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Mainly fair with occasional rain blog – 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Dog training for cats – in puss-oot of glory

When I got the kittens as a birthday present to myself two years ago, I thought I’d try dog-training them. I’d been a dog person all my life, specifically an English Springer Spaniel person, so I thought it’d be interesting … Continue reading

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Cat box conundrum

I have acquired a proper cat box. It has a wire, removable sunroof and a respectable wire entrance which can be removed to allow walking in and walking out. My aim is to get two cats in there on Saturday … Continue reading

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Advanced cat-flappery

Well, it had to happen.  Runty Lily, who I was quite worried was actually too small to activate the hi-tech chip-recognising cat flap, has taken control of the one and only feline entrance to the house. The kittens are still … Continue reading

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Stranger danger

Things have changed around here. We’re living in a post cat-flap world. This is a world of muddy little footprints, of having an extra window to clean in the kitchen, of sudden noisy entrances. Leo is at ease with the … Continue reading

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In a flap

I’m having trouble typing. I have a big kitten on my lap who would really prefer me not to type. He puts his paw up on my chin to get my attention. He likes to be properly cuddled quite firmly and … Continue reading

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Two kittens? No, tree kittens!

The terrible two are getting more adventurous.   Hilarious antics in the apple tree this morning.  Lily Savage fearlessly crappled her way up the trunk and then struggled and squirmed and negotiated her way through the thicket of branches like … Continue reading

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The eve of Freedom Day

Well, it’s Freedom Day for the kittens tomorrow. Sunday morning will be their first real look at the garden.   It’s very shrubby around the edges so I’m hoping the grass, the pond and the interesting nearer bits will occupy … Continue reading

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Feline dog-training II

Starting to see results dog-training the kittens. They both come and greet me at the door when I arrive home without me calling them. Leo bounds over to say hello vocally, cavorting and purring loudly. Think feline lawnmower. Lily takes … Continue reading

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Dog training II

Dog training decidedly patchy.  Leo now races to the door when I arrive home and looks satisfyingly pleased but without all the panting and leaping about that you’d get from a puppy.  Lily takes her time, pads around the corner … Continue reading

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