A whisper from the woods

Mewsings from Jorge (and me!), January 2022

Jan 10, 2022

New Year Mewsings from Jorge – give love to get love…
Interpreted by Jennifer Troyan (aka Mama)

Mama talks to me about stuff and teaches me things. Most days I see her get into her car and drive away. I look out the window, so she knows I see her. I wonder, where does she go? But then after I sleep for a while, and play, and eat, I just know she’s coming home. I just know. Later, I look out that same window and greet her with a silent ‘hello!’ then I jump onto the floor by the door, waiting to greet her. She likes it. I can tell. I also know she knows I’m in need of some love, pretty much right away. I know she needs love, as well. I can’t wait for her to put everything down so we can greet each other! I’ve heard some visitors say that this is like what a dog does. I don’t know if that’s a good thing or not, but I think it is.

Speaking of dogs, my Uncle Bobby has a dog, and she is sweet. She is much bigger than me, but she is always very gentle. My lesson is to be caring, kind, and gentle and she showed me that.
I learned that what I give, I get. You should try it. Let me know if it works for you, too.

When my Auntie Alane found out I was writing this blog with Mama she gave me a cat Buddha for inspiration! I look at it and it brings me peace. I know there’s something more to discover with it and it makes me think about connections we have with each other. Something like we’re all connected. I can’t say it well because I’m just a little cat, but I feel it. I’m still learning and happy to tell you what I know so far.

Love is the best thing and I enjoy sharing my love with the world. I learned everyone needs love. I try to always remember that. Mama says I’m making a difference. That makes me feel useful. She talks to me a lot and tells me all kinds of things. I learn from listening to Mama and her friends.

Sometimes I get out of the house and try to be in nature with the trees in my yard. I like them. They make me feel comfortable. I like to roll around in their leaves on the ground too! Auntie Alane shared some pictures from her recent trip to a place called Allegheny Park in New York and she said I can share them with you. I don’t where that park is, but I see the beauty. She told me and Mama all about her visit there and I long to go. I just sit, listen, get pet, and loved and it makes me feel special. It’s relaxing to listen to them, and they sound so happy to talk about being in nature. It makes me think about how wonderful nature is and to seize every moment you can. It’s the best connection to everyone and everything.

Photos courtesy of Alane Berdy

A Note from Jennifer: Deep bow and be well everyone! Happy New Year!

Quotes to enjoy:
Be like a tree. Stay grounded, keep growing, and know when to let go. ~ tinybuddha.com
All our wisdom is stored in the trees. ~ Santosh Kalwar

Please share this. Thank you!


  1. Nana

    How wonderful!
    Thank you for this sweet story!

    • Jennifer Troyan

      Thank you, Nana! We are so glad you like it. – Jennifer

      • Jamie

        I love it!

        • Jennifer Troyan

          Thank you, Jamie!

    • Angela Howey

      Jorge you have a great Mama. She loves you very much. She talks about you all the time. You keep being kind and listen. Your purring and comfort is appreciated and well needed for your mom.

      • Jennifer Troyan

        Angela, Thank you for your thoughtful words. I will be sure to share it with Jorge! – Jenn 🙂

  2. Debbie

    I love this! It sounds like Jorge really said this. I really enjoyed reading it, keep up the great work!

    • Jennifer Troyan

      He did say it! I’m truly his interpreter. It’s interesting because even though he doesn’t use words, I manage to find a way to understand him.
      Thank you for reading! – Jenn 🙂

  3. Andrea Aguirre

    Hi Jorge!
    I love your writings and your adventures! Keep them coming…this is a great blog!!
    I hope to see more pictures of you soon!

    • Jennifer Troyan

      Thank you, Andrea! He says, MEOW! (that’s Hello in cat speak).

  4. Marie-Claude

    C’est tellement vrai tout ce que tu dis Jorge. Avec Shimalala, une de tes consoeurs, nous parlions de tout, on aimait jouer ensemble, faire des ballades dans la garrigue, se poser et faire des câlins. Nous avons appris beaucoup de choses ensemble et les plus importantes sont de rester conscient et ouvert à l’autre pour pouvoir donner de l’amour, ce que nous avons toujours fait toutes les deux. Merci à toi Jorge et à maman Jenn de ce partage.

    • Jennifer Troyan

      Marie-Claude, Merci beaucoup. Nous sommes tellement heureux de vous entendre faire cela aussi. Gros bisous à toi et Shimalala.


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