Desperately seeking Ruby

Last week, I left you in terrible suspense about our little Ruby. She got out while we were away and was nowhere to be found when we came home. Spoiler alert, she’s fine and still ruling the dog: She is also the Queen of High Places: So, we searched the house and offered her favorite…

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The Enforcer

Dear Dennis, We had some short-term tenants that tested your patience. A family member lived with us for a time, and she brought her two kittens along. Most of the time, the whole group got along really well. The house was big enough, and had two storeys, so there was usually a way to avoid…

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Lost black cat

Ruby is my small black cat. She is independent and fast. She’s stealthy and curious. Any opening, any crevice, any high place is fair game to her. One day in early November a few years ago, Ruby got outside. And we didn’t know because we were away, out of town with a sick child. We…

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Standing up to pee

Dear Dennis, When we moved into our first house, we had the luxury of space that wasn’t present in our student apartments. We were able to put the litter boxes in the basement, away from our living areas. At the time, we had two cats (you and Max), so there were three litter boxes in…

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Coming soon . . .

What if we could build a clinic that wasn’t so scary? What if we included features like blankets on the tables so they aren’t so cold, or a nice comforting place to sit and feel a bit hidden? What if kitty didn’t have to sit in the reception area where a big sloppy dog could…

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