Dream, dream, dream

Ah, to sleep, perchance to dream.


Bo: I’m gonna get him! I’m a-gonna!


Kobi: Dream on, big boy! You’ll never get me!


Quotes of the Day

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. (Paul Valery)

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot. (Douglas Adams)

Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will? (Jon Bon Jovi)

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My scratch board

Bo: I love my scratch board.


Kobi: I have great looking eyes.


Bo and Kobi: This video aptly demonstrates both facts!

P.S. We had our annual veterinary visit last week and came out with flying colors!

From Ellie: Kobi freaked out in the carrier (which was heart-breaking for me). A friend of mine suggested using Feliway next time to help with the stress.

Quotes of the Day

We do not remember days, we remember moments. (Cesare Pavese)

Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. (Hans Christian Andersen)

I reckon domesticated cats have a pretty good life. (Ben Whishaw)

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The Cushy Toy

Bo: Oh my stars and garters!


How dare the dog appropriate my bed and toy!


That’s more like it.


Kobi: I don’t care. I’m being pampered between mum and dad!


Quotes of the Day

Honest as the Cat when the meat’s out of reach. (Old English saying)

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. (Hippolyte Taine)

One reason that cats are happier than people is that they have no newspapers. (Gwendolyn Brooks, In the Mecca)

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The Eyes Have It

We have beautiful eyes.


No one can resist us!


The dog has nice eyes too, even if she does bark at us sometimes!


Quotes of the Day

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language. (Martin Buber)

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. (Audrey Hepburn)

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical. (Sophia Loren)

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The Angels Are Always Near

I don’t mean for this to be a sad post. It is a post of remembrance.

Tomorrow (October 24) is the anniversary of our beloved HMC’s passing.


We recently got a bell jar to house gentlestitches wonderful anipal of HMC:


And while this is a sad anniversary, it also means that we will have had our two new beloved brothers for a year on October 29.

Anniversary3  Kobiyashi Maru

Anniversary4  Boba Fett

While they cannot fill HMC’s paws, they are cute little kitties in their own right. We are glad we chose them to have a forever home with us.

Quotes of the Day

Though lovers be lost, love shall note;
And death shall have no dominion. (Dylan Thomas)

They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. (William Penn)

Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone. (Mitch Albom)

Title quote is from: The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God. (Eileen Elias Freeman)

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The Sunny Day

It was very sunny today. Mum moved our cat tree by the window, so we had to get on it!


Bo loved grooming himself in the sunlight.


Kobi was staring out the window, and also at mum when she was taking our pictures.


We had lots of fun!


Quotes of the Day

Who cares about the clouds when we’re together? Just sing a song and bring the sunny weather. (Dale Evans)

Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. (Helen Keller)

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. (Victor Hugo)

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A new toy!

Kobi: Mum got rid of our box. :( Apparently, she’d had enough when she tripped over the box one night.

New Toy 1

Bo: But we got a new toy! It magically appeared in place of our box! (Mum: It’s recycled, actually, from the junk room.)

New Toy 2

Bo: You can even go INSIDE this cushy new toy! We LOVE to fight each other when one of us is in the toy and one of us is on the outside!

New Toy 3

Kobi: Bo likes to hog the new toy. Then we fight.

(P.S. The video still works even though it looks weird. Ellie)

Kobi: The dog even got a new toy, from a doggy neighbor! And it even looks like me!

New Toy 4

Quotes of the Day

I collect stuffed animals, and toy stores make me happy. (Grace Slick)

Their toys are alive and can sometimes come to their aid, or get lost and Olie has to find them. They go to other planets. They go to the ice cream planet. (William Joyce)

Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys. (Mark Akenside)

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Angels among us?

We are such cute angels!


Aren’t we?


(Yeah, right!)

Quotes of the Day

Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,
Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Evangeline”)

The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone. (George Eliot)

If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels. (Tennessee Williams, Conversations with Tennessee Williams)

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P.S. to It’s Snuggle Time

Just thought you might like an update on Bo and his blanket.


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It’s snuggle time

Bo: It’s time to disappear under the blanket again!


This is my favorite thing to do!


It is especially great if you have an entertainment center where you snuggle.


Kobi: Is he playing that silly game again??


Quotes of the Day

I like to hear a storm at night. It is so cosy to snuggle down among the blankets and feel that it can’t get at you. (L.M. Montgomery)

I don’t know about you, but I think blankets are the best, especially your own personal blanket. (Laura Marano)

Honestly, I’m living my fantasy. It’s being with my family, preferably on a snowy afternoon with a fire going, cuddled up in blankets, playing a game. (Meredith Vieira)

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