Monthly Archives: September 2011

Question of the Day – No Black Cats?

I managed to bang one of my toes in a cat related incident today so I am a little bit distracted from my normal post.  So I’ll do a trial version of those Q & A posts. The gracious littlemiao … Continue reading

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Future Plans?

Despite what it might seem I did not ignore the calls to do more on Genetics in the future.  I was just thinking over what might be done under the limits of the time I can spend on what is supposed … Continue reading

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An Award

I was recently awarded the “Versatile Blogger” Award by the talented Pedro at Maru Can Kiss My… blog.  I appreciate the honor, although the other two cats and the yard are a bit bemused about how he only seems to gush … Continue reading

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No Respect

Today was Vet Day for Calpurnia.  She was due for a checkup and some blood work and I wanted to ask the vet about the sneezes.  Calla isn’t exactly afraid of going to the vet, but she doesn’t like not … Continue reading

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Flashback – Two Guys

These pictures are from May of 2004, so Julius is about a year and a half old and Gus about seven. Note the snazzy collar.  This is from out front before the current crop of gardeners started hacking all the community … Continue reading

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Interesting Times

The avalanche of views and comments on yesterday’s post really impressed Calpurnia in a big way.  She nearly stopped cleaning her front paw!  But seriously, I like the logic puzzle involved in figuring out what makes cats look how they look, and from the response … Continue reading

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Analyzing Kara and her Kittens

Love and Hisses is a blog I have been following for a long time – written by Robyn Anderson, who fosters cats and kittens in Alabama.  I’m not sure  exactly when I started reading the blog regularly, but it might … Continue reading

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Oddball Hour

Calpurnia seems to be over her sneezing or coughing fits today so she was interested in going outside for a look around.  I like her tail standing up like a flag as she comes forward.  I take the picture and for … Continue reading

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Grumpy Day

Today everyone is a bit out-of-sorts, and the weather is matching it – grey and overcast without being interesting in any way.  Calla was sitting on the first landing of the stairs instead of being outside, which says a lot.   The … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

I had to shop before coming home today so by the time I got all unpacked it was pretty dark. So no outside shots for today.  Gus put up with the camera in the face with reasonable composure.  I like the eyes when they are … Continue reading

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