Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Tama-Chan - 9 Years Young Today!

#1 here. Today, we are celebrating Tama-Chan's 9th birthday. It is a special birthday because, when she was so sick in the autumn of last year, I really wondered if she would make it to Christmas, never mind her next birthday. In the event, she is doing really well and I am so happy to be able to celebrate with her and the rest of the gang today!

Let me start with the first pic of her and me together:

She was about 5 weeks old when that picture was taken. The breeder had called me and asked me if I would be interested in taking her. She was unsellable because of her minor issues with her front paws. I immediately said yes! 

She was the most magical little kitten:

Little Tama was quite skittish and she would only purr for Tommy, until after she had her kittens.

She has remained reserved but has become more and more affectionate towards me with each passing year.

Tama has always been the dominant cat here, but her role as Queen has become more and more established over the years.

She likes to dine on the windowsill at the entrance to the cat run:

She has recently adopted the bed under the Adirondack chair on the landing as a sleeping spot:

 If I ever leave the drawer open in my bedroom, she hops in there immediately, the better to observe her boy Bibi's shenanigans (notice the laser eyes in the mirror!):

She really loves my shower or bath time!

And she loves to relax in the cat run:

 HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my sweet, beautiful Tama. You are the apple of my eye. May you live and love with us for many years to come! Today will be a day of much Zoom-Groom brushing and many treats!


  1. Happy birthday, Tama! It sounds like #1 has a very nice day planned for you.

  2. Happy Birthday, beautiful Tama ! We wish you a wonderful day ! It looks like #1 already planned something nice for you. Purrs

  3. Happy Birthday beautiful Tama Chan
    PURRS from Milo and Alfie xx

  4. Happy Birthday Tama Chan. Many purrs and good wishes form us. It looks like you're going to have a really fantastic time.

  5. Happy 9th Birthday Tama!!
    We are happy that you are doing so well and enjoying life.
    We purr you enjoy this special day with your family helping you to celebrate.
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

  6. Happy Happy Birthday, Tama-Chan! We believe that you are the most beautiful and sweetest cat on the planet! Wishing you many, many, many more happy and healthy years. Sending cuddles and love.
    Addie, Lucie and Hailey

  7. Happy Birthday beautiful Tama-Chan. May your special day be filled with all the things you love the best. Sending our thanks for sharing your life and adventures with us. Love and hugs. Let the good times roll!

  8. Happy Birthday, Tama-Chan! LSBnWNC

  9. Happy Birthday to the gorgeous Tama-Chan!

  10. Happy Birthday from all of us beautiful Tama, you're such a special one!

  11. Happy birthday, Tama-Chan! I love those laser eyes in the mirror :-) Enjoy your special day, sweetheart! xo

  12. Happy birthday Tama-Chan! So glad you're doing so well!

  13. Happy Birthday Miss Tama-Chan! You sure live a very charmed life and are so lucky to have the family you do.

  14. Happy Birthday to youuuu
    Lily & Edward

  15. Great big happy birthday wishes to you, Tama-Chan, and many, many more to come.

    Woos - Lightning and Misty

  16. Wishing Tama-chan a very, VERY happy Birthday! And who counts the number of years anymore...?

  17. Happy Birthday, Tama! You have gone from cutie to beauty!

  18. Happy Purrday!!!!!!!!!


  19. Happy Purrthday Tama. Many more years to you.

  20. A very happy birthday to you Mama Tama - you are indeed a most wonderful girl in so many ways. And paws crossed for good health for many more years.

  21. **ahem**
    "Happy Birthday to you,
    Happy Birthday to you,
    Happy Birthday deer Queen Tama Chan,
    Happy Birthday to you.... many more......"
    Sendin you birthday wishess an lots off LUV an **paw kissesss** Siddhartha Henry an {{{hugsss}}} LadyMum xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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