A Bulldog Named Fireball

When I finally caught up Bamboo, he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog named Fireball in a ramshackle joint just outside of Sonoma, California, drinking the heart right out of a fine morning. Not another rainy day surrounded by cats, he’d thought to himself, went out to Versailles, hooked his thumb, and caught the […]

From Marrakech with Love

Once, I ran in to Rowdy and Piper in an airport bar in Marrakech. Time doesn’t have much meaning in airports – I was having evening drinks, but they were having breakfast, Piper squinting at the noise and bustle, Rowdy poring over a stack of maps and brochures. I got the feeling he had woken […]

10 Reasons Why Cats Will Rule the World (or already do)

10. Look at those little feet! 9. “How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You” was a #1 New York Times Bestseller. If that many people can’t tell what cats are up to, we are surely doomed. 8. Look at that face! 7. Cats are psychic (or at least cat owners think […]