Category Archives: cats

Yakity-Yak: Don’t Talk Back!

“Yakity-Yak… Don’t talk back!” Jerry Leiber + Mike Stroller Bikerchick got this one going for me… you know, when another person’s blog spurs you into writing as you didn’t know you had so many stories to tell? Talking to yourself … Continue reading

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SoCS: All or Nothing

I am glad I am sharing life with Mitchell… We have kittens for our anniversary present to ourselves, and it is not quite what we anticipated. We imagined they’d be in the bathroom for a couple days, then be able … Continue reading

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SoCS: Language

Timed writing, word is language. All I have on my mind is kittens! We have new additions to our family! Okay, they have a language, one I need to learn. I’ve heard the mews and heard him growl — I … Continue reading

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Still Weeping

Missing him so…         ©D. Katie Powell.  My images/blog posts may be reposted; please link back to zenkatwrites.  Art (unless stated) is also by me; please link to dkatiepowellart.

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Breathing in loss, sending sunflowers

“There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start.” ― Shel Silverstein, Every Thing on It Saying goodbye to Govinda Jai today. Heart is breaking open. Unplugging … Continue reading

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Our Old Man

He’s my favorite guy, I’m sorry, but yes, both of us have our special relationships with each of the cats and he is my boy.  As he is getting older, he has become Demando-cat.  He comes to my side when … Continue reading

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