If my cat were my husband, we’d probably be divorced by now.

Living with a violent pet but unable to let go.

Erik. Photo by me.

I love my cat. Perhaps obsessively so. He is a unique little creature. One of those animals with a personality that seems to dominate a room, demanding to be part of the conversation. It was his individuality that made us take notice and very rapidly take him home.



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Trudi Bishop

Trudi Bishop


Kiwi by birth but not always by nature. Spent most of my adult life in the UK. I’ve landed back in NZ, a stranger in a familiar land. Trying to figure this out.