Category Archives: Gustavus Adolphus

Memories

I’ve been intending for a while to try and get some of my old pictures in order.  I had picked up a scanner a while back to digitize the ones made before digital cameras were around.  She would have been … Continue reading

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Four Year Anniversary

I started this blog four years ago today to talk about the issues in integrating a new lady cat into a pair of cats that got along well.  Four years later, I’m still talking about the same thing with an … Continue reading

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I Robot

Davout climbed up onto the bed for a picture just for me today. Rhea tagged along.  More on her in a bit. Anna had an interesting day because I dragged up something I haven’t used in a while from downstairs…. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2014

I have noticed that some of my favorite shots happen to be right around Christmas so I went back and looked at posts near that time. 2011 Morning View Julius Caesar looking over the back wall towards the Santa Monica … Continue reading

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One Year with the Kittens

One year ago today, I drove quite far across town to pick up Rhea and Davout from their breeder.  The meeting place was her daughter’s apartment in an area where there wasn’t any visitor parking.  I had to park several … Continue reading

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Monday Medical News

Last night I was getting a bit worried with a sore foot I had going for a day or so getting worse.  I didn’t see any visible damage, but wasn’t acting like I imagine a strain or broken bone would. … Continue reading

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Good Luck to Another Gus

The blog Itty Bitty Kitty Committee has an interesting post on a senior adoption that made me wonder about coincidences. They are starting their annual fundraiser for cats in Washington State.

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Gus Comes Home

Gus’ remains came home today.  I got a nice little urn and they fit nicely next to Calpurnia’s box.  He spent a lot of time sleeping at the base of this book shelf in the last few weeks. Over these … Continue reading

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Farewell to Gus

Gus did not wake up in the hospital this morning.   It wasn’t a shock given how he was withdrawing inward yesterday.  It was just time to go. I got to see his body a last time.  He looked more relaxed than … Continue reading

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Shrinking Hopes

I visited Gus today and talked to the vet.  Some of the treatments are helping – the IV is easing his dehydration, but he is still refusing food and slipping farther away.  I will see him again tomorrow morning, but … Continue reading

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