Since it has been quite a long time since we have been active, we are going to be Under Construction for a while - trying new fonts, designs, and updating our sidebar stuff. Hopefully we will get it how we like it soon so it won't change too much!

Also - Can someone tell me how to get rid of the giant gap below this notice - I cannot figure out how to do it - thanks!!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Fab 5

Well, the computer is still down - and now getting on my nerves. It is angry because I haven't run Live OneCare in 5 weeks (the anti-virus/cleanup/etc.) Well, the reason is that the computer craps out before it can complete!! So I tried again last night, it got a bit done. I think it picks up where it left off so I may try it again tonight.

So other news is that I am going to start and Etsy store and sell jewelry - mostly for humans but also for kitties. I am thinking I should send one to Daisy or Reese when I get one done, and before posting, to see what they think, since they are both excellent modelcats (and girls). They would be kitty "necklaces" so I don't think boys would be too into it - although some (mine) may have to model them. Daisy or Reese - if you read this post please let me know if you would be interested in being a test model - my email is in the profile.

As far as our kitties, Barney was free last night. It was interesting because he still slept by me most of the time. And I didn't notice Virgil pounding at all, so I think that it was him being locked out that caused it. A few of you have asked if there have been any cat pee issues, either while he was gone or now he is back, and other than a couple of angry pees, that were resolved quickly (and took place on their beds, not the floor), things are ok. I asked them to do me the favor of peeing on the laundryroom floor if they really felt the need to, not to pee on the good floor, and they haven't peed on the floor since.

Barney's behavior seems a bit better - he is less bitey (but is still pretty bitey in my opinion) but not as bad as before. He also seems a bit less humpy. He is more squirmy, like squirming and being really cute, but other than that he is pretty normal. He is on regular cat food now - they said to transition slowly but he was already stealing the cat food anyway so it was pretty easy.

Lola is in an upstairs phase (she switches so sometimes she wants to sleep upstairs, sometimes downstairs) and last night she was on the bed when I got there. Funny thing is, Barney laid really close to her (he loves the blanket she was on, probably because it is the one I use at night) and she didn't even mind. Usually if a kitty is by her she gets very crabilated. Last night I also fixed one of their toys, so they were very happy. It is one of those automatic things that sits on the floor and has like an arm that moves around. They were very happy.

Anyway, since the computer is dumb, I decided to go through the blog and pick out a picture that I really like of each kitty - there were a lot I loved but decided on these. Here they are, from oldest to youngest:


SeaThreePeeO said...

Those are some great pictures!

We like the sound of the Esty store and cannot wait to see it!

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...


That one pikh ALMOST skhared me out of my floof ;-)

Tank woo fur the update!

Nice choices on the modelkhytties!


Angel and Kirby said...

We hope you get that new computer, soon. Love the pictures.

Gandalf, Grayson and Whitey said...

Mai goodness! You picked some great shots! Sorry about your computer. Mom gets real cranky when that happens.

Daisy loves bling and real live fake jewels. We bet she's do a fabulous job modeling. Do you have her agent's number?

Brian said...

Those pictures are so pretty, but then again, so are the subject of the pictures. Computer problems are worse than furballs!

Inigo Flufflebum and d'Artangan Rumblepurr said...

YIPPEE Barney!!!

Jasmim said...

Great news !
The photos of all the kittens are so pretty :)
Mom and I like to read about your shop on Etsy (you will sell things to the other countries ? - like us :x)

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

We HATE 'puter problems, so we know EXACTLY how you all feel!!! And an Etsy store would be great!!! Our mom is thinking of maybe doing one next year. She doesn't do jewelry (even though she'd love to learn), she does crafts with dried flowers and wreaths and stuff. She's still in debate mode!

Mishkat said...

These are really wonderful photos - thanks so much for reposting them!

Our mom doesn't want to sell on Etsy, but she has a lot of blogger friends that do. She met them when she was the secretary for "Etsy for Animals" (a team on Etsy that she thinks you would like). We have a link in our left sidebar so you can check it out if you want.

Mishkat said...

P.S. Our mom just realized our sidebar link says EFA Artists Helping Animals - that is the same thing as Etsy For Animals! Here is the link to their website:

Madi and Mom said...

Hi Amy,
Thought I'd reply to your comment about doing a collage....I won't say it is easy....but I'm 60 y.o. and somehow figured it out HA!!! so I'm sure you'll be able to...the first step is to download
Picasa on to your computer. I expect there maybe be some instructions somewhere but I just wander about the program messing with it. One thing I didn't know was that all the pictures on your computer automatically go into picasa...which concerned me but that is how you do the collage you pick and choose from your files. If you need help I'll be more than happy to share what I know...or we can learn together.
Cecilia aka Madi's Mom

Madi and Mom said...

Amy....I think I left you a reply about my collage on today's post...if it isn't here when you go to approve check the one below it.

Noir in Texas said...

What GREAT photos! Thanks for sharing!

And on your jewelry for kitties? I'm a man cat--but, uh--if something was kinda mancatty--I'd wear it!:)


TT said...

Skeezix may model fer yoo too! He loves pink and loves to model! He is Daisy's boyfuriend. Good luck wif yer Etsy store.


Your Daily Cute said...

Ooh that fang picture is so cute that it's scary. ;) Good luck with the computer!

Fin said...

Hope the computer comes back soon!

us4 gatos said...

aw, we love the pictures. SQUEE!!!!

HubbleSpacePaws said...

Purrfectly wonderful shots! Fingers crossed for quick computer recovery!

Cat of Nine Tales said...

Awesome pictures! What a great idea for downtime...Thanks for sharing them again for us who didn't see them the first time.