Aby-a-Day – State of the Union (Cartoon Tuesday)

Sometimes, the sketches I do in Swedish class get a bit silly. I think we were talking about news when I did this…

Melur Singapuras…kittens available!

Just wanted to let people know that Logan’s half-siblings (Naina’s second litter) are looking for new homes! Click the link for more information.

Aby-a-Day – 29 January: Slip-sliding away

On yesterday’s post, Vagabondtabby commented: “…oh my GOD.

My Loiosh will sometimes go down the slide. I’ll hafta see what he thinks of the swings…”

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Well, actually…

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Jacoby wasn’t so impressed with the slide. He walked down it. He was more captivated by the view from the top of it.

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Angel was next to give it a go.

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Kalle helped her.

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She needed a little push to get started.

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She wasn’t really much of a fan of the slide…Perhaps because she did it backwards.

Abys are Everywhere and Singas are Super: Cat breed zodiac

Aby-friend Rachel posted this on Facebook, and I had to share it. Not only does it feature an Abyssinian for Aries…but my sign, Gemini, is a Singapura! I actually did laugh out loud when I saw it.

Aby-a-Day- 28 January: Get a load of this swingin’ cat! (Cinema Sunday)

The first summer we were here, we took Jacoby out on his leash to check out the area around our apartment.

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Björn pushed Jake on a swing.

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And…Jake loved it.
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I know it seems silly, but photos don’t lie…

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…Jake loved being pushed in the swing by Björn. Don’t believe me?

Here’s a video.

And here is another video. Tell me that’s a cat who doesn’t want pushes on the swing?

Aby-a-Day – 27 January: The tooth, the whole tooth, and nothing but the tooth

I have posted before about about Angel’s horrific dental situation. Angel has serious Feline Oral Resorptive Lesions. She’s had them since I adopted her, and she had few teeth left.

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She had most of her teeth extracted before we moved to Sweden, but she was still having problems with her teeth. And there is NO WAY I can brush her teeth! Believe me, I have tried. So has my vet back in Boston.

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Angel has had a chipped canine for a while which hasn’t really bothered her, but her remaining molars were starting to dissolve, so we were referred by our vet to a dental specialist in nearby Falköping.

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Angel and I took the train to Falköping. The specialist checked both her eyes and her teeth, and then she was sedated for her oral surgery.

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Her molars were too dissolved to save, but her chipped canine was salvageable, and the vet saved it for me.

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Angel now has only three teeth left in her head – one canine on the top and two on the bottom. It makes her smile a little crooked, but, amazingly, it doesn’t impair her eating in the slightest. She still demands dry food with every meal, and she begs for raw meat scraps when I am cutting meat for supper. If anything, she seems happier to have gotten those bad teeth out of her mouth.