You may remember that silly Guinness St. Patrick’s Day floppy hat I posed Alfred, Logan and Jacoby with last year?
Well, it’s baaaaaaaaack!
Freddy was a lot less intimidated by the hat this year than he was the first time.
…not impressed, shall we say.
…Izaak, on the other hand…
…Zak really seemed to have fun with it.
It actually has a lining in it so it will fit on a person’s head, but if that wasn’t there, Zak would have gone all the way inside it.
Zak playing with the hat renewed Rory’s interest in it…a little.
But ultimately she just left it to Zak and found something else to play with.
Last year, Valentine’s Day fell on a Wednesday, so Björn and I celebrated by doing the pub quiz Our favourite pub, The Bishop’s Arms. This year, of course, Valentine’s Day was on a Thursday, but we decided we wanted to celebrate the same way, so we did Valentine’s Day a day early.
And of course, I drew on the answer sheet again. First Jacoby with a big heart sign, because Valentines. But then I wanted to draw someone else. I started it out intending it to be Izaak, but once I got the face done…I realised it wasn’t Zak at all. It was Alfred! Which, considering he wears a heart on his collar tag, seemed quite fitting.
Back in the States, today is President’s day. Of course, there’s not much to celebrate lately, but in honour of the holiday, Hipstamatic released a special free Hipstapak with the Lincoln lens and TR Roosevelt 26 film, a subtle reminder of two good Republican presidents.
Well, I didn’t have an idea for a Monday post, so I figured I’d try it out. Usually, I use Hipstamatic on random, mixing and matching lenses and films, but today I only used the new lens and film. Not sure what I think of the results…but here is Angel.
It does do a great job on Izaak, though.
Of course, it’s hard to take a bad photo of Zak.
Recently all the cats have taken to sleeping in our bedroom. Most of them like our bed, but Angel, as you see above, prefers to sleep in a cat bed that’s on our clothing hamper. But it’s not uncommon to find everyone else on our bed, especially Jacoby and Lorelai, who like to burrow under the comforters.
Now that she’s no longer a super crazy kitten, Jake has become more tolerant of Rory…
When I was taking these photos, Alfred was sitting right outside our bedroom and next to the kitchen, hopefully awaiting a snack.
Good ol’ Freddy.
Just in time for Valentine’s day, Björn found a package of chicken hearts in the “Ät Snart” (past date meats) bin at our loval ICA. He thought the cats might like them…
…Gee. Raw meat. What’s not to like? We served them to the LunaTicks on Valentine’s Day (of course). So I rinsed the hearts off…
…And served them to our feline family.
Angel, Alfred and Izaak, not too surprisingly as they are our biggest raw food eaters.
Still, Jacoby and Lorelai joined in to eat some hearts.
Angel gets nervous eating close to the other cats (probably something to do with someone stealing her food in her foster home), so she took her heart a little ways away to eat it.
Not that anyone was looking at her specific heart. There was enough for everyone.
I think it’s safe to say that everyone enjoyed their Valentine’s Day hearts.
I sent a few gifts to our Somali friend Summer in California for a (belated) Christmas gift. I know Summer and her roommates Binga and Boodie LOVE the European cat treats. And I also remembered that Summer’s human admired the miniature cat skeleton toy I posted about on a Miniature Monday, and when I bought mine, I ordered a few extra for friends and family, so I sent one along to her, knowing it would be appreciated.
You can read all about what they all thought of their gifts on today’s post on Summer’s blog.
Today is Answer Your Cats’ Questions Day! I did this last year with Pyret, Angel, Jacoby, Alfred and Logan, but this year we lost Pyret and Logan and gained Lorelai and Izaak, so…I thought I’d do it again this year.
Angel’s question, whilst about a different Singapura, is the same as last year…
Jake’s question is fairly basic…
Cuddly Freddy has a friendly, helpful question.
Zak asks me this question every single day.
Everytime I go into the kitchen.
Finally, Rory just wants to know one thing…
This is a repeat cartoon, but it’s one of my favourites. In case you missed it the first time, I hope you like it!