Friday Cat Blogging – 24 July 2020

Here is Hopper staring at a nearby hummingbird that’s humming away above her. She wants the hummingbird, but unlike my mother’s kittens, with their spring steel legs, she just doesn’t have the leaping ability to be any danger to the local fauna. Except for lizards, that is, who have their tails bitten off with considerable regularity.

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