Life With Smidgen Today

Smidgen Likes Being Near Me. Here She's Lying On My Bed.

It’s been more than three years since we welcomed Smidgen into the family. It wasn’t really our intent to keep her, but we never found out where she came from. And I think all was lost as soon as we gave her a name. (If you haven’t read the story of Smidgen’s Rescue, click here.) […]

Rescued: Smidgen’s Story

Smidgen Then & Now; What A Difference 3 Years Makes

Our Own Little Miracle Baby Smidgen is the last cat we brought into our family and it’s hard to believe she has been with us for over three years. Smidgen’s rescue is the most dramatic and, perhaps, the only true rescue of the lot. If I had not brought her home that morning, and nursed […]

Feisty Feline Conquers The Cardboard Box

Maru, cat, and small cardboard box

Click Here to Watch The Video: “Once Again, It’s Maru: No Box Is Too Small” Maru is such an adorable cat. And Big! I wonder how a Scottish Fold would get along with the rest of the menagerie here, as my husband now wants one, since watching videos of Maru. This is a short video, […]

Mom Takes Snow Leopard Cubs Outside To Play

Snow Leopards. Mayhan And 3 Cubs

Click Here to Watch The Video: “Here Kitty, Kitty. Small And Adorable, Baby Snow Leopards At Zoo Basel” Last April, Basel Zoo announced the birth of three Snow Leopard cubs. This week, they released video of the three cubs coming out of the den for the first time. The mother, Mayhan, has kept them secluded […]

If you Haven’t Met Maru, You Don’t Know Cat

Maru, About To Pounce

Click Here to Watch The Video: “Meet Maru, A Scottish Fold Male Cat Living In Japan” There are a lot of online videos of cats. Yet every now and then, one cat stands above the rest. Maru is such a cat. He lives in Japan with his owner who is generous enough to share Maru […]

Cute Kitty Clip: Mama Cat Hugs Her Sleeping Kitten

Mama Cat Hugs Sleeping Kitten

Click Here to Watch The Video: “Maternal Instinct: The Bond Between Mother And Child” Cuteness alert! I know we humans like to assign our own emotions to the actions of our pets. But this short video shows that some emotions are instinctive and universal. This mama cat is sleeping with her kitten, and has her […]

The Adventures Of Simon’s Cat: Sticky Tape

Simon's Cat Animation: Sticky Tape

Click Here to Watch The Video: “‘Sticky Tape’ Featuring Simon’s Cat” Sometimes, it’s the simple things… Take Simon’s cat. Simple animation, black lines on white background, yet it pulls you in. Makes you laugh. Makes you want to watch it again. Funny. Simple. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ […]