I currently have four wonderful kitties: Princess
I've also lost three kitties over the years:
- 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 I miss him terribly.
- 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 - and sorely missed.
- 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 all who visited my office and
is missed by so many.
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
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