Happy Friday, friends! We’re almost at the weekend, which is turning out to be a cat-filled one for us. Tomorrow, we’re visiting Orange County’s first cat cafe – Catmosphere Laguna! And you can bet I’ll be posting about it later.
And then on Sunday, Ross and I are volunteering at the latest Best Friends Super Adoption event! So far, all of the Best Friends adoption events have been held in Los Angeles County. This is their first venture outside of L.A. – they’re heading to Riverside in the Inland Empire to help reach more people in Southern California.
We hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! Here’s what the cats were chatting about this past week.
Woodrow: Mama, this doesn’t smell like an ice cream parlor.
Mama: I know, I’m sorry.
Woodrow: You tricked me! Why are we at the vet?
Mama: To have your teeth cleaned.
Woodrow: Well, I guess as long as we can go for ice cream after.
Woodrow, Olive and Sophie have been dropped off at the vet for their dental cleanings. Fingers crossed for no extractions. Olive had five extractions at her last dental. Sophie had none. This is Woodrow’s first dental with us, and perhaps his first ever. We’ll let you know the verdict! UPDATE: Woodrow had his two upper second premolars removed (very tiny teeth). Sophie had the same, but only her left one removed. And Olive had none removed!
Sophie: Mama, I know they had to take one of my teefies, but why did they have to take my leg furs, too? I look so silly.
Mama: Aww, no you don’t. You’re still very cute.
Sophie: But Olive looks silly, right? She’s missing her leg furs, too.
Mama: Uh sure, Olive looks silly.
Sophie: I knew it! You love me more than Olive.
Mama: I don’t think that’s what I said.
Sophie and Woodrow have been very lovey after returning from their dentals. They’re both still a tiny bit out of it from the anesthesia, even this morning, but are overall just fine. Olive has been her normal tortie self.
Dexter: Mama, Eddie is the one who got groomed today, so how did I end up in his bow tie? It still smells like dog.
Mama: Do you want me to take it off?
Dexter: I didn’t say that. I make this bow tie look goooood.
Eddie has a mobile groomer that comes to the house. She always puts him in a bow tie when she’s done. How cute is that? And you know I can’t resist making the cats model the bow tie each time.
Mama: Whatcha doing, Olive?
Olive: Playing whack-a-Sophie. It’s like whack-a-mole, but with Sophie. Every time she tries to come in the catio, I whack her on the head.
Mama: That doesn’t sound very nice.
Olive: It was her idea, Mama. I swear.
Sophie: (from inside) Ready Olive? Here I come!
This is actually something the cats do…but in reverse. Sophie will sit inside the house and block Olive from coming in. Olive sits at the opening and just paws at the flap repeatedly. Eventually, Sophie gets bored and leaves. However, this photo from today was actually right after Olive bopped Sophie on the head – she was already inside the catio. Cats! (P.S. Olive’s missing fur is from her dental procedure. Everything is okay!)
Harley: Hi Mama!
Mama: Hi Harley.
Mama: Um, do you want something?
Harley: A treat, please.
Mama: Dexter, do you want to know what daddy said about you this morning?
Dexter: Yes, what did he say, Mama?
Mama: That you have the softest fur out of all of our cats.
Dexter: Well, I am an excellent groomer, and I put a lot of effort into these soft furs. I’m glad my efforts are finally being recognized.
Woodrow: Do it again, Mama!
Mama: Boopy boop boop!
Bonus Friday Video
The video is from Instagram stories. It’s Sophie in the catio the day after her dental. You’ll see she’s still a little wobbly at one point.
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