Cat Spat

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

Well, I have been trying to figure out what has been going on in Sasha’s crazy head these days.

Oh, really? So, am I crazy now?

Yes. Here is an example:

First you were cuddling me and licking me:

Yeah? So? What was so crazy about that?

And then two seconds later you just start attacking me!

Oh, come on! Don’t act like you didn’t fight back!

Well, I did exactly that after a little while. And then it wasn’t you chasing me, but me chasing you!

Forgive

FUN FACT:

A hedgehog has between 5000 and 7000 quills.

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Workout Buddies

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

Well, I don’t know about you, Lola, but I sure have been workin’ up a sweat with Zoe!

It doesn’t look like you were doing much of the actual workout, Sasha.

Oh, really? As opposed to you, Lola? I haven’t seen you as much as twitch your tail all day!

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You’re kind of a hypocrite, Lola…

Oh, don’t you worry, Sasha, I’m not critical of hippos. But what do hippos have to do with this?

Never mind…

FUN FACT:

There are more than 180 earthworm species in the U.S. and Canada.- Of these, 60 are invasive species, brought over from the Old World.

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Ends and Odds

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

We have been looking back at some of the little kooky things we’ve done this winter.

We investigated this really stupid cat toy:

I dug in the snow:

*Note: The door sill is about a foot above the ground, so there was a lot of snow out there..*

And this week I watched a really smart crow solving a complicated problem on tv:

I  think that crow is smarter than you, Sasha.

No comment.

FUN FACT:

Crows are emotional animals. They react to hunger and invasion by vigorously vocalizing their feelings. They display happiness, anger and sadness.

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Circus Purrformance

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

This week a circus came to town. And guess who is their latest high wire artist. I’ll give you a hint: It’s a cat that lives in this house and its not me. Take a look:

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Haha! April fools! That didn’t really happen! Sasha is actually sitting right next to me trying to get cozy with Zoe on the couch:

Jeez, Sasha, it looks like Zoe isn’t really in the mood for some cozy time! But that doesn’t stop you!

Nah, if I wanna cuddle, it’s happenin’!

FUN FACT:

The smell of a skunk can be detected by a human a mile away.

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Speaking of circuses, here is a video of the world’s best circus, which by the way doesn’t use any animals!

 

Mystery Snow Sculpture

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

Just yesterday we had a major snow shower! It’s been really fun because we have had abnormally little snow this winter so far. And apparently it’s been fun for the humans too! On Saturday morning Zoe and her mom went outside in a jiff. They started to build something out of snow in the back yard. We went to check it out — Umm, I went to check it out because you were too scared because you said that what they were making looked like a huge frog.

Naha!

Yeah!

Ok, FINE! YOU went to check it out then… jeez.

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Well, we still have no idea what it is… Is it a frog? It it a dragon head? Is it a two humped camel? An alien? Is it Jabba the Hut, that thing form Star Wars? What is it? It has whiskers so it can’t really be a frog. Can you readers help us figure out what it is?

FUN FACT:

Wood frogs can survive more than 60% of their body freezing for as long as two weeks.

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Loopy Lola

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

This week Lola has been very kooky.

Naha!

Oh, really? Well, I have been taking some pictures of your “moments” of the week:

Ok, so first off we have some pictures of you on the halfwall. What was that all about?

Well, I don’t know. I think that is just something every cat has to interperet himself.

So, um, what is happening here?

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Well, this one is quite interesting actually. I had an itch on the back of my head and I was scratching it on the pointy corner of the halfwall as I saw a weird splodge of something on the ceiling, explaining my odd face expression. And just for the record, the splodge turned out to be just a shadow… 

I see.

What’s going on here then?

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Isn’t it obvious? I’m taking a selfie. Duh.

And what’s happening in this ending picture?

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I am taking a bow, and contemplating my last move.

Hey, you know what Sasha?

What?

One of these days I am going to follow YOU around with a camera taking pictures of all the weird things you do!

FUN FACT:

Many animals have had prosthetic limbs even though this is a very new thing. Animals that have prosthetic limbs include: a llama, a horse, a tortoise, dogs, cats, an elephant, a dolphin, a whale, a pig, an eagle, a kangaroo, a donkey, a duck, a cow, a sea turtle and an alligator.

Check out the stories of all these animals here:

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