Duh Birdy

“All duh coolest cats there,” Figaro shouted as his friends headed out. “Duh building look like giant pile of cat toys by lake. Purrfect place to park! Meowy lucky you fly boat.” His friends waved, but we’re too consumed by their music debate to respond.  Pokey had been a fan of classic rock as longContinue reading “Duh Birdy”

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”

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”

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”