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All the Latest by Hissy Fit Jones

Meow! I’m finally back! It’s been so long since our last post because lots of terrible things have been happening around here. Worst of all? Jen promised me that once the government shutdown ended, she would make me an appointment for a dental. As old as she is, that’s one promise she didn’t forget. She … Continue reading

The Sad Story of an Unloved Cat

Once upon a time there was a poor, misunderstood kitty whose vet said he was too fat. His human caregiver, being quick to believe the rantings of an educated human over her incredibly wonderful cat, put him on a diet. It’s amazing I’m still alive. While it’s true that I have weighed as much as … Continue reading

I’m Getting Better. The Cats are Getting Worse.

I told you last April about Little Girl’s fearful behavior and Graybie’s aggressive behavior toward her.  Since taking her to the vet, I’ve tried Feliway diffusers and calming collars. I’ve bought interactive toys and engaged in play with the cats. I’ve given Little Girl time alone and fed her away from the others. Things got … Continue reading

Seven Years Ago…

Seven years ago I started this blog. That’s the longest I’ve stuck with anything. I had hoped to monetize it to support my animal rescue habit. Things didn’t quite work out that way. Instead I found an avenue of expression that I enjoyed and was pretty good at, if I do say so myself. The best … Continue reading

Gun Safety and Lots of Dogs

Yesterday I helped man an outreach booth for a group that promotes sensible gun legislation. I enjoyed speaking with people about their ideas of how we can put an end to the gun violence epidemic that is ravaging our country and terrorizing its’ citizens. I also interacted with a lot of dogs. There were dogs … Continue reading

Finally! A Relaxing App for Cat Lovers!

Let me start by saying I was not asked to promote this app and I was not compensated in any way. One day I stumbled upon the app, Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector. I downloaded the free app on my phone and have enjoyed it ever since.   This app is not so much a game … Continue reading

Some Kitty Photos

Here are some kitty photos.    

How’s Little Girl Doing?

Little Girl continues to act fearful. So I’ve put calming collars on her, Hissy and Graybie. I didn’t put one on Yella because he’s already the most mellow cat in the world. I still have the diffusers going. And I am offering Little Girl time alone in the bedroom. As far as Hissy goes, I … Continue reading

Dear Little Girl, What Can the Matter Be?

Little Girl has decided she no longer wants to go downstairs to eat. For the life of me I don’t know why. Instead she stands at the top of the stairs and meows pitifully. She won’t come downstairs no matter how much I beg, and she won’t let me pick her up and take her … Continue reading

Making Memories

My dad died. I’ve been trying to make sense of things since I got the news. Our relationship was…. complicated, and I don’t want to talk about that here. Death makes me think of a clean cut with a sharp knife that removes a limb, but not the phantom sensations. My father is no longer … Continue reading

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