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Engineer with Cats

Another Anna Visit

I brought Anna down for another visit.  It seemed to go a little easier all round.  Anna eventually sat down and kinda relaxed. Rhea found a stairstep that put her on the same height level as Anna.  At first she … Continue reading

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Cranky Camera

In recently been having some issues with the camera not properly resolving a picture, leading to lost chances.  It seemed to be related to the autofocus catching the wrong stuff- the background over foreground. Some menu fiddling seemed to work … Continue reading

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New Stuff and Old Faves

I was mucking about in the garage and found an old carrier that a co-worker gave me when his cat died a while ago.  It lost its spot and I brought it in and opened it up.  It was an … Continue reading

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Anna Exposed

I thought I’d try to repeat bringing Anna out for some time downstairs, but use the fixed cage I got a while back rather than the floppy one Rhea liked to jump on. It was fairly good for a while, … Continue reading

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Not Totally Gone

Everything’s fine here, first of all.  The changeover to a new computer had issues that I couldn’t figure out until I saw a Windows log that the hard drive would sometimes take 20 seconds to read a small bit of … Continue reading

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Boring Kitties

These days we all are stuck in a bit of a rut.  After dinner the cats all go to their spots and hang out, cleaning up and napping. Sherman usually picks a corner, or out in the garage to sit … Continue reading

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Naps and Non-Naps

Another dental thing this week so less messing around with the cats aside from the most general things.  I tried buying a Thundershirt for Anna, which didn’t fit her, so that experiment went for nothing. I was going to let … Continue reading

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Good Looks

Sherman puts out his movie-star looks for you all. Blue eyed cloud cat Davout

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Dress Rehersal

Today I was sitting around and decided to do a full blog session using the new portable.  I had gotten all the photos off the old system in the last few days and imported into the program.  Not all the … Continue reading

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Changes

Years back I picked up this cat bed from Etsy.  It got some use by Calla and the others and then fell out of use.  Recently she started using it, as well as using the middle section of a cat … Continue reading

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