Category: Kathryn Kat

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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Bridal Veil Falls in Winter

I went to the Bedford Reservation of the Cleveland MetroParks today. We had a few inches of snow fall overnight, so I knew it would be particularly pretty. It was a balmy 20F out this afternoon. Needless to say, I didn’t last long. I probably would have been able to stay longer if I had…

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Winter Wonderland – Take 2

Well, we got a white Christmas. I love them just as much as the next person. I would have preferred a “Candy Coating”, as Dick Goddard used to say. Thankfully, this was a light snow. The last storm we had, the snow was seriously wet and heavy. It only took me a few minutes to…

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