Happy Thanksgiving (a little late!)

Hi. Big Orange here. Thanksgiving was at my house this year.

Big O1

I mingled amongst the guests.

Big O2

I helped our first cousin (once removed) color.

Big O3

But the best part of Thanksgiving was being with my human.

Big O4

We hope all of you who celebrate Thanksgiving had a nice holiday, too!

Quotes of the Day

Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last. (Lawrence Welk)

Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants. (Kevin James)

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. (Erma Bombeck)


We are family!

We tried to sit for a “family portrait”:



 but Bo didn’t seem very interested!


 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)

The Fashion Shoot

Today, we had a fashion shoot.

Bo - Fashion shoot

Bo is a natural – aloof and uncaring, yet picturesque.

Kobi - Fashion shoot

Kobi is a natural bad boy – sleek and elegant, with attitude!

Quotes of the Day

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. (Coco Chanel)

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. (Orson Welles)

Sometimes I can’t figure designers out. It’s as if they flunked human anatomy. (Erma Bombeck)

Cleanliness is next to Catliness

We love to groom each other.


Bo is grooming Ko.


Another picture of Bo grooming Ko. We look so nice and lovely, don’t we?

Ellie: This is a more accurate representation of the cats’ grooming sessions:

Quotes of the Day

My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance. (Erma Bombeck)

I gave my cats a bath the other day … they love it. He sat there, he enjoyed it, it was fun for me. The fur would stick to my tongue, but other than that…. (Steve Martin)

Happiness is a warm blanket

My blanket

This is my blanket–no one else’s. Except when mum is taking a nap on the couch, and mum can keep me warm.

Quote of the Day

No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick. (Erma Bombeck)

Title quote is from Peanuts by Charles Schultz.