Our little cat Miao Miao passed away on December 26, 2018 after a battle with cancer. She was 13 years and 8 months old. Y rescued Miao after her mother had abandoned her when she was only a few weeks old in 2005. She was sick and small, but Y nursed her back to healthContinue reading “Miao Miao (2005-2018)”
I’m not going to try to make any science fictional arguments about the bona fides of cute, anthropomorphic marching cats playing instruments. This video simply makes me happy every time I watch it:
While preparing for my three fall semester classes and reading Donald A. Norman’s Living With Complexity, Moses decides to collapse on my book and immediately fall asleep. I believe that he is asserting his “Right to be Cute.”
When I am stressed out of my mind, Miao Miao helps put things back into perspective: play a little, have a snack, take a nap, do cat things, and repeat.
Today’s lesson, which follows on my previous post about my Lego space port project, is that cats may mistakenly assume that a box of Lego bricks is just as good as a litter box. I know this, because Miao Miao nearly relieved herself in the box of Legos after tentatively exploring the dimensions of theContinue reading “Postscript to The Beginnings of a Major Lego Project”