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National Cat Day

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Life Without Moonpie

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I’ve never really lost anyone really close to me before. I’ve lost grandparents, which was hard but I didn’t spend every single day with them. I’ve had breakups but usually none of them lasted longer than a year. Losing my baby boy Pilot was the most painful thing I’ve ever gone through in my 34 […]

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Goodbye My Baby Boy

Back on my lap again.

I had no choice but still I had to suck it up and do what was best for the sweetest little furboy on the planet. My little guy who has given me so much happiness over the past 9 years, I had to let him go. He’s been such a fighter his entire life because […]

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Another Tumor Bites the Dust

So it appears Pilot had another tumor, this time in his eyelid. At first his eye just seemed to have an infection but very quickly we realized it was something much worse.   When we brought Pi back to the vet they said they had to take it out right away. We were told during […]

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Fighter Pilot: Going Strong

I’m absolutely amazed at how well he’s adjusted, it’s almost as if nothing at all has happened to him. He now jumps up and jumps down really easily. He runs faster than I can catch him, which I know from experience. I swear that right after the surgery he was depressed and upset about it […]

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Little Boy Pilot

  Pilot has a swollen leg. After 3 visits to the vet and a lot of money it turns out it’s a tumor. Next we have to go see an Orthopedic Surgeon, that’s tomorrow. Can we afford this? No, we still need to find a way to get Manly Man a car. The thing is, […]

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How To Catch A Bird – By Aurora

(explained by Manly Man) Be still and drag tummy. Look disinterested when bird flies away.

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Training Ourselves

As you know from time to time we deal with the issue of Pilot being an indoor/outdoor cat. When we first adopted him his previous owners had actually let him outdoors so from the moment we had him he was begging to go outside. Once when we were in an apartment he bolted out the […]

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A Day in the Life of Aurora

What is all that commotion? Can you people be quiet? I’m trying to sleep here. Fuck. You humans make so much damn noise. Do you see me stomping around and yelping like you guys? Well ok, only when I know you have food I want but that’s normal. If I ever have food you want […]

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Say What You Will Of Cats

Cats care mostly solitary animals and generally need very little affection. You can ignore them for days on end (other than feeding them and such) and they could give a shit. Cats are not undyingly loyal like dogs and are certainly not man’s best friend. I have noticed that for some cats, not all, they […]

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