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Engineer with Cats

Cutie Pie Grant Catchup

I keep falling behind in posting pictures since the guys are photogenic.  Grant is an especially nice contrast for poor Davout who is very difficult to get a nice shot of. Grant has taken to counter surfing and cleaning off … Continue reading

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Callaversary and View-alanches

Seven years ago I adopted Calpurnia, thus taking me into three cat territory for the first time.  She was rescued from the city pound after some neglect but with a little TLC became the lovely queen of the yard. Despite … Continue reading

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Tech Support

In the last few days I noticed the battery backup on the internet-TV-telephone system I have was running low so I got a new battery and installed it…and the internet didn’t work. So with only my cell phone working I … Continue reading

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Chill Down Sunday

Things calmed down some today, with me cleaning stuff up and the cats going a bit wild around.  Here’s Rhea in the lamp box… Grant continued his charm offensive and even managed to get some licks on the head from … Continue reading

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Relapsing

It was a bit of a disturbing day for the cats since a lamp broke during the storms of the last few days.  There’s an uprooted tree in the front yard area, although it didn’t come from that spot.  Someone … Continue reading

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Boys will be Boys

Tonight Grant and Sherman took over the top shelf on the Cat Tree.  Davout was just a step below them so all the guys were in the tree. The two boys get along well but usually it involves following each … Continue reading

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Bad Picture Day

Sometimes good playtime means bad pictures.  Grant tries to drag the toy back to his lair whenever he gets a good hold, just like Davout. I had Davout all framed for a nice picture…until he jumped. Sherman demonstrates how to … Continue reading

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Bean Question Answered

Andrea of Celestial Kitties asked about the color of Sherman’s toes and toe beans.  He has many cinnamon blots on his feet, especially on the bottom and back, like muddy boots. To my eye, all the pads are the same … Continue reading

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Out Back Sunday

The cats were getting a bit bored late this afternoon so I let them outside in the back yard. Davout normal enjoyment was reduced a bit by his instinct to herd around the little Generals. Rhea did her own thing, … Continue reading

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Little Box

Grant’s eyes are more and more clearly becoming the particular shade of green Golden cats are known to usually have. Both Sherman and Davout seem to be recovering nicely from their digestive issues. Davout takes a bit more space in … Continue reading

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