Cat on the Keyboard

Author Christine Church's Musings, Books and Stuff…

Cat Needs Brain Surgery

Save rescued kitty, who needs brain surgery.

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The Day his Purr Stopped

Life has become crazy beyond description, and not in a good way, unfortunately. Well, ok, some things are not horrible, such as my novel Beyond Every Mirror, which is doing ok in sales and getting great reviews. A few missed editing errors cost me a few stars in a couple reviews, but all editing errors have […]

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Cat Digs Out of His Own Grave!

Like something out of Stephen King’s novel, Pet Sematary, Bart the cat returned five days after he was “killed” by a car and buried.

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Toto the Tornado Kitten

Toto is aptly named. Rescued after being taken by a tornado last year in Brimfield, Massachusetts, Toto was rescued and adopted and now has his own book. You can read about Toto and see his photos here. http://www.examiner.com/article/toto-the-tornado-kitten

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Don’t Starve Your Cat!

American Playwright Elmer Rice once said “If nature had intended our skeletons to be visible it would have put them on the outside of our bodies.” This quote does not have to refer only to humans. And, indeed, it seems in my mind to refer more to animals. In one day, I have read three […]

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Rare October Autumn Storm Leaves Cats Cold

November, 11, 2011: October 29, 2011 was an historic date. Winter Storm Alfred, almost two months before the start of winter, dumped various amounts of snow all over the Northeast. From Maryland to Maine, millions lost power as trees, still heavy with leaves, grabbed the dense saturated snow and ripped boughs and branches to the […]

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Winter Storm Alfred Strikes Connecticut Hard!

October 2011: My cats watched out the window as a rare Nor’easter struck us head on and hard here in Connecticut Saturday, October 29th. It was forecast to start as rain but for the most part began as a wet heavy snow around 1pm. During the night, the wet heavy snow built up on the […]

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Cat in NZ Shot by Neighbor

“Fur is flying between two Wakatipu [New Zealand] neighbours in high-end rural Speargrass Flat after a $1000 pet cat was shot dead,” writes reporter Russell Blackstock for Mountain Scene, a web site that focuses on news in rural New Zealand. He continues: ” Former local property developer Ross Allan says his four kids are distraught […]

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Hissing Kitty

Victoria is a partially feral kitten with a lot of trust issues.

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