Sunday, March 31, 2013

Snuggly Sunday

Mom has been bribing me with 'Nip to climb on the new cat tree.

I will do practically anything for 'Nip, as you can see.

However. Do you see me on that thing?
 You do not.

The snow is melting fast. It was 60F (15.5C) and sunny yesterday. Will there be any left when the sun comes up?

I do not know. We will see!

I'm sorry Ducky, but you are not the winner of the When When Contest.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Surprising Saturday

Mom caught me drinking from the new fountain.

This gigantic box was left in the hallway yesterday by Mr Brown.
It was full of very interesting stuff.
I kept an eye on Mom while she put it together.
At first Mom thought it would go in her bedroom, so I could watch the world go by outside, but she decided it blocked the window too much. She likes to look outside too, so she moved it into the living room.

It is a bit scary, so Mom tried to bribe me into getting onto this thing by putting treats all over it.

It worked. I found the treats.
This was as high as I went. It was very slightly wobbly (Mom says the floor is not level because the house is so old), and I got the treats and jumped down. Maybe I'll test it out later when nobody is watching.

Maybe not.

Oh yeah.  Clementine and Pepper, there is still snow outside, so neither of you will win the When When Contest.
Who will win the When When Contest?

Friday, March 29, 2013

Finally Friday

Dearest Samba, I am sorry but you are not the winner of the When When Contest. As you can see, there is still snow outside.

This snow pile is in the shade, so it never gets any sun. It is melting fast, though. I think we will have a winner very soon!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Thursday Thoughts

Prancer Pie, you will not win the When When Contest. There is still snow outside, as you can see.
All the snow across the street is gone. What we are watching now is the pile next door:
It's melting fast, and we could have a winner in a matter of days. Mom's going to have to make a trip to the store that sells the Evil Little Chocolates soon. Mom has also purchased a deck of playing cards featuring "Famous Cats of the Internet" as a gift also.  You can buy a set here, and you can also purr-sonalize your own deck! The best thing is that 100% of the money all goes to Stray Cat Alliance.

Mom is annoyed because Blogger is being a pest and will not let her delete any names from the When When Contestants list. Oh well.

In other news, Mom claims to have hard and fast evidence that I have been drinking from the new fountain. She says the water level was noticeably lower when she got home from day hunting last night, so she filled it to the brim, and this morning, the water level was down again.

Mom hasn't actually seen me drink from the fountain, so she can't prove it's me. I'm certainly not going to tell her. It's much more fun to keep her guessing.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Wowza Wednesday

Mom seems to think I need a scratching post so she went shopping online.

She was attracted to this little number. I think she's been watching too much Jackson Galaxy.

I certainly hope the extra cats wouldn't come with it. Not that I wouldn't mind someone to play with, but there is a limit.

I have been hard at work lately. Here I am furring up the fabric Mom has selected for the backing of the Caboose's quilt. I don't think it will be ready for our visit ---- -----, though. 

Nobody picked today as a possibility for the When When Contest, which is a good thing because there's still snow on the ground today.

 The weather has been good for melting. It has been sunny and the temperatures have been in the 40's F (that's 4.4 to 9.4 C), which after a long winter of freezing weather is considered "a really nice day" by the strange peoples that call themselves native New Englanders.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Ta-Da! Tuesday

Mom did it!  Look what the man in the bloo shorts left at my door yesterday.
Of course, I haven't actually tried drinking from it yet, but Mom sure has been trying!
Mom put a treat on that little dry ramp, but when I touched it with my nose it fell in the water. I did not go after it.

Mom likes that it is stainless steel and that it's easier to clean than the last one. It doesn't have a fountain like thing, but the water slides down a ramp. Naturally I will check it out after Mom leaves. When Mom bought me the first fountain, I didn't drink from it for two or three days. Just to make sure I do have water to drink, Mom puts a water bowl next to my stinky goodness.  I'll be fine, kits, don't worry about me.

Alas, Camp Stanhope, you have not won the When When Contest.

Monday, March 25, 2013

This is what it looks like outside today:
Dorfington Fish Stanley, you may have the coolest name ever, but you have not won the When When Contest.

Mr Karate has found a friend in Catifornia.
That's Fritzi, and she belongs to Rubylocks. Fritzi had a brother, Murph, but he went to the Rainbow Bridge a couple of weeks ago, so now Fritzi follows Mr Karate around. She is his shadow.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Sunny Sunday

My dear friends the Meezers and Billy will not win the When When Contest. I am so sorry guys.

As everybody can see, there is a lot of snow left.
Mom is very blue today because her favorite Aunt Annette has gone to Heaven.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Mr Kitty and Mr HB White, I am sorry to say neither of you will win the When When Contest.

My fountain is leaking, and Mom can't figure out where it's coming from. She put a big tray underneath to catch the water so I can still use it, but I see a new one in my future.

Right Mom? You're gonna get me a new better one, right?

Friday, March 22, 2013

Happy Anniversary Mim-may & Pip-pay!

Happy Anniversary Mim-may and Pip-pay! Today they have been married 27  26  years. (I think. That's a very big number, and I am only a cat. Hey look, Mom can't count either.) That's Mim-may on the left and Pip-pay on the right with Rubylocks and Mr Karate between them.

The snow is still out there.


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Thursday Thoughts

I am the Queen of all I survey.

KQ Sue, you have no idea how much I wanted you to win the When When Contest. Alas, it was not to be.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

First Day of Spring

It's the first day of Spring. Can you tell? (snicker) We got 10 inches of the stuff (25.4 cm).


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Here We Snow Again

Toy, as you can see you, won't be the winner of the When When Contest this year.

Even Harvey looks surprised about how much snow there will be.  We are in the light purple area where the prediction is 8 - 12" (that's 20 - 30 cm).

Mom is staying home today. She will be cleaning the house and providing me with as many scritches as I want.

I have an announcement. La Girlfriend will now be called Rubylocks.
Which is only appropriate.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Millie Monday

Nobody guessed today for the When When Contest. There's still snow outside, and we're supposed to have more on Tuesday. Will this winter ever end?


Will the snow ever stop?


When will the snow melt?

Stay tuned!

(I have no idea when the snow will go away. Not soon enough!)

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Happy St Patrick's Day

I will not wear green today.

Midgie, I am sorry. There is still a lot of snow on the ground. You will not win the When When Contest.

Mom did her taxes yesterday, so she is feeling very good about herself. And she went food hunting and got the Metal Masheen serviced and fed, and paid the Mr Bills. Today we will watch the tennis at Indian Wells and Mom will work in the sewing studio. Later Mom will put a real live dead chick-hen in the hot-as-hell box for dinner. No green beer for us.


Saturday, March 16, 2013

Saturday Caturday

Who would have ever thought that given a bowl of fresh BEEF Stinky Goodness, that I would ASK for a bowl of crunchies, and eat them?

Ah, life is good.

Lookit this photo taken this morning.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Happy Birthday, LG!

Today is LG (La Girlfriend)'s birthday.  Please join me in sending her birthday wishes.

Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday dear LG!

Happy Birthday to you!

Mom is not quite happy with the name "La Girlfriend." She says it sounds a little bit disapproving, and she would like to find a better blog name for this very sweet, very lovely lady. Perhaps you have some ideas?  Please leave your suggestions in the comments.

Now for the daily outside snow picture.

Thursday, March 14, 2013


Mom and I pride ourselves in posting only current pictures. We don't go back to the photo album unless the occasion calls for it.  Mom took this photo of me just a few minutes ago as we were preparing this blog post.

It was a rough time last night. Mr Karate called. One of his very best friends had hurt his feelings and he called Mom to talk about it. Mom know the friend very well, and got very upset. Mr Karate was happy to know he had Mom's support. Mom said, "Excuse me? I am ALWAYS in your corner." It's funny. Mr Karate once said of Mom, "Mom, you are only five feet tall, but when you're mad you're a lot bigger."  Heh.

Anyway, here is the standard outside shot.

The ten day forecast shows temperatures well above freezing, with a few sunny warm days coming up. The snow will go away. The only question is, when?


Wednesday, March 13, 2013