Category Archives: Toby


My boyfriend used to work a job that was mainly evenings/nights which meant Toby had his company during the day when I was at work, and at night when I was home. Toby has always been a friendly cat but … Continue reading

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ADHD, Anxiety, and Animals, Oh My!

You already know I have ADHD. Like most adult women with ADHD, the Hyperactive part of my ADHD expresses itself partially as anxiety. Unrelated to the ADHD I also have a condition called hyperekplexia (stiff baby syndrome for you medical … Continue reading

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Another Toby Photo

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Why I’m slow at cleaning

Aside from being easily distracted/overwhelmed by clutter due to my ADHD brain, Toby always gets extra cute and affectionate when I clean. So many flank rubs today! Plus, he figured out how to bat open the doors to our dvd … Continue reading

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Cuteness is the way to start the new year

In the midst of my massive cleaning for the new year, Toby has decided to supervise. Yes, that is a shoebox top that he’s managed to climb into. Apparently Toby wants to be sure I don’t clear too much from … Continue reading

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Best part of working at home

The heat is broken at my office today so I’m working from home. I was just starting to get annoyed with an excel sheet (I love the program, but often have to check formatting formulas) when I heard a commotion … Continue reading

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Cute Cat Calms

In case anyone else today is having a hard time with his or her temper when people say things that are factually untrue. Here is Toby.Leaping from the shelves on top of my fridge.Yes, my fridge is that cluttered.

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Weight Loss

On the left: Toby as a svelte young cat. On the right: My beautiful currently tubby Toby.My cat and I are both trying to lose weight. Well, to be more accurate I am trying to lose weight and Toby is … Continue reading

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LeCat is a Lap Cat

I picked up my new foster cat, LeCat, last night and he is a cuddler! I’m keeping him in the bathroom for the quaruntine period and he is already trying to break free. I have a routine when introducing a … Continue reading

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Friday Pick Me Up

I do not advocate animals as replacements for people. However, I do think animals are a blessing and help us deal when we miss people, the same way human friends can help us. Well, before my boyfriend flew off to … Continue reading

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