Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why Cameras Have Straps

So today Calla was playing Julie’s game of being all squinty and dour looking when the flash goes off, even in the day when the flash wasn’t even all that bright.  But for her there is a certain antidote for … Continue reading

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This and That

A little while back Gus had a blood test done that showed he is developing Hyperthyroidism.  I just got the medicine, which you rub on his ear daily.  At least this seems a lot easier than giving him a pill, … Continue reading

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Working Guy

Julie still works at his patrolling these days, although he doesn’t usually stay out too late.  He doesn’t often catch anything in winter, but it wasn’t too long ago that he caught a rabbit.  I am usually pretty careful to open the door … Continue reading

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Tight Squeeze

The top of the bookshelves downstairs is Calla’s favorite space these days, but she got into a little trouble tonight.  Normally she climbs through the bannister to the cat tree top, then over to the shelves.  And the way back … Continue reading

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Treat Hunters

This is a first – I’ve seen yellow eyes but the right one is leaking out over the rim out of the black pupil! I accidentally came up with a new game the other day – I was trying to be nice … Continue reading

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Stylin’ Calpurnia

And here she is for real in her short hairdo.  The idea was just to remove almost all of the bulk of the long hair.  Since she’s not a show-cat,  there’s no reason to try to do more than just … Continue reading

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Um..

I think the groomer might have taken off a little more than I wanted.

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Armchair Gus

Here’s a new thing – Gus is getting more used to climbing up onto the chair, and once or twice this weekend slept on it, or sat on my lap if I was in there.  Today he varied the program … Continue reading

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Upstairs, Downstairs

Calpurnia has been spending more time upstairs lately.  She tends to change her ‘home base’ every so often.  Lately it has been in the bedroom under a rocker chair in a corner. From there she will shift to a couple … Continue reading

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Dreadlocks

It was a cleanup afternoon so for a lot of the day the cats were scattered to the four winds until the chaos had settled down.  Once back, a nap was in order.   Julius was tired enough to ignore the … Continue reading

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