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45 minutes ago, Johnnie said:

Nimnim finds the news so boring ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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At least she looks comfortable. My daughter's cat 'Clive' regularly is bought round to us, it's sort of his second home. He manages to go to sleep in the most strange positions,

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looks like he has been run over!:startle:

I think that Fozzy is starting to copy him.......

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Not at all lady like!

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10 hours ago, nichod said:

 

Hadley and Winston sharing a moment.

 

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What great names. They need a window each. How old are they? All the other cats are so lovely, you people are so lucky to have them. 

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Yesterday I had to do my final duty for Lightning. She was laid to rest in the garden along side all my other departed cats. I’m sure the pain will become dull in good time but the memories will always be vivid of this intelligent and loving little creature.
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How sad.  She was such a pretty girl.

Thank you for the kind compliment Mark. It’s incredible how a little cat can become such an integral part of your family. We are all missing her greatly. Time is is a healer, but we’ll never forget her.


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7 hours ago, Deggsie said:

Yesterday I had to do my final duty for Lightning. She was laid to rest in the garden along side all my other departed cats. I’m sure the pain will become dull in good time but the memories will always be vivid of this intelligent and loving little creature.
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My thoughts are with you. 

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On 2/29/2020 at 2:05 AM, oldhippy said:

What great names. They need a window each. How old are they? All the other cats are so lovely, you people are so lucky to have them. 

Hadley on the left is about 7 while Winston is just about 2. 

Hadley, for the writer Homer Hadley Hickam whose story of "Paco" convinced me to adopt a cat after some years without one and Winston, after Churchill.  We were asked to foster Winston for a month as the shelter was over burdened with kittens.  He exhibited some British Short hair characteristics.  Hence...

"Paco: The Cat Who Meowed In Space"  is a nice short read for Kindle users.  Heart warming and inspiring for cat lovers, it is also full of insider NASA information if one is interested in space travel.  Who could possibly not be!

Of course, no financial interest in Hickam on my part.  Just a fan.

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36 minutes ago, oldhippy said:

I've been having a bad day today. Just into week 4 of loosing my puss Cookie. Its the evenings that are worse for me, here on my own. 

Hi there oldhippy , I feel for you .You still have all those great memories that you will never lose .Grief is like the ocean ,it comes on waves ebbing and flowing ,sometimes the water is calm sometimes it is overwhelming .All we can do is learn to swim .You are very fortunate to have loved Cookie as many people have not unlocked that part of their soul.Take care and keep on keeping on

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Meet Joey. I collected him on Friday from an owner who has four dogs. He really was not happy at home, feeling bullied by his canine cohabitants. 48 hours into his new abode and he seems to be settling in just fine.

As you can see, he is a ginger long hair, so we will both need to get used to a grooming regime. He’s like a little lion!

Life is beginning to feel better again with a cat in the home.

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Thanks OH. He’s still a bit twitchy when he hears odd noises, but given time he will be just fine I’m sure.

He is four years old, and spent most of his life trying to escape from 4 dogs. He will be ok living with me..... so long as he stays away from my watch parts


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They where good fun to look after, but by the time they are 5 weeks old they are unstoppable balls of energy, they where all re-homed and one I still see on occasion.

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Here are a few of ours enjoying the sunshine yesterday.

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This is Basil, the neediest cat on the planet.

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Daisy. Passionate about being outside, we struggle to keep her in even in the winter.

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Lola, Daisy's sister.

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Maisie.

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Mickey, Maisie's brother and about two and a half times her size.

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Mimi, Mickey's and Maisie's mum. She has the most enormous sense of fun and chases balls out in the garden like she was a dog.

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Saffron.

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And Salem, who I think is Mimi's uncle.

 

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