Aby-a-Day – April 15: Birthday presents!

The best part of any birthday is, of course, the presents! This year, I got Jacoby a couple of fun things along with some useful ones.

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One of his gifts, his leopard-print harness and coat I already gave him when we went to the cat show in Providence last month. But I got him a snazzy coordinating Flexi-Fashion leopard-print leash to go along with them in situations where an extendable leash might be useful.

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His one fun toy I got him is a Hexbug Nano glow-in-the-dark crawling bug. Technically, it’s not meant to be a cat toy…

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…but it’s a glow-in-the-day robotic insect. Of course Jake loves it. It runs on batteries, so it needs to be played with under supervision.

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Human supervision, Tessie! But, nice try.

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And, last but not least, I gave him a Golden Pheasant tippet, because he loves feathers.

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I tried to put the tippet on top of the Hexbug, but it vibrates too much to stay on without some sort of adhesive.

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Kids these days seem to always prefer the new electronic toys over the old-style traditional toys, don’t they?