Thursday, 21 June 2018

Tommy Thursday (With Fernant!)

Tommy: Summer is almost here and Fernant's family have gone off to Corsica for three weeks. There will be someone coming to stay at their house but not until next week, so he is with us at the moment. It turns out to be great for me too because at his place, there are big, mowed lawns and so #1 can throw the ball for me without any problem. Well, without any problem other than needing to take two balls because Fernant always steals whatever ball I have!


 And the weather has gotten quite warm so Fernant has been taking advantage of the fan!

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Wednesday Whinnies With Violette

Violette: #1's knee is getting better, but it isn't yet well enough for her to be doing any kind of work with me, so her visits to me have been mainly about brushing me, taking care of some of the itchy spots I have because of horrible biting insects, and giving me yummy treats. I confess that that is not unpleasant at all!

We did go for a little walk. It was mainly Ms. C who led me:


But #1 did lead me for a while too!

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Tama-Chan Tuesday

Tama-Chan: Would you be surprised if I mentioned that Tuesday is my favourite day of the week? Well, it is, and I always try to make sure that #1 has some great pics of me to share. Of course, the fact that the weather has improved has also made that task easier.

Here are a few pics that #1 took which offer a lovely combination of Tama-Chan Tuesday and Tama-Chan Toesday!

The perfect Aby coffee bean pawpads!

Enjoying a sunpuddle at the kitchen window:

And last but not least, here I am in queenly mode on the living room sofa:

Monday, 18 June 2018

Manly Monday

Tommy: I went out with #1 yesterday to a small fair that had Percheron horses, and I met some nice woofies there!

And I also went out dining with #1 and a friend on Saturday evening!

Da Boys: May we present exhibit A?

Da Beebs: I really don't know why #1 was going on about needing to cut my nails...

Yes, she cut them and I was a very good boy, as I always am.

Genji: Did somebody say good boy?

Vidock: A pile of hay and a bucket of cool water. That is what I call the good life! 

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Snuggles on Sunday

Tama-Chan: Here we are, on Snuggle Sunday again. The weather has finally improved and the farmer is making hay in the fields around our house. Tommy will be able to run in them again soon! In the meantime, we have been keeping him busy snugging. First me:

And also my Beebs and Da Genj:

I do occasionally stop by to snuggle with #1 when she is working:

 Da Genj has been doing his usual stuff with #1:

And we have a nice one of #1 with Violette:

Wishing you all a sunny and snuggly Sunday!

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Sei-Chan's Arty Rainbow Saturday

Sei-Chan: Rainbow Purrs, Everyone! I know that, for many people, today is Art Saturday, so I thought we might do a variant on that for this post. You see, #1 actually has paintings of three of the Rainbow boys, Ikkyu, Sen-Chan and Yuu-Chan. As for me, there are of course those wonderful photos the professional photographer from Japan, Mr. O, took, so let me share them with you today.

#1's first Aby, Ikkyu, actually had his first portrait painted by Ms.C  whilst he was alive. Here is a pic of him with his upside-down portrait!

And here is the actual portrait, properly framed (by #1) and hanging on the wall in the living room:

Also before Ikkyu went to the Bridge, another friend, Ms. Z, who is a professional painter, made an amazing portrait of Ikkyu for #1 as a Christmas present one year:

Here it is on the wall, on the landing at Poupounette Central:

Some of you will remember Kathleen Coy, the wonderful animal portraitist who had a great dog named Cloud. #1 asked her to do portraits of Sen-Chan and Yuu-Chan for her, and they now hang on her bedroom wall:

That's Yuu-Chan on the left and Sen-Chan on the right.

I of course have not (yet) been immortalised in oils, so here is one of the lovely photographic portraits of me by Hiroaki Ota:

I hope you have enjoyed this post of us in art. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Friday, 15 June 2018

Feline Friday

Da Beebs: Welcome to Feline Friday! #1 got a rather unusual photo of all three of us a couple of days ago. It is unusual for us to be eating all at the same time and in the same place. We each like to eat in our own place and we make sure that #1 knows where that is (it sometimes changes, according to the day and weather!). But that day, we all ate at the kitchen table!

Here I am, just a moment later, very attentive to some movement outside the living room window:

Here is one of mama Tama assisting #1 with her laptop:

Da Genj and I making sure that #1 doesn't fall out of bed during the night:

And Da Genj complaining that even though it has stopped raining, we're still not getting any sunpuddles!

Wishing you all an excellent Friday, and to our friends who fasted through Ramadan, we would like to say HARI RAYA or EID MUBARAK!