Monthly Archives: December 2011

Learning is an Exciting Adventure…

I had a great, if unoriginal idea to take some favorite pictures from the early days of the blog and repost them in a gallery or slideshow. Several hours later, I now know the exact reason why those pictures cannot … Continue reading

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Forting Up

Calla has become more and more accustomed to tucking herself into the bottom basket of the big cat tree.  Even though nobody else uses it,  or goes near it unless she is inside, somehow when she is in there, there … Continue reading

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Hair On Fire

Sure, now she looks all sweet and peaceful, as she makes starfish paws in the cat bed.  But earlier today she was crazy cat incarnate.

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Back and Forth

I have a number of shots like this from yesterday where Gus is looking very concerned about noises from this direction, followed by one where he is looking to the right.  It is like he is watching a tennis match … Continue reading

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Photo Op

I took the opportunity of the nice weather to spend some time outside reading, and as usual soon the cats were there.  Julius is usually first, until he decides that the far side of the wall is calling and moves out to … Continue reading

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Rabbit Season

One of the treats the cats got for Christmas was some special wet food.  It’s all organic and grain free and that kind of thing.  The flavor was “Rabbit”. So this morning after Julie’s morning constitutional I go out and he … Continue reading

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Warm Christmas

The cats got what they really wanted – a nice warm day where they could sit in the yard (or outside it in Julie’s case) all day long.  The day that they chopped up the trees that blocked the view is receding … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before Christmas…

And all through the house… Not a creature was stirring… not even a mouse….or Julie will get him. Merry Christmas!

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Carpe Snoozem

Julius decides that this is a good time to seize the chance for a little sleep. He is tucked into the cylindrical basket of the old cat tree with the curves serving as protective arms. I don’t know how you get three … Continue reading

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Immovable Objects

On some days Gus can manage to push Calpurnia around but other days she is impervious to his efforts.  When she looks like this it’s best to leave sleeping cats lie, and find somewhere else to settle down.

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