In Memoriam

Chloe RIP

When God saw you getting tired

And a cure was not to be

He put his arms around you

And whispered come to me

He didn’t like what you went through

And He gave you rest

His garden must be beautiful

He only takes the best

And when we saw you sleeping

So peaceful and free from pain

We wouldn’t wish you back To suffer that again

Today we say goodbye

And as you take your final rest

That garden must be beautiful

Because you are one of the best

Running Errands

Greg McFarlane and Chloe

Another cat? Perhaps. For love there is also a season; its seeds must be resown. But a family cat is not replaceable like a wornout coat or a set of tires. Each new kitten becomes its own cat, and none is repeated. I am four cats old, measuring out my life in friends that have succeeded but not replaced one another.

Irving Townsend



Chloe and Betty in hatBy associating with the cat, one only risks becoming richer.



Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.

Garrison Keillor



Chloe & Mommy Old Faithful

There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten

Jules Champfleury



Chloe close up (2)

“Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!”

Theophile Gautier


A little drowsing cat is an image of perfect beatitude.
Jules Champfleury


Greg McFarlane and Chloe

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
May Sarton


The Travel Cat™ in Best Friends Magazine

A trip to Home Depot

A trip to Home Depot


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