1-2-20 Thursday

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In case you missed it on social media or at the very bottom of yesterday’s post…

Henri was adopted on New Year’s Eve! Not only was he adopted, he was adopted by the family who adopted Almanzo (now Cooper) back in June. Turns out Cooper’s big kitty sister Madison didn’t want anything to do with any ol’ KITTEN, so Cooper needed a friend. Amanda asked my opinion, I told her I thought Henri would be the perfect fit (he’s never met another cat he didn’t like), and we made plans to meet at Petsmart. The meeting went well, and it wasn’t long before the family was on their way home with Henri. So far, things are going great – you can follow along on Instagram and/or on Facebook!

Henri’s name will remain Henri – pronounced “Hen-ree.”

This, of course, leaves Gabrielle and Josephine available for adoption. There have been a lot of adoptions this past week, so hopefully their time is coming soon.

By the way, this makes the third of this litter who was adopted to be a friend to a young cat so that an older cat would be left in peace. I know it’s going great with Reggie (formerly Luc), I haven’t heard how Fleur is doing, and so far it’s going great with Henri. How cool is that?


I’ve scanned all the holiday cards I’ve received thus far, and you can see them over at Flickr, or scroll through them below. I changed the way the album is arranged so that the newer cards are at the beginning, so you don’t have to scroll all the way to the end.

2019 Holiday Cards Received


I found a couple of outtakes from the Christmas pictures I posted last week that are just too cute.

Gabrielle in a rare closed-mouth moment.

Henri checkin’ out the lights.

After Henri went home Tuesday evening, I stayed in the cat room and played with Gabrielle and Josephine until the store closed. They were happy enough to let me snuggle them, but they mostly wanted to play.

Gabrielle smiles.

Josephine took a swing.

Is it POSSIBLE there was a feather teaser up there, you think?


Frankie and Jake, watchin’ for squirrels.


2019: Fender was all “GIMME that!”
2018: Went to Bath and Body Works, got an angry Archie.
2017: 2016 in review.
2016: No entry.
2015: “This feather make me feel CRAYZEE.”
2014: “WE are sleek and slinky, and THEY are big and fluffy!”
2013: When Rick walked through the door after running an errand, the permanent residents all went running away from him. Stripey and Sungold, on the other hand, ran toward him to see what was going on.
2012: In a fangy kinda way.
2011: No entry.
2009: Marion enjoys her some Dog Whisperer.
2008: No entry.
2007: No entry.
2006: No entry.
2005: No entry.