Category Archives: Gypsy

Gypsy, ??? – January 15, 2014

In October of 2001, I went to the San Jose (California) Animal Shelter with the intention of adopting a male orange tabby kitten. I left with an adult female calico cat. Gypsy had a ton of health issues throughout her … Continue reading

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Oh, it’s a bit cold, it’s a bit cold, it’s a bit cold.

As you may be aware, most of North America has been quite chilly in the past few weeks. Here, in Southwestern Ontario, we’ve had temperatures and wind chills down to -25 to -40 C, which I am not going to … Continue reading

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Wonderful world of cats.

Here’s your official dump of cat pictures. :) Flying cat pictures, that is. We had a toy out, and it turns out that Oriental cats are pretty acrobatic. Who knew? Mac flies! Jumping over each other! Play is an everyone … 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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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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Cats and dogs living together, mass hysteria!

I love that title. I’m sure I’ve used it a thousand times over the years. Still, that is indeed what you’ll find behind the link. Cats, dogs, together! The players, as usual: Charlotte, ancient female German shedder. Crow, 7 year … 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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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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Good news, bad news, cat news!

The ‘bad’ news first (which isn’t really bad). Gypsy, our 12+ year old calico cat, who has been fat her entire life has shifted all of a sudden into a walking, talking, screaming bag of bones and raging appetite. I’ve … Continue reading

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