Happy Birthday Teabag

It’s my birthday… so I’m getting myself something that rhymes with nice!

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

Awwww, Teabag sent me¬†a Valentine’s Card. ūüôā

New Year 2017

Woke Up Like This

Merry Christmas

Teabag The Cat

 

We Wish You A Merry Christmas.

We Wish You A Merry Christmas.

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

…And A Happy New Year!

Peace and Goodwill

Peace begins

Teabag and I just wanted to share some festive love and positivity this week.

Crazy Half Hour

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I love Teabag so much. Most cats have a crazy half hour about once a day, Teabag somehow manages,¬†on average, two an hour. As long as he’s not sleeping, and then sometimes you can tell he’s dreaming it. I don’t know what he has against kitchen roll, but it’s immense fun to throw a roll into the mix every so often. You’d think there’d be some remorse for murdering it afterwards, but no… he denies everything. Once, I swear, he mewed and it sounded like “What are you looking at, I don’t live here, I don’t even know you, and I definitely did not do that.” He’s brilliant.

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That Was AWFUL!

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 That was awful, I hate you Dasha. You tricked me!

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Teabag – Children In Need

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Today, I want to say something about Children in Need. As the great philanthropist that I am, I occasionally pick a cause and it is about time I said something about Little Peoples. There are¬†lots out there that are deprived, and as far as I can make out, don’t even have kittens to look after them! What are you Big Peoples thinking? This situation cannot continue. If I could I would go out and create some kittens myself to rectify this awful situation but sadly I cannot, so I offered to give all my treats for a whole week. Which made Dasha¬†laugh a lot, which I feel was rather unkind. She said that she didn’t think children would really enjoy eating cat treats and that¬†if I really wanted to¬†help then I should raise some money by¬†getting into a bath of beans. Which makes absolutely no sense. How does that raise money, or help anyone? You Big Peoples really are so illogical, no wonder your¬†Little Peoples¬†are all shambollical! But¬†Dasha said she would donate ¬£20 if I got in a bath of beans and that other Peoples might too, she said it was traditional. I guess I don’t understand Peoples and I don’t understand money or your weird traditions… so for no reason,¬†I’m going to get covered in beans. Maybe you will donate to the¬†Little Peoples¬†so they can get the things they need, like roofs and coats and nurses and everything they¬†need to be great¬†and happy Peoples… and especially so they can get kittens.

BBC Children In Need

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Witches And Cats

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Familiar Spirits were believed to help witches with their magic. It was believed that they were demons who took¬†either¬†animal or human form, notably that of a cat, rat or toad. In folklore if the familiar spirit belonged to a witch or sorcerer then the entity was generally seen as malevolent and labelled a demon and if the spirit was attached to¬†one of the “cunning folk” then it¬†was largely seen as benevolent and more fairylike.

Now I’d like to say that this is all complete fantasy, and it is true that I haven’t ever met a frog prince, never mind a mystical toad, but cats, well, we all know that cats are magical. Teabag is¬†agile and swift as lightning… but he’s no dainty fairy and though he can at times be¬†diabolical, he’s not evil. He does come and go silent as the grave… unless he wants some gravy… so¬†I’d have to say at best, he’s benign.

I expect it’s all part of the mysterious cat magic, that makes me feed him and brush him. In his enchanted world¬†I’m the familiar spirit¬†who aids him with his magical comings and goings and doings, and who’s to argue with that? He believes in 5 impossible things before breakfast and then goes out¬†and does them, while I pour coffee on my cereal and leave the hairdryer in the fridge. As usual I suspect we humans have the whole¬†state of affairs¬†backwards.