Regarding the adoption of elder cats and grey-muzzled dogs.

I want to encourage considering them when you are seeking a companion animal. And also, maybe, to discourage, if you can’t actually meet its needs. This is all about what we can give them, where many of us think first of what they can give us. We want the cuddles, we want the soft fur …

The Cats Decline

The cats have run away to hide.They do not wish to go for a ride.Oh, no I won’t!¬†the wise cat sings–Rides generally arrive at unpleasant thingslike trimming of claws and shots in the assand minor surgeries… Thanks, I’ll pass!The cats are crouching in unlikely placeswith wide opal eyes and resentful faces:¬†Under the sofa they’d rather …