Tag: Cats

Big Cats In Small Spaces – Clive loves his tunnel…

Big Cats In Small Spaces – Clive loves his tunnel…

What do you get if you cross a large but rather simple ginger cat with a small but rather flexible ferret tunnel? A spectacle. Clive has had this tunnel since he was a kitten and he still plays with it every day, despite the fact that he’s quite obviously too large for it now. It’s …

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Clive Ate A Bad Thing – Why cats shouldn’t eat bad things…

Clive Ate A Bad Thing – Why cats shouldn’t eat bad things…

Sometimes cats eat things they shouldn’t. Often, as with annoying infant children, they’re completely unaware that they shouldn’t be eating this thing. Even as the evidence streams endlessly from their angry and tender anus following a particularly unwelcome ingestion, they seem oblivious to the do’s and don’ts of the digestive system. Clive is the eater …

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Harvey – When Good Cats Go Bad – Vet Visit!

Harvey – When Good Cats Go Bad – Vet Visit!

Every six months or so, Harvey makes a guest appearance at the vets to get his asthma checked. He’s somewhat of a celebrity at the local veterinary clinic, so I wasn’t entirely surprised with the exchange that took place when I called through to book an appointment. “Hello! I need to bring Harvey in for …

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Wet Strokes = Hairy Handsies

Wet Strokes = Hairy Handsies

Clive is a bit of an oddball. Ever since kittenhood he’s been obsessed with what the extended family and I have come to know as “wet strokes” (perhaps there’s a better, less paedo-sounding term for it, feel free to suggest one). Every morning, after I’ve finished scalding the sleep and misery from my skin, he …

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Let’s Discuss The Dog

Let’s Discuss The Dog

I have an urgent matter To discuss without delay You need to listen closely And take action right away I think you know the problem So let’s start a dialogue You seem to underestimate The issue of the dog He has no poise, he’s tactless And his fragrance is offensive His other habits sicken me …

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