Category Archives: animal emotions

Humming Giraffes, Purring Cats, Loving Animals

I read Mark Trail panels in the Sunday comics yesterday and learned that giraffes, though they make no vocalizations when around humans, hum at night when they’re alone. (I guess video/audio surveillance captures this.) Scientists are exploring whether the hum … Continue reading

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A Little Lost in St. Louis

My reading at Left Bank Books in St. Louis was very pleasant. More family and friends were there than strangers, which put me at ease. The setting was tasteful and comfortable. I had lemonade to drink. A black cat was … Continue reading

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Animal Emotions

I planned not to write about animals for a while, though they are a big part of my life (not so much of my fiction, to-date, anyway) but I encountered a story worth passing on. It’s “A Horse Named Champ … Continue reading

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