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Friday, 26 February 2010

Party's ON

Hey, head over to Opus's place for the surprise party he's giving for his sisfur for her 8th birthday. The place is fitted out into a fifties style cafe, complete with a soda bar, jukebox and a dance floor. The party goes for the whole weekend. So, see you all there.

Welcoming party
l. to r. Karl, Ruis, Asta, Gracie, birthday gal Ollie, Opus the host and me

And the dancing is on!!!!

Let the party begin!
l. to r. Opus, Asta and Ruis serving behind the bar,
Dancing cats - Gracie and Ollie, Karl and me
Photos by Gracie

Asta and Ollie decided to change into another dress in the course of the party and here we are, the gang having a group shot at the corner. The party venue and decoration are just superb, don't you think?

l. to r. Gracie, me, Opus and Ollie, Karl and Ruis, Asta in her stunning new dress.
Photo by Asta

Last but not least....


Thursday, 25 February 2010

A surprise party for Ollie

My good furriend Opus is hosting a surprise birthday party for his sister Ollie at his home in Italy. It is a weekend-long party starting Friday. Please go over to help this cutie celebrate her 8th birthday tomorrow. First, do visit them today and read her heart-warming adoption story and subsequent journey from the US to Italy where she became a treasured member of the family.

Original graphics by Opus and Gracie, modified by my lazy SS

The party has a 50's theme and here I am dressed in my poodle skirt (courtesy of Opus), all ready to party. Please join us at the party tomorrow!!!!

Saturday, 20 February 2010

Sulky Saturday

I am sulking for various reasons:

1. That SS of mine is not helping with blogging or visiting. She is lazy/busy with work. Hey, isn't she supposed to be working for me?

2. Every time she emerges from her study, she is after me with the hated comb, muttering stuff about hairball prevention. Ouch! Has she ever asked me whether I prefer vomiting up the hairballs to being combed and defloofed? Nope.

3. Visitors - most are nice and pay me a lot of attention but some are downright suspicious. One in particular....

If SS is as busy as she says, why is she spending time with this ginger and white mutt and cooing 'Pomelo, Pomelo'?

Enough said. I am going into hiding until dinner time.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Aftermath of our Niagara adventures

Well, how many of you resisted the temptation to go to Gracie's or Karl's to find out what happened?

In any case despite the warning sign,

photo by Opus and Ollie

We couldn't resist taking a ride after we saw what Gracie did.....

As a result......

Photo by Karl

Yes, we were rescued .....

But got thoroughly wet and cold.....
Photo by Karl

Well, well, well, I guess I wouldn't want to do it again. The adrenaline rush was just a little too much for this little kittie.

Monday, 15 February 2010

Niagara adventures

Now that we are at the beautiful Niagara Falls, we decide to stay a little longer to enjoy it. Socks and I are having a quiet time in our room.....

When we hear Ollie yelling out............Photo by Karl

A familiar looking barrel is seen going over the Falls .....
Photo by Karl

Who's in there?
Go to Karl's and Gracie's to find out

Sunday, 14 February 2010

Happy Valentine's Day

It’s that time of the year again. The gang decides that we should all go to somewhere romantic and exciting for Valentine’s Day. The obvious choice is the majestic Niagara Falls.

Here we are, all packed into the Magic Van with our sweethearts heading for the Falls when Karl spots a roadside shop selling barrels and other things and suggests that we stop for a stretch of legs. Gracie seems to be quite taken with the barrels and insists that we should get some. Whatever for? This kitty decides to keep quiet and let the shopaholics have their way.

Photo by Gracie

Presently, we arrive at the hotel which is situated right by the Falls. Despite the cold weather outside the interior is quite warm and some of us quickly strip down to our natural fur coat.

Photo by Asta

Just look at our room – magnifico!!!!

Photo by Karl

After a little rest, Socks and I decide to experience the Falls by ourselves at close quarters….

The gang regroups and we set out to check out the Falls on land and from the air ……

Photo by Asta

Photo by Gracie
We return to the hotel and we girls take the opportunity to chat before the evening activities....

Photo by Gracie

In the evening, we watch the fireworks from the comfort of our room....................

l. to r. Ollie, Karl, Ruis, Opus, Gracie, me, Socks, Asta

As it is also Chinese New Year on this St Valentine's Day, we would like to wish all a prosperous New Year.

For more takes our adventure, please head to Karl's, Gracie's, Opus and Ollie's, Socks's, Asta's blogs.

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Superbowl Party

My SS is away in the country and I am heading to Gracie's Superbowl Party, please come over and join us. Gracie always gives a good party. Her mom is a pro at it.

Wednesday, 3 February 2010


Pomelo at three months

Do you remember Pomelo? He made his first appearance here, at six weeks old, in November when he was first adopted by his mom, a family friend of SS. Here he is again, at about three months. Isn't he a cutie?
His family will be going to New Zealand next week and he will be coming to us for a short holiday. So I am sure you will be seeing more of him soon. SS is worried that I won't like another kitty coming to the house, seeing that I have been the only cat in the household for more than 8 years. He is an indoor-only kitty because his folks live in an apartment, and will not be let out to the garden during his stay.