Aby-a-Day – 14 April: Happy Birthday, Jacoby (Cinema Sunday)

Today would have been Jacoby’s 10th birthday. We had candles already for such a special birthday. I made a cake anyway, for all the other cats to share.

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Unlike Jake, the other cats were a bit taken aback by the burning candles.

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Naturally, Alfred was the least afraid of the fire, because it was on food.

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Once the flame was extinguished, though, they all tucked right in.

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Jake loved the birthday ritual. He was never afraid of the candles and usually had a few singed whiskers after the candles were extinguished.

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He also loved plastic springs.

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I gave him a fresh package of them last year.

However where as most cats bat them, chase them or carry them around in their mouths, but not our Jake. A still photo could never capture his technique, so here is a video I managed to capture.

3 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – 14 April: Happy Birthday, Jacoby (Cinema Sunday)

  1. Going ahead with Jake’s party was a wonderful (and heartbreaking for you and Bjorn) way to let his mates remember and honor him too.

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  2. Bulletproof, indeed! I’ve never known a cat who would stay near a noise like that, let alone create it. And he actually seems to enjoy the candles. I’m glad to see all four of his feline family enjoying his cake.

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