Author Archives: bloolark

All the bad posts, then tons of pictures.

On June of 2012, I herniated a disc in my back, which left me with a major limp, leg weakness, and numbness in my left leg. After months of physiotherapy, I got about 90% of the functionality back, and continued … Continue reading

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Pineapple — ??? to August 29th, 2013

Our little lovebird overlord is no longer with us. I went downstairs a few days ago to turn on their lights in the morning, and Pineapple was dead in the bottom of her cage. We adopted her in early 2008, … Continue reading

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Cat play, dog play, play play.

Our household, particularly the trio of Orientals, deem that they should spend at minimum fourteen thousand hours a day playing with each other. The rest of the time should be spent attempting to fit in my lap, having love crisises … Continue reading

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Nearly a month of new cattens!

Okay, over a month in Nemo’s case. We ask a whole lot out of cats when they move, our household in particular. We use different cat litter than most other people (pelleted pine rather than clay), we don’t free feed … Continue reading

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Macavity’s here too.

I took Friday off work, and drove over to the home of Cats on the Hill and Siam Jewels, where we chatted and interacted and eventually stole away with a tiny fawn kitten. He was a little scared the first … Continue reading

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All kittens, all the time!

I am literally drowning in photographs. So much so that this will probably be two posts, because there’s THAT MANY KITTEN PICTURES. Let’s start with a Nemo update. Nemo is awesome. Nemo is awesome with a side of awesome and … Continue reading

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Meet Nemo.

After conversing with Skimble’s breeder after his death, we took a look at their webpage… and saw this. Nemo is a five month old cream mackerel tabby born from Skimble’s half-brother (who is a drop dead gorgeous cat, just over … Continue reading

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A happy update for once.

Which is good, because this place has been depressing of late. First, the update that I know people care about, without pictures, alas. Crow is doing exceptionally well. He’s acting like himself, eating well (although he thinks the special low … Continue reading

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When it rains, it pours.

I was clearly a very, very bad person in a previous life. That is the only way to explain the past 30 days. First Gus, then Skimble, now this. We came remarkably close to never being able to post this … Continue reading

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Enter Macavity.

Macavity, Macavity, there’s no one like Macavity, For he’s a fiend in feline shape, a monster of depravity. You may meet him in a by-street, you may see him in the square– But when a crime’s discovered, then Macavity’s not … Continue reading

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