Tuesday, July 16, 2024
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Daily Photo: You Do Remember Us, Don’t You?

You do remember us, don't you?
You do remember us, don’t you?

Do you remember us? We know it’s been forever since our human posted any photos of us! Our mom gets attention, that fluff Smokie behind us gets attention, Bella gets attention, we are just forgotten! Last year’s models! Outdated!

We are very much aware there are kittens in the bathroom. Our human has been obsessed with them and that has tossed any idea of reliability on her part out the window. Do you know that we were once kittens too? Just to prove it here is a photo from our kittenhood.

four black kittens napping
Four-part nap.

So there. We know it’s going to be rough getting any sort of attention for the next month. We don’t mind helping the kids along. We just don’t want to become a bunch of old used black cats!

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Other Photos Posted On or Around This Date…

It’s About Time You Came Home, 2014
five black cats on desk
It’s about time you got home.

Well, yes, I do leave the house now and then. If this is the greeting I get when I come back, I’m not sure I want to come in the door—I’m either glared at or ignored. But as soon as I sit down in my chair they are all over me. I think they expect me to leave again and they are actually a little confused. I was working at this desk early, then got up to run to the bank for a deposit when they opened and came right back, and was gone for all of 20 minutes. This is not what we usually do in the morning. Now life can get back to normal.

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Time For Studio Wrestling!, 2013
two black cats wrestling
The match begins!

For tonight’s championship match—in one corner we have Sir Jelly of Bean, 10 pounds of pure charm, a purr that shakes the walls and terminally cute. In the other corner we have his brother, Giuseppe Basil Verdi, 13 pounds of solid black intensity, a voice that can shatter a crystal chandelier and a face that charms the whiskers right off the lady cats—he’s wrestling tonight for Mlle. Daisy Emerald Marguerite, far away in Kingston but no doubt watching her mancat on international TV. They are known opponents and the walls will tremble when they begin!

Giuseppe has pulled his famous move—throwing himself down on his back so he can use all four paws to flip his opponent over his head, but not after delivering a solid right hook! But Sir Jelly holds his ground and lays down on Giuseppe’s face! Who will win?!

two black cats wrestling
Who will win this epic match?!

I’m not the only one who remembers studio wrestling, am I? What’s funny is how their mother is ignoring them in the top photo…see more episodes of studio wrestling!

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A Sunny Afternoon Spot, 2011
four black cats on bed in the sun
Sleepy in the Sun

I wondered why I was alone at my desk. I went upstairs, and look what I found on my bed. What is my company compared to a quiet, sunny spot on a soft bed in the afternoon?

I just melt when I see them all together in tranquil settings like this. They may awaken and look at me with sleepy expressions, a little purr, a little bath for one another, then go back to sleep. They love each other so much, and I deeply appreciate their bonds with each other, their fusion as a group.

I do my best to join their warm little world, storing up information for a future painting or poem. What was the color of the sun on the bedspread? Who had the most mahogany in their fur? Didn’t the green leaves from the maple tree reflect into the shadowed areas of the white bedspread? Was the room warm? Could we hear the birds? Was there a whiff of lilacs?

This is only four; Giuseppe was in the cat cube, which yesterday was in the kitchen.

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3 thoughts on “Daily Photo: You Do Remember Us, Don’t You?

  • ninja’z …. az sure as we loves fish…yur pals …N mor import ant lee….yur mom…will never for getz ewe…
    we can promise thiz with all fish a fied hearts…..

    but….de fax ewe WATCH BURDZ……now thatz a hole other storee ♥♥♥


  • bluemoonalone

    Forget the four of you..NEVER!!!

  • While the kittens are cute and occupy your mom’s time,
    we are sure she could never forget you kitties or even think of you as” old,used black cats” !
    You are, and always will be, her first loves 🙂
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ


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