Virgil lounging with orange Mama* / Oliver inspecting the stairwell renovation / BleeNessie loves mini pink roses / my office mate / itty bitty hairless Betty / Creative Director extraordinaire / brothers / the chocolate brown nest aver les chat / handsome / a welcome & constant fixture at the teak topped desk / upstairs hallway with cat penthouse & dog lounging look-out chair
Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all
we are not — self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives.
Oh my ! the
Our vet is convinced that the cat bullying may be only one factor in itty bitty Betty's excessive, obsessive grooming & hair loss (see radiator photo No. 5) I'm still threatening to knit her a few tubes ;-). It might also be caused by winter (and her reduced outdoor time for hunting, carnage, killing & roaming), hence boredom, hormonal changes (she was spayed in May after having at least 3 litters of kittens), & her
Who knew ?? + we're feeding another new cat, a velvety grey and white male un-neutered who we feed twice daily at the kitchen window cat-drive-through sill, we call him Al and he's definitely jonesing to come inside, he's been working his charm on Papa - just what we need 4 boys, 1 female + Sam & Winnie
* we call this vivid orange, bath mat like, nubbly, throw/pillow cover, a second had find, Orange Mama because both Virgil & Betty go into a drooling, loud purring, kneading madly, trance like state as soon as they arrive on this fav window sill spot ;-)