Merry Catmas, Everyone!

This site is sporting a new theme, GeneratePress. It is one of the most versatile and flexible themes I’ve seen around without being bloated. Phoebe and Ducan and I wish you and yours the very merriest of Christmases and a wonderful new year.

Phoebe Is Missing

My 4-year old torbie, Phoebe,is missing since Tuesday morning. I don’t believe there is any way she could have gotten out of the house. I fear she’ caught up on something. My other cat, Duncan, is crying too. Any ideas what to do? I’ve opened every door, drawer and closet and shaken the treat and …

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Jubilate Agno

“Jubilate Agno” (Rejoice in the Lamb) is a poem by an 18th century poet (whom some called a madman), Christopher Smart. It is over 1200 lines long! He adapted the exalted form of the responsive readings in the Anglican Church liturgy to write, in part, about an ordinary subject, his cat, Geoffrey. I have excerpted some of this fantastic poem. I have yet to find it in its entirety, on the Web or elsewhere:

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