I currently have three wonderful kitties:
- Josie is a beautiful gray tabby that I found as a six week old kitten while jogging. She has
gorgeous eyes, and the softest meow you've ever heard.
- Riley was in need of home after his human mom fell ill. I instantly fell for this boy. He is fun
and playful - but also sweet and on the prowl for affection.
- Cali was living on the hot, mean streets of downtown Dallas when I found her as a kitten. She
is sassy and playful, and she'll let you know if you aren't petting her right :)
I've also lost four great cats over the years. I miss them all.
- Tiger was an incredibly cool male cat that all the lady cats admired. He passed away
in November 2008 at approximately 18 to 19 years old. Tiger was my very first cat, and he set a high bar for what a
feline friend can be.
- Linda was a strikingly beautiful brown tabby who passed away in February 2010 at age
15-1/2. She had chronic renal failure, but it was a sudden flair up of lymphoma that caused her the most harm. Linda
and Tiger were best friends for over 14 years. She was sweet and vocal and gorgeous.
- Princess was a one-eyed, black, semi-feral cat that I rescued from near my office
building. She was a small, silent, survivor who didn't want to cause trouble, and when danger was near she would
quietly slip away and try to be as small as possible. She adored Tiger, and after he passed away in 2008, she became
close to me. I was honored that she let me into her heart.
- Sali was a cat with tremendous personality. She lived in my office at work. Sali passed
away at the young age of four from leukemia in August 2006. She brightened the day of everyone who crossed her path.
All my cats are indoor-only cats to protect them from disease, cat fights, mean people, coyotes and cars. To enhance
their quality of life, they have access to an outdoor cat enclosure and to indoor catwalks (see below).
I built my kitties some catwalks inside my house to provide them with a less boring environment.
for some catwalk pictures.
The Catrun & Cat Enclosure
I keep my cats indoors but I built them some outdoor enclosures so they
can walk on grass, catch bugs and get some fresh air.
for some pictures (and a video) of the original catrun.
for some pictures of the newer (and larger) cat enclosure
Windows Media Player Video Clips
(for more videos see individual cat pages)
If you don't have the latest version of the Windows Media Player you can get the free version by
On some connections, the video may be a bit jerky as it "buffers" while
streaming in the video. In that case you might let it completely
finish and then play it again.
Very first video of Tiger (approx. 3.5 yrs old) - December 1993
Tiger playing in his new carpeted cat house - December 1993
Tiger & Linda first see each other (Tiger 4, Linda 6 mos) - January 1995
Tiger following Linda around house - January 1995
Tiger & Linda groom each other - January 1995
Tiger & Linda groom each other some more - January 1995
Tiger & Linda playing - January 1995
Linda playing with feather stick - January 1995
Tiger & Linda in cat run for first time - February 1995
Tiger & Linda grooming each other (Tiger 9, Linda 5) - December 1999
Sali's first video (roughly 1 years old) - August 2003
Sali pouncing inside Coors Light box - October 2003
Sali chasing tail on carpeted tower Part I - May 2005
Princess eating outside my office building (age 2) - March 2004
Tiger & Princess grooming each other - January 2005
Josie waking up after a nap in my jacket - June 11, 2007
Josie playing with new spring toy - June 14, 2007
Josie playing "fetch" with Nancy at Brad's house - July 18, 2007
Riley exploring front part of house for first time (age 2 years) - May 18, 2010
Riley in cat enclosure for first time (age 2 years) - May 23, 2010
Cali sleeping next to my arm - August 2011
Cali playing "fetch" - September 2011
Riley grooming Josie as Cali watches - March 2012
Princess head-butting my face for first time (age 10) - April 2012
Clips of Princess from her final years
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