20 pound Coon Cat and his other brother, Coon Cat

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  There’s a 20 pound coon cat on my lap. He’s purring so hard it feels like one of those vibrators chiropractors use on your back. The problem? There’s 20 pounds of coon… Continue reading

WOOF!!!

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Ever wake up at 1:40am with a dog face 2 inches from your ear that barks out 1…giant… WOOF!!! Welcome to my world. You have to wonder–what are they thinking? Vizsla Mutt: Where… Continue reading

Is nothing sacred?

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  One of the victims of shutdown by the vindictive bully in the white house who thinks he’s king is the copyright office. If you’re a writer and have an inquiry this is… Continue reading

The sharply worded wake-up poem

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Dog nose dog toes poking me with cat claws tiny paws stroking me with out cause need gauze Dog tongue ate dung licking me with cat nip needle grip nicking me with out… Continue reading

The Nightmares of the Past called Diabetes

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Ever dream your 2nd husband is living in the same house with you? It’s not that he was a bad guy…it’s just…well–he died 30 years ago. As a bit of historical background for… Continue reading

The 2:30 Wake-Up Smell

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Ever dream about living in a huge house filled with your sister’s college friends while trying to do a pile of laundry? If that nightmare wasn’t enough to wake me up, the odor… Continue reading

Letting Sleeping Coon Cats Lie

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Ever have one of those days where you really, really should have stayed home?  I have really, really got to stop trying to work the day after a pull, drill or fill.  You’re… Continue reading

Behavioral Modification according to Dr. Dog.

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TIPS FOR TRAINING HUMANS: 1. This is the easiest trick to teach a human Humans need to feel valued. When a human says, “Good dog!” Wag your tail. Look into their eyes. Pretend… Continue reading

A Drilling Experience.

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Never try to eat when one side of your mouth is still numb.  Now I have to clean the drool off my favorite red t shirt.   Tooth number 10, eaten up by… Continue reading

A diversity of Wake Up Dogs and the great half aunt of sorrow

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Just when I thought it wasn’t possible: Yet another tool in the 5 dog alarm system guaranteed to wake the comatose. This isn’t the intentional “time to wake up” scenario such as the… Continue reading