Aby-a-Day – 21 April: You CAN teach an old cat some new tricks! (Swedish Sunday)

I apologise in advance for the blurriness of these photos, but I was lucky to capture them at all!

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This actually started before Jacoby died, but last week was the first time I managed to have my camera ready.

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You see, Angel, who will be twelve this year, has actually started playing with the younger cats!I haven’t seen her play with another cat voluntarily since Jake was a kitten!

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But here she is…

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…playing chase and catch with Lorelai! And Angel started it!

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It’s truly amazing.

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The old lady’s got some moves!

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Rory, having escaped up the hallway, returns to see where Angel is.

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“Where are you, Angel..?”

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Oh. Hello.

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Sometimes Alfred and Izaak join in; it’s not just a girl thing. Still, it’s so wonderful to watch Angel play with the other cats on her own terms as opposed to someone chasing her.

Aby-a-Day – August 26: Wordless Wednesday (Don’t mess with Angel!)

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Aby-a-Day – April 29: Wordless Wednesday (Impending Action)

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Aby-a-Day – October 23: This shelf isn’t big enough for the both of us!

Angel doesn’t like to share.

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She especially doesn’t like to share with Jacoby.

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Even though he was actually on that shelf first…

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“Wait…What just happened?”
Talk about a hit and run…Jake was so confused.

Aby-a-Day – September 25: Battle for the bed

The other day, I heard some hissing and growling and looked over to see this drama unfolding in the window…

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Angel was in the leopard bed with Handsome Panther…

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…and Jacoby wanted to be in the leopard bed with Handsome Panther.

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Angel was prepared to defend her napping place with all four feet if necessary.

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Possession is nine-tenths of the law, as they say; she had the definite advantage in this battle. Jake needed a considerable amount of leverage to shift her 8.7lbs out of that bed.

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Jake really wanted to sleep there.

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This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object, at least in our house: the unstoppable force screeched to a halt. Immovable Angel for the win! Of course, the fact that my husband and I went over to watch the drama unfold probably affected the outcome.

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Jake actually looked a bit upset that we only took photos and didn’t help him turf Angel out of the bed!

Aby-a-Day – January 30: To boldly go where no Aby has gone before…

I have to admit, I’m loving the cute photos of Jacoby and Angel together that I’ve been taking in the new apartment.

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I mean, look at them! They almost look like they’re best friends who cuddle together and groom each other!

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And maybe, someday, they will become those kind of kitty buddies.

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Photos like this give me hope.

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Photos, however, can be deceiving. This photo looks hopeful, too.

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But then this happened…

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…and then this…

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…which ended with Angel scurrying away hissing a blue streak. Oh well…can’t win them all.

Aby-a-Day – January 8: Wordless Wednesday (This will not end well…)

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