Lucky Cats profile image77

Kathy (Lucky Cats)

Joined 8 years ago from The beautiful Napa Valley, California

  • 132
    Articles
  • 458
    Followers
  • 425
    Following
  • City Cats, Beach Cats, Lost Felines in our Midst
    8

    City Cats, Beach Cats, Lost Felines in our Midst

    4 years ago

    Poem written in honor of an excepti0nal man who has dedicated his life to the rescue and life saving efforts for abandoned cats. Fictional story reflecting actual events in the life of a good person.

  • ANGEL BABY, MY ANGEL BABY
    13

    ANGEL BABY, MY ANGEL BABY

    4 years ago

    New friendships, end of life decisions and facing the fact that "this, too, shall pass." I've recently made a new friend but sadly, it isn't meant to last long. Love between cat and humans. Devotion

  • ARE YOU READY TO DANCE?
    25

    ARE YOU READY TO DANCE?

    5 years ago

    Recalling the past, a Magical, Monumental, Moving Moment in time with the Miraculous MERLIN! Listen and dance! A trip back to a sweet second in the timeless span of years...ENJOY!

  • SCREAM of CONSCIOUSNESS
    18

    SCREAM of CONSCIOUSNESS

    5 years ago

    Random thoughts, musings, personal and political, social and spiritual, psychological as well as contemplative stream of consciousness. Thoughtful speculation, interpretation; subjective / objective

  • In Dedication
    16

    In Dedication

    5 years ago

    Oh, my baby My baby My sweet, sweet child Oh, my baby My little one My sweet, innocent child What has happened? My sweet baby Oh, my sweet, sweet Little one I ache for you To hold you In my arms, Close Tightly...

  • HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL or so we say
    24

    HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL or so we say

    5 years ago

    HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL? Hope springs eternal, Or, so we say. But, hope has taken a 'time off' today “I know you wish to depend on me To see you through this difficulty My friend, I'm sorry; you must see...

  • Today is the 1st Day of the Rest of Your Life
    64

    Today is the 1st Day of the Rest of Your Life

    6 years ago

    Spread a little love This morning, feeling a little overwhelmed by so much of what I've heard, seen and read during the past several days, I have a strong desire to spread a little love. I started looking through past writings of mine, hoping to...

  • A Question of Respect  - Part IV
    24

    A Question of Respect - Part IV

    6 years ago

    The Medical Students had not, yet, been assigned their gross anatomy bodies. Dr. Winsley had contacted each student, individually, informing them to proceed with their character development assignment and, those students who wished to know how to...

  • A Question of Respect  Part III
    30

    A Question of Respect Part III

    6 years ago

    ‘Oh, Mine has been a lovely life; and some would say, even beautiful.’ Lying quietly in her bed, Grace Hawthorn’s mind conjured more memories. She had been raised in the clean, fresh southern plaines air, where her imagination could run wild....

  • A Question of Respect - Part II
    38

    A Question of Respect - Part II

    6 years ago

    The young medical student cleared his throat and wiped his mouth as he entered the laboratory doors. Today would be the first day of ‘gross anatomy.’ Today, he would be seeing – and touching – for the first time, actual human remains; a real...

  • A Question of Respect   - Part I
    44

    A Question of Respect - Part I

    6 years ago

    She looked around the small room where her few, meager, belongings were scattered here and there. She could not bring her most precious items with her. The space was small; just enough room for a bed, nightstand, chest of drawers, and a small,...

  • BUILDING A BETTER BUILDING
    37

    BUILDING A BETTER BUILDING

    6 years ago

    Curb Appeal is all important! Recently, my dear friend Richard and I put our heads and hands together in an effort to improve the entryway leading into the lower part of my 100 + year old Victorian home. The outside was “ok,” but not very...

  • ChanceEncounter
    58

    ChanceEncounter

    6 years ago

    A passing stranger; His hesitant footfall, A lingering look; Could he fill the role? Could he be the one? If only once? A lingering glance, A fleeting moment A one time chance Is this romance? ...

  • DREAMS SHATTERED
    47

    DREAMS SHATTERED

    6 years ago

    Reaching for a kindred soul Aching to find a connection Wishing to make an impression Hoping to make contact Yearning for understanding Craving a kind word Looking for familiarity Striving to see recognition...

  • A LASTING IMAGE
    53

    A LASTING IMAGE

    6 years ago

    This morning, as I was preparing for the day, the tv was on in the background; droning on with words I did not truly hear. A montage of sound and flickering impulses. I walked towards the remote with the intention of surfing to another channel; one...

  • Witness The Wall
    55

    Witness The Wall

    5 years ago

    I talked with friends who had lost someone there A loved one who perished in a distant land Taken down, life ends ; a cold, blank stare On shoreline, in forest, in barren sand Young life, cut short, so much promise denied A purpose...

  • PART ONE - DOUBLE LIFE SERIES - DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG WOMAN
    24

    PART ONE - DOUBLE LIFE SERIES - DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG WOMAN

    6 years ago

    Autobiography of a young woman growing up with divorced parents. Influence of step fathers in her life. True story

  • The Double Life of a Young Woman
    19

    The Double Life of a Young Woman

    6 years ago

    Autobiography following life of a young girl to young adulthood as the child of divorced parents. How this effected and influenced her life.

  • WHAT TO DO WITH MY LEFT FOOT?
    46

    WHAT TO DO WITH MY LEFT FOOT?

    6 years ago

    Humerous poem about swithing from a manual shift to automatic and the "useless" left foot.

  • Fare Well
    47

    Fare Well

    6 years ago

    Poem describing the unbearable pain and regret of walking away from a loved one for the last time.

  • A TALE OF FIVE KITTIES
    57

    A TALE OF FIVE KITTIES

    6 years ago

    Cat rescue, animal rights, cat lady rescues cats and kittens. Stories of 5 rescued cats.

  • HE IS AN ANGEL
    22

    HE IS AN ANGEL

    6 years ago

    HE IS AN ANGEL Though life is hard and days are long Toiling, working from early dawn A loving soul continues on For the love of animals Old and young He was not dealt a winning hand His possessions meager and rarely grand To...

  • Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow
    20

    Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

    6 years ago

    While in SE Kansas, I’ve been fortunate to meet some really wonderful, quality people. One of these; one of my very favorites; is Daniel. Daniel moved here approximately 2 years after I did, from St. Louis via S. California. He had several...

  • Through the Eyes of Children
    36

    Through the Eyes of Children

    6 years ago

    Autobiography following a young girl's life through young adulthood..multiple chapters; this is one describing being raised by a step father who is a strong disciplinarian

  • What's in a Name?  Lots of love and consideration!
    27

    What's in a Name? Lots of love and consideration!

    6 years ago

    Thank you to everyone who suggested the fun and fabulous names for our 5 kittens over the last month or so. We now have enough "ammunition" for whatever comes our way...another barage of unexpected rescue cats / kittens! What a great list we have...

  • Help Name Smoky Mama's Kittens
    40

    Help Name Smoky Mama's Kittens

    6 years ago

    Smoky Mama’s kittens are now just over 7 weeks old. Four of the five are large; fat, sassy and rambunctious. The fifth, my sweet little tabby, is smaller; the typical ‘runt’ of the litter. He is very energetic and has a good appetite so, I do...

  • What Love Was
    53

    What Love Was

    6 years ago

    I held you close For a moment, For a fleeting moment. I held you near For a lifetime; For an entire lifetime I felt your heart beating Close to mine So very close to mine I was sheltered In your warm embrace ...

  • KITTEN UPDATE!  THE
    31

    KITTEN UPDATE! THE "KITS" JUST KEEP ON COMIN'

    6 years ago

    The kittens are now 6 weeks and 2 days old. Everything is fabulous and all are quite healthy. Mama is eating 6 times daily just to keep up with the demand..but, soon...all this will change because, on November 8th...Ms. Smoky Mama is scheduled to...

  • SMOKY MAMA AND HER FIVE WEEK OLD KITTENS
    31

    SMOKY MAMA AND HER FIVE WEEK OLD KITTENS

    6 years ago

    Well, it is now 5 weeks since little Ms Smoky Mama graced our home with her five small bundles of love. Boy, that sure is a syrupy sentence, isn't it? But, I cannot help myself...these fascinating and energetic little beings are a sight to behold...

  • PARTING SHOTS
    14

    PARTING SHOTS

    6 years ago

    Poem and story about the difficult decision of selling a home. This beautiful home was built in 1885. Pictures, photos and descriptions of the house before, during and after. Leaving home.

  • SMOKY MAMA'S KITTENS - It's a Catastrophe!
    27

    SMOKY MAMA'S KITTENS - It's a Catastrophe!

    7 years ago

    Little Ms. Smoky Mama and her kittens are doing so very well. With no cares and all needs taken care of, this sweet and delicate cat is able to concentrate all her time and energy on the rearing of her beautiful brood. Each and every day, I can...

  • LAMENT
    37

    LAMENT

    7 years ago

    When spring’s foliage begins to show I’ll free my grasp; I’ll let you go While summer’s days brightly glow I’ll free my grasp I’ll let you go As autumn leaves fall from the bough I’ll free my grasp I’ll let you go ...

  • HOME, SWEET SWEET,  HOME
    27

    HOME, SWEET SWEET, HOME

    5 years ago

    Walking up to that familiar front door Someone says; “You don’t live here anymore.” I turn to see who spoke these words But, act as if I haven’t heard Behind me, not a soul is there I venture forth, as on a dare To enter where I...

  • SMOKY MAMA'S KITTENS ARE ON THE MOVE
    25

    SMOKY MAMA'S KITTENS ARE ON THE MOVE

    7 years ago

    It is Wednesday night, October 5th just after dinner time. I walk into the special room where Smoky Mama is with her kittens to check on them. This is a regular routine which I repeat many times during the days when I'm home with the cats and dogs;...

  • THE FELINE FUNNY FARM
    31

    THE FELINE FUNNY FARM

    7 years ago

    The sweet little kits are nearing 3 weeks old. Fat and healthy, these babies are a joy to behold. Daily, their antics entertain me as I watch them behaving like beginner acrobats, tumbling over each other and rolling onto their backs. These kittens...

  • KITTENS AND PUPPIES AND RESCUES, OH MY!!
    41

    KITTENS AND PUPPIES AND RESCUES, OH MY!!

    7 years ago

    The need never ceases....broken hearts and helpless animals I’ve heard that God does not give us more than we can handle. I’m putting all my faith in this truth. Because, right now; it’s reaching the point where I’m not really sure...

  • SMOKY MAMA & HER KITTENS III
    29

    SMOKY MAMA & HER KITTENS III

    7 years ago

    SMOKY'S NEW ROOM Last night, we moved Smoky and her kittens to a larger room with a view! Originally, we placed her in the bathroom of the cottage, across from the main house. There, the space was small but comfortable and safe. She had her...

  • SMOKY MAMA & HER KITTENS II
    28

    SMOKY MAMA & HER KITTENS II

    7 years ago

    It's already been over a week; I can't believe how time flies when we're having fun! A quick update on little Ms. Smoky Mama and her kittens. Now 9 days old; the beautiful babies seem to have doubled in size. Healthy and fat, these wee ones are...

  • SMOKY MAMA AND HER KITTENS
    44

    SMOKY MAMA AND HER KITTENS

    7 years ago

    The continuing story of Smoky and her kittens One day about a month ago; a miniscule gray and white cat appeared at my door. Very thin and very pregnant; this little thing tugged at my heart strings and, well, as the story goes…I had no...

  • She Came Upon a Summer's Eve
    41

    She Came Upon a Summer's Eve

    7 years ago

    She Came Upon a Summer’s Eve She came to me on a summer’s eve She staked her claim. She would not leave. A tiny thing, so thin and meek A safe, secure home Did this little one seek A must have situation For one so weak ...

  • NIGHTSONG    -     A poem
    57

    NIGHTSONG - A poem

    7 years ago

    There are those times and places which cannot be recreated or duplicated. Whimsical feelings are stirred by such memories as those which spring to mind, with the soft kiss of a gentle breeze as it brushes against one’s face. Taking in the scent of...

  • Online Affair in a Virtual World
    35

    Online Affair in a Virtual World

    7 years ago

    Poem about online affairs, virtual affairs, dreams, fantasies; unrequited love and romance

  • HEAVEN -  I'M IN HEAVEN
    25

    HEAVEN - I'M IN HEAVEN

    7 years ago

    “HEAVEN….I’M IN HEAVEN…..” Sitting down to my first cup of coffee, back in Kansas, musing over all the tasks in need of completion and lives in my hands, I wander the large kitchen of the downtown home; all the windows are now wide open,...

  • YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN VI   double life series
    29

    YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN VI double life series

    7 years ago

    Memories, psychic phenomena, dreams, Part IV of a 4 part story about prophetic dreams and their effect or present day

  • LOSS OF THE INNOCENTS
    49

    LOSS OF THE INNOCENTS

    7 years ago

    Animal welfare, rights, protection. Poem about how humans treat animals.

  • Book Review Making It Home by Liz Moore
    26

    Book Review Making It Home by Liz Moore

    7 years ago

    Making It Home. Book Review by Kathy Novelli

  • DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE TERM ANIMAL RIGHTS
    78

    DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE TERM ANIMAL RIGHTS

    7 years ago

    Animal Rights addressed. The term is non threatening if one understands the complete definition.

  • Poem for my Best Friend
    65

    Poem for my Best Friend

    5 years ago

    Poem about the value of friendship. Best Friends! We all need that supporting and helpful relationship.

  • You Can Never go Home Again III  Double Life series
    23

    You Can Never go Home Again III Double Life series

    7 years ago

    Memories of young adulthood. Psychic dreams and time travel.

  • LITTLE BROTHER
    51

    LITTLE BROTHER

    7 years ago

    Poetry about a missing famiy member who has been afflicted w/addiction, bi-polar issues and a sense of hopelessness. Family

  • YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN  II- Double Life of a Young Woman Series
    14

    YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN II- Double Life of a Young Woman Series

    7 years ago

    The Dream Episodes continue...turning into something other than Pleasant. Time passed without another return to my former home. This was typical. I didn’t expect to visit any time soon and, in the wink of an eye, weeks, even months...

  • You Can Never go Home Again - Double Life of a Young Woman series
    14

    You Can Never go Home Again - Double Life of a Young Woman series

    7 years ago

    Memories and recollections of youth and a psychic, prophetic dream series make this story very compelling and mysterious.

  • I've Got Cabin Fever
    40

    I've Got Cabin Fever

    7 years ago

    Hot temperatures cause cabin fever and hot tempers. Summer of 2011 extreme heat.

  • WELCOME TO THE HUMAN RACE
    46

    WELCOME TO THE HUMAN RACE

    7 years ago

    Poem about human foibles, folly, misgivings and forgiveness. Funny, provocative writing.

  • DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG WOMAN
    28

    DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG WOMAN

    5 years ago

    Ongoing autobiography following a young girl into adulthood as she explores life, travel, being a child of divorced parents; the pitfalls and disappointments as well as the high times. Remembering Rt. 66 and the Diners of the past.

  • BOB CAT
    32

    BOB CAT

    4 years ago

    True story of an irascible, aggressive Tom cat who turned into the most loving friendly guy..sadly, he was Feline Leukemia + which took him from us far too soon. He had a great life while w/Lucky Cat

  • Shabby Chic - Restoring and Reclaiming Furniture
    43

    Shabby Chic - Restoring and Reclaiming Furniture

    7 years ago

    Decorating Shabby Chic Style. How to distress, paint, and create lovely pieces at home.

  • Prophetic Dreamscape
    21

    Prophetic Dreamscape

    7 years ago

    HELP! SOMEONE HELP! I woke up immediately! Sat straight up in bed and looked around in the dark. I felt my surroundings with my hands, much like a newly blind person might. “Where am I? What is going on? Where is Bill“? I jump up from my...

  • I Will Remember You Sunny
    51

    I Will Remember You Sunny

    4 years ago

    Poem, eulogy for my deceased companion kitty, Sunny. His story in poetic form

  • 4TH OF JULY TRIBUTE TO MY FRIENDS AT HUB PAGES
    44

    4TH OF JULY TRIBUTE TO MY FRIENDS AT HUB PAGES

    7 years ago

    Dear Hub Friends, As the celebration of our nation quickly approaches; this 4th of July, when we are thankful for our freedom; while we recognize that our freedom of expression is such a gift; one our forefathers fought long and hard to provide us...

  • THE RAPID FIRE LIGHTNING SPEED WEST COAST FANDANGO
    19

    THE RAPID FIRE LIGHTNING SPEED WEST COAST FANDANGO

    7 years ago

    The Whirlwind Trip Back to the Past and Forward to the Future The Penske 16 foot truck and car trailer were reserved for a planned departure date of June 11; a Saturday. Pet sitters had been interviewed, the two who were chosen were given...

  • Broken Homes:  Abandoned, Forgotten
    38

    Broken Homes: Abandoned, Forgotten

    7 years ago

    Driving through the dark of night Enchanted, Passing abandoned and weathered buildings Long ago forsaken Deserted.. For loftier goals or Shameful departure Windows broken, shattered As, perhaps, the lives who once called these sad...

  • WHETHER TO WEATHER THE WEATHER......OR NOT
    28

    WHETHER TO WEATHER THE WEATHER......OR NOT

    7 years ago

    WHETHER TO WEATHER THE WEATHER  I am in the throes of preparing for my first trip back to California in 8 months; one which is the beginning of an end….the end of this stage; this step in this sequence called life. It has been a whirlwind of...

  • Little Mama
    35

    Little Mama

    7 years ago

    Little mama, trying to stay alive Little mama, desperately wants to survive Baby mama, just a child yourself Little mama, who will help?   Hungry and tired, weary to the bone Poor little thing, no rest for this one Fragile young...

  • Double Life of a Little Girl.....THE CALLIOPE QUEEN
    30

    Double Life of a Little Girl.....THE CALLIOPE QUEEN

    5 years ago

    Autobiography of a young girl growing up in the '60's and '70's. Coming of age. Children of divorced parents.

  • I Didn't Wake You up to say Goodbye
    11

    I Didn't Wake You up to say Goodbye

    7 years ago

    True story about the life and times of a beloved feline...how she found me in the huge parking lot of shopping center. Of course, I brought her home.

  • Katy Cat - Delivered by Hawk
    36

    Katy Cat - Delivered by Hawk

    7 years ago

    True story of a tiny kitten caught and dropped by a hawk. Seen by the author, who could do nothing at the time. Several days later, that kitten showed up at the isolated farm in SE Kansas.

  • DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL - seeing the BEATLES
    40

    DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL - seeing the BEATLES

    7 years ago

    Autobiography, ongoing series following a young girl to adulthood. This segment tells a delightful story about seeing the Beatles in San Francisco, Calif.

  • DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL Part II
    13

    DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL Part II

    7 years ago

    Autobiography, ongoing series following a young girl in N. California through the years to adulthood. Child of divorce, lived through the '60's, travel, experimentation.

  • Torn Between Two Lives
    15

    Torn Between Two Lives

    7 years ago

    I don’t know where I belong I’m torn from branch to bough The place I yearn to call home Which one? I do not know My heart is caught between two Kansas ranch Or the home I once knew Oh, each day I’m pulled to and fro Where do...

  • THE DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL
    18

    THE DOUBLE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL

    7 years ago

    Continuing autobiography which follows a young girl from childhood to adulthood as she describes many experiences with her brother. Children from a broken home; many wild and crazy memories.

  • MUSINGS ON THIS, THOUGHTS ABOUT THAT
    11

    MUSINGS ON THIS, THOUGHTS ABOUT THAT

    7 years ago

    Animal rights, animal welfare. Philosophical musings about the term animal rights and our responsibility towards animals. Animal advocacy.

  • DOUBLE LIFE OF A LITTLE GIRL III
    14

    DOUBLE LIFE OF A LITTLE GIRL III

    7 years ago

    GRANDMOTHER’S ROLE IN OUR CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT After our return from the Central Valley of California to our small burg north of the San Francisco Bay Area, we stayed at my Grandmother’s home for almost a year. During this time, many of the...

  • PART II - Double Life of a Little Girl
    12

    PART II - Double Life of a Little Girl

    7 years ago

    As years passed, my ‘double life’ continued on unabated. Shortly after my father’s second marriage, my mother became convinced that the possibility of reconciliation was no longer an option and, so, she began to actively seek a new...

  • The Double Life of a Little Girl
    16

    The Double Life of a Little Girl

    7 years ago

    Autobiograpy of a young girl through adulthood. Published in chapters. Memories of a strange, fun and different childhood as a child of divorced parents.

  • The Home of my 2006 Dreams
    14

    The Home of my 2006 Dreams

    7 years ago

    After talking with the realtor early in the morning, Al and I prepared for our introduction to the beautiful E. Main Street house. We had our usual; strong coffee and, for Al, several doughnuts. He’s a doughnut ...nut!! I always just have coffee...

  • Companions
    17

    Companions

    7 years ago

    So many times, when life seems cold I struggle with fears and uncertainty I find you there, Beside me always, someone to hold Someone who will always love me Who would follow, anywhere My dearest companion, Non judging, always with...

  • Selling my Beautiful Home
    18

    Selling my Beautiful Home

    7 years ago

    Selling a beloved 1885 Victorian Home in Kansas after restoring it to near perfection. New antique tigers eye oak mantle

  • The Return of my Beautiful Barn Swallows
    22

    The Return of my Beautiful Barn Swallows

    7 years ago

    Barn Swallows, nesting, hatching, return to my home in SE Kansas every year. Their nests remain, waiting their return.

  • Part II  of Coming Home...The First Flight into America's Heartland.
    6

    Part II of Coming Home...The First Flight into America's Heartland.

    7 years ago

    I am sitting at my computer, wine glass in hand, gazing at a beautiful home for sale in a town near Independence which boasts a population of 2,215! The word pride is seen everywhere in ads and promotional materials designed to attract visitors...

  • GOING HOME-THE EXPERIMENT IS NEARING THE  END
    11

    GOING HOME-THE EXPERIMENT IS NEARING THE END

    7 years ago

     This is more a letter to home for my HubPages friends who have not seen me here in a few weeks.  I have been very busy putting together my exit from my present home as I prepare to return to my hometown. This is taking up lots of time because...

  • LIAR NATION TOO
    10

    LIAR NATION TOO

    7 years ago

    Examples of all the ways we are misled, misdirected, lied to while the 'sin of ommission' rules high in the heirarchy of the philosophy "Sell at any Cost."

  • LIAR NATION
    19

    LIAR NATION

    7 years ago

    Consumers are lied to, misled, and intentionally fed incorrect information while sellers commit the sin of ommission in the world of sales.

  • Freight Train Hopping in the U.S.A.
    7

    Freight Train Hopping in the U.S.A.

    7 years ago

    Freight Train hopping as a young woman in America's West Coast and Heartland. Joyride on Rails.

  • My Love Affair with Trains
    31

    My Love Affair with Trains

    6 years ago

    My Love Affair with Trains I love trains! I have always been fascinated by them; the huge engines, the roar of their strength and the romance of places ‘out there’ that I had little prior knowledge of. Passenger trains, freight trains; to me,...

  • Homage to The Serenity Prayer
    9

    Homage to The Serenity Prayer

    7 years ago

    The Serenity Prayer is so useful in day to day living when we need a reminder about what we can change, and what we can learn to live with. POEM

  • Poem for Squeaker
    14

    Poem for Squeaker

    6 years ago

    POEM FOR SQUEAKER (June 1, 1988 / June 2, 1988) I AM GROWING USED TO YOUR ABSENCE THOUGH IT IS NOT SOMETHING I WANT TO DO IT IS A MATTER OF GOING ON, BELIEVE MY HEART AND SOUL STILL YEARN FOR YOU I HAVE NOT GIVEN UP MY SEARCH, EACH...

  • Christmas Cheers for all of you, My DEARs
    13

    Christmas Cheers for all of you, My DEARs

    7 years ago

    Such a lucky woman am I Fortune, indeed, has come my way For when I took the time to try To express the things I had to say A warm support flooded in From Wonderful Hub Pages friends What would I have done if no one read That surely...

  • Steal the Experience
    13

    Steal the Experience

    6 years ago

    The intentional subjugation of our kids in the hands of opportunists, purveyors of slime and those who stand to make lots of money off of our youngsters.

  • Long Term Care Facilities & The Elderly
    8

    Long Term Care Facilities & The Elderly

    6 years ago

    Concerns and conditions of growing old in America's "old age homes.' What it's really like to live in institutional warehousing for the aged.

  • The Passing of a Dear Friend
    14

    The Passing of a Dear Friend

    7 years ago

    I had a friend, A lifelong friend Our time Spanned 30 years And sadly, now, Through silent, Through softly falling tears I have come to learn My dearest friend has gone Not to return I built his dream Of wood and glass A...

  • Restoring Old Homes Part !!
    6

    Restoring Old Homes Part !!

    7 years ago

    Restoring an old Heartland Victorian built in 1885 to its former grandeur and adding antique artifacts to enhance the value and beauty of this turn of the century home.

  • Appreciating the Wonderful World of Hub Pages Writers
    20

    Appreciating the Wonderful World of Hub Pages Writers

    7 years ago

    As I sit here reading the excellent offerings of my fellow hubbers, the thought occured to me that I wanted to say "thank you" for sharing such talented, creative, sensitive and, sometimes, hilarious hubs! I always look forward to opening up...

  • Restoring an Old Home to its Former Grandeur
    16

    Restoring an Old Home to its Former Grandeur

    7 years ago

    Restoration of turn of the century Victorian homes. Interior and exterior refurbishing done by two fearless friends.

  • Home Made Bread--YIKES!!!
    8

    Home Made Bread--YIKES!!!

    7 years ago

    How to make the best home made bread using no animal ingredients...cruelty free, vegan, and delicious. Instructions with pictures.

  • HOW TO MAKE A DELICIOUS PEAR PIE
    16

    HOW TO MAKE A DELICIOUS PEAR PIE

    7 years ago

    Pear Pie. Baking tips. Pictures and recipe suggestions. Great idea!

  • Beautiful Creatures
    5

    Beautiful Creatures

    7 years ago

    ODE TO A PHOTO Angelic face veiled with secrets Sullen, oblivious eyes, Removed, alone Mysterious Suddenly Alight, Ablaze with twinkling innuendo A suggestive secret Who do you share your innermost truth? Beautiful Creature A...

  • Sobering Thoughts about an Unfortunate Reality
    8

    Sobering Thoughts about an Unfortunate Reality

    7 years ago

    Animal Rights Animal Welfare and Protection. Personal lament about the way we treat animals.

  • Assumptions; the art of disarming an opposing view
    14

    Assumptions; the art of disarming an opposing view

    7 years ago

    We’ve all heard the little quip about making assumptions. “To assume makes an ass of you and me.” I have always had a problem with making assumptions. I also dislike the idea that, if one disagrees with another’s point of view, one party...

  • Stray Cat Thanksgiving
    6

    Stray Cat Thanksgiving

    6 years ago

    Being part of a STRAY CAT THANKSGIVING At this time of year, my friend Al and I usually find ourselves alone. Our families, those who remain, are spread across the country. Time and distance has separated us from those ties, leaving us with no...

  • 22

    "I was so much older then, I'm younger than that, now" (B. Dylan)

    7 years ago

    Animal/cat rescue Cat advocate. Story of one woman's quest to change the world of animal neglect.

  • Where is the Last Little Cowboy?
    6

    Where is the Last Little Cowboy?

    7 years ago

      Where is the Last Little Cowboy?   It’s been too many days since I last saw the little yellow and white male cat who used to join the abandoned cats at a neighbor’s home. My best friend Al and I had started leaving food on the front...

  • WHY I DISAGREE WITH SOME PRACTICES OF 4-H
    44

    WHY I DISAGREE WITH SOME PRACTICES OF 4-H

    5 years ago

    America's 4-H teaches impressionable young people all the WRONG messages about loyalty, friendship and trust. A wolf in sheep's clothing.

  • The Last Little Cowboy
    10

    The Last Little Cowboy

    7 years ago

    Cat Rescue. Rescuing cats and kittens in Kansas...all the hardships and difficulty of saving abandoned, abused, threatened, thrown away animals in America's Heartland. Two people, best friends, have made this their life's work.

  • The Numbers Game Redux
    1

    The Numbers Game Redux

    7 years ago

    Poetry about lucky numbers. The author's happen to be any combination of 1's which are abundant in the year 2011. funny and entertaining.

  • Lucky Numbers
    4

    Lucky Numbers

    7 years ago

    This year, there are many dates with combinations of 1's only...1/11/11, 11/11/11 and so on...this poem is dedicated to lucky numbers.

  • The Fall Classic and my San Francisco Giants
    7

    The Fall Classic and my San Francisco Giants

    7 years ago

    Personal descriptions of 'being there' at AT&T Park in San Francisco. San Francisco giants baseball.

  • I could not have said it better
    4

    I could not have said it better

    7 years ago

    Animal abuse, neglect, abandonment, mistreatment, misuse and torture in the hands of humans for selfish, self serving and unnecessary reasons.

  • Why I love the San Francisco Giants - Seeing PacBell Park for the First Time
    2

    Why I love the San Francisco Giants - Seeing PacBell Park for the First Time

    7 years ago

    San Francisco Giants base ball fan tells her story of being there for all the greatest moments in West Division Baseball during the last decade.

  • Go! San Francisco Giants Baseball!!!   Double Life of a Little Girl
    8

    Go! San Francisco Giants Baseball!!! Double Life of a Little Girl

    7 years ago

    San Francisco Giants baseball fan Kathy Novelli writes about her experiences at the "yard."

  • I write this with a Heavy Heart
    29

    I write this with a Heavy Heart

    8 years ago

    Amimal Rights Animal Welfare Animal Protection. Disillusionment with the way we humans treat animals.

  • MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR
    4

    MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR

    8 years ago

    FALL IS IN THE AIR Fall is in the air I feel it everywhere Gentle breezes blow Whisper to me, I know To take a deep deep breath Vibrant Colors are everywhere Leaves drifting here and there On wafts of lilting wind Telling me again...

  • The Cat Woman
    41

    The Cat Woman

    7 years ago

    Love of Cats, A Cat Woman cares for and RESCUES cats.

  • Whimsical Moods and Memories - My Restaurant Career
    19

    Whimsical Moods and Memories - My Restaurant Career

    7 years ago

    Another chapter in autobiography following a young girl through to adulthood as the child of divorced parents. This takes many twists and turns as it follows her experiences in life under abnormal circumstances.

  • Melancholy Mood
    15

    Melancholy Mood

    8 years ago

    I spent a little over a week recently visiting my "past life," my hometown. I've been away a little over 3 1/2 years now, and make every effort to return 3 or 4 times a year. During these periods, I oversee my properties (there are two, both of...

  • Malaprops using Cat References
    10

    Malaprops using Cat References

    7 years ago

    malaprops about cats using words with 'cat' in them.

  • Rain Falls in the Cornfield
    8

    Rain Falls in the Cornfield

    8 years ago

    Looking throught the corn fields in America's Heartland, Kansas. A Californian decides to experiment and leaves the West Coast behind to take up residence in SE Kansas. See through my eyes the first impressions of life in the Bible Belt.

  • Kathy's Haiku
    15

    Kathy's Haiku

    8 years ago

      OBSERVATIONS and THOUGHTS   Wind whispers softly Fall tree leaves gently respond Autumn in Kansas     A sea of bright sunflowers Beneath my window Follow the sun east to west     Thunder and lightning ...

  • Park Cat Rescue
    17

    Park Cat Rescue

    7 years ago

    Saving feral cats using a Hav a Hart humane trap.

  • THE SYCOPHANT
    31

    THE SYCOPHANT

    7 years ago

    Poem about sycophants; those among us who ace in order to receive...clever, twisty, interesting and true.

  • The Long Road Home
    5

    The Long Road Home

    7 years ago

    I bought this farm from a gentleman who, for decades beginning in the ’60’s, had owned it as an active cattle ranch which also showcased beautifully manicured vegetable and ornamental gardens. The lovely flower beds were obviously grown with...

  • Animals versus Humans - A Specious Argument
    9

    Animals versus Humans - A Specious Argument

    7 years ago

    Animal rights, welfare, protection. The argument against humans' abuse and misuse of animals. Philosophy and argument.

  • The Winds of Change
    2

    The Winds of Change

    8 years ago

    The weather in SE Kansas differs greatly from that of my native North California. In a matter of minutes, temperatures can drop, degrees can fall and winds pick up with amazing speed. We "acclimated" quickly, out of necessity. Now, we savor the unexpected changes in weather

  • Neewollah is Halloween spelled backwards
    4

    Neewollah is Halloween spelled backwards

    8 years ago

    Halloween Neewollah festivities in Independence, Kansas. Neewollah celebration goes 10 days with plays, music, food, rides and more.

  • Varied thoughts and ponderings while laboring behind a lawn mower
    9

    Varied thoughts and ponderings while laboring behind a lawn mower

    8 years ago

    MORE MUSINGS WHILE MOWING There are so many questions in need of answers and so many situations wanting solutions…I ponder these as I work laboriously at the weekly task of shaving my huge lawn. (It IS like shaving, isn’t it?) Every day...

  • BUD, SWEAT & TEARS
    5

    BUD, SWEAT & TEARS

    7 years ago

    Observations of a transplanted Californian into America's heartland. Napa California to Elk City Kansas.

  • It is hard to dress fashionably in HOT degree weather
    2

    It is hard to dress fashionably in HOT degree weather

    7 years ago

    Heartland Hot Weather. Funny chothes styles; we wear anything just to keep from cooking in the extreme heat. Clown like styles

  • Ex California girl shares random thoughts while driving Vintage BMW on the deserted country roads of SE Kansas
    5

    Ex California girl shares random thoughts while driving Vintage BMW on the deserted country roads of SE Kansas

    8 years ago

    Personal experiences of a transplanted Californian to America's Heartland..sight, sound and every day life.

  • Animals in the Heartland
    5

    Animals in the Heartland

    7 years ago

    A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH This new home of ours is lovely; the surrounding rolling hills, the huge trees, expansive sky and clean air are inviting beyond comprehension. The open pastures and freshly sown fields offer wide vistas; scenic views of...

  • Tales of a transplanted Californian to the Heartland
    1

    Tales of a transplanted Californian to the Heartland

    8 years ago

    BIRDS OF A FEATHER Our front porch looks directly westward offering a panoramic vista of rolling hills, planted fields, and broad skies which are always alive with activity. Each fall, we witness the movement of huge flocks of wildlife; fowl...

  • Loosing a loved one.  Saying GoodBye to Our sweet Sneakette
    15

    Loosing a loved one. Saying GoodBye to Our sweet Sneakette

    7 years ago

    Loosing a beloved cat companion. Very hard, very sad and very misunderstood by most others. But we, who love animals and understand how valuable they are to us and how worthy they are to live full, free lives; mourn the passing of our animal friends. This is a short tale of Sneakette, the sister...

  • Rescue Cats Save Cats We LOVE cats
    18

    Rescue Cats Save Cats We LOVE cats

    7 years ago

    This is Mr. Man who was rescued from the hot fields of Calistoga, Ca. He moved with us to Kansas where he learned about snow for the first time. Sandy cat, our Special Olympian, aka Homer Simpleton was saved from the streets, very ill and near...

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)