Category Archives: Skimbleshanks

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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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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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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More animal abuse!

I’ve completely forgotten to post these pictures, but they’re still amusing, even if they’re older. We had some ribbon, and well, we did what everyone does with ribbon, and immediately applied it to animals. That’s normal, right?

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