Model

I think this photo belongs in her professional portfolio…

Heat Wave

While the entire city of New York seems to have trekked out to the beach for the current heat wave. Pansy seems perfectly happy right where she’s at. Enjoy your snooze little bug!

Birthday Cake

“Mom, Since it’s your birthday today, can I help you cut the cake?”

Sunbathing

This is how we soak up the warm rays of early summer… head lifted and with a smile of well-being.

Red Bed

I bought an orthopedic pet bed for the Princess, which is meant to be comfortable for arthritis and sore joints.  With the addition of her favorite red blanket she seems to find it… Continue reading

Warm Linens

Are you sure you need me to get off these warm bed linens right this very minute?  As far as I’m concerned my bed’s already made…

Coworker

Seriously; my coworker thinks it’s perfectly okay to put her head down right in the middle of an important conference call.  If she wasn’t so adorable and cute I might be inclined to… Continue reading

Footsie

I love to play footsie with these hairy little feet, to the annoyance of the Princess.

Hypnotist

Look deep into my eyes and tell me you love me….

Rare Moment

A rare moment: odd couple roommates caught in the act of togetherness during a Sunday afternoon Hulu marathon.

Feed Me!

The Princess woke me up at 4:30 this morning, in an unusual manner by repeatedly begging for food.  She had dry food readily available but was apparently unsatisfied with her menu options.  This… Continue reading

PROFILE

A rare moment when Sebastian is caught in profile, as he watches bird videos on Youtube.

VIDEOS FOR CATS

“look at all those birds…. “ This is Sebastian’s TV watching face as he experiences, for the first time, the wonders of YouTube videos for cats.

LOVE YOUR CAT

Around here, EVERY day is International Love Your Cat Day. I LOVE this beautiful girl. Who wouldn’t? Happy “International Love Your Cat Every Day” Miss Pansy!  A happy Cat-urday as well.  

THAT LOOK

Pansy is giving me that look as if to say “why haven’t you updated my blog in awhile?” Yeah, momma is a flake, but she still loves you to the moon and back.… Continue reading

LITTLE LADY

“Good morning world. What do you have up your sleeve for me today?  Treats?  Naps? Cuddles?  Let’s hope it’s all three.”   #Saturdays #makemehappy

RECIPE

Do you remember a time when you could receive a trial set of recipe cards in the mail, and if you liked, you then joined the monthly recipe club?  Although I never joined,… Continue reading

MY LITTLE HELPER

This is how Princess Pansy helps me put on (or was it taking off?) my shoes.  Guess there’s no where I need to be right at this moment….

LAUNDRY DAY

This is how we air-dry the bathroom rugs on laundry day.

RED

Hey little Valentine, will you be mine? (snooze….. purr…. snooze…)

ACCESSORIZE THIS…

Thanks to the powers of the Facebook “On This Day” memory feature, one of the cutest pictures of our girl resurfaced today. While the world may think that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, Princess… Continue reading

HOW MANY TIMES…

are you going to use that camera on me, huh?  Here, let me try and touch it…  

WHAT WE DO

This is what we do during the end of the world as we know it; hang out on the couch together watching the full first season of HBO’s Silicon Valley.   Okay, so… Continue reading

QUESTION OF THE DAY

What shall we do today?  Play a bit of Zelda?  Watch the wind whip through the trees?  Waste time on the laptop? Guess it’s not much of a question, really.   .  … Continue reading

SNUGGLE DAY

Around here, Sunday’s are also known “Snuggle Days” in our house.    Awhile back friends of Princess Pansy recommended the “Snugglesafe Microwavable Disc” to help ease her aging arthritic hip and knee joints.… Continue reading

CHRISTMAS PRESENT

This is the only present I could want or ever wish for; Princess Pansy’s clean bill of health from the vet.  At 13.5 years of age who cares if she’s packing a few… Continue reading

MEDICINE

It may taste like “chicken”, but Princess Pansy isn’t fooled…..  ARGH!!

THAT MOMENT WHEN…

..a couple of cats realize they simply have nothing much to talk about…

FLASHBACK 2003

My beloved…

STORIES

Sure to be at the top of the best-seller list…

LOVE SEAT

Princess Pansy is showing Sebastian how she puts the “Luv” back into the Love Seat…

LIGHT AND DARK

Here is Princess Pansy during a recent game of cat-charades, acting out the book title “Charlotte: Light and Dark” from HBO’s Six Feet Under television series.  Is she Light?  Is she Dark?  Is her… Continue reading

SPIDER

“Spider?…. Did you just say you saw a spider in the house!?!?”

IMMINENT DESTRUCTION

The only time these two are EVER voluntarily together, in the same room, and in the same space is during a threat of imminent destruction by the evil one known as the “Vacuum… Continue reading

COPING

It can be really tough at times, but that’s still no reason to turn to a life of drugs…

FOLLY

“Pardon me while I pretend you didn’t just shave off my fur… “ Flashback to the days of funny looking hair and when it was literally “cool” to have a lion-cut for the… Continue reading

LEGEND OF ZELDA

Musings of a Zelda Fanatic: “Honestly, I just don’t understand why I can’t get past Level 2; what good is having four swords anyway???”    

THAT FACE

I may neglect the blog, but I could NEVER neglect this sweet face…

LOVE BUG

One look at my little love bug’s face and I could almost admit that yes, I am a proud “Cat Parent” (aka; “Cat Lady…but only if you’re asking.)

PILLOW TALK

Princess Pansy has elected to forego attending church with me this morning, in favor of snuggling with the pillows…

SATURDAY-ZZZ

Princess Pansy has been one happy kitty ever since the purchase of her Pet Gear – Easy Step (see 2nd picture below).  At 12.5 years of age she’s become arthritic and has lost the… Continue reading

SUPER POWER

Princess Pansy’s super-power is touching her nose with her tongue. Don’t you wish YOU could?

SIBLINGS

In honor of National Siblings Day… a rare sighting of the Princess and the Mister; together.

NEW FRIENDS

We love making new friends when traveling.  Sometimes a new friend can be found in the place we used to call home.  This is Maggie, featured over at http://www.coopersview.com HERE.

BUG

“I spy…. a bug!”

SPRING BREAK

Sebastian is one cat in serious need of Spring Break…

SPRING FORWARD

It’s the morning after the clocks “spring forward”; if only we could ALL sleep a little longer.

Laundry

“Did I do a good job of folding your tee shirts mom?”

Rabbit

The Princess suffers from arthritis in her knees and hips which makes her less active and mobile in her senior years.  Once in awhile when she’s having s good day she can still… Continue reading