Category Archives: Asparagus

Asparagus 1/30/03 – 5/15/13

Gus is the Cat at the Theatre Door. His name, as I ought to have told you before, Is really Asparagus. That’s such a fuss To pronounce, that we usually call him just Gus. Seven years, almost to the day, … Continue reading

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All the pictures of the year, Cats in Baskets Edition.

I joked, after looking at these, that I probably could make a calendar entitled ‘365 days of cats in baskets’. Apparently, I take a phenomenal number of pictures of that. Or, there are several baskets in my house that can … Continue reading

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Life in the house.

Things are keeping on as they do. Kitten is growing up and becoming a cat. Dogs are being doggy. Birds are being birdy. We got our first trace of snow last night. And I have a bunch of pictures that … Continue reading

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Jelly meets more of the house!

We’re generally pretty slow in introducing cats to parrots, for a couple of different reasons. Kittens, particularly, are challenging to have around parrots since they want to play with everything. Jelly is DECIDEDLY in that phase, and spends 110% of … Continue reading

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One month of Jelly.

We’ve had our Siamese kitten for nearly a month now, and she’s settled in wonderfully. She’s loud, demanding, extremely smart, growing like a weed, and everything we expected from her. Also, very, very beautiful. So, now you get some pictures.

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Over a week of Jelly-ness!

Indeed, our tiny overlord, Princess of all she Surveys has been home over a week. She’s charmed all the cats, taught us her ways, and is even mostly dealing with the dogs. She’s still extremely displeased that she can’t jump … Continue reading

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Welcome home, Jellycat!

Last night, after work, we went off to collect Jellylorum from her breeder. After a good long while of talking, she came home, and was petted and loved on before she was tucked in to sleep in the spare room. … Continue reading

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Cats, cats, cats, cats!

Now here’s your pictures of all the cats. A brief intro for the newbies, from oldest to youngest: Gypsy, 12+ year old calico female, our only girl, known as Fat Gypsy for years before I finally got her weight under … Continue reading

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Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!

Cast of Characters: Gus, 8 year old Maine Coon Skimble, 11 month old Oriental shorthair Charlotte, ancient German shepherd (possibly mix) Crow, 6 year old standard poodle Noire, 4 year old doberman pinscher Last time I posted, people marvelled at … Continue reading

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His Excellency

Skimbleshanks, our now ten month old Oriental shorthair, has settled in nicely, and continues to show that he’s got four or five cats’ worth of personality shoved into one smallish elegant form. In addition to his obvious nickname (Skimble), he’s … Continue reading

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