My friend Helen Bennett-Harvey and her daughter Kiley Harvey have created a very cool blog for animal lovers at  Go there to read others’ pet stories or share your own.  Just this morning, they published a piece I wrote last year after losing our dear cat Crickett.  Read my story by clicking here, or submit your own by emailing Helen and Kiley at

Man with two pussies – Crickett, Ballou and me in 2004 [photo by Geri]