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Daily Photo: How They Celebrated New Year’s Day, 2011 and Today

All seven in the kitchen.
All seven in the kitchen.

A Nice, Quiet, New Year, 2011

It started out as me and Kelly and Cookie, and one or two at a time the family decided to join us after dinner, so we had a nice New Year all together at the table.

Kelly is at the water bowl, and on the table from the left is Jelly Bean, whose butt is the only thing showing, Cookie, behind her is Mewsette in profile, next to her is Mr. Sunshine, and in the crochet bag sitting up looking at Sunshine is Mimi, lying down in the bag is Giuseppe.

Mimi hopped into the crochet bag when Cookie hopped out to get a drink of water, and Giuseppe, ever the mama’s boy, joined her in there. Mewsette came to hang with me and Cookie and Kelly who were fussing with my crochet project. Jelly Bean felt left out so he wandered around and finally settled on the crochet project as well when Kelly went to get a drink of water. I had been sitting in the chair just behind Cookie and JB.

I had actually finished this scarf and it’s going to a feline-loving friend who will probably not notice a few spare cat hairs!

Here they are from the other angle, which is what I saw before I decided to get up to take the photo.

Is there room for me in all this?
Is there room for me in all this?

I love it when they all settle around me, but this has been a novelty in my years of living with cats. It’s mostly because five of them are related and often do things all together, while Cookie and Kelly are usually with me. When Dickie and Peaches were here they added to the fun, though I never managed to get a photo of all nine together.

If I need for them to move I actually get up and walk away and one or two will follow. Believe it or not, there are times when I need for them to move.

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How They Celebrated the Day, 2014

five black cats
How they celebrated New Year’s Day 2014.

I finished composing my article earlier today and posted it, then turned around to get up and stretch. This is what I saw. I can’t get away with anything. I’m not even sure if I can get out of the room. They have a whole house to be in, yet here they are clumped together behind the door in the studio with me. However, it probably has more to do with the furnace vent on the wall on such a cold day.

Other daily photos shared on this date

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2013: Stinkbug Up Close and Personal
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Up close and personal with a stink bug.

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2012: Joyeux Anniversaire à Mlle. Daisy!
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Mlle Daisy Marguerite on her antique wedding ring quilt. Is that a hint?

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2 thoughts on “Daily Photo: How They Celebrated New Year’s Day, 2011 and Today

  • Nancy Blue Moon

    I’m guessing it was the combination of you and the luck of the heat vent being there..I love when my 6 gather around me too..


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