Russ | April 18, 2014
Another week, another feline birthday. Yes, today is the day Kismet turns seven years old. Here we see him doing one of the things he does best: He’s a wonderful lad, the epitome of cat, and my constant companion. I’m not sure what I would do without him, his playfulness, inquisitiveness, and his affection. Like […]
Russ | April 11, 2014
It’s rather hard to believe, but my big fluffball Packet turns seven years old today. There aren’t many bright spots in my days, but one I can count on is that Packet will at some point hop up into my lap for a nose-boop and an extended chin-skritch session, his quiet purrs buzzing away like […]
Russ | April 22, 2013
It’s hard to believe, but it was five years ago today that I brought the lads here to their forever home. Kismet and Packet are such opposites in so many ways, and yet remain best buddies. I’m happy to have them. Sometimes I wonder if the purpose of my existence now is to be the […]
Russ | April 18, 2013
This week is Kismet’s turn for a birthday celebration. He, like his brother, is six years old. He’s as friendly as a puppy, as playful as a kitten, and a constant companion. As with his brother, I hope for many more years with him.
Russ | April 11, 2013
HRSIF* Packet is six years old today. Here he is, celebrating the day in his customary manner: His extreme floofiness is easily mistaken for excess poundage; in fact, he is a couple of pounds lighter than his little brother Kismet. * His Royal, Serene and Imperial Fluffiness.
Russ | March 30, 2013
I turned around from working at the kitchen counter to discover I had some company. Packet is a very stealthy fellow — I never heard him coming. Even his meows are quiet. In this he is very much the opposite of Kismet, who never seems to shut his pie hole.
Russ | January 18, 2013
It was nine years ago this week that I became a cat guy. Mycah and Xaxu came to live with me for a while…. I’ve told their story before. Xaxu has been gone quite a while, and Mycah passed just over a year ago. I miss them both, but I am now privileged to have […]
Russ | December 6, 2012
So, the desk I ordered last week arrived much much sooner than I expected. I was thinking Wednesday, but it came on Monday. The afternoon and evening hours were spent hauling the beast up the stairs, one box at a time. As the total shipped weight was over 170 pounds, this was no easy proposition, […]
Russ | November 7, 2012
My girl Mycah passed a year ago today. I still miss her, still feel the loss. Fortunately, I still have the lads.
Russ | April 22, 2012
The calendar may say one thing or another, but around these parts, we all know April 22nd is Gotcha Day. Kismet and Packet have been with me for four years now, and I’ve loved every bit of it. And they clearly still love each other. Here’s hoping I have many more years with the lads. […]