National Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 17th is National Black Cat Appreciation Day.  It seems appropriate for me to take one more opportunity to appreciate my sweet Shadow that was such an important part of our household for nine years, until we lost him a few weeks ago. According to the website http://www.checkiday.com, because Black Cats have such a negative…

True Love Worth Heartbreak

True unconditional love brings joy, companionship, and sometimes heartbreak. Yesterday, I had to send my sweet loving Shadow to Heaven. Today, my heart breaks. Nine years ago we were blessed to receive Shadow and Precious into our family. Shadow, my slightly nervous, sometimes scared, never one to venture, always full of love, kitty.  We would…