jordancats on August 20th, 2008

We received a call this morning from the vet in Nailsea. They had a cat brought in, with a microchip registered to our address. My heart plummeted – I mentally ran through who we’d seen and not seen this morning, and as I realised who it was, she told me. Pepper is gone – hit […]

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jordancats on May 17th, 2008

We once took a photo of the whole Tribe together on the bed – it was in the days when They Were Nine, and gone are Mollie, Zool, Shrimp and Drumknott, and Esk and Ptep have moved to Norwich. I doubt we’ll ever get the current Tribe to sit together, but they were all in […]

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jordancats on December 19th, 2007

It’s been really quite cold here for the past week or so – I’m not complaining, because we like the cold weather, and it means that the house is full of cats. Last night, all eight of the Tribe were in the living room with us, while we watched Cranford (you should have seen it, […]

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jordancats on September 18th, 2007

We know this because last night the temperature dropped to about 5°. And Moo spent all of last night sleeping on Pete’s legs. And she was accompanied – on the bed, rather than on his legs – by several other cats. This was great – no, really. Because she’s a real stopout during the warm […]

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jordancats on October 7th, 2006

Pepper was being a networked cat on Friday; well, it’s warm on top of the comms stack and autumn is drawing in… I suppose it’s pointless to try and persuade her to filter out spam and phishing mail while she’s sat there, but it would be a nice thought.

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jordancats on July 27th, 2006

it’s getting on for seven years since Pepper came to live with us, and she is seven years old today. many happy returns to Moo! – she’s still the prettiest cat in the world.

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jordancats on May 10th, 2006

we’re keeping a careful eye on Moo (as we call her) – she’s a fiercely independent little cat, and while she loves being stroked, she’s not what you’d call a lap cat. but on Monday evening, she sat on Pete’s lap; neither of us can ever remember her doing that before. And she slept on […]

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jordancats on May 6th, 2006

we were digging the front garden yesterday – a task, I may say, which is long overdue – and many of the Tribe were out in the sunshine, making sure we were doing it properly. our Pajero 4×4 was parked in the road; it has an exposed spare tyre, and Pepper decided that this would […]

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jordancats on February 18th, 2003

when we went to bed last night, we discovered Pepper had a huge lump under her right jawbone, and spreading across under her chin. We were, of course, terrified, although common sense told us that it wasn’t likely to be a tumour given that it had come up during the course of the day. Didn’t […]

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jordancats on February 6th, 2000

this evening, Pepper (our 6 month old normal* marble Bengal girl), brought home her first kill. She came in through the study window with a fair turn of speed, and dropped her prey on the carpet by my desk for me to admire. we could only wonder at her amazing skill and prowess, and the […]

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