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Boxing Day In Olympia (Fighting Feline Boredom)

I love finding ways to fight boredom for animals whose usual staff are away so they’ll look forward to visits from their Auntie Kari.

One way that I spice things up is to make the house feel completely cat- or dog-oriented while there is little human traffic. The longer a family is away, the more . . . → Read More: Boxing Day In Olympia (Fighting Feline Boredom)

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Ready For My Closeup, Auntie Kari (Cat Selfies) 2014

This year I got on a kick of taking selfie-like photos of my animal friends.

Cats have been the most cooperative during this process and some of the snapshots ended up looking fairly realistic. It’s much more challenging than I expected to get a good photo where their arms and the camera angle look just . . . → Read More: Ready For My Closeup, Auntie Kari (Cat Selfies) 2014

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Sometimes A Drastic Lesson Is Required (Henri Le Chat Noir)

One of my favorite celebrity cats is Henri Le Chat Noir. His film noir movies are world renowned. With good reason!

Henri’s most recent film documents the tragedy (“tragedy” on the pampered cat scale) that befalls Henri when his usual servants go away and temporarily leave Henri in the hands of an incompetent servant. To . . . → Read More: Sometimes A Drastic Lesson Is Required (Henri Le Chat Noir)

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Attack Of The Thriller Tomatoes

A few weeks ago something so funny happened at a client’s house that I have to share the story.

(Photo by Jack Gavigan)

The client was gone for a week and I visited once a day. She has her own garden and this year she grew many different types of tomatoes: beefsteak, cherry, grape, . . . → Read More: Attack Of The Thriller Tomatoes

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