BENTLEY arrives

BENTLEY arrives

The name Harvey had always been special to me. I knew my owner and partner in life, who I now refer to as my human, had named me after a giant rabbit in some old movie, even though I was just on the cutting edge of cat perfection. The name had worked very well for me,...
The Event Horizon, Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss

The Event Horizon, Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss

Sleep didn’t come that night for Harvey. His place, usually at the foot of his principal human’s bed snuggled into one ankle, was foregone to allow for tactical positioning. The heating vent near the front dining room window was not only covered by a billowing silk drape held back by some wall mounted tie……..

The Coming of Dawn, A Harvey Adventure

The Coming of Dawn, A Harvey Adventure

Observation. Keen patient feline observation. Not notice, interest or simply seeing. Harvey stared, his ears moving undetectably to take in all sound, the nose of his blackened gray muzzle very faintly sniffing the gentle breeze flowing down the hill not far from Bad Taffy’s residence…..

Thumper, A Harvey Adventure, by James Strauss

Thumper, A Harvey Adventure, by James Strauss

Movement through the base of the forest isn’t difficult, not if you’re a thirteen-pound cat with fur the color of the darker flora. Harvey moved sinuously inside the brush next to the nearby flowing stream. By sticking close to the water, he could avoid the giant rabbit ………

Harvey, the Grey Cat Rules

Harvey, the Grey Cat Rules

Back over one shoulder a crouching human could be seen creeping through the wet soggy grass that led up to the edge of the forest. Harvey waited, standing upright, shifting his gaze from the ungainly man to the forest and back…….

Bad Taffy, A Harvey Adventure

Bad Taffy, A Harvey Adventure

The pride of humans, to which Harvey had become attached, occasionally required him to sit so its other members could admire him. He sat on top of a not uncomfortable basket for one such session. Sitting up on a basket ………

Good Christ the Fox, A Harvey Adventure

Good Christ the Fox, A Harvey Adventure

Harvey crouched down near the side of the garage, his long feline body carefully inserted into the slot between the relatively warm wall of wood and the below zero frigidity of the ice bank only inches away.

Arboreal, a Harvey Adventure

Arboreal, a Harvey Adventure

There was no special talent necessary for inhabiting the tops of trees. Harvey relaxed to better reflect upon the lower forest below him, as the wind moved the branches supporting his body slowly back and forth with boring regularity. Squirrels from his former territory had taught Harvey well…….