December 1: The family starts talking about this year’s Christmas tree. Usually, the decision to be made is whether to get a real tree or put up the fake one. This year, the question was whether or not to put one up at all. This summer, two kittens joined our household. Lena and Cosmo are now eight months old, but they are still feisty. As my husband has observed, everything is a cat toy.Continue reading Everything Is A Cat Toy, Christmas Edition
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