Everybunny Thinks We is Guys

“Fly safe you guys,” the squirrel yelled to his new friends as their air ship began to rise. “Stay fun dude,” Harry shouted back. “Why he thinks we is guys?” Pokey asked. “Purrobably he say dat to everybunny except squirrel. We not his type.”  “But turtley everybunny who meet us like us. Dat squirrel noContinue reading “Everybunny Thinks We is Guys”

The ESA Box Turtle and Tortie Cat Decide to Work Hard

Cartoon by Rachel Hoytwith background photo by Roberto Nixon “Dat where duh lucky animals work,” Pokey said as they flew over the Hollywood sign. “What be work?” Harry asked, continuing to stare at Pokey instead of the direction she was flying the air ship. “Work like… watch duh air while fly! Is your job rightContinue reading “The ESA Box Turtle and Tortie Cat Decide to Work Hard”

The Legend of the Cat Caller

Once upon a full moon wander, a woman plotted revenge on her (now ex) boyfriend. Fuming because she had rented “the shack in the back” – a tiny garage turned loft behind a craftsman home – with her lover for nearly a decade in order to save up money for their future together and comeContinue reading “The Legend of the Cat Caller”

The Tortie Kitten Who Became a Hare

Once upon an ordinary day, underneath the porch of a couple whom her kitty mama had never met, a tortoiseshell cat was born with coloring so asymmetrically wonderful that strangers would describe it as perfectly symmetrical. The lady of the porch (Miss E) posted photos of the litter online soon after she discovered them and,Continue reading “The Tortie Kitten Who Became a Hare”

The Box Turtle Who Went Walkabout

Once upon a desert street, amidst a sea of nearly identical stucco homes, a girl who had become obsessed with “terrtules” (turtle pronounced with a rolled r and flipped vowels) was taken to the pet store on her 14th birthday to pick out a turtle of her very own. Told that she would be responsibleContinue reading “The Box Turtle Who Went Walkabout”

Becoming Turtley Pawsome

Once upon a time, in a modest studio apartment within a semi run down neighborhood near the heart of a glamorous beachfront community, a beautiful middle aged single woman looked to the box turtle that had known her since she was a teen for comfort. “I wish you could cuddle with me,” she said, restingContinue reading “Becoming Turtley Pawsome”