Miss Dilly & Co – juuuuuuuuuust a little on the contrary side #cats

In preparation for moving house, and anticipating the need to keep the feline occupants indoors for a few weeks (an act of self defence), we have invested in a couple of covered cat litter trays. As the tribe have never used cat flaps, and even Oberon the baby of the tribe is nine years old… Read More Miss Dilly & Co – juuuuuuuuuust a little on the contrary side #cats

Miss Dilly and Co: United Union of Radical Kittykind (UURK!) #cats

There is a misconception that cats are merely fickle when it comes to food. I am not so sure about that. Careful observations of the ‘Miss Dilly’ crew have led me to believe that their choices are made on a mixture of masterful plotting and the wish to collectively mess with the minds of humankind… Read More Miss Dilly and Co: United Union of Radical Kittykind (UURK!) #cats

Fables on Murder, Mayhem and More

An excellent review for  Fables and Fabrications on Murder Mayhem and More. “Compact chronicles, seemingly distilling the detail and energy from an entire novel into a condensed, compelling form …  (Edwards)  expertly blends matter-of-fact everyday reality with far-fetched and fanciful notions that somehow seem entirely credible.”  

Miss Dilly and Co

Anyone with cats will know that single immutable truth about our feline overlords — namely that  whatever you give them to eat will NOT be that which they are willing to consider sniffing at – much less eat, nor will ever eat, until Satan is spotted purchasing his first pair of ice skates.

Autumn Warmers

You can tell when autumn starts to kick in when the cats start sharing spaces! Peter got a snap of Oberon and Miss Betty this morning snuggled up on a chair that happens also to be a sunny spot. No sign of Miss Dilly… she shares with no cat…

Miss Dilly & co : Guard Cat

Sitting here a few minutes ago, getting into writing mode, when *plonk* *clatter* *flutter* *bang*  – a large wood pigeon landed on the study window sill. Now this is no mean feat for a bird that size when the sill is narrow, sloping and, being, a modern UPVC replacement,  totally without purchase of any kind for pigeonish feet.