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Never Say Never, Again.

white cat, Blofeld

  The older I get, the more truth I find in adages I’ve dismissed as clichés my entire life. Don’t judge a book by its cover, Youth is wasted on the young, No good deed goes unpunished, You don’t know … Continue reading

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2011: Refinements Not Resolutions

Today is the reason I’m not a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions. And by today I mean December 31st of any year. It’s the day you’re forced to remember what you resolved to do 12 months ago and be … Continue reading

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Follow Your Gut (3 of 3)

Close up of Grey Tuxedo Cat with very pink nose and green eyes

If you remember dear (and very patient) readers, we last saw my date M__ laptop in hand, tasked with finding a place for dinner while I left to finish the laundry. Taking a deep breath I reentered my apartment. Stepping into … Continue reading

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Dinner Take Two…sort of (2 of 3)

Chinese take out box

Readers, you might recall the last time I saw M___ he was making off with “my” Szechuan broccoli in garlic sauce (with brown rice). Before his great escape we’d made plans for dinner for the coming Sunday at 6pm. Well, … Continue reading

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Clueless in Manhattan

Jeff Garlin and Susie Essman ASPCA Benefit New York City

I’m not an avid “Curb Your Enthusiasm” fan, but I’ve enjoyed quite a few episodes. So when I heard Jeff Garlin and Susie Essman were the headliners at “Unleash Yourself! A Night of Comedy to Benefit the ASPCA” I bought … Continue reading

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Irish Eyes Are Smiling

WARNING: This post is not about cats and has no greater meaning. But, there are gratuitous hot guy pictures. You have been warned. Proceed with caution. I’ve never been a boy-crazy kind of girl. Not unless you count my mild … Continue reading

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Up In The Air

Thanks to the worldwide information highway (had to get that in there!) I’ve had the pleasure of “meeting” pet-loving bloggers like Daniela Caride of “The Daily Tail.” On her recent trip back home to Brazil she was actually inspired (by … Continue reading

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Affair of the Heart

This week’s post is brought to you by guest blogger Debbie Glovatsky, a.k.a. Glogirly, the voice behind her blogging cat, Katie. In her blog “Glogirly:  Tails Of A Cat And Her Girl,” Katie writes of life, love and catnip with a sarcastic … Continue reading

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Is My Cat Trying to Kill Me?

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This week’s post is written by guest blogger Nancy Mauro whose first novel “New World Monkeys” was released by Random House last month. Nancy’s relationship with the feline species is precarious at best but I think you will enjoy her … Continue reading

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LITTER BOX: A SPACE ODYSSEY

ModKat

One of the most unique challenges a New York City cat-owner faces is the question of where to put the litter box.  Mudrooms, basements and laundry rooms often used to stash the necessary monstrosity are not part of our vernacular. … Continue reading

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The 2nd of 9 Lives

Morris the Cat

When I last saw my physician a year ago I recall joking that all I needed to fulfill the stereotype of the single NYC woman cliché was a cat. One year and two cats later I lay naked and shivering … Continue reading

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The Cat’s Meow

is my cat the perfect man?

“There’s just something about him,“ my friend Nan muses. “Something sexy about the way carries himself. That nonchalant come-hither look he gives.” “Not traditionally good looking.” I add, “Inarguably on the chubby side. Like a sweet comforting teddy bear you … Continue reading

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Cat-man-do (not)

“Kippeeeee!” In an excited, glass-shattering voice I run toward him, hands spread out, ready to nab.  He takes one look at me and high- tails it out of there. But I’m not discouraged! Like a female Pepe Le Pew, I … Continue reading

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