MIKE O'HARE
co-author of The Meadow
Mike O'Hare

Archive for the ‘Pets’ Category

9 Feb 2018

Holly was almost 20 years old when she finally passed away. The short article below describes how I came to meet up and share her life. I thought I’d leave it in the present tense as this gives a more emotional touch to a story that has, without doubt, touched the lives of my wife, Barbara and me. She will always rest in our hearts and her memory will never fade. Until we meet again, Holly. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~          It’s strange how we sometimes first meet up with our beloved pets. When you look back, ask yourself did fate really take a  [ Read More ]

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5 Jul 2012

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. – Ernest Hemingway Meet Holly — our cat It’s strange how we sometimes first meet up with our beloved pets.  When you look back, ask yourself did fate really take a hand in this? Holly is a black shorthaired female. I recently acquired her from a Cat Protection organisation in 2004. She’s now 12 years old. Apparently her previous owners gave her up on account of moving to a place where pets weren’t allowed. The organisation told me the  [ Read More ]

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