From the US Copyright Office: "Copyright protects 'original works of authorship' that are fixed in a tangible form of expression. The fixation need not be directly perceptible ... Copyrightable works include ... pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works. No publication or registration or other action in the Copyright Office is required to secure copyright. ... The use of a copyright notice is no longer required under U.S. law...

All written stories are property of - (1999 through 2016) P. "Shel" Sheldon. All Pictures of cats - Topcat, Panther, Spooky and Snowball(ETC.) and Toronto (Toro) etc. are property of 1999-2016 (copywrite) Paul "Shel" Sheldon

Images of Topcat - showing his head with eye patch and crossed swords below -on black, red ( or any other color ) backgounds are TRADEMARKS of Paul "Shel" Sheldon.

Other images on this website have either been given to me freely to use by various parties, created by myself or have been found on various websites on the internet it is my belief they are in the common domain.

If it is your belief that any of the images on this site have been copywrited by you and NOT used with permission - please contact me at -

- state the relevant information and I shall gladly remove them.

Further more just because and Image or story is not specifically mentioned does not mean that I have relinquished intellectual property rights to it.

These stories are works of fiction/satire (unless you believe in talking cat's and Santa Claus.)

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