Poncho the Parrot Prays the Hail Mary

Poncho the Parrot

Ah, the Internet:  Ain't it grand?I stumbled upon this wonderful clip of a green parrot that's mastered the Hail Mary.  I thought you'd enjoy it, too!  … [Read more...]

Feline Spirituality: Lessons Learned from Christopher’s Cat

  "For he purrs in thankfulness when God tells him he's a good cat." Eighteenth-century English poet Christopher Smart was a complex man. A gifted poet and writer, a successful magazine editor and composer of music for the theatre, Smart was nonetheless known for excessive drinking and reckless spending. He suffered from a religious mania that compelled him to continuous prayer. His good friend, poet Samuel Johnson, commenting on that aspect of his personality, wrote, "My poor friend … [Read more...]