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Mama cat London got adopted!

With all the negativity going around for the last several days, it’s great to post some good news I stumbled upon recently. Our foster kittens’ mama was adopted this week! London found a forever family to take her in. I … Continue reading

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One “advantage” of campus work

I’ve been working on campus so much these last two weeks that I have been spared the struggles of balancing certain cats demanding attention while I’m working and co-workers avoiding unwanted cameos. The foster kittens were also going through the … Continue reading

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The Fosters (Spring 22) are off to their Forever Homes

The day was coming and thankfully we received the e-mail from the Austin Humane Society as we were thinking, it’s time for these four-legged rugrats to be moving on, they don’t need their mama anymore…and they’re getting pretty destructive with … Continue reading

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In Caturday…a good sign, grooming!

When cats groom each other, it’s a great thing, it means they’re getting along and they’re cool…as cool as felines get; there will always be a little swatting, ears down and hissing. Besides Agamemnon letting the little tuxedo know he … Continue reading

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This week’s Caturday, tunnel troubles!

 This week, I captured the kittens enjoying one of the toys they’re supposed to be tearing up because it’s designed NOT to be torn apart, a nylon tunnel. Originally, I bought it for Agamemnon to entertain him with Isis … Continue reading

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Cambridge has taken over Aggie’s bed!

The foster kittens are growing and growing as expected. Now they’ve evolved to the “full-of-hell mode,” running everywhere, constantly ambushing anything moving and wrestling each other to the floor. When it gets too rough, you hear the squealing of pain … Continue reading

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Cuddle puddle on the couch!

The fosters may not have grown noticeably in the physical department but in the kitten or personality areas, they are now all over the house. They go from zero to 60 back to zero in a matter of minutes, aka … Continue reading

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Cuddle puddle on the hammock!

One thing that always baffles me about kittens versus cats is their sleeping habits. When they’re little, adorable kittens, they band together for warmth and probably familiarity when they sleep. Then they turn into cats and become loners about 90% … Continue reading

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Cambridge doesn’t like closeups!

After doing a tirade mocking the has-been state of Ohio, here’s a little levity involving Cambridge! I’m not torturing him. As something to amuse my friends’ kids, I’ve been working on a time-lapse movie of my beard regrowing after the … Continue reading

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Caturday! Aggie meets Cambridge

The foster kittens have reached the stage of stir crazy, already. When they’re awake and they suspect we’re in the same state, they begin mew constantly. Today, we let the wander about the master bedroom after Nubby had his food. … Continue reading

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Meet our Spring ’22 Fosters!

The virtual dust has settled enough at Castello di Maggi that we’ve taken in our newest foster-cat family to socialize and prep for their new human families when they’re ready! Since it’s Spring time in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s also kitten … Continue reading

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My new bookshelves!

I decided to treat myself with a major personal upgrade now that I have recovered my office for the new tile floor and especially for successfully clearing out the room. It was nothing but a messy, hoarding nightmare filled with … Continue reading

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Caturday on the Couch!

What’s becoming a typical, relaxing afternoon at Castello di Maggi with the cats enjoying the relatively new couch. I hope to get a photo with Agamemnon in the mix but I had to get this one since Vegas is relearning to … Continue reading

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Cat-Cow-durday!

What timing to get the kitty to peek out from the back of the monitor! Meow! or Moo? Being the proud human caretaker over a tux kitty, Agamemnon is filled with surprises and the majority are good. Let’s see how … Continue reading

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Day Three of the floors, Isis isn’t impressed

A rare moment of Isis being near me, overlooking my portable to see what I’m doing. Despite her resting jerk face, she’s actually relaxed and happy if she’s this close to me and her eyes aren’t bugged out, waiting for … Continue reading

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