MISS PEACH'S COZY COTTAGE

Welcome to the COZY COTTAGE. This is the furever home of the memory of Miss Peach, our 18 year old Devon Rex angel kitty. I am Miss Hunny Bunny, she asked me to pour you a cuppa catmint tea as you read our old fashion mewsings about this and that. Please come by often...one lump or two?

Remember...only in our tomorrows will we realize what we had in our yesterdays.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

~TOES DAY~

I am going to have to set a good example for my sweet mancat ALI. Tomorrow I will show you how I am going to try to do that. Can you guess?

Monday, July 30, 2007

~A Sneaky Old Girl Cat!~

I just couldn't believe my eyes when I saw who this mail was adressed to!!

Peach had these postcards hidden under her new crinkle sack!

On the back of this card she wrote...My darling Alicat, Skeezix, Tyler and Henry H. at a beach luau. On the card below she made these notations...Me, Pixie and Daisy learning to do the hula!

I think my fuzzy wrinkley old girl has been spending wayyyyyyyyyyh too much time on the computer! Miss Peach and I are going to have a nice little chat today about WHO will be going where! Stay tuned...

Sunday, July 29, 2007

~~WHY IS MY MOMMY SO GRUMPY?~~

Today I thought I was going to
All I asked mommy was, "Do you
because I am really hungry and thirsty...
Mommy gave me the "LOOK" and said,
Not "my" but HER real purrrrsonality!!
I think my mommy must have a split purrrsonality sometimes
Miss Peach here: Maybe we will find out tomorrow what she is so grumpy about...I didn't do anything wrong. I am just a cute innocent little kitty cat:)
Mommy here: I know Miss Peach is up to something. I have proof about this!! She is sneaky in her old age!
PS: I was inspired by my feline furrrends at Mosaic Cats, and their female, to post some of my cat art collection. These cards were all sent to me by members of the Crazy for Cats Card Club. I have treasured boxes full of them and have decided to share them with you from now on. Hope you enjoy them.

Saturday, July 28, 2007

~~~DEFINE SATURDAY~~~Napping of course~~


~~~A Cat's Dictionary~~~

Aquarium: interactive television for cats.

Cataclysm: any great upheaval in a cat's life.

Catatonic: a feline medicinal drink.

Caterpillar: a soft scratching post for a cat.

Cat Scan: to look for a new cat.

Dog: a cat's device for running practice.

Im-purr-sonate: to act like the cat.

Purr-ade: an organized march of cats.

Purr-adise: the garden of Cats.

Purr-amour: a cat lover.

Purr-anoia: the fear that your cat is up to something.

Purr-aphernalia: a cat's personal belongings.

Purr-ch: any favored feline napping spot.

Purr-chase: anything bought for a cat.

Purr-fume: the scent of an open can of tuna.

Purr-gatory: a houseful of kittens.

Purr-mission: a feline hunting expedition.

Purr-petual: everlasting feline love.

Purr-plex: a house with two or more cats.

Purr-son: a male kitten.

Purr-suit: the garment your shedding cat rubs against just as you are leaving home to go to an important meeting.

Purr-verse: a poem about a wicked kitty.

Tuner: sonar-like device in cat food that causes cats to appear.

Yawn: a cat's honest opinion openly expressed

Friday, July 27, 2007

~ANOTHER PROVERB~

My sweet brother Dragonheart has honored me with a meme tag. Am I a lucky kitty to get to do this again?! YES!


Here is Dragonhearts proverb:
If at first your humans don't tend to your needs, meow and meow again.


Here is my new proverb:

~THE HEAVYSIDE LAYER~
Sweet and softly little cat, how I wonder where your at.

Up above the stars so bright,like an Angel in the night.

Sweet and softly little cat, I'm so comforted knowing that.

above photo is courtesy of Val& Ron Lindahn
book 'The Secret Lives of CATS'

Thursday, July 26, 2007

~A Proverb Meme~

I was tagged by the new meme going around by my very cool new furrrends over at MOSAIC CATS!! Write your own proverb! A proverb is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of catkind.
You can read their gr8 proverbs below...mine follows after theirs:) I have always loved "Gather ye rosebuds" by Robert Herrick, even if it is over 400 years old.

...the very first one that came to our (Willie & Bianca's) minds is:

There are only twenty-four hours in a nap.

We asked Sadie for her contribution, and one of the things you probably don't know about her is that she is very spiritual. She wanted to share her favorite parable:

Morris 5:37,38 "No one puts new clean litter into dirty old litter boxes, or else the new litter will touch the poo poo parts, and it will be stinky, and the clean litter will be skanky. But new litter must be put into clean litter boxes, and both are good. No cat having scratched new litter immediately desires old, for he says, ‘The new is better.’ "


~~Miss Peach's Garden Wisdom~~

Gather ye Catmint while ye may,

the time is right for drying.

For this same Catmint here today,

tomorrow will be steamrolled flat

by a herd of bulldozer cats!
I tag PIXIE and Baby Lucy furr and my handsome mancat ALICAT to do the Proverb Meme. Post the definition and the proverb of your tagger in your post:))

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

~~~~DRAGONHEART"S CONTEST~~~~

~~DRAGONHEART'S CONTEST WEEK~~

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July 18, 2007: When I think of a Sphynx.

A Sphynx is a cat,
a quite mysterious breed....
and if you don't believe that,
I have proof of it indeed!


The story begins in Egypt,
as this papyrus clearly shows.
She is every bit fantastic

from her head down to her toes!


A mighty ancient sentinel
gazing out across the sands.
On duty still today... fulfilling
a young cats dreams so grand!poem by Miss Peach >(^,^)< This is LIZA, she belongs to my friend Diana Nelson! LIZA is #2 Sphynx Premier in CFA nationwide! Someday I hope for a kitten:)

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Me: HairNSkin Dragonheart. AKA: Drago, Drake, Dragoncat, Psycho Kitten, Crazy Kitten, Crazy Kitty, Super Kitty, Dude, Streaky, Silly, Crazy, Handsome Fellow, Cutie, and Dragondude, Spider Cat, Stinky, Little Jedi
My sire: Champion of HairNSkin Obi Wan Kenobi~Obi
My dam: New Taj Mahal Sherazade of HairNSkin
My brother and littermate: Merlin
My older sister: From Dusk Till Dawn
Extra credit: Your Uncle is Yoda:)


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· When did I first start blogging? November 25, 2006 at 20:08 pm
· What was my Gotcha Day? Saturday November 25, 2006
· When did my human first post about me on her blog?September 12, 2006

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What is another name for the Sphynx breed? Moonstone Cats, Canadian Sphynx, Canadian hairless, hairless cat, hairless kitten, Bald Cat, Toronto Ghost Cat
What was the name of the Sphynx cat character in the Austin Powers movies, and what is the cat's real name? The cat who played Mr. Bigglesworth is a Sphynx named
SGC Belfry Ted Nude-gent.

These Sphynx kitties belong to my friend Jacqui who lives in Devon England. They are Willow (top) and Molly!

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List the colours of the following cats:
1)Me: Black & White (and pinkJ ) your toes are pink, although your paw pads are both pink and gray. Your tail is gray.
2)My sire: Obi Wan Kenobi, a brown classic tabby and white Sphynx
3)My dam: Sherazade , a blue point Sphynx


According to the CFA (Cat Fanciers' Association) what breeds can be used as outcrosses when breeding Sphynx?

Breeders in Europe and North America have bred the Sphynx to normal coated cats and then back to hairless for more than thirty years. Hairless cats found in recent years in domestic cat litters are still being used in Sphynx breeding programs to expand the gene pool. Britanya Cattery has been using a hairless cat's offspring found in Texas. Donna Roberds of Kattewyk Cattery has been using a hairless cat found in Arkansas. A breeding between these two cats produced extremely hairless offspring. Two hairless cats found in Indiana are reportedly being used in other Sphynx breeding programs.
Until when can these breeds be used? Until December 30, 2010

Sphynx were at one time crossbred with Devon Rex in an attempt to strengthen the gene, but unfortunately this led to serious dental or nervous-system problems and is now forbidden in most breed standards associations. The only allowable outcross breeds in the CFA are now the American Shorthair and Domestic Shorthair. Other associations have different rules. In Europe mainly Devon Rex has been used for outcrosses.
In Europe, what breed has been used most often as an outcross? The Devon Rex

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Name three themes that my breeder has used for her litters, and give the name of one cat from each of these themes.
1) Fairy Tales: Merlin & Dragonheart

2) Starwars: Yoda, Han-Solo, Skywalker, Obi-Wan-Kenobi

3) Around the World: Sidney Dundee, Meshika Azteka

4)Action Movies, Basic Instinct




CAPTION CAPERS!!

Oh my gosh Caylynn! Come see what happened to Dragonheart!!
Mr Mills!!! What did you do to my poor sweet kitty boy?
I put some of your sunscreen on him so he wouldn't get a sunburn...
That wasn't sunscreen!! It was wrinkle remover!
Well not only did it remove ALL of his wrinkles, it removed HALF of Dragonheart too!!


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German words for these are:


Cat: Die Katze oder der Kater

Kitten: Das Katzchen

Cat Food: Das Katzenfutter

Cat Litter: Das Katzenstreu

Litterbox: Die Katzentoilette oder Das Katzenklo

Scratching Post: Der Kratzbaum,Die Kratzmatte,Der Kratzpfosten

Catnip: Die Katzenminze

Cat Snacks: Katzenimbiss oder Schlemerhappen oder Katzensnacks

Find the details and the rules of my Scavenger Hunt contest here. You can find all of the Scavenger Hunt items here. NOTE: ALL photos are copywrite reserved by the original photographers!

Monday, July 23, 2007

~MY HAPPY PLACE~

Welcome to my happy patio place.
This is what I see all around me as
I lazy the hot summer days away
Join me for a coffee break...everyday at three o'clock
At night we turn on this light to read by.
This is Lapdaddy's light (I know it is girly) He built this cute birdhouse Mommy get lots of stuff at tag sales! LOTS!! She never gets water, but blooms and blooms I like to have visitors Come back and have catmint tea with me! I will just rest here until you come.
Our tea cups are ready.

~Meet my famouse furrrrend!~

This is LIZA This is LIZA, she belongs to my friend Diana Nelson! Diana is a very special lady...she saved me and found me my furrrever home here with my mommy and Lapdaddy seven years ago. Diana has rehomed hundreds of Rex kitties over the years in the Pacific Northwest! BRAVO GIRLFURRREND!!
LIZA is #2 Sphynx Premier in CFA nationwide! Isn't she just a stunning beauty? I wish her the very best of luck in the show circuit. Someday mommy hopes for a hairless kitten:) but not right now! Right mommy? MOMMY!!! RIGHT??


Saturday, July 21, 2007

~(^.^)~ A Cat I Once Knew ~(^.^)~


This lovely girl is Miss Nola. She lived in a small paradise called Cape Cod with my dear friend Anita and her husband Dave.
She was a good mommy cat to Zydeco and Spike. They wandered through her gardens above the beach and marshes, running and playing with delight for many seasons.
Early this year, in the Winter of her fullfilled life, Nola went to be with her two kittens.
Much loved and deeply missed, she will never be forgotten.
I do not know who wrote this poetry, but I'd love to use it here.
~~~For Nola and Anita~~~

If I go away
What would still remain of me?
The ghost within your eyes?
The whisper in your sighs?
You see...Believe
And I'm always there

Karla, What a wonderful surprise I had this morning!! Suddenly before my eyes was Nola! Oh my friend, Dave and I both cried. Our girls being seen by people all over the world. And such a lovely poem. Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you.
Still teary eyed,
Anita

~Wordless Weekend Wanderings~