Absent Cats

As many of you know, Lucy the cat left our household last week. Her brother Jules left last November. Its pretty darn strange not having any cats in the house. For the last 40 years, I’ve shared my home with cats. Before that, I had cats, too, but they/I lived at my family’s home or […]

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Goodbye from Lucy

Hello, Lucy One White here. As I mentioned a few weeks back, my oldness has been bothering me. I started writing this last week, and then I got too sick to keep writing, so I told Mama Steph what to say for me and she is writing it after I crossed the Rainbow Bridge to […]

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Good Night, Sweet Prince (ss)

Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. William Shakespeare, Hamlet   Today we said goodbye to Lucy, known to many of you as Lucy One White when she wrote her Friday columns. Lucy turned 20 in June and has been in precarious health for […]

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Lucy’s Novel Approach

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. After a few difficult days, when it seemed that my last life might be expiring, I have experienced a bit of a renewal. My energies are better, and my hearty appetite has returned. Now, I am not going to write a novel about this because as a senior […]

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Write on, Lucy

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. I’m doing pretty good still. As Mark Twain has been reported to have said, “Rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated”. I’m tired of talking about it, although I’m not tired of my moms taking extra good care of me. Today I thought I would write using this […]

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Still Going!

Hello, it me, Lucy One White. I am still here. I scared my moms a few weeks back when I had some bad days, but now I Lucy am doing pretty well. We had some interesting stuff at my house. It did hailing again, which is loud. Even I can hear it and I don’t […]

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Lucy: The Next Stop on My Tour

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. So far, my farewell tour is going well. I’m doing more tour than farewell, which is good. I’m feeling better and have been busy with my usual duties of eating, drinking, sleeping, and bossing. Bossing is hard work, and my voice has gotten a little hoarse. (I’m still […]

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Lucy: My Farewell Tour

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. Today I am doing what might be my last posting. As you know, I am a cat of some age. I am not as strong as I once was, and my eyes aren’t working so good. I don’t always see stuff very well, and I forget what I […]

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The Stations of the Cat

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. Today I thought I would tell you about some important things in my living. I have a lot of stations where I do different things. I keep trying to train my moms about the stations and they sort of get it, but they aren’t the sharpest knives in […]

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Drink Plenty More Fluids

Hello, its me Lucy again. Its Friday, so its my day for telling you about Lucy stuff.  Mama Steph makes words for the Ragbags on Fridays, so I’m going to use her word, which is pond. (that’s the Ragtag Daily Prompt for all you non-felines who might be looking for a prompt opportunity–Mama Steph) Where […]

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100 for a week

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. Well, after all last week’s excitement, with a grooming injury and my birthday and Mama Bets’ birthday, this week has been a little quieter.  I’m happy about that. I have healed up very well from my cut and I got my staples out on Wednesday. I’m happy they […]

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Lucy’s Birthday Bash!

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White, CENTENARIAN! Centenarian is a big word that means I am 100 years old. Yesterday was my birthday and I turned 20 years old in person years. The calculator for cat years says that means it is like a person being 100. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! Even though posts […]

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Life is What Happens

While you’re making other plans. Or so the saying goes, along with some of its many variants, including one favored by a childhood friend. “You wanna make the gods laugh, tell them your plans.” There’s certainly been some of that going around my house recently. Illnesses, all thankfully resolved, technical glitches (likewise) and then today’s […]

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Ragtag, Bah Humbug!

Good morning, its me Lucy One White. I’m grumpy today because Mama Steph has been all busy writing other stuff for this stoopid new Ragtag Prompt thing. This means she hasn’t been listening to me as well as she should when I Lucy have been being a dictator. I am disappointed. Mama Steph is listening […]

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Lucy’s Difficult Week

Hello, its me, Lucy One White. Its been a hard week for me. First, we had a lot of raining last weekend. This is good for puddle drink, and I enjoyed that part, but every time I wanted to go outside, water would get on my fur.  This makes me MAD! I flick my tail, […]

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Lucy Chats

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. My Mama Steph uses writing words sometimes (aka Daily post/prompt). I Lucy don’t do that, cause I don’t like nobody bossing me around. However, as it turns out, I know a little something about some of this week’s words. These words are infect, thin, pedigree, slight, forest, and […]

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Why Wasn’t I Informed?

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. Why Wasn’t I Informed?  I Lucy am forced to say this often, as it seems that I am left uninformed about very important matters. A bowl may be placed in front of me while I am in a snit, and I will not be informed that it contains […]

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Hurry Up!

Good morning, its me Lucy One White. While Friday is my usual day for writing, I am going to do some extra writing today, because the word rapid is something I have very strong feelings about. Most things that arise in me have a strong sense of urgency. I need what I need and I […]

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Puddles and Stuff

  Hi, its me Lucy One White! We are finally having springing here, and I Lucy am going outside a little bit more. My sunny deck is nice on my bones, and there are a lot of good smells. Then we had raining for two days. My moms say that is very good because its been […]

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Merry Chase

Hello, its me, Lucy One White. Its getting to be springtime now, with the plants and animals starting to grow in the outdoors. When I was a younger cat, I liked to play outside a lot. My brother Jules and I did lots of hunting games in our yard, catching good stuff sometimes, like mice […]

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Cats Don’t

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. If I am talking to you, it must be Friday, cause Mama Steph says that’s the day that my writing is done. This leads nicely into today’s topic which is Cats Don’t. I have to say Cats Don’t so often to my moms. You think they would remember […]

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Get Plenty of Rest

Hello again, it’s me, Lucy One White. Today I will tell you about the importance of rest. As you may already be aware, cats by their nature–we are fierce hunting animals, aka predators–need a great deal of rest. Between hunting and eating our food, we take naps, and lots of them. Fifteen hours a day […]

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Drink Plenty of Fluids!

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. Today’s topic is drinking. I Lucy know that it is very important to drink plenty of fluids. I had an injury to my kidneys when I was a kitten. I drank the wrong fluid–antifreeze and it costed me one of my nine lives. I licked it off the […]

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Foreign–Lucy’s Take

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. Foreign is today’s writing word. I haven’t done this before, Mama Steph does it. Foreign. That means not regular in my life. I am mostly a creature of habit, I like it the best if things are regular, like meals and bedtime and sink drink and nap and […]

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Lucy: My Early Days

 Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. Today I thought I would tell you a little bit about my early days. I’m remembering it a little bit cause my Moms are doing packing. I don’t like it when they go away. I think they should ALWAYS stay home with me Lucy. They say they need […]

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Lucish, the Language

I’m back! Its me, Lucy One White. Today, I’d like to tell you a little about my words. The best language is Cat, but as my Moms are not so good at understanding Cat, I’ve also learned their language. Of course, I’ve had to adapt and improve it for my purposes. Mama Steph says this […]

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Cat Tales: Toto

Toto. aka Uncle Toto, the Tangerine Dream, Snow Pants, Butterfly Jumper, Totus Toto started his career in our neighborhood living next door, with his human mom, a human brother and sister, two feline siblings, Tiger and Trigger, and eventually a black Lab named Codie. A long-haired deep orange fellow, Toto was most engaging, and would […]

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Some Things I like

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. It has been pointed out to me that my last two posts, Lucy’s Lament and Introducing Feline Fridays were a wee bit critical. While I can’t help it that I have very high standards, being a cat, and am ‘snickety by nature, today I will write about some stuff that I […]

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