Category: Cats

Insights from Tiger and Benji and other cat stories

Backyard Interlude and Benji

I gathered up my writing materials, my camera and my memories and headed outside to ponder last week’s trip to Olympic National Park. I would review the brochures, look at my pictures and develop the coming stories. On the Quinault Rainforest. On the world’s… Continue Reading “Backyard Interlude and Benji”

Benji in Training

Perhaps this is wishful thinking so let me explain. Benji and I share an office. I have my chair. He has his perch. Every morning after I feed him I retreat to my office to enjoy my coffee. Every morning Benji joins me. I… Continue Reading “Benji in Training”

Tiger the therapy cat

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
Hey there.  It’s me. Tiger, the handsome tabby and therapy cat.  What’s that, you say? Therapy Cat??  Okay, so maybe I’m not officially “certified”  (yes there is such a thing.) I don’t visit nursing homes…

Catitude

Thy name is Benji. ~ Happy Monday from Susanne and Benji

Garden Update and Hummingbird Dance

Good morning and welcome to my garden where life is growing and hummingbirds are courting! Here’s the view of the garden beds from above. Herbs and flowers are at their peak and edibles are in various stages of growth. Bush beans are flourishing and… Continue Reading “Garden Update and Hummingbird Dance”

Cat Interrupted – Benji in the Bag

I heard the scuffle in the closet and when I opened the door this is what I saw. “Don’t you ever knock?” he asked. “Oh sorry Benji. It’s you. I wondered what all the commotion was.” “Well okay then,” he said. “It’s hard enough… Continue Reading “Cat Interrupted – Benji in the Bag”

Planting with Benji

Yesterday we visited Flower World to buy Benji a new bed. Or perhaps bath tub. I decided to borrow it to carry home the plants I bought while I was there. I bought the plants to fill up the bucket I got at a… Continue Reading “Planting with Benji”

Strange and Soothing Seasons

I woke this morning to a caucus of crows and heavy footsteps on the roof.  Were they protesting the presence of a raccoon?  I got up to look while the clamoring continued as did the low rumblings.  Too heavy for a raccoon, maybe the… Continue Reading “Strange and Soothing Seasons”

Benji and the Plant

I looked out the back door and this is what I saw. “Whatcha doing there Benji?” “Benji?” “Taking a nap Sue.  At least I was, before you….   oh never mind.” “Why there Benji?  I’ve never seen you sleep there before.” “Maybe that’s why… Continue Reading “Benji and the Plant”

Some Days Are Like That

Has quarantine got you down? And you feel like you just can’t take it anymore? Some days are like that. Hang in there. ~ Susanne and Benji

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