Category Archives: Cats

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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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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Skimbleshanks, 3/2011 – 5/30/2013

You can play no pranks with Skimbleshanks! He’s a Cat that cannot be ignored; So nothing goes wrong on the Northern Mail When Skimbleshanks is aboard. Sometimes, though, things go wrong. Sometimes, your two year old cat has digestive problems … Continue reading

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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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A week of pseudo-spring and parrots.

Slowly, Ontario is trying to determine if it might be okay if we went over to spring, instead of snow. The idea has a great deal of appeal. As you can see, the crocuses are blooming, which is a great … Continue reading

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Welcome home, Artichoke… and Radish.

Today, we drove 2.5 hours to go pick up our baby black capped conure, who we reserved in January, shortly before he was born. :) His breeder is awesome, and we got to stand in a room filled with flighted … 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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