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I had a wonderful birthday weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. We brought our dog, Rudy, who seemed to enjoy all of the new places to sniff out. We've traveled with him before, to our go-to place, Galena, Illinois, where we stay in a rental house. This time was different because we stayed at an actual hotel... Continue Reading →

Former Feral

My cat, Hee Seop (HE-sop), passed away in October 2018. His legs suddenly became paralyzed one afternoon, and he had trouble walking. We took him to the emergency vet immediately, where they told us his prognosis was bad and that he was in a lot of pain. (You can read about it here.) We knew... Continue Reading →

A Difficult Decision

My first husband and I were divorcing. Between us we had 4 cats, all of whom we adopted together, all of whom would stay with me. After a few months of caring for them, returning to college full-time, and working part-time, it became quickly apparent that I couldn't take care of them because I had... Continue Reading →

Rudy, Trainer of Hoomans

So for the past couple of months, our dog Rudy has been following me down the hall from the living room to the kitchen. Every. Time. He's always expecting a treat, and sucker that I am, I always give in. It's so hard to say no! Look at those eyes!! The trainer said we should... Continue Reading →

Grumpy Cat RIP

Sad news. Grumpy Cat (real name Tardar Sauce) passed away from complications of a urinary tract infection. She was only 7. 😢 NEW YORK TIMES: Grumpy Cat, Internet Celebrity With A Piercing Look of Contempt, Is Dead at 7

Angelo’s Interview!

And here, thanks to Rory of A Guy Called Bloke, is the interview his dog, Scrappy Doodlepip, conducted with my cat, Angelo! You may recall that Rudy, my dog, was also interviewed last year. Please check it out! Feline Katz Interviews - Angelo 74 Enjoy! If you have fur (or scale, or feathered, etc.) babies... Continue Reading →

My Cat Died

I have 2 cats: Hee Seop (HEE-sop) and Angelo, and both are old. Or I should say that I had 2 cats, since one of them, Hee Seop (pictured here), died last Wednesday evening. Granted, both cats are almost 18 years old, so part of me expected this, just not so soon. Hee Seop had... Continue Reading →

CSI: Canine Scene Investigation

The parol is to Filipinos as the Christmas tree is to westerners. However, most Filipino Americans put up a Christmas tree, too. Although we had a Christmas tree, my family never had a parol-- a star-shaped lantern -- when I was growing up, so a few years ago, I decided to get one. But the... Continue Reading →

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