Monthly Archives: August 2011

Quiet Sunday?

Saturday was quiet during the day, as there were fellows chopping the brush outside the back wall making a lot of noise. But when evening came, Julie had to go out and investigate and was out all night again. He … Continue reading

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Promise Kept

Several months ago, I started thinking about getting a second cat tree. I did some looking up of deals on the web, and pondered those eight foot tall crazy trees but realized they could never fit in my limited living … Continue reading

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Keeping Clean

Like all cats, Gus likes to keep himself neat but with advancing age it gets harder and harder.  His long fur and stiffening joints means it is a lot more difficult to get at his back and legs.  In the … Continue reading

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A Three Cat Yard

For the first time in a long time, we actually had all the cats together in the yard at the same time when I had a camera to take a picture.  Julius is the real issue — he’s often either … Continue reading

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Boring Post

There’s no exciting times tonight for anyone, even the cats didn’t feel like going outside for long. So here’s a picture of Calpurnia unable to even hold her head up straight. Or unwilling, anyway. I never said they’d all be … Continue reading

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Murder Most Foul?

What’s this?  Calpurnia murdered by a blow to the head with a pine cone?  Who would be low enough to do such a foul deed?

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Comma, Cat

Julius wasn’t a major participant in the hijinx yesterday, but his public hasn’t forgotten him. The search “What is the mood of the play Julius Caesar” found this post, which was certainly just what the searcher had in mind. As … Continue reading

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Cleaning Day

Today I decided to clean the living room carpet, both vacuum and shampoo. So the first step was to pull the vacuum cleaner out of the closet. As soon as the first rattle of the cleaner was heard, Gus dived … Continue reading

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Starfish Paws

Calpurnia wishes it to be known that she can do the ‘jazz hands’ look on the front paws as well as the back. Here she spreads the toes wide making herself comfortable on the sofa. Persians have relatively large feet … Continue reading

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Gamboling Gus

Gus started it all the day before – I caught him bouncing around the patio the other night dancing around some pieces of the old grill I disassembled, bouncing like a kitten. He also sat inside the bench I moved … Continue reading

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