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Rumpy's Kitty Siblings

I'm Jen, caregiver to the late, great Rumpydog and now to some rather pesky kitties. You can follow us on Twitter - @FineMellowFella and @HissyFitJones. And don't forget to LIKE our Facebook pages! Thanks!
Rumpy's Kitty Siblings has written 1536 posts for Dogpaddling Through Life

Yes, I’m on Another Rant…

Maybe it’s because I’ve been paying too much attention to the news. Or maybe it’s because I’m still steaming from getting the boot from my gig job. Or maybe it’s just because I feel what I’m seeing happening in this country is insane. Whatever it is, I’m absolutely livid. We locked down for weeks to … Continue reading

Welcome Home, Buddy!

This is Buddy. Buddy is around 10 years old and his snout is turning white. He has rough skin patches on his elbows from living much of his life confined in a crate. He has arthritis and skin irritations. He was receiving treatment for these issues in rescue and we’ve already had a visit with … Continue reading

New Beginnings

The new beginnings I’ve worked for haven’t exactly panned out the way I’d hoped. Continue reading

Middle-Age Dating is Fun!

My dating adventures just keep getting better and better, and by that I am being facetious. Continue reading

Why I Suck at Dating

I recently met a man for dinner. This is not a small thing; it’s the first recent date I’ve had. I thought it went well, but I thought wrong. I haven’t heard from him since. Social interactions, especially in dating situations, confuse and frustrate me. I used to think there was something seriously wrong until … Continue reading

Live: Online and in Person!

Well hello again. I hope this missive finds you well. The cats are all OK. Little Girl and Graybow are easing into a truce, which means fewer cat fights and no poop on the floor. Here’s hoping it lasts. I am still working full-time from home and part-time slinging groceries around town, which, as I’ve … Continue reading

Adventures in Online Dating

In the midst of a pandemic I decided to give online dating a try. It’s weird, actually. For the past several years I’ve been so shut down that I rarely had any meaningful contact with another human being, but one day I decided I was tired of being lonesome and when I discussed it with … Continue reading

Essential Worker Blues

You may not think you know me, but you do. I deliver your groceries. I have a full-time job, but I need the extra money, so when I deliver to you on a weekday evening it’s after having put in a full day’s work elsewhere. If I’m delivering to you on a weekend, it means … Continue reading

Coronavirus and the Clueless

I live in Alabama. This state votes Republican because… well, just because. Lots of people carry guns on them. Not sure why. I’ve never found myself in a situation where I felt I needed one. Lots of people here love them some Jesus. This weekend a Trump 2020 bus was parked in a lot just … Continue reading

Soliciting Advice for My Cats’ Problematic Behavior

Yeah, I know it’s been 4 months. Time flies, doesn’t it? Hope you are doing well and surviving either winter or summer (depending on where you live). Things here are… well, different. Not bad, necessarily, but not great either. But this blog post isn’t to play catch-up. I need your help. You see, I have … Continue reading

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