Category Archives: cats

Coming home after a short trip to the farm supply cooperative

The animals are all quiet which usually means they did something terrible dogs terrorizing cats cats terrorizing one another goats terrorizing sheep all hell was breaking loose not ten minutes ago but now? not a peep the chickens sit quietly … Continue reading

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Gaza

I was losing myself in the sky reflecting in a puddle, a mirror left by an afternoon shower on the floor of our open-air barn. Mesmerized by the tree branches swaying in the breeze and by the clouds arriving and … Continue reading

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Dead Doves

Every day, our cats kill at least a few doves somedays they get a cardinal somedays a myna but usually, it’s all doves. Once in a while, they get a rat or a mouse but for the most part all … Continue reading

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Two Pigeons

Two pigeons arrived in the barn one day and we welcomed them with open arms. For a few weeks, they stuck around and it seemed as though they had found new home. We were thrilled, claiming them as our own. … Continue reading

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after the rooster crows

the dogs are in the back yard hunting the cats and the cats are in the barn yard hunting the rats but the rats are at the neighbors digging through their trash and we’re at the breakfast table eating eggs … Continue reading

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Pitter-Patter

the rain washes away my thoughts and it wipes away my pain staring out this window I’m so thankful this storm came   the drought has ended now and the gardens drink it up but I get anxious to get … Continue reading

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Autumn

autumn was ours the rest they can take like summertime at the lake and winter, warm near the fireplace and spring… but before all the leaves fell and it all went to hell we had autumn but its fading now … Continue reading

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