Category Archives: Cats

Saturday Snapshot

Some time ago I posted a photo of Heidi in her little tepee. She still likes to sleep in it but she has other favourite places to nod off, one of which is our settee, so we cover the seat … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

Autumn in the garden: The leaves are falling from some of the trees now, but our little Japanese Maple is still bearing its flame-coloured leaves. The Wych Elm leaves are a glorious golden colour. And in our little wood the … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: Cat in a Box/Basket

Heidi tries out this box, before deciding to find somewhere more comfortable. ‘Ah! This is more like it and it’s padded with some nice clean clothes’, (all ready for ironing!): ‘Now leave me alone – I want to go to … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots: Heidi

It’s been a while since I posted any photos of our cat, Heidi. She loves being out in the garden and these days she spends a lot of the time there. Here’s a close-up: For more Saturday Snapshots see Melinda’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot

Another jigsaw makes Heidi yawn: It’s so boring – nothing to chase, so she’s off: For more Saturday Snapshots see Alyce’s blog At Home With Books.    

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Saturday Snapshot

Another photo of Heidi. She likes drinking the bath water. In this photo she’s waiting for the water to get to a level she can reach without getting wet: For more Saturday Snapshots see Alyce’s blog At Home With Books. … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: Heidi doesn’t like the snow

We’ve had snow and more snow, our garden and the surrounding fields are all white, but the main roads are clear, and we haven’t had the snow that’s brought some parts of the UK to a standstill. This morning the … Continue reading

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Books for Cat Lovers

I loved both these books by Denis O’Connor: Paw Tracks in the Moonlight and Paw Tracks at Owl Cottage. Denis O’Connor trained as a psychologist and teacher. Throughout his career he taught in schools and lectured in colleges and universities. He holds a doctorate … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots: Cats again

Sometimes I think I should call my blog CatsPlease as well as BooksPlease because of the number of cat photos I post. Today’s photos are of a called called George. He came to live with us when D’s mother moved … Continue reading

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Cats: Drawing and Painting

I drew this last week, copied from a card, using pencils and pens. It’s made me keen to try painting/sketching our cat Heidi. She’s white so I’ll have to use coloured paper, or a coloured background. I looked for help in this … Continue reading

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