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Requiem for a Neighborhood Bully

He was small but mighty

We adopted Dusty when I was in elementary school. He was a gray and white kitten that my older brother rescued from a tree on a blustery November day.

We hid Dusty in the basement and played with him the rest of the afternoon, not realizing that my mom heard our exclamations of his cuteness the moment we walked into the house. She also…



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Nancy Parish

Writer, Amateur Cat Herder. Previously, Contributing Editor for CWIM. Life with Scout: The Blind Kitty Chronicles is NOW Available