Monthly Archives: July 2011

Walking the Line

Here’s Gus taking the scenic route from the back door to the side yard to avoid Calpurnia.  She’d already given him a little buffet when he crossed into her personal space. So he'[s taking no chances, using the Lantana plant … Continue reading

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Flashback – Julius’ preAdoption Photoshoot

I was going through some old things and found a disk with some pictures of Julius before I adopted him from a co-worker in 2002. Strangely, the picture date is 2000, but one of the internal dates says early October 2002 which … Continue reading

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Firecracker Flop

Every once in a while someone ventures into this part of the room and rediscovers these cat toys. Its strange, wherever I put them the cats tend to avoid, but if they happen to go there they react like these … Continue reading

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Shoestring Catch

Calpurnia likes to play with strings. When she was new here, she played with the camera strap during a photo shoot. I happened to have a few extra black shoestrings that were spares from the last few shoes I bought … Continue reading

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Neighbors

Quite a bit of adventure in the last day or so… So much that poor Calpurnia needs to rest with her head cushioned on three of her four paws. Mouse Hunt Julius apparently heard my snide remarks about catching mice, so … Continue reading

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On the Alert

Since we were talking about cats acting together, here’s a snap from the weekend of Gus and Calpurnia reacting to something in front of the house.  For whatever reason it looks like Calla is trying to smell it from where she … Continue reading

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Work those Abs!

Now you can see how Calpurnia keeps that figure. She really likes the back yard, especially that particular rock. Inside it would be very hard to get that tummy shot, as she tends to curl up or lie upright. Something … Continue reading

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Mouse in the House

Julie was pretty tired out from his mouse hunt last night. It was amusing watching Julie prowling from one part of the place he dropped the mouse to another, with the other cats trailing him from side to side wondering … Continue reading

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Here we go again

Julie just brought home a mouse, and dropped it. Of course, it was totally unhurt and scuttled under the nearest bit of furniture. This was so much fun the last time. And hopefully it won’t take a week to finish … Continue reading

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Action!

With warmer weather, the back door can stay open for a lot of the night. The back wall keeps most of the cats in, and big threats out…but sometimes there’s a crisis and the inner defense force has to spring … Continue reading

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