Aby-a-Day – February 28: Angel on high (Friday Flashback)

Last week I posted about how much Jacoby is going to love our newly catified apartment, but Angel will get a huge kick out of it, too.

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The very first night I had Angel, she climbed to the top of the cat tree in my mom’s house.

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And she kept going when she got to the top!

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My mom’s place is actually naturally cat-friendly, with the addition of that one cat tree.

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My mom’s cats never thought to go up there, though. Angel did it almost immediately! I guess some things just need an Aby’s touch.

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When we first built our IKEA Pax cabinets, Angel was right there, helping.

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She was up on top of the first one before we’d even finished assembling it.

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I don’t remember how she even got up there!

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But she immediately tried to go even higher!

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It will be interesting to see how she reacts to the cat shelves in the new apartment.

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I just hope they don’t fight over the good spots!

Aby-a-Day – February 27: “Let’s GO, Mom!”

As I’ve said before, Jacoby loves to ride on the carts our building has for moving boxes and shopping bags up and down the elevators. We’ve been using them a lot lately.

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Jake’s been enjoying his rides, to the point that whenever the cart is in the apartment he sits on it and won’t get off because he doesn’t want to miss the ride.

Aby-a-Day – February 26: Wordless Wednesday (Abys Abys Everywhere!)

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Aby-a-Day – February 25: “Though the jewelry’s Egyptian, know the hunger’s Ethiopian” (Cartoon Tuesday)

Not that regular cats don’t get hungry and yell at you…but Abys have to kick everything up a notch, and they are all of them drama kings and queens.

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Abys are never just “hungry.” They are famished, starving and on the verge of dying from malnutrition if you’re even 10 minutes late with supper, even if they’ve never missed a meal in their lives.

(Click cartoon to embiggen, or you can view all cartoons in Slideshow mode on Flickr.)

Aby-a-Day – February 24: Après Olympics (Hipstamatic Monday)

Well, the 2014 Winter Olympics are over.

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I’m sure it’s exhausting to be an athlete competing in the winter games.

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But just watching them can wear you out, too!

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After yesterday’s men’s hockey gold medal game, which started at 7am EST, Jacoby was wiped out and crashed on the chesterfield with Tessie for most of the afternoon.

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Not even cuddles from Dad could roust him.

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It did wake Tessie up, so she gave Jake a little grooming.

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I’m sure you’ve noticed that Jake didn’t take off his hockey shirt after the game…he’s such a fan!

Aby-a-Day – February 23: Golden Goal

The 2014 Olympic gold medal men’s hockey game happened today in Sochi.

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Canada played Sweden in a rematch of the 1994 Lillehamer gold medal game.

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The outcome, however, was vastly different.

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Now, I’m not going to say that Jake’s Olympic gear made any difference.

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But I’m also not going to tell him that it didn’t!

Aby-a-Day – February 22: “Amber” (Saturday Photo Hunt)

This week’s Photo Hunt subject is “Amber.”

Gun-Hee’s mother was Ch. Marica’s Bright Amber of Pellburn.

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Here she is with Gun-Hee, his brother Rusty, and their two sisters. This is probably my favourite photo that Sherry took of Gun-Hee.