And you may ask yourself

How did I get here?

Talk 1

I’m not winking – I’m contemplating with one eye closed.

Talk 2

The end result is the same: I’m a beautiful kitty and my humans love me!

Talk 3

Quotes of the Day

Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing. (Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle)

A good traveller is one who knows how to travel with the mind. (Michael Bassey Johnson)

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. (Harvey Fierstein)

Title quote and first line are from The Talking Heads, “Once in a Lifetime.”

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We are family!

We tried to sit for a “family portrait”:

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 but Bo didn’t seem very interested!

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 Bo: <Yawn.> They were interrupting my nap!

Quotes of the Day

Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. (Marc Brown)

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. (George Burns)

When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. (Erma Bombeck)

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The answer is “Yes!”

To the question . . .

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“Am I a God?”

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Quotes of the Day

Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed. (Robert H. Schuller)

Most people wish to serve God — but only in an advisory capacity. (Anonymous)

In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat. (Warren Eckstein)

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Windows are to look out from, not into.

Ooh, the kitchen window is open! We love it when this window is open.

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Wait, what’s going on here?

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Dang blast it! It’s the darn camera – again! Can’t we be cute without you always taking pictures?

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Quotes of the Day

Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world. (George Bernard Shaw)

A breeze, a forgotten summer, a smile, all can fit into a storefront window. (Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun)

Why watch reality TV when I can just open my blinds and look out my window to all the reality I can handle? (Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink)

The title quote is from Alexandra Stoddard’s Grace Notes Co. Here is the quote in its entirety: “We all have neighbors. Greet them on the sidewalk or in the elevator, but try not to peer through their windows. Windows are to look out from, not into.”

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To meow is feline but to moo is bovine

Kobi: We love our pet cow.

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Bo: Love, love, love!

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Ellie: It’s a good thing they don’t know it was originally a dog toy!

Quotes of the Day

You can milk a cow the wrong way once and still be a farmer, but vote the wrong way on a water tower and you can be in trouble. (John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

Condensed milk is wonderful. I don’t see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans. (Fred Allen)

As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists. (Joan Gussow)

Title quote is from an anonymous source. The original quote is “To laugh is human but to moo is bovine.”

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Cats have no snooze button

We love to sleep.

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Yawn!

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I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? (Ernest Hemingway)

Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it. (Rod McKuen)

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. (Phyllis Diller)

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Pretty please?

Mum, please?

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Pretty please?

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Please please please please please….

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Nom nom nom nom nom!

Quotes of the Day

My idea of a good night has always been having a lovely meal and a proper conversation. (Kirsty Gallacher)

You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together. (Anthony Bourdain)

Grilled cheese and tomato soup is the ultimate comfort meal. (Ina Garten)

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The Box, Part Deux

The Box, Part Deux

Bo has taken to eating the paper in the box.

Here he is, in his element (I apologize for the quality of the videos):

And here is Kobi, ready to attack!

Silly cats!

Quotes of the Day

The best things in life are silly. (Scott Adams)

‘What is the purpose of the universe?’ is a silly question. (Richard Dawkins)

I like being absurd. Being silly. (Jimmy Fallon)

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The cure for boredom is curiosity

I’m bored.

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(Sigh.) So bored.

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I’m never bored!!

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Quotes of the Day

Boredom: the desire for desires. (Leo Tolstoy)

Rules equal boredom, and I don’t like that. (Simon Cowell)

Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? (Friedrich Nietzsche)

The cure for boredom is curiosity.
There is no cure for curiosity.
(Dorothy Parker)

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Pandora’s Box?

BO: Get out of the box.
KOBI: No.

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BO: I mean it. Get out of the box.
KOBI: :-P

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KOBI: Thank catness. He’s finally gone.

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KOBI: I’ve finally got the box to myself.

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BO: BWAHAHAHAHA.

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Quotes of the Day

Cats, as you know, are quite impervious to threats. (Connie Willis, To Say Nothing of the Dog)

Only a few find the way, some don’t recognize it when they do – some … don’t ever want to. (The Cheshire Cat)

I really had no control over my cat. Hell, who actually had control over any cat? (P.C. Cast)

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