Hidden Surprise

Bowen, Danielle
May 2007
Guideposts;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p58
The author recounts her experience seeing her pet cat in her mother's closet beside its newly born kittens. Knowing that her mother's closet was off limits, she was afraid that her mother would get mad at the mess the pet had done. She was surprised that her mother was very happy to see the kittens. She will never forget that day when she discovered that a closet can be more than what she had ever imagined.


Related Articles

  • OUR FURRY FIRE ALARM. Colehour, Terrie // Angels on Earth;May/Jun2007, p53 

    The author discusses how their pet cat named Trooper helped prevent a fire in their house. One early morning, she saw Trooper standing on the bed beside her. She noticed that the house was dark and freezing cold. Her husband thought that the power must be out. After a call to the electrician,...

  • Jeremy's Choice. West, Marion Bond // Guideposts;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p66 

    The article deals with the author's experience of getting close with her son. Whenever the author calls her son, he would either refuse to answer the phone or not talk at all. The author says that her son kept his grief to himself when his father died and locked the emotion where no one could...

  • Love Triangle. Williams, Paige // Atlanta;Jun2007, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p94 

    The article presents the author's experience of adopting a cat. The author, who belongs to a family which prefers dogs, tried owning dogs, but as a cub reporter, was not able to adjust with them. The author found a 10-week-old cat in his doomed and crowded cage, and named him Harry. The author...

  • Piddle's wee-wee lagoon rescue rife with danger, diagnostic intrigue. Obenski, Michael A. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Dec2006, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p3 

    The article discusses the author's experience of having consulted about the cat's behavior of his client. His client affirms that the cat's misbehavior was due to his gloves worn during check up that scared the cat. Moreover, his client told him that her husband was bitten by the cat while...

  • ANIMALS' GIFTS. Thomas-Hollands, Ali // Teen Ink;Mar2003, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p43 

    The article discusses the author's experience of having a pet. The author believes that cats are the best animals in the world, and the most beautiful among others. According to her, her first pet was a cat named Pooh Bear. She claims that she is an animal lover, and that the loyalty and...

  • Dad's Cat. Gleason, Will // Teen Ink;Jun2005, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p34 

    The article discusses the author's experience of finding a photograph of his father as a nine-year-old boy with a cat in his arms. His father has shown him an old photograph of him with his mother and her friend. He thought about the bag of old pictures and remembered seeing those pictures...

  • I love cats, but they won't be on shopping list. Spitzenberger, Ray // East Bernard Express (TX);12/14/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 51, p4 

    The article discusses the author's love for cats. The author expresses his love towards the cats around his home and those featured in comic strips. Describing his own two cats the author says that for Christmas the cats will get chicken broth. Speaking about the cats in comic strips the author...

  • Meet the children.  // Cosmo Girl;Apr2006, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p24 

    The article presents a narrative of the author's childhood experience of asking whether a cat doctor is a cat. The question says a lot about how much people love and respect their animals. The moral of the story is be nice to animals because they may become a doctor someday.

  • CLOSET CLEANING. Ingram, Cinde W. // Casual Living;Oct2012, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p30 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of managing her closet.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics