Monthly Archives: June 2011

Not Uncomfortable At All

Why waste time with soft plushy things when there is a nice hard teak chair leg available? She can rough it with the best of them.

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Beauty Sleep

I never get tired of looking at Calpurnia’s fur.  The variety of color from the near-blackness of the seal point shading down to very pale creme. The ghost tabby markings that can’t quite be suppressed — see the two cheek … Continue reading

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Not Fooling Anyone Anymore

Gus has accumulated a number of quirks in his 14 years or so but one at least is a frequent annoyance to Julius. He takes it into his head to ‘play’ with him, which consists of biting him on the … Continue reading

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Wall of Catnip?

When Gus goes visiting he spends a lot of time at this wall, communing with this plant. Is it some kind of catnip-ish plant? He doesn’t seem to eat it, or roll in it, but it makes him happy. I’m … Continue reading

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Cat Magnet

I mentioned the other day the quirk that my cats like to sit in a particular spot, where the seam between wood floor and carpet makes an angle. Its more or less in the center of the room which ordinarly … Continue reading

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Pleasant Days

The weather these days has warmed up a notch, so the days are not oppressively hot and the nights are not chilly. The cats like this kind of climate, but so do the snails. My poor Dahlia was found and … Continue reading

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Sleepy or Surly II

Ok, here’s another one of Calpurnia’s indecipherable looks. Sleepy? Or Surly? Whichever, that look cracks me up every time. This evening I let everyone out front to nose around.  Instead of rushing out and vanishing, Julie stuck around close and … Continue reading

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I’m Innocent!

Julie is on his best behavior today, since he was real bad and stayed out until 5 am last night. I was waking up every hour or so seeing if he would show up, and it was only then that … Continue reading

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In Box

Its finally getting warm enough that the relaxation mode is starting to shift from the above “I’m all tucked in and warm” mode to the “sprawl out on a cool surface” flat cat mode. Of course round Calla isn’t very … Continue reading

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Flashback – Julie versus Gravity

This is a set of pictures from 2006. I swear they were taken in that order, from left to right. Julie was an old hand at wall walking, but this was the first time I had ever seen a cat … Continue reading

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