Month: January 2017

Musings on a ferret-dominated world

I wonder if in an alternate universe ferrets became human companions the way cats did in our universe. I mean that the way many people have cats today, many people in that other universe have ferrets.

Mom and Abandoned Kittens

When I was about 15, our cat had kittens. The family was going to go out of town for a couple of weeks for summer vacation, but the kittens were tiny and not really weaned yet. My mother wanted to get rid of them before we left town. She wanted to simply go somewhere to a different neighborhood and drop off those kittens because “they are cute and someone will adopt them”.