Tag: Animals

CFFC – Animals

I love animals and am always thrilled to see them in the wild. I saw this herd of Roosevelt Elk at Dosewallips State Park on the Olympic Peninsula. I watched from a safe distance while they were feeding and this handsome boy reminded me…

A Visit to the Woodland Park Zoo

Today was perfect for a walk through Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. While still summer weather, the kids are back in school, leaving most of the trails quiet and peaceful.  I’ve been coming to this zoo since I was a child, but this is not…

Tiffany Park Woods Revisited

Behind my house in Renton there are 22 acres of woods.   You can see them through the fence in my backyard where they provide a wonderful backdrop of green making my own gardening efforts easier. I have enjoyed their quiet beauty and the birds and wildlife…

The mouse had no chance

This is Benji and let me just say it up front, right out loud: I am not a vegetarian.  No, not from my youth.  Neither were my ancestors.  Nor my big brother Tiger.  We are all hunters. If this bothers you then read no…

The Clipped Ear ~ by Benji

I don’t know why they clipped my ear, I wasn’t born this way; It makes me different from the rest, A badge of my dismay. Despite the cut I’m still the same, I haven’t changed within; The wildness they had hoped to cure Still lurks…

Benji ~ it’s a cat’s life

This is Benji and today was a good day to be a cat.  First let me say I am a very good hunter.  (As good or better than my older brother who seems to be losing his touch.  I am not at all jealous.)…

Tiger the (teenage) Senior Cat

This is Tiger and as you know I am the senior cat in residence. I shall turn 9 this spring in human years (not to be confused with the 9 lives of which I am on # 3) which makes me eligible for cat discounts. The point is, I’m starting…

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