy7 months ago
The Little Kitten That Could (Part 1)
Rewind to mid-May, 2018. I'm on a mild walk to get my heart going and to keep my anxiety down. The sun is bright as it reflects off the car hoods that sit idly waiting for the light to change from red...
Ash Vazquez7 months ago
The Tale of a Cat and His Mother
Most of my life I’ve gone with whatever comes my way. I've just been going through the motions of the world and seeing where it takes me. I had a plan..sort of. I just wanted to be somebody and do som...
Taylor Mullins7 months ago
My First Kitten Love
A few months ago I moved in with my boyfriend, Nate, his family and his roommate who had just recently moved in as well as a impulse decision in spite of my dad's wishes. Shortly after moving, I slowl...
Chuck Hinson7 months ago
When Lightning Struck My Heart
On April 8, 2015, my kitchen floor was full of muddy footprints. At around five-thirty that afternoon, I'd come in from one of the saddest moments of my adult life: burying my best friend—a Maine Coon...
Introducing a New Cat to Your Household
A week ago, I rescued a four-month-old kitten from my local rescue. I hadn’t gone to the rescue with the intention of adopting another cat for my household, but this kitten was just so sweet that I ha...
Deborah Portillo8 months ago
Four-Legged Children
I was not always a cat person. In fact, my first cat was an exotic black cat. Her name was Midnight, and she totally disliked me. After the distaste for one another I found her a new home. However, I ...
Jessye Gould8 months ago
Living With Cats
If there's one thing I've learned about living with cats, it's that you don't own them. They own you. I am owned by two kitties. One of whom is shy, and the other is outgoing and playful. Mouse, the l...
Chuck Hinson8 months ago
The Day My Cats Hijacked the Computer
My four whiskerlicking cats like to hang out in my upstairs office. One afternoon, having finished my paperwork, I took my Westie, Brandi, out for a walk. Leaving the computer on and shutting the door...
Jessye Gould8 months ago
Raising a Stray (Pt. 2)
The hardest thing for me as a cat mom is to not be able to cuddle my babies when they really need the attention. Arno has always been cautious around people. I spoke a little bit in the first Raising ...