Category: Kathryn Kat

Naughty Girl Action

Ivory rarely jumps up on the kitchen counter. That was more of Gidgette’s thing (before the arthritis). Gidgette was known to jump up there and steal an entire hotdog. I caught Ivory up there the other night. I think there was a fly buzzing around that caught her attention. I caught her in this awesome…

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Me and My Shadow

A stray neighborhood cat has adopted my brother. He’s such a sweetie pie. I’m a proud auntie. Billy decided to call him Shadow because he sort of crept out of the shadows and slowly nuzzled up to him. Shadow will actually come into Billy’s garage/gym and jump up on the bench. He loves to cuddle.…

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A Visitor

A handsome black and white kitty has been hanging around my brother’s back yard. He’s possibly a stray, but he’s very clean and social. Billy has named him Shadow. Shadow seems to have chosen Billy as his human. But he likes me quite a bit as well, as you can see from the pictures. He…

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My Classroom

As some of you may know, my initial plan for my adult life was to become a pediatrician. For various reasons, I changed my mind. I decided to go to graduate school to pursue my doctorate in infant cognition and perceptions. Because of illness, I had to give up that dream, though not before publishing…

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The Princess and the Pea

I was vacuuming the other day and I had stacked the deck furniture cushions on the couch. My dad had thrown one of the couch cushions on top. And that’s where I found Ivory the next morning. This picture reminded me of the story of The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen. I…

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Gidgette’s Gotcha Day

12 years ago, I carried Gidgette home from my vet’s office in Ulsan, South Korea. They were going to put her to sleep because nobody wanted her. Korea isn’t a big cat country to begin with. But Gidgette had an unusually small head for her body and she was cross eyed. I couldn’t let them…

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Ivory’s Gotcha Day

12 years ago, I brought Ivory home to my tiny apartment in Korea. On one hand it seems so long ago. On the other, it seems just like yesterday. She was so fuzzy. So was so shy. That first night she slept with me, I ended up all the way against the wall. A roughly…

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Parquet

Nine years ago, my family said goodbye and sent Parquet over the Rainbow Bridge. I was living in Korea so my body wasn’t with him. My soul and spirit were though. Parquet was an amazing cat. You might even say he was a Mighty Kool Kat. He wandered up onto the deck one day and…

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