Daily Photo: Il Fagiolini

black cat with beans
“Il Fagiolini”

I heard a classical piece entitled “Il Fagiolini” or “The Little Bean”. Exactly! My little Bean is bigger than most beans, but he’s still smaller than all the other beans in the house! And he’s just as cute. And now he has a fancy Italian food name like his brother Giuseppe Basil Verdi.


Other Daily Photos From This Date

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Mewsette the Big Little Sister, 2011
Cookie and Mewsette
Cookie and Mewsette

A sweet one from 2011…

Mewsette always makes these little overtures to Cookie, and you can see by Cookie’s reaction that it’s not entirely well-received. You can also see that Mewsette is easily twice as big as Cookie and can take a beating from a senior tortie girl who acts as if she doesn’t need anything. Mewsette apparently loves her little big sister, and knows it’s all just an act.

Cookie doesn’t know, but Mewsette curls up next to her on the bed after Cookie has fallen asleep, and Cookie certainly appreciates Mewsette’s warmth, even if she’s not awake to know it.

Here are a few images of Mewsette keeping watch over Cookie as she slept: Big and Little Sisters and Copy Cats, and cuddling with her when she wasn’t feeling well: A Loyal Sister and Cookie Says Thank You. Cookie did grow to appreciate big, warm, soft Mewsette, as seen in Cookie’s Blessing.

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When the Human’s Away… 2013
black cats on bed
When the human’s away, the cats will unmake the bed and sleep all day.

…the cats will unmake the bed to their liking and cuddle in it all during a cold afternoon.

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In Line for the Sun, 2013
two black cats in the sun
In line for the sun.

What are kitties to do when there is only one long strip of sun to enjoy? They conform themselves to the shape. Jelly Bean and Mr. Sunshine settled easily into the strip of sunshine, adjusting as necessary—especially since we all knew it was going to disappear again! Our snow hasn’t begun yet, but we hope everyone is safe and warm as another winter storm rolls through.

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Thinking Together, 2012
photo of two black cats
Two heads are sometimes better than one.

Mimi and Jelly Bean enjoyed a little quiet time sitting in the sun. Now that I’ve moved the geraniums outside, very early but it’s been consistently warm, all the cats can enjoy the sunny countertop by the dining room window.

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Listening to Mom, 2012
two black cats in sun
Giuseppe attentively listens to Mimi.

Giuseppe is resting but attentive when he and Mimi were resting together in the sun on the landing. I know they were communicating very deeply, and Giuseppe’s golden eyes were glowing as he calmly listened. Was she telling stories of life on the streets? Telling him about his daddy cat? Perhaps giving him tips on how to further woo Mademoiselle Daisy Emerald Marguerite? Perhaps the relative flavor of chipmunk versus field mouse?


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4 thoughts on “Daily Photo: Il Fagiolini

  • March 25, 2014 at 1:02 pm
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    oh,,,and HI !!! 🙂

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  • March 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm
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    testin R post coz we tried settin up werd press N iz havin a time of it

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  • March 25, 2014 at 12:05 pm
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    He’s the cutest little bean I ever saw..My goodness I never realized how tiny Cookie was from her photos..funny how one cat will take a special liking to another..How nice of them to help you out with the housework..like unmaking the bed covers so you don’t have to at bedtime..lol

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  • March 24, 2014 at 8:56 pm
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    Oh boy! Sunshine and cats 🙂
    We think that Little Bean does nor care what you call him,
    as long as it’s not late for dinner 😉
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure, JJ
    and Angels Tiger and Tillie

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