Tag Archives: cats

Good-Bye to All That

His name was Scooter, but we often called him Scootie, or Scoots, or even the unlikely Scootifer. If I asked my wife Jan “Where did he go now?”, she knew who I meant. Scooter was from Toronto, but he travelled with … Continue reading

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The sun-loving cat, and Valentine’s Day notes

If you’ll check your diary, you’ll find that  I introduced you to our neighbour’s white cat Choupette this past January 7th, in a posting called “A place in the sun.” In that posting, Choupette was sitting on the peak of … Continue reading

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A place in the sun

“Oh my gosh,” said my wife Jan as she stepped out of our front door, early this afternoon, “it’s like summer!” Admittedly, later in the afternoon she amended that to “spring.” But the fact remains — the weather has been … Continue reading

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The first present of Christmas Day

This Christmas, a few of our friends decided that our cat Scooter warranted a present, and so we had some surprises for him this morning. In fact, as my wife Jan and I finished our Christmas morning breakfast, we gave … Continue reading

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