Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Visit From Someone Special

We had a visit from my housemaid's daughter! She was always my very favorite person, since I was a kitten, but we haven't seen much of her since she went to college. Now she lives in California, and we see her even less! So, whenever she is around, I stick to her like a piece of velcro. It was a treat to see her, and as you can tell, we had a lovely nap! She says she will be back for Christmas, which will make my holiday season extra nice. Did I say holiday season??? Yes, it's right around the corner! Better start thinking about it, I guess. Nah, it's a dark and rainy day today, I think it will be a day of ......... yup! - napping!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Warm Days

Malcolm & Nigel

Another unseasonably warm day, where Malcolm and Nigel were able to sit on the bed and watch out the open window (their favorite hobby). Soon the windows will need to be closed and the heat turned on, as autumn creeps ever closer to winter. 

Update on the Winston saga! He has been joining the rest of us for dinner time in the kitchen, and has been seen wandering about the house. He even spent an hour or so relaxing on top of the TV cabinet this afternoon! The house maid is doing a pretty good job of keeping Charles from chasing him, and I think Charles is finally tiring of doing it anyway. It seems as if Winston will soon be among us for good, which will make the maid so very happy, as that will mean she can remove the litter box and food/water from the back bedroom!

I have asked the house maid to pick up some wood for a fire, because the weather will surely be turning soon, and I like my fire on a chilly evening. That is all my news for this evening. Till next time...


Monday, October 03, 2011

Hope for Winston!

Brave Winston!
Well, it looks like there is some hope for Winston to re-join the rest of us in the main part of the house. My house maid is thrilled that he actually came out of the back bedroom several times last night, and ventured into the hallway and living room for short periods. Her problem now is to try and keep Charles (the naughty fellow!) from chasing him and scaring him off coming out. Fingers crossed that Winston's courage will prevail! 


Sunday, October 02, 2011

Poor Timid Winston!

Timid Winston

 My house maid is quite frustrated today. This issue with Winston has gone on for too long! At first, Charles and Winston got along fine. But when Charles' hormones kicked in, before my maid had a chance to get him to the vet for his little "procedure", he became aggressive... but only towards Winston! Winston is a shy fellow anyway, and he was scared witless when Charles would chase him, growling and hissing! So, to have some level of peace in the house, Winston was housed in the back bedroom, complete with food dish, water and litter box, and the door was kept closed. This went on for a month or two before my maid was able to get the situation rectified. And after that, Charles was no longer aggressive in an angry way, but he still liked to chase Winston... I think he just likes to see him run! So, poor traumatized Winston is still afraid of him, and is still living in the back bedroom, which frustrates my maid, as she would like for Winston to be able to join the rest of us again. She has been working on getting Charles to stop chasing him in a variety of ways, with moderate success. Time will tell if the two of them will every be on friendly terms again!