Category Archives: Spot

Lula the gardener :)

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

We’ve been enjoying playing in our new cat garden, there’s so many things to explore and play with! I like standing on the plant pots as I can see a bit more when I’m higher up!

 

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I can see the sea from here! (or perhaps not!!)

 

 

But my daddy wasn’t happy when Lula started taking more of an interest in the pots than she should πŸ˜† :

 

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Mmm…. Lula thinks this looks interesting!

 

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Oooh! What’s down there?!

 

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Lula’s getting very dirty!

 

 

 

Naughty girl! I don’t really think this type of behaviour is becoming for a Grand Premier girl – do you?!!

 

Take care my friends!

Love from Spot xxx

Our new friend :)

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

We’ve been having lots of fun in our new cat garden and we’ve even made a new friend! He’s a little odd as he’s purple and quite plastic-y but we still think he’s great fun to play with! Even Robbie has spent time playing with him….

 

Here’s some photos so you can see what we mean πŸ™‚

 

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Robbie checking out our new friend πŸ™‚

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hey Robbie, let me get closer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I’ve got him sussed out…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lula decides to find out what the fuss is all about!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All we need now is a name for him – any suggestions? πŸ˜†

 

Speak again soon!

Love from Spot xxx

The making of our cat enclosure – Part Three

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

Our cat enclosure is now almost complete! Just a few little bits of the fence to paint and mummy is also going to paint our cat house in a nice colour. But it’s now all safe and secure and planted with lots of grasses and flowers to attract bugs πŸ™‚

 

So here’s the final instalment of our cat enclosure story!

 

 

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The cat garden – just the finishing touches required!

 

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Daddy is making a totem pole for us!

 

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We’ve got lots of plants to play with!

 

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Our cat-mint corner!

 

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The plants will grow in time and provide lots of fun!

 

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Pretty flowers in our garden to attract bugs

 

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Nice as it is, I still try and escape sometimes! πŸ™‚

 

 

Lula and I have lots of room to run around and be safe in – my mummy can stop worrying about us now πŸ™‚

 

Take care my friends!

Love from Spot xx

It’s our birthday today! (sort of..) :)

 

Hello my friends! Spot here!

 

Some of you may remember that Lula and I (being twins) celebrated our first birthday back in May.Β We had such a lovely day with so many well-wishes from our friends and lots of yummy food, that we decided that one birthday per year just isn’t enough! Β Our mummy even made us an e-card which I’ve re-posted below for those of you who may not have seen it:

 

 

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Hmmm… so you are probably wondering how I can claim it’s our birthday in August when we had our “official” birthday in May?

 

Well, you may know what the Queen of our land, Elizabeth II, has 2 birthdays per year… so we decided to better that and have four! Therefore, today is our 1ΒΌ birthday! Yes, we are exactly 15 months old!

 

Mummy celebrated with us by giving us a special fish supper and we hope to have lots of chicken treats later too, just before we go to bed! We’ve also had lots of play with our favourite toys, including our feathers with our daddy, so all it leaves now is for us to work out how we can manage to fit even more birthdays in the year – any ideas my friends?

 

Take care everyone!
Love from Spot xxx

 

 

I’m quite naughty!

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

I’m very sorry, I’ve been quite naughty! I’ve not updated my page for ages…. does this look show my remorse do you think?

 

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Ooops – I think I’ll hide behind here for now!

 

I have been really busy! I’ve been kind of addicted to the Olympics, it’s been great watching all the different sports! Lula has been to a cat show too, where she did very well, she got a Grand Premier certificate and won Best of Breed! Here she is with her rosettes…

 

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You look at my rosettes, I’ll eat some of my food!

 

And on top of that, we’ve also been busy helping our daddy build our new cat enclosure. You may remember that we need this because Lula is just that little bit too adventurous and wanders too far, so mummy and daddy want to keep a much closer eye on her. We’ll share pics of the enclosure once it’s done, but here’s a pic of me trying out some of the plants that are going to be put in there!

 

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Yummy!

 

We all love having a nibble and a play in different grasses, as you can see here!

 

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Having fun!

 

 

In fact, we have posted a video of us playing in the grasses on our YouTube channel! You can see it by either following the link to YouTube on the “slider” to the left of Β your screen, or there is also a link on our “Videos” page which is on our photos tab – all our videos are on there πŸ™‚

 

I promise I won’t leave it as long to speak to you next time!

Love from Spot xxxx

 

 

Green fingers…. or paws??

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

As you may already know, my mummy and daddy are building us a cat enclosure! Although where we live is safe for most cats, Lula is a little bit too adventurous and wanders just a little bit too far which worries my mummy and daddy too much!

 

So they’ve decided to build an enclosure for us which will also link to the garage and an indoor cat activity centre when finished!

 

Much of the outdoor bit will be covered in different plants so we will have lots of areas to play in and hide from each other and play games. We will also have plants that attract flies and bugs so we will be able to carry on playing our favourite hobby of fly-catching!

 

The plants have all been bought, so we’ve been checking them out! πŸ™‚

 

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These look interesting plants!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mmm… they smell quite nice too!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Let’s all check these plants out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mmm… tasty!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Checking out all of the plants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We will keep you all updated of the progress of our enclosure and of course post more pics!

 

Speak to you soon!

Love from Spot xxxx

 

 

 

 

On the waterfront

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

I have been so busy lately, watching the Olympics on the TV… I can’t decide which is my favourite sport, there are so many to choose from! But on reflection I think things like football or tennis are very good – I have no idea of the rules, but it’s very exciting to chase the ball with my paws πŸ™‚

 

We’ve also been having summer weather recently which has meant that we’ve had lots of opportunity to get outside and enjoy the garden without getting too wet!

 

One of our favourite haunts in the garden is around the fish pond, as you can see from these pics!

 

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I can see a birdie on the other side of the pond – pah!!

 

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Robbie stalking the toads…

 

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Lula likes looking at the fish πŸ™‚

 

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Oohh! Look at that fish!!

 

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I’ll just sit over here…

 

 

 

Our Harry cat doesn’t like the pond much, but we couldn’t leave him out! πŸ™‚

 

Speak soon!
Love from Spot xx

 

 

Latest show news :)

Hello again, Spot here!

 

I hope you’ve all had a nice weekend, the trouble with them is that they go so quickly, isn’t it? πŸ™‚

 

We went to the Bengal Cat Club cat show yesterday, and if you read my Facebook page, you’ll know that we had a fantastic set of results!

 

Here’s how we did in detail! So I’ll start with me πŸ™‚

 

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Keeping my fur in tip-top condition!

 

The closing date for this show was BEFORE the last show we went to, so even though I now have enough Premier Certificates (PCs) to qualify as a Premier Cat. I was entered into the Premier Certificate class again… which I won!! So I now have 4 PCs πŸ˜† Then in my three side classes, I got two first places and one second place, so pretty good results!

 

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I’m going to get that mouse!

 

 

I had a great day… but Lula had an even better one! She was going for her 2nd Grand Premier Certificate, and was in a very tough class with lots of other great cats! So mummy was exceptionally proud when she won it and therefore her certificate! But then even better she beat all the other snow spotty Bengals to get Best of Breed! πŸ˜€ But then, and mummy couldn’t believe this, she then won Best Female Neuter in Show! This meant that she went to the Best in Show Pens for the overall judging!

 

 

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Lula next to our Uncle BooBoo

 

So here’s Lula next to our Uncle BooBoo. He won Best Male Neuter and they were therefore up against each other for Best Neuter in Show. Now, bearing in mind that Uncle BooBoo is an Imperial Grand Premier and is much more mature than Lula, we thought she stood no chance. But then the judge placed her above him, so she won Best Neuter in Show!!

 

She was then up against the Best Adult and the Best Kitten for Best in Show overall. This is where Lula didn’t win as the adult was awarded that title.

 

But what a fantastic day, and to do all that where there were so many lovely Bengals in the show meant that mummy was extremely proud πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

 

To top all of this, mummy won a bottle of wine in the raffle and has also found out today that one of our photos won in the photo competition and so will appear in the 2013 Bengal Cat Club calendar.

 

We are all so happy!

 

I hope you had as good a weekend as us πŸ™‚

Love from Spot xx

 

 

Hanging out by the pond

Hello my friends! Spot here πŸ™‚

 

We’ve been watching the TV quite a lot tonight… they’re talking a lot about the Olympic Games as they finally begin tomorrow! I think this means there’ll be lots of sport for us to watch on the TV – we like watching sport and wildlife programmes, they’re our favourites πŸ™‚

 

At least we’ll have nice weather for the games… or for the start of them at least! It’s been quite nice here over the last few days, just like summer should be in fact πŸ˜† We like to cool down by sitting near the pond and watching the fish. Occasionally I even like to have a drink of vintage pond water πŸ˜€

 

Here’s some photos of us hanging out there:

 

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Thirsty!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Where’s that birdie gone?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Robbie’s looking for the baby toads near the pond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Here’s the birdie, Lula!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We hope you all enjoy watching the Olympics!

 

Speak to you soon,

Love from Spot xxx

 

 

Cats and windows

Hello everyone, Spot here!

 

I hope you’re all enjoying your week and looking forward to the weekend, which isn’t too far away now!

 

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but there’s a couple of pages on Facebook that show cats looking out of, or into, windows! They seem to be very popular pages and we like to share photos with them πŸ™‚

 

But we thought today we’d do our own little montage of various poses just of us looking out of a window. I hope you like them πŸ˜†

 

 

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Robbie to Spot: “where are you going?”

 

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Spot to Robbie: “I’ve had enough of it here, bye bye!”

 

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I have a good view here!

 

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Let me out!

 

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What’s that out there?

 

 

I hope you all enjoy your Friday! πŸ™‚

 

Love from Spot

xxx