Tag Archives: cats

Facebook Groups are a waste of time

I’m not much of a group joiner.  Like Groucho Marx I wouldn’t join any group that would have someone like me as a member, but I can see the use of Facebook Groups.  I like community Facebook pages because you … Continue reading

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When is a feral not a feral

Last Christmas, the universe gifted me kittens.  Since their mum was ginger I naturally assumed she was an undersized boy and started feeding her to bulk her up against the neighbourhood bullies.  Unbeknownst to me, there are a large number … Continue reading

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The feline invasion

I have feral cats in my backyard and against my better judgement I’ve been tossing out some food for them.  There was Mommy, Wynken, Blynken and Nod, three ginger kittens who set sail in a wooden boat.  Mommy hasn’t been … Continue reading

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On forgiveness, heat and mini-me’s

All is forgiven, my new fence goes all the way around I have a gate I can lock It’s not 100% complete, there’s a bolt missing into the wall over here But I’m holding two very long planks of wood … Continue reading

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Crazy birds

The first time this happened, I was a bit freaked out, cos I’ve seen that movie. Twenty or thirty birds swooping in and out of my stoep, in and out.  In, touch the wall and out.  In, touch the ceiling … Continue reading

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Bunny Repellant FAIL

The predator crouches, poised but inches away from the unsuspecting prey… oh never mind … OO, look.  A spider …

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Foiling the critters – a full time job

The new soil is in the raised beds and the seeds are already sprouting. Unfortunately I had to cover the beds with fairly unsightly chicken wire for three reasons : Reason 1 who is astonished that he has no access … Continue reading

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