Thursday, December 14, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A Thankful Tuxie


Here's the latest on me! This was taken on Sunday while mom had her computer time, I was multi-tasking - sleeping and getting sunpuddle at the same time. Was I clever or what?

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Oh Buster felt so left out, so we'll show you a wide angle view of the shot.

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He's on the shade.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Mancat Monday


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Hello! All's well at my end kitties. Mommy is just truly busy with the season and other stuff not related to blogging. We fret and we fret, but to no avail. She's really busy.

I have been doing well so far with my new diet. I have gotten (sorta) used to the lesser portion and to the canned food and I don't sit next to my empty food bowl giving them the I-am-hungry-I-can-eat-a-horse look any more. For some reason, I have been wanting more play times.

I also like spending time under the tree and I don't swat the balls any more.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thankful for this Tree Thursday


Okay this post contained no cats. Only a tree and some goats that mama saw on the way to Essaouira in Morocco at last April trip. The tree is the argan and the nut makes the famous argan oil. The goats climbed on the limbs of the tree and the owner of the land and the tree and the goats charges a small fee to get photos of this sight.

The mama and her group did not go down to the tree, they just photographed it from the side of the road. They are cheapskates, did not want to pay to photograph the tree and the goats.

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Can you see the argan nuts?

One of the things mama is thankful for this 2017.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Mancat Monday


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Thank you very much for all the kind words of encouragement in the last post. We are, as a family, very confident that we can get me to like this new diet and that I will thrive. Thank you.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thankful Thursday (An Update From Buster)


Hello kitties and mommies and daddies,

If you noticed I left a cliff hanger with the last post and that we were on silent mode for about 2 weeks. I'm here yours truly, Buster, to update you of what's had happened why we were silent. For the most part, it was because I was sick for a bit. And then the holidays came along and the mama got really busy. Twas chaotic, but everything's settling down now.

I had some pee problem. First the problem was the pawrents returned from a weekend trip in the mountains to a house full of pee everywhere and a sisfur who swats at me each time I came near her.

One day while mama was getting ready for work, she noticed I was in and out of my litter box, about 6 times in a matter of minutes and there was no output. She woke up papa and told him my problem. Papa works near our house and promised to get me to the vet that day.

So before work, papa dropped me off an emergency hospital nearby (thank Cod he found it, we don't need to drive all the way to Berkeley) and left me there for the day to hang out with a very cool Dr. Anne K (we cannot pronounce or spell her last name) and many super cool techs too. However, later they not only stole my blood, they also flushed all the stuff in the internal pee box, which contained a lot of crystals.

That night I went home with papa. It was a Friday. On Saturday morning, I was going in and out of the litter box again and mama woke papa up again. He said that he did not get any sleep at all last night because he was shadowing me up and down the house trying to pee. I was immediately hauled off to the vet again and I spent 3 days there.

The entire time I was away, Emma did not leave the room, no matter how hard the humans try she just wouldn't get anywhere downstairs. She probably thought that when you go downstairs you disappear, MOL!

Papa and mama visited me everyday; papa working so close to home got to visit me on his lunch break too. The first time that mama visited me I was in a cage in the back room with a doggie as my next door neighbor. I looked like a mess with IV drip, catheter and the cone of shame. I think I broke mama's heart with that look, believe me those accessories did not look good on me. Every day the humans visited me and on the penultimate day at the vet, they got to visit me in an exam room. This time around, I was more like myself.

See for yourself.

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The shaved front leg look did not look good one me.

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At the course of the visit the amiable Dr. Anne K came into the room and chatted with the pawrents. I started to bite my IV thingy and she said no biting. I stopped biting, but I started to lick. Then she took my sweet face in her hands and said did I say you could lick it?, then she kissed me.

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This is what I thought of her no lick no bite rule.

And here's a little video of me.

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I've been home for a few days and was supposed to see the doctor in 4-6 weeks, but she spoke to the pawrents over the phone and that is scrapped. Good for me. What is not good is that I had to change my diet. I cannot eat the stinky food kibbles that I love. This poses quite a challenge to the pawrents to get me to eat the healthy stuff, especially since I particularly don't like wet food/canned food.

Some days it's a walk in the park, but more days when it's like pulling teeth. But the pawrents and I are committed to healthy living and healthy eating.

If you have a spare purr, can you send it my way? I'm still not out in the woods yet.

But boy how I missed all of you.

Meow,
Buster

Saturday, November 18, 2017

I haz an Ouchie, I need purrs.


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I need a lot of purrs. Not just for me, but for my pawrents as well. It's been tough for them as well.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Mancat Monday

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I was photographed in mid scritch here. Too bad you can't hear my purr.

I will let you in on a secret. It doesn't take much to make my motor running. I purr before I get a scritch or a belly rub.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Sunday Selfie


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Mama and papa calls this my "sitting pretty" pose.

We remember all the veterans who served this great country. Our human grandpa served in the army and was stationed in Guam; mama's nephew was with the navy in Japan. He is now completing his college education. We salute all the vets.

SUNDAY SELFIE

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Thankful Tuxie on Thursday


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I am thankful for the comfort of my cat tree, the great bird tv it provides and the generous amount of sunpuddle I get from this perch. Everything I ever want without leaving my cat tree. Except for noms. Now if mama can be persuaded to put a food bowl here somewhere then that would be perfect.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Wordless Wednesday on Tuesday


Since mama is extremely busy, allow me yours truly Buster to write this post. Must I do all the things around here?

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Meow, meow, meow box, meow, meow.

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Mama, meow, meow box?

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Purr.......

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thankful Thursday


Having a #lazysunday with my human. #dontshopadopt #catsoninstagram #furbaby

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I think we may have mentioned it days ago that mama has got the busy. Well, news for you. Mama does not see an end to the busy in the near future. That means we will be less visible in blogland. Sad!

However, we are thankful for moments like this. Mama is thankful for moments like this when she's in the computer and papa and the kitties are all in bed watching tv or something. This was from 2 weeks ago.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Mancat Monday


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Mom says my face has so many phases or facets. I look different each time she photographs me. And she admits this is the first time she saw me with this "face". I don't know what she's talking about, of course.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Throwback Thursday


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Mom's going to the mountains this weekend. She's thankful for this little break.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Mancat Monday


I'm pretty miffed kitties. The mom whose job it is to blog for us and to remember impawtant dates and such FORGOT my Gotcha Day! It was last Monday, October 16!!!!! It was my 7th GOTCHA DAY! Not only did she forget to blog about, she completely forgot to celebrate it. That meant I did not get any treats or special toona dinner! I feel so cheated!

Mama asks for clemency on this most egregious offense. She says she's going to make it up to me. What do you think kitties should I forgive and forget?

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No mom, not looking at the camera. I'm still miffed. I don't know what that means but I like the sound of it.

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No means no mom!

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Not a happy camper!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Sunday Selfie


I took a series of selfies while perched up on the back of the couch, again!

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SUNDAY SELFIE

Thursday, October 19, 2017

My favorite spot


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I often can be seen perched up in the back of the sofa. I love it when high up and I can look down on my brofur Buster who prefers the spots on the ground, like under the table or under the bed.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mancat Monday


We are sharing two oldies for today. Mom did not share these before because she's been posting so many sleeping shots of Buster, but well, she got no choice. Buster sleeps a lot so that's when he's most cooperative with the flashy box.

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I hope humans you all have a good week.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Sunday Selfie


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HUMAN: Other cat, can you help us with a selfie today?

OTHER CAT: Nooooooooo!

SUNDAY SELFIE

Friday, October 13, 2017

Flashback Furriday


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I know this is a Flashback post, but it can also be COMING SOON to a living room near you kind of thing, isn't it?

That's me Emma getting all the sunpuddles I can get in the winter time.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Just a Little Baff Break


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Our hearts go out to all the people who lost their lives and/or homes to the horrific fires burning in Northern California right now. We live in the East Bay and about 30 to 45 mins drive to Napa and about an hour to Santa Rosa where the fires are, but we are getting ash showers and heavy smoke smell. What a catastrophe this one is and this is on top of all the hurricanes in the Caribbean and the shooting in Vegas.

Kitties let us put our purrs together for all these people. We know that disasters don't only affect people, pets are also impacted too.

That's all I got to say. Now I go back to sleep okay?

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Flashback Furriday


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So the mom was constantly complaining to the dad that her cache of Emma and Buster photos is depleted; hence she keeps her phone handy in the house (something she does not do, the phone stays in her purse while at home) so that when we do something cute she was going to snap quickly.

Then one day she found a little time off her chaotic work schedule. Guess what she found that there are photos of us in her albums so there will be quite a few to post in the coming days. This is one of those flashbacks. Taken 12/31/16. Wow, that was a lifetime ago.

I wonder what caught my attention here. Mom said she likes my tailio here.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Thankful Thursday


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I am continuously thankful for my full belly, warm beds, comfy napping spots that my forever home has provided. I hope that all kitties get a chance at a forever home.