Category Archives: Cats

Cats-22 Situation


We arrived at our new home with only one cat, Mr Mac, and he settled in remarkably. Then came the predicament of the two feral gingers, Pearl and Amber, and we duly adopted them. ‘No more,’ we said. But, more recently, had the wildcat that captured … Continue reading

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Tails of Two Pearl-Amber-lating Kitties


Two kitty-poozies one sunny day Cut short their snoozies and went to play, Both climbed a tree, then they climbed  a wall; There was no way they were going to fall, For both were sure-footed; cling-clawed as well; And full … Continue reading

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Going Wild on Cats


This feral kitten, from the factory part of where Younger Daughter works, has become the latest member of the household. She has been named Cassie, and is making great strides in settling down. She used the sandbox from day one. … Continue reading

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Reap purposes in pictures


The current topic for the Weekly Photo Challenge is Repurpose and I have dredged a couple of topics out of older posts to show for it — because they fit, and because I can! © January 2017 Colonialist

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rexaler / relaxer … whichever way round


I know that I am copy-catting in response to the kittypic shown in Photo Challenge for the Relax theme, but what could do it better?  Mister Mac taking a cat nac … nap I can throw a dog into the mix, … Continue reading

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In Short


Condensing any given content is valuable to all writers, for preparing blurbs or a précis, or simply for chopping out unnecessary verbiage. Consider the already short form used for my latest Wordle attempt. It seemed to have come out pretty … Continue reading

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Cat-she Lyrics for a Wordle


A busy class of creature That goes on velvet toes, Light steps, with curl-claws, feature, From still, to oil-drop-flows; In silvery moonlight, mating cries Go echoing through the bowl of night … Could those who such a noise despise Be … Continue reading

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