Everything is Screaming Outside

6:00 AM all the cats have decided to start screaming all at once. The birds are screaming. The sky is screaming. Someone outside is screaming at their partner, and I feel like I should join in the cacophony of chaos with some screams of my own.

I open my window to let the feral cats know they need to shut up and get cool about a lot of stuff really quickly so I can go back to sleep. The sibling strays we’ve…