Tag Archives: Cats

Pill Pockets for Your Pain (A Short Story)

Monday morning Richard and I leapt out of bed. Hyperactive blood pumping through my veins. The brass bell’s ring faded away. The room, pitch black. Richard clicked the lamp on his night stand. No light. After a few moments, and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas everyone. I will be away from the web, celebrating with my family. See you after the new year! Cheers, Fannie

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You Get What You Pay For—Redux

Thank you for joining me for the summer redux series. I am re-posting stories you may not have read, in the fashion of a summer re-run. We’ll get back to our regular posting schedule in two weeks. The original “You … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: Round Peg, Square Hole

After writing five posts for my day job, and one post for the BoFN this week,  I ran out of steam. So I asked my cat, Olivia, to stand in for me. It took her half an hour, but she … Continue reading

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Tiny Bubbles

“Richard, if you’ll help me carry this cat litter up the stairs to my apartment, I’ll fix you dinner and we’ll blow bubbles on the balcony for dessert,” I said smiling and pointing to one of the two thirty gallon … Continue reading

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You Get What You Pay For

A loud crack issued from the bathroom, followed by a muffled thud. “Richard, are you all right?” I asked rushing toward the bathroom. “That’s gonna leave a mark,” he said rubbing his backside. “What happened?” “I was getting ready to … Continue reading

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Hiring the Neighborhood Assassin

“We have a pest problem,” said Richard. “What are you talking about?” “Fannie, rats moved into our backyard.” “Seriously, rats?” “We’re not just talking squirrels anymore,” said Richard, “it’s time to think about hiring an exterminator.” “No honey, I’m sorry, … Continue reading

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