Gratuitous Cat Posts

Gratuitous Cat Posts

Calm Before the Storm of Saws

In a few minutes their peaceful, sun-drenched nap will abruptly end when I fire up the miter saw, then the table saw, then the air compressor and then finally the nail gun. I flash of guilt sweeps over me, and…

Gratuitous Cat Posts, Jennifer's Nest

Our Little Scapegoats

By Jennifer No household can be truly harmonious without a cat or two.  Chiefly they serve as fluffy, pettable ventriloquist’s dummies (as in, “Julia says, ‘Is this all there is?  It’s all ashes — ashes!’” or, “Sky told me he…

Gratuitous Cat Posts

Cats and Crown Molding

Julia makes sure her fluffy belly is available so the kitchen crown molding installation stays on track.  She’s not really that generous, it’s just that she wants her food bowl back in its normal place. [This is part of Our…