The catnip crop has been sorely hindered by this summer's drought and heat, so this weekend's batch was snapped up pretty quickly by cat-lovers at the market. As I apologized for the limited supply, a young visitor asked how catnip works; what is it that makes cats act so crazy when they smell it?
Since I wasn't sure, I looked it up, and learned that
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Sunday, August 1, 2010
7 years ago, I drove from Richmond to Roanoke to meet a skinny, frightened, abused dog I'd seen in a picture on Petfinder. The family fostering her were very generous; allowing me to sit with her until she let me touch her, and that was the moment that I decided to bring her back with me to DogTown, where she proceeded to change my life completely.