Last Friday was the day I decided to try and introduce Doris and Mabel to one another. Doris was very obviously ready to start exploring as I’d caught her on camera, curled up behind the door of her room, listening to Mabel thundering around the first floor. I went up there, opened the door and… Read More Kitten Progress
I know I’ve had a good old whinge about doctors in the past, but here’s another one: The end joint on my second finger on my dominant hand has been giving me trouble for a while, mainly small sharp shooting pains that afflict me occasionally but over the last 3-4 months, it’s been getting steadily… Read More Lazy Doctors?
I find the feature on Facebook that shows you memories from previous years a good memory jog and look forward to remembering what I was doing in times gone by. This morning a post from 12 months ago popped up in my news feed. It was an open letter posted by a very articulate woman (Lindsey… Read More Hecklers and Idiots
Doris has now arrived! She’s supposedly a seven or eight week old kitten and was brought to the shelter with her brother and a sort-of sibling from another litter. The charity had been advised of a number of kittens living in an abbatoir – no sign of the mother/s. Doris is about two thirds of… Read More Kitten Obsession
So now that Mabel has been here for nearly two weeks, she’s settling and coming out of her shell a bit. The shelter tells me that she’s about two years old but, judging from the amount she likes to play, I’d say she’s possibly a bit younger. We’ll see the next time I have to… Read More Mabel Settling
Now that it has become apparent that Gaia has left home for good and is more than happy living in the two fields at the top of my road (she’s got two of the homeowners up there well trained to feed her at around the same time each day) I restarted my search for a… Read More New Arrival #1