May 11, 2016

Maybe Friday

Poor new little kitty has been sequestered ever since I brought her home. She is all healed up but the Vet wants her to stay separated for an entire week after the end of treatment. So, she is still in there. Alone. For 16-days.

I have been bad though and have let the 2 kitties attack each others paws through the crack in the door. Hopefully, all this time being apart but yet in the same house will help with them getting a long when new kitty finally does have her freedom. Maybe Friday.

The husband sent me this photo the other day. I think that look says it all.

Why you no let me out?
Why you no let me out?




May 3, 2016

Hello, May

Whew! What a crazy weekend it has been!

First there was the end of the A to Z challenge. Loved it, but I am so glad that it is over and done with.

Then there is my new little grey kitty. She is so sick. Poor thing is so very tiny. In fact, the Vet doesn't think she will grow much larger than kitten size.

I took her in to the Vet early Monday morning before work and left with all kinds of medications which included the one thing I hate the most, a bag of fluids. I hated giving fluids to my 2 previous cats and that is with me knowing how they would react and knowing how to make it easier on them. With this new kitten, I don't know how it is all going to go.

She has been separated since I first brought her home and our other new kitten (Olive) is getting antsy that she cannot play with her yet. I am keeping my fingers crossed that she doesn't get sick too. I don't think that she will since they have been separated, but you never know. Especially since there has been a lot of sniffing through the crack in the door.

Even sick, she is a cutie. We are still stuck on a name though. Any ideas?

New kitty



April 30, 2016

Z is for Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

The challenge is over.

My life can now get back to normal.

I had the best time taking part in the A to Z challenge this year. I am so happy that I changed my mind and decided to give the challenge another try.

*and she lived happily ever after...*  {365/365}





April 29, 2016

Y is for Yaaaawwwn

So. Very. Tired.

Only ONE more day left in the A to Z Challenge!


yaaaawwwn!





April 28, 2016

X is for Xenon

Xenon. Olive's old shelter name.

The first photo was taken the morning after I adopted her and the other is a quickie snapshot from this morning.

What a difference a couple of months make. Her neck hair is growing in quite nicely don't you think?

X is for Xenon





April 27, 2016

W is for Whoohoo

We finally found a friend for Olive. Yay!

The local shelter posted the following video on Monday night and before the doors opened on Tuesday morning, I was there to adopt her.

I picked her up the next day after her spay surgery. So I am back to taking care of a "recuperating" kitty. She is quite active for just having surgery. When I left for work the next morning the poor thing was meowing at the door wanting out of the room that we have her in. It will take some work to keep the two cats separated for now.

She is a super tiny little thing. Looks about the size of a 3.5 month old kitten. She may be older than they originally thought though. Instead of approx 3.5 months she may be closer to 6 months. I am glad that she and Olive are probably a lot closer in age than we first thought.

Now we just need to decide on a name.








April 26, 2016

V is for Video

I like to take pictures. Lots of pictures. I have taken part in a year long (365 days) daily photo project, four different times now. That is 4 years worth of daily photos!

This year, I wanted to do something different. So, instead of a photo-a-day, I am taking a 1.5 second video-a-day.

I decided that the only way that I was going to be able to keep up and stay on top of this project was to actually use an app that was made to do this very thing. So, I purchased the 1 Second Everyday (1SE) app for my iPhone. The app helps me select a 1.5 second snippet for each day and then stitches them all together into one movie. Easy Peasy. At the end of the year, I will have about a 9 minute long video of my entire year.

I am enjoying this project a lot and so far I have kept up with it. I never really planned to publicly share anything other than the final year end video. But since I have been saving monthly backups of my video snippets, I thought that I would go ahead and share them. Ideally, since this is the April A to Z challenge, April would have been the perfect month to share. But, since the month is not yet over, I'll share my videos for January, February and March.

I don't claim to live an exciting life. In fact, there are probably way too many daily video snippets of my cat. But in the end, when all the video snippets of cats and sunsets and clouds have been stitched together, I wil be able to honestly say that the video is the real Me and what my life was like at those specific points in time. I really like that.

1 Second Everyday | January 2016

1 Second Everyday | February 2016

1 Second Everyday | March 2016





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