Category Archives: Creatures

Update

Caesar is doing somewhat better. The pathology lab has, however, manage to lose his blood tests. I’ve been waiting for the results since Monday, and now the vet has gone on holiday until after the new year. 😦 There is … Continue reading

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Life, and Other Happenings

I submitted a manuscript in May for a competition. The blog post is here, for anyone who wants. The results came out a while ago, and I didn’t make the short list. I’m not sorry I tried, and I think … Continue reading

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Hairy Houdini Strikes Again

Caesar is still doing well, although we are thinking of renaming him. Hairy Houdini seems appropriate. It’s been nearly three months since he had the attack, and despite our best efforts, he has managed to get out four times. Okay, … Continue reading

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Say Hello to my Little Friend…

I made another one. Slightly smaller… The Pattern (from K Hook Creations – free to download) is the same, but the threads are different. The variegated is a Double Knit cotton and the green is size 20 Cebelia. I will say … Continue reading

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If You Like Cats…

A lot of people start up twitter accounts or blogs about their animals. Many don’t last past a few weeks. Others are a bright spot whenever they appear.  I’m not fond of animal dress-up or photo-shopped images – natural cattitude … Continue reading

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Laughing Birds

We’ve been living in the same house for nearly 30 years. Recently a pair of Hadedas began nesting in the oak tree in our front garden. For those who have never had the dubious pleasure of meeting one, they are … Continue reading

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Lolcat in Charge

You know how it goes. Dogs have masters, cats have staff. Caesar definitely has my husband right where he wants him. There are many, many methods of concealment. Caesar doesn’t know any of them. Even the dog – Sparky, a Jack Russell … Continue reading

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