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Athena’s Artsy Fartsy Caturday

This is an Artsy Caturday Tyebe and Budd.  Me’s never heard of it before Shokos, and I’s been here for almost 4 months.  Well, mom’s been slow getting onto Athena’s Artsy Caturday.  She sure has been.  What is involved Shoko?  Do we have ta wear some weird clothes?  No Budd, we can pose in our furs or if you prefer naked as the day we were born…mol.  Click on the badge and be whiskered away……                                                               

Me’s will pose for the artsy photo Shokos. No Tyebe, mom’s kinda ticked with you right now. I’s didn’t do nothin’. Me’s was just havin’ fun. Mom knows that but how many times has she told you to stay off the counter? She didn’t appreciate you rolling the avocado on the floor or knockin’ Budd’s Forti Flora box on the floor and then eating an envelope. Well, I had to taste it and see if it tasted good enough for Budd.                                                          

 

Me’s don’t see the avocado on the floor. Mom had picked it up before you knocked the Forti Flora on the floor. It’s a pretty blurry picture….are you sure this is the only evidence against me?  Yep, this blurry picture is the only evidence you white bomber.                                                                

Look at the mess you made, Tyebe. mol *hic* Oh ya, maybe mom will think Budd was playing with the toys                                                                

With a face like this….I don’t think so, Tyebe.

Here is my picture for the artsy fartsy works.                                               Mom used Lunapic Beauty on the picture.

SHOKO…..BLACK
TYEBE…..ROYAL BLUE
BUDD…..SEA GREEN                                                         

Autumn Floats Into Fort Meezer

 

The state of Emergency for British Columbia was lifted yesterday.  There are still fires but not as severe as in July and August.  The state of emergency was brought in on July the 9th.  Some of the evacuees abandoned their hometowns for Prince George.                                                         I guess it doesn’t matter where we live, the weather conditions start many a disaster like hurricanes, earthquakes, forest fires, tornadoes, flooding….you get the idea.

The weather here has cooled considerably, -3C in the morning.  I no longer scurry to the sliding glass door to get outside as soon as I wake up.  Now I sleep in till it’s warmer and perhaps the sun will show up.                                                    

This is my bed, right beside mom.  When I was younger, I would bite her….gently, of course, when she would toss around too much. haha It didn’t help keep mom still so I gave it up.

All the veggies except potatoes and brussel sprouts are out of the garden.  Apparently, brussel sprouts taste better after the first frost.

The tomatoes are sitting on the kitchen table turning red. Then mom and dad can them. They only have 5 pints done this year.                                                         

 

 

There is a huge stalk in the garden! I wonder if a giant lives up there…should I try to climb it and take a peek?                                                           It’s humongous!

Shopping Around The World In April…..Seafood Recipe

April is our turn to host the Shopping Around The World for Piglove.  Simply put The Canadian Cat’s URL in your post with your favourite seafood dish.  Piglove’s URL would be nice to include too.


SHOKO…..BLACK
KALI……ORANGE

Hey Kali how’s the ole gal doing?  She’s OK….she’s watching and talking to the TVThe talking to the TV tells me she’s getting better.  What happened anyway Shoko…do you know?  Well, listening to dad and mom yak about her knee, it seems when they went to Omaha Beach after meeting up with Phenny and his mom and dad, mom fell down.  Really!!  Good ole mom, when in doubt, have a bath….sorry, that’s for us not mom.  For mom it would be….MAKE A TURKEY OF YOURSELF!

This picture  was taken moments before mom stood up, heard a crack and fell on her face.  Da Phenny knew it was coming and wanted to get out of there fast so is dragging his mom behind him. MOL.

When they got to London they caught a virus….both of them.  This knocked them so low that they could barely be seen on our cat radar, but I get ahead of myself as all of the residents at the house in Normandy were involved in fixing our recipe of the month for Shopping Around The World.

We peek in at the activities In the house in Normandy that day.

Seems mom was the bossy dudette for our recipe of Fish Cakes made with salmon.  She says supervisor, we say bossy.

Ingredients:

1 tin Sockeye Salmon….150 grams $5.25 in Canadian Dollars

1 onion…. 1.29 euro a pound , $ 1.38

8 small potatoes……very small…1.99 for a kilo,  $$ 2.13 euro

some butter….in cupboard

A true international dinner.

Directions:

1/ Dice onion but not too small.  Throw a teaspoon of butter in frying pan to brown onion.  Put onion in frying pan and cook at medium-high…stirring frequently or your onion will be black as my face. MOL

2/ While the onion is browning, cut up the potatoes and boil them in a pot.

The potatoes are boiling and the onion is sautéing as demonstrated by our model Broomhilda Brush, a charming woman.

With your other hand chunk up the sockeye salmon after you have removed the juice and given it to the pet at your elbow.                                                                 As you see, aforementioned pet is helping Broomhilda get the salmon juice out of the can and telling us to flake off, it’s his juice.

3/ The potatoes are done so smash them like this foreign resident of the house.

                                                                         4/ Turn onions off at this time.

5/ Add salt and pepper to taste and about 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs.

6/  Combine smashed potatoes, browned onions. salt, pepper, breadcrumbs and of course the salmon in bowl.  Mix with hands.  It tastes better this way.

7/ Make patties with your hands.  Put 2 tablespoons butter in frying pan and turn the temperature to high.  Watch constantly. Don’t forget to place the patties in pan. After about 5 minutes turn the cakes over and do the same on the other side.  You want to brown them on either side….not burn them.  DONE!                                                             These are some scrumptious looking fish cakes. Mmmm…perhaps some more potatoes would be wise next time.

A wonderful meal that we all had part in making.  What? Mr. Brush  didn’t do anything?                                                                   Oh yes he did!  Mr. Brush appears to have eaten a little more than the chair could hack.  The chair broke but Phenny was there to the rescue, moving so fast he’s a blur.

Thank you for joining us for April’s Seafood Recipe.  From all of us: Mr. and Mrs. Brush, dad, mom and Da Phenny we bid you a fun and happy day.

Broomhilda Brush and Mr. Brush aka Phenny’s mom and dad.

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It is also Sunday Selfie Day with The Cat On My Head blog.  Well, we just couldn’t miss another Selfie Day so I took it upon myself to show one and all the beret mom brought me back from Paris for me.  Kali got one that is exactly the same.  Where’s the French treats mom….trade ya the beret for the goodies.  MOL                                                         Am I not one sophisticated kitty?  I asked for a green beret but mom didn’t think I deserve a green one.  I tell you…I’m not so sure about that woman.

Please stop by The Cat On My Head and view our friends trying to show their best side.  It’s a riot.                                                             Mom this was a long blog.  I’m bone tired but a little peckish.  Are there any treats in the big Paris bag?  There are?  What do ya mean I have to share them with Kali.  What did she do?  Oh alright if I HAVE to.

 

Let’s Sashay Through Thursday

SHOKO…..BLACK

KALI…..ORANGE

COW KITTY…..GREEN

C’mon mom let’s go into the basement.  No, NO…I don’t need the granny tiger vest.  I become as slow as a granny kitty.  Cwap!  If you insist.  You have to catch me first…woohoo.                                                                  aashokkslismzmcr  Cwap!  Kali, you lost too much weight….mom found me.  It couldn’t be the bright orange tiger vest on your back that gave you away, is it?  Alright, alright,  I’ll go downstairs…where’s the treats first.  Yuck…bewaa …..where are the tasty ones that our friends gave us?                                                                         aashokbasement1                                                                             aashokbasement2I see them!!  Get ready, here I come.

aashokbasementMmmmm…these are the yummy treats.  Let’s keep going mom.  Thanks mom…they taste way better than the cwappy ones that are good for me.

aashokbasement4Oh look, dad hid your wagon down here.  We have to get some water proving on it before Spring.  Will we grow vegetables in here or flowers?  A sweet potato vine crawling up the handle would be so cool, as long as Cow Kitty doesn’t climb it.

aashokwagon2See the dead bodies to your left.  Those are our outside animals hibernating till Spring.  Had ya going, didn’t I?

Meanwhile up on the Poop Deck.                                                                  aakalisleepAwww…feels so good to stretch out on a soft bed.  What the….Cow Kitty get out of my bedroom!  How rude!!  I’m not prepared for visitors.  *Cow Kitty slides across the floor in his haste to leave the bedroom.*                                                                     aackzm

Here I’m protected and it feels so good to roll around in the tunnel.

aakalickdoneCow Kitty…oh Cow Kitty, where are you?  I haven’t finished telling you off Shh…don’t let her know I’m here.                                                                              aakalicksmMancats!!  For nips sake.  I swear not a lick of thinking just doing on his part. MOL

 

Have a great Thursday my friends.

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Friendly Friday Fill-Ins Week 6

Kali, do you care if it’s Friday?  Not really Shoks.  Wait!  Yes, yes I do.  We started filling out 15 and Meowing and McGuffy’s Reader’s Fill in’s.   Cwap!!  You’re right Kali.  Let’s get on with it.                                                                 aakstalkf

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1. The best brand of  treat is  Island Paradise by Party Mix.

Totally Kali.  You must try them friends.  They’re just the right size, small and melt in your mouth and the taste mmmm…well, you just have to taste them for yourself.

2. Mom refuses to buy dog shampoo  unless there is a sale or a coupon.  I need not say anything…Woofie shampoo?

  3. I am inspired by cats that speak up for themselves!.  We are Siamese and believe in speaking up if we want anything or something is on our minds.  Never mind guessing what we want….we’ll let you know.

4.Whenever I see a camera I close my eyes. MOL  Ok my turn at the last statement;

4.Whenever   moi sees a crow , I   chatter at great length  .  Sounds like my false teeth are clattering together. MOL

There you have it friends.  Our fill-ins for this Friday. 

 Shoko is black

Kali is orange

Dash Kitten.Com has chosen The Canadian Cats as the representatives of Canada for their International Blog.  Read the interview by clicking on Dash Kitten .Com.  We were very honoured.

Kali and Shoks