Cats, Dogs & Sexism

  I have a cat and a dog, both of whom  I love.  My dog has been plastered by my side through chemo, divorce, moving: every moment of the 10 years she's been with me.  When I've been too sick to walk her she runs outside, does her business and gets right back in bed … Continue reading Cats, Dogs & Sexism

Cats, Dogs, & Self-Esteem

Even my cat's love was an illusion. I always wanted a kitten, but the rest of my family said no.  They were dog people.  The summer before 5th grade a friend of mine had kittens (actually, her cat had kittens) and I yearned for one of them, but the family consensus was no.  I left … Continue reading Cats, Dogs, & Self-Esteem