A Vow of Silence (pt. 3)

I have found that my depression has significantly decreased since becoming a nun. In my old life, I was very depressed. I was completely absorbed in my own pain. My new life forces me to look at the big picture, and focus on other people's pain, especially those less fortunate. I've been doing a lot [...]

Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…

Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…

Today, I'm taking a break from Caturday and making it Saturdog. I'm sorry, cats. Dogs are thought to be descended from wolves, according to scientific evidence. The modern wolf is completely distinct from the modern dog, suggesting their common ancestor must have died out thousands of years ago. Dogs are omnivores, meaning their diet comes [...]

Caturday ~ the PURRFECT cat bed!

Caturday ~ the PURRFECT cat bed!

It's incredibly frustrating to go out to the pet store and spend a ton of money on a fancy cat bed -- and then your cat refuses to use it! Cats are super picky animals: when it comes to food, people, other cats, their toys, and ah yes... their bed. They are total perfectionists... A [...]

Caturday ~ Maine Coon

Caturday ~ Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is the largest species of housecat. They average over three feet long, like a medium-sized dog. Their nickname is "gentle giant," as they are very large yet immensely sweet. Maine Coons have similar personalities and behavior to dogs. They are sociable and get along well with other people and animals. Besides their [...]

Caturday ~ I knead you

Caturday ~ I knead you

"Kneading" is the act of massaging or squeezing one's hands against something. Kneading is very common yet unexplained behavior in cats. Often, cats will knead a person or soft object such as blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal. They tend to knead when they're feeling relaxed, sleepy, and content. While kneading, cats will purr, sometimes drool, [...]