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My Week at a Glance

It’s been an interesting week here in the hollow.

One of the cats has taken to knocking down the litter scoop and leaving deposits on the handle. I can’t even imagine the reason for this. We think we have solved the problem by tucking the litter scoop inside an empty, kitty litter bag. I really hope kitty doesn’t become more creative.


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

My daughter got married this week. At night this house sounds like a morgue.

Our credit card account got hacked. Someone changed our passwords, security questions, and address, then charged over two thousand dollars at two online sites. Because my husband checks our accounts often, he caught it quickly. We straightened things out, changed everything, and put a “Fraud Alert!” on our account. Would you believe that the hacker had the gall to call the credit card company, pretend to be a business, and ask for our new information? I can’t believe these people.

The outside cat, Skitty, has become outrageously fat. She has always been a little portly, and she is an excellent eater, but lately people keep telling me that my cat is pregnant. I am in denial. We have Skitty on the list of cats to be fixed for the sake of her health, but she hasn’t had kittens for a long, long time. She looks like a basketball with feet. We now have five cats in the house (counting the two young kittens) and two cats outdoors. I don’t want any more kittens.  I’m too old for this. She’s just fat. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

Mother’s house is in the process of being sold. Because it is one hundred and eighteen years old, we specified that it would be sold “as is.”  The buyer sent  back a list of things that they wanted done. The most notable was “Repairs need done to hot water heater. Pilot won’t light when gas is off.”  This leads me to two conclusions. “As is” doesn’t mean what we thought it did, and some company must sell “gas” hot water heaters that don’t require “gas” to light the pilot. I wish someone would tell me where to get one of these energy-efficient models.

A new cat has been spending time on my porch. I have been attempting to get a photo, but she hasn’t been cooperating, and I must admit that in spite of the fact that she is small and incredibly beautiful, I’m a little afraid of her. If I can remember where I put the game cam, I’ll set it up in an effort to get a better photo. Or perhaps I can just lure her closer with a little cat food…. Here kitty, kitty…

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Good Morning!

Just a few months back, my house was silent. Morning consisted of a dull routine. This morning I opened my eyes to this.

Lil’ Red is always bringing me toys, Moe wants to cuddle, Princess sings constantly, and the kittens just want to play. Boring mornings are a thing of the past!

Sue

Note: Princess is the first singing cat I’ve ever known. Her little “Purrup, meow, purrups” go on all day in a never ending song. Moe and Red sing a little, but with Princess the concert never ends.

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Shadow Magic

Hi, there! My name’s Shadow. I’m a three-week-old American short-haired kitten, and I can do a very cool magic trick.

Shhhh. Don’t tell anyone, and I’ll show you how it’s done.

First, let me introduce you to my big brother, Moe. He’s my assistant and the best babysitter in the world.
“Moe, wake up. We’re going to do the trick again.”

Next, I get into position…

And PRESTO!!! The kitten disappears!

It takes a little practice, but now you can do the trick at home!

Jasper’s still working on it… I think I might have left out part of the directions…

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How to Effectively Irritate Your Big Sister

A photographic story by:

Sammy the Adorable

Shadow the Terror

and Jasper the Attack Cat

1. Use her as a sliding board!

2. Play with her whiskers!

3. Push her off the bed!

4 .Gang up on her!

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The Princess is a Tramp

Oh, no! Not again! We’ve warned mother about those one night stands!

This is so embarrassing. When will she ever learn?

Do I really look like I care what my kids think?

Illegitimate children numbers 5, 6, 7, and 8.

With the birth of these kittens, we have finally managed to capture the wild Princess and bring her into the house. She has soiled my dining room rug and managed to give birth on my favorite blanket, but at least we will be able to take her to the vet for spaying as soon as the kittens are weaned. I don’t know whether to be happy for the cat or sad for myself. She practically climbs the walls at the slightest disturbance. I feel like a psychiatrist trying to calm down an insane floozy. Alas, the fate of those of us too soft-hearted to ignore the plight of feral cats…

Sue

 

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Best Buddies

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August 17, 2017 · 3:03 am

Dry Food for Humans?

Look what someone left on the bed! People Food!!!

You stand watch. I’ll get us some!

What are these things?

I think they’re dry people food. They taste pretty good!

I’ll get us some more.

That was a great snack, now wash off the evidence so no one knows that we were in the bag.

Quick, act innocent! They’ll never know.

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