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Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 | 0 comments

WOW!  That amazing Annie Dillard says you can actually SWIM with this guy below in the Galapagos Islands! Mama is re-reading Annie Dillard’s beautiful book, Teaching a Stone to Talk and I said I would mention it today because mama thinks (as did those who awarded her the Pulitzer Prize in literature one year!) that she is one of the planet’s...

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Apartment Living

Apartment Living

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 | 0 comments

No, I am NOT licking my tail. (This blog was not published due to a brain lapse in mama to whom I said, “MAMA, publish this right now, I have to run outside for something” and she didn’t! So here it is.) I am THINKING about The Cat Solarium and really loving the idea!  So many kitties have no outdoor space–small houses or apartments...

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Up To Old Tricks!

Up To Old Tricks!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2017 | 12 comments

Ciao, baby. This guy needs a bath, in my opinion. Looks sort of spacey, if you ask me. Jeez, get a haircut! Er…have you been into the chocolate again, you bad doggy? NO COMMENT ON THESE PICS! Well, okay, okay, I’ll be fair.  I actually fell back into my old lovable ways after only about, oh, 8 hours and took back MY bed as  ransom for THEIR...

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Return of the Jaded

Return of the Jaded

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 | 17 comments

Uh, oh, I think I REALLY hear THEIR car now.  I’m disappearing… ***** Well, meanwhile, I have to say today a couple of final words for now about The Cat Solarium and then I am going to let those two brilliant inventors try to get it distributed wherever they can and perhaps even make some sales here in Europe. Melissa, one of the two...

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Hitches in the Getalong

Hitches in the Getalong

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 | 10 comments

FED EX DID NOT SHOW UP??? What’s the world coming to? You’re not going to believe this.  Mama and papa were off trying to do some very serious admin for getting a long-term visa to stay in France and all was well and they called Fed Ex to pick up something very time-sensitive and guess who did not pick up (begins with F) and so they are frantic...

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Homeward Bound?

Homeward Bound?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 | 22 comments

Well, my vacation is cut short. Darn. Oh, boy, I think they finally got the picture.  A little birdie told me this morning (one of those weird turtledoves that mama insists on feeding 7-grain crackers!) that they may have to cut the trip short to do some admin at home, whatever admin is. I think it means paperwork and details and numbers and since...

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In With The Old, Out With The Mew

In With The Old, Out With The Mew

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 | 16 comments

Do I look forgotten or what? Well, as usual, mama has plunged into her cooking, which, for her, is the most fun about traveling, plus THEY are going off to a fair where antiques are sold.  WITHOUT ME. I know, I know, she should see a shrink (or maybe the medium that advertised in that little town and says she can bring back a loved one) just to make sure...

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Antibity-bibity-boo

Antibity-bibity-boo

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 | 12 comments

You say THEY are calling on the phone to say hello?  Hey, just for the record, Kitty Whisperer, I’m not at home… Well, I think mama and papa and their sis in law and her partner are falling in love with a little town that, so THEY say, is pretty cute, what with all the old Roman things around and a Picasso museum with some lovely and touching...

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Silly Sightings

Silly Sightings

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 | 8 comments

Well, while I lie here meditating on the meaning of travel and whether any decent kitty really needs it or not, mama and papa are sending me these ridiculous shots of wherever it is they are as in —  see below!!! Now I ask you, is a Segway the way to travel ANYWHERE, or what?  Still, these two seemed to be having the time of their lives in their...

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Antics from Antibes

Antics from Antibes

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 | 19 comments

Well, now they are in a little town that’s NOT Can or Can’t or Won’t or wherever that place is and mama says it’s really cute but finding good food is not easy except to cook so she toodled out with he sis in law and papa and Dan, sis’s partner and went bonkers in the open market (as usual) and made pasta with Roman broccoli...

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Sun and Sea

Sun and Sea

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 | 12 comments

Kickin’ back, myself, since I FINALLY have a little vacation.               Well, mama wrote me that the sun is out where they are somewhere called Can, I think, whatever that is, and it’s 75 degrees and everyone is in tee shirts (do I care?) and that there has not been very good food (about that, I care!) but...

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Cannes or Can’t

Cannes or Can’t

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 | 6 comments

            Well, here I am passed out after thinking THEY were taking me somewhere and I hid in the pantry and they went all over the place looking for me saying, “NO, Loulou, you are not going with us, don’t worry, your good friend is coming to stay with you” and they ran all around trying to leave but I...

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Mar Say

Mar Say

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 | 2 comments

I am helping to pack. See how neatly I tuck in everything.  It’s an art only kitties are good at… Well, mama and papa are off to Marsay or something like that to visit mama’s ex-sister-in-law and Dan, her companion, but she’s really like a real sister because they’ve known each other a very long time even if she was married to...

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The Eyes of March

The Eyes of March

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 | 14 comments

Beware the pawprints of pussycats! I think these paw prints are a sign, don’t you?  The fact that they are on the back of a white couch is not important…I wanted to leave a hint for Caesar so he’d take a vacation in mid-March, and since I only write with prints, I though he’d get it.  But no way, Jose… Hey, and now it’s...

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Lazy Loulou

Lazy Loulou

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 | 13 comments

Well, you see, I happen to sleep in a weird way almost every night watching TV with mama and papa and so I thought I should let you in on some of my poses that mama says are just not really normal kitty positions.  But I’m not sure of that.  I’ve seen some pretty wild sleeping contortions on other kitties’ blogs.  Still, I have to admit...

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Street Seens

Street Seens

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 | 14 comments

I like to WATCH anthros exercise. Well, they went off walking without me this morning to do something called exercise but that is beyond my reasoning or interest.  I go up and down a rock. Basta! C’est suffit. But they did take some nice little photos of our sweet ville at morning, even a couple of snaps of cormorants in love…er…you know...

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 | 15 comments

Polly and William in their magical palm forest. Well, just because it is so beautiful and because many of you love poetry, mama wanted me to put this poem in my blog today, and then we will all move on, with sweet thoughts of Polly alongside us whenever we want them. TO PAULA IN LATE SPRING  by W.S. Merwin Let me imagine that we will come again when we...

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Carnevale Commence!

Carnevale Commence!

Posted by on Mar 11, 2017 | 14 comments

I am NOT putting on a mask, no way. Well, this is about as far as I go to dress up for carnevale.  I adorned my resting place on Annapurna with this neat linen (!) cloth that papa’s ex-wife gave me for Christmas.  What you don’t know is that there is a DOGGY on the right end of this photo but out of sight…hmm, guess I goofed. But two days...

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Hug And Snuggle Day

Hug And Snuggle Day

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 | 24 comments

Well, I just thought up this day for a special reason and I think we should all celebrate the hugs and snuggles we get and give to anthros as little creatures in their households.  Therefore, I declare today, March 11, as National Hug and Snuggle Day forever. Personally, I could get scratched and snuggled and cuddled all day long if it didn’t...

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Rock Out!

Rock Out!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 | 14 comments

Breakfast on Anapurna.  Maybe I need sherpas…it’s not easy getting up here. In response to many questions about My Rock, yes, he/she/it is a real rock in mama’s office where I use the computer and printer, but sometimes I let her use them and I sit up on Anapurna (my name for it) and watch her sweat over her cookbook or articles or...

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