My current view:
I don’t know if Jess is giving me this look to tell me to relax as it is Sunday or just being her normal relaxed self.
Either way I am closing the laptop and snuggling up to her right now.
Have a fab Sunday everyone.
Does anyone else find themselves buying clothes to match the colour of their cats?
Black is instantly covered in grey, brown or white fur from Marly and Jess and I have lint rollers all over my house and in the car!
Grey is now a staple colour in my wardrobe; brown is not appealing in to me and white is just plain silly with a baby!
A favourite joke of mine is the following:
“If you have a cat and get covered in cat hair, here’s a tip.
Get some sellotape… and wrap it around your cat.”
I actually saw this said live at a comedy night. The joke is by Adam Bloom, a English stand-up comedian and writer. He delivers it so well
A nice hot cup of tea is probably one of my favourite things; so when I saw this Mugtopper I had to have it. Promising to keep tea hotter for longer, and with a cat perched on the top, it is a sweet little item. I bought this in The Range and it was under £2. I am afraid I do not remember the exact amount (and they are not on the website) but it was reasonable.
Here it is:
Close up of the little face:
A while ago I posted about Marly being scared of anything noisy and big.
A few more things have come to light with Christmas and redecorating playing a big part in discovering them:
Jess is still cool as a cucumber …
Firstly, apologies for the very cheesy pun in the title. I couldn’t resist!
Moving on …
I am a big believer in pet insurance … despite never having to use. I have insured Marly and Jess since I got them at a cost of £12 a month.
Let’s do the maths:
Some people may say that is a waste of £744 but in my eyes I have peace of mind. If anything happens I will have no hesitation in approving any treatment and paying an excess on the insurance will be a small cost to pay.
While looking through some old pictures my dad came across the 3 below.
Perfect bookend poses … And I promise these were not forced poses.
It got me thinking about what actual cat bookends are available to buy …
A quick google search and I had found lots - I am a massive fan of Etsy and here is the selection they have: “Cat Bookends” search on Etsy.
In short my personal opinion is yes! Marly especially has been acting even clingier and paying me and my belly a lot of attention. She has taken to pawing at the top of my legs with her head bowed to my bump. This continues for a while and she is in a trance like state. Once she decides to settle she then uses my bump as a pillow. Look at her silly little face below. She definitely looks suspicious in this picture …
“What’s in there mummy?!”
My husband and I are very excited to be adding a new member in the family. Not of the “furry purry” kind but a little baby. Having said that my close friends have named my growing bump “kitten” which I love. Then when we know if a boy or girl, bump will become known as “Tom” or “Kitty” … Based on Tom Cat or Hello Kitty of course!
Marly and Jess are definitely sensing something and I will write about that in another post. Also we have been swotting up on preparing the cats for the change it will bring. Again this will take a whole other post.
Firstly though I wanted to share our first purchase related to the baby. We are holding back on buying too much until we know whether we are having a “pink” or “blue” baby. Having said that we have decided to begin on the nursery as we are happy to make this gender neutral.
I was keen to get a nursing chair for night feeds and my criteria were comfy, good quality and fun. After finding this chair on ebay I was “sold” and knew I wouldn’t find anything better.
The company “Chairs for Cherubs” sell this chair upholstered in many different fabrics and you can see them all on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/chairsforcherubs/photos_stream.
I can’t wait to get this delivered and test it out and I will definitely be going back for a child sized one at some point too.