blue point siamese

Rodent Killers

June 2021

Rodent Killers Felis Catus

Lucy “Little Tornado”

 

You’d think that an animal with the scientific name of “Felis catus”, might just have killer instincts.

 

Years ago, presented with an embarrassing statement of proclaiming… “No self-respecting mouse would dare enter my house with 5 cats.” A few days later, a mouse scurried across my living room floor.

 

Devastated that at least one of the five wasn’t in hot pursuit. Nope. They ignored the intruder. Cat dialogue; “He’s been here a while. Besides, he doesn’t eat much.”

 

My first cat was a fierce hunter. Taking down birds, mice, gophers, and even a pet rat that escaped. It was white, so I’m sure it once was a pet.

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Mischievous Siamese Cats

May 2021

Siamese playing with spider cat toy

Lucy’s second spider

Don’t know how many times in the past month, I have said, “What are you doing?” or “What have you done?”

 

Lucy Blue Point Siamese

After 3 months, Lucy must have figured out she can do no wrong. Thought we got past the ‘in trouble behavior’. As in, leave this alone or quit scratching on the furniture.

 

No end to what this little one can destroy. I should have kept a box for destroyed toys, just to recall the day I found them laying there on the floor in pieces. I cut several tails off mice toys as she has become obsessed with chewing on them. Don’t need her ingesting material.

 

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Lily’s Birthday Bash

3-6-2021

 

Lily turned a year old on March 1, 2021. She arrived at our house 3 months ago. How quickly the time flies.

 

Hard to believe we went 7 months without a cat to grace our home. Now we have 2 wild fun loving cats.

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From a Cat’s Perspective

2-15-2021

 

two felines Siamese kitten

Lily, getting ready to jump.

 

The flying squirrel, aka Lily, has been pushing her limits with us.

 

She wanted to get on top of the 6-foot shelf in the office. Many attempts, with a firm ‘NO’ have gone on deaf ears. She has big ones, so I know she can hear.

 

Persistence finally landed her on top. Bolted up with a flash before I could abort the leap.

 

Back and forth she went as I tried to grab her. Hoped the scare of being dragged off the top might discourage future jumps. NOPE… not in the least.

 

We had been fighting this crazy adventure of hers for weeks. I guess she decided the day arrived to conquer the unknown.

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The Flying Squirrel & Little Tornado

2-7-2021

chocolate and blue point siamese

Lily on left, Lucy on right.

 

Three weeks ago, we became a multi-cat family again. Last time we had 2 was January 2015. But no kittens since 1998.

 

Were we prepared? Not sure. We thought so. Are these 2 more of a challenge? Perhaps.

 

Cute helps. Lots of laughter is an antidote to pulling out your hair.

 

One was a handful. Didn’t think number 2 kitten could be too much trouble. Together, they are keeping us on our toes. More than we ever imagined.

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