Tag Archives: Pets

A Letter To Santa Claws

Dear Santa Claws, Daddy told us that we should write you a letter to tell you what we want for Christmas. We’ve been talking, though, and we can’t think of anything that we need.  You see, all we ever wanted … Continue reading

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Life At The Cat House On The Hill

It’s been just over a week since I adopted Cali and Luna from the Bangor Humane Society, and brought them home to live at The House on the Hill. Already, it seems like I’ll need to change the name of … Continue reading

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An Impurrfect Game Of Hide And Seek

It’s been a long, hot day at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, but the kitties and I did all we could to stay cool. There was no morning run, lots of water was consumed, and we mostly just … Continue reading

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The Furry Monsters Under My Bed

I’ve written a couple of previous posts lamenting the fact that The House on the Hill was not blessed with a Monster Under The Bed.  Sure, my neighbors’ Monster likes to  hang out under there at times, but it’s not … Continue reading

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The House On The Hill Is Alive With The Sound Of Kitties!

I have a wonderful bit of news to share, Modern Philosophers… I have opened the doors of The House on the Hill to two adorable kitties who needed a home!  It’s been almost a month since Banky left this world, … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To My Little Black Cat

It is a very sad day at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers. Banky, my beloved little black cat, left this world this morning.  Banklyn McFranklin, as he was known by those who loved him, would have been 16 … Continue reading

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The King Of The House On The Hill

I might be a Modern Philosopher and owner of The House on the Hill, but that does not make me the King of this Castle. That title falls to Banky, the little black cat who gives this home just the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Banky!

I wanted to take a break form our regularly scheduled programming to wish a Happy 15th Birthday to my little black cat, Banky aka Banklyn McFranklin. Banky, named after the Jason Lee character in “Chasing Amy” (sorry, Ben Affleck, but … Continue reading

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Dogs & Mice Form Alliance; Should Cats Be Worried?

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
This just in from the Petagon (I love that animals call it that!): Dogs and Mice have signed a Peace Treaty, while also forming a powerful alliance.  While the war between…

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