Sunday, 31 May 2015

Sunday Selfie with Yogurt!!

Difficult to make me out here! But I am endeavouring to master the Easy-on-a-Sunday-Paw-Over-Nose-with-Squashed-Whisker yoga pose! I am getting quite expert at it. You could say I am an accomplished yogurt* :)

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*yogurt (yoga + expert) - someone who practises yoga to an advanced level


Saturday, 30 May 2015

Random and a bit weird Caturday Art!

This is what happens when The Affiliate Typist has a bit of time on her hands and is let loose in Photoshop! I'm telling you I wouldn't like to be in her head!!

We are submitting to the Caturday Art Blog Hop hosted by Athena and Marie and hope they will be kind and let us in! ;)
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random - I think it is when humans don't have all the brain cells connected. In my human's case there are more than a few flying around unsecured


Sunday, 24 May 2015

A flat-out-getting-the-easy-on Sunday Selfie!

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If you missed the latest edition of The Towers Times you can read it here


genial - to do with genies


Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Meet Zsa Zsa at Cats Protection!

Isn't she beautiful!

Now before you all rush to social media and announce that Austin's found true love at last, let me just say this. Yes she is beautiful, but no, we are not snuggling together and playing happy families at Chez Towers - "More's the pity" says The Staff!!

No! We decided a while ago to sponsor a kitty through Cats Protection UK and this is the one :) She is a one year old mum (as you can see) who was abandoned by her owners when they were evicted. 

Cats Protection is a charity that does exactly that. It protects cats!! Here is what they say about themselves:
From humble beginnings in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK's leading feline welfare charity. We now help around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through our network of over 250 volunteer-run branches, 29 adoption centres and two homing centres.
Our work doesn’t stop there, however: we also provide an array of cat care information via our publications, website and helpline; promote the benefits of neutering to prevent unwanted litters from being born and becoming the abandoned cats of tomorrow and seek to educate people of all ages about cats and their care.

At the moment, they have well over 6000 cats and kittens needing homes, so we are doing our little bit to get the word out and support in any way we can.

Sponsoring at Cats Protection means you actually help pay for a pen not the cat, which makes sense as cats will move on as they find their forever homes. Zsa Zsa is still receiving treatment and looking after her kittens, so will not move out for a little while. You can read more about her here.

One of the most important initiatives Cats Protection promote is TNR. Neutering is very high on their agenda and this makes us happy - well after the initial "ouch" of course!  Kitties like Zsa Zsa are indeed very thankful!

If you live in the UK (or anywhere else) and want to help, the Cats Protection website is excellent and gives very helpful info.


catenarian - someone who looks after cats!
(actually means "chain-like" or "pertaining to chains", but I prefer my definition ;)


Monday, 18 May 2015

Mull over Monday!

If you feel so inclined you can read some of the history of the cat flap here, here and here! I managed to retrieve the original post from the dusty archives and it's found here. That was September 2009!!

Moving swiftly on ..

At her 17th Birthday Bash, Nellie saved the last dance for me!!
We was rockin' ;)

Here's the card I made her :)

Thanks Nellie :) I had a great time xox


cat-flap - a small cat sized door that the human opens so I can go in and out at will.