Alex adopted me a number of years ago. He actually belonged to the neighbor on the east side of me, yet spent hours hanging
out with his kitty friends that lived with my neighbors to the west. He traveled through my yard going back and forth between
home and friends.

At that time I had been laid off at work and was spending more time in my home office and patio area. Alex began spending more and more time on one of my Adirondack chairs, during which we had great conversations. He is very vocal and expressive. He also started to follow me into the house. He was unbelievably well mannered. I set out a water bowl for him. I was also rather allergic to him.

An allergy prescription and a year later, I set out a food bowl. I still cannot keep Alex in the house overnight (swollen yucky eyes and congestion issues). Yet he knows that he is welcome to join his kitty friends next door in a comfy kitty igloo in the kitties’ house. It’s a perfect arrangement.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013


"sympathetic recognition of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it" 

I am sad
that the person I 
I knew as 
best friend
totally lacks this quality...

it has been

35 days

since I last saw
my sweet buddy


she continues to keep
him captive

I am sad beyond words...
because I never 
imagined she could be 
soooooo cruel...
I miss my sweet furry

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