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Dances With Rattlesnakes

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I like rattlesnakes. At least, I like them in their proper place, which is away from the house, eating ground squirrels. I’m not too fond of finding them curled up under the front porch, rattling at me in the orchard … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Adopted

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We lost a cat a couple of months ago. She had adopted us a couple of years earlier (people don’t adopt cats; cats do the adopting). Ranch cats often have fairly short lifespans, especially if they are left out at … Continue reading

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Ranch Cats – Some Thoughts on the Newest

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We have acquired a new cat. This is a bit unusual, as in my experience, cats acquire you. They simply show up one day and decide you belong to them. In the 38 years of our marriage, we have only … Continue reading

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