Sunday, 2 August 2020

Sunday Celebration - Queen Tama's Birthday!

#1 here. Today is our beloved Tama-Chan's 12th birthday. Our Queen Tama, Mama Tama, and the Keeper of memories. She and I have come on a long journey together over the last 12 years.

This is the first photo I ver saw of her:

Needless to say, it was love at first sight. Her breeder told me she had some deformities on her paws and did I want her. All he wanted in exchange was that she have a litter of kittens. So, Tama arrived at Poupounette Central for Halloween 2008.

She very quickly became best friends with Sen-Chan:

And once Sen-Chan left, it was Tommy who raised her.

A little more than a year after she arrived, she had a litter of four beautiful kittens who were born by C-section.

Of the four kittens, it was her son, Beebs, who stayed on.

At first, Tama was rather a distant cat but, over the years, she has become more and more snuggly and sweet. She and I love to sit together.

Tama has always been drop-dead gorgeous:

With amazing eyes!

As the years have passed, she has become quite mellow. She had a health scare a few years ago. We initially feared it might be a cardiac issue, but it turned out to be an unspecified allergy, so she takes a very low dose of prednisone on a daily basis. So far so good. She has grown quite adept at unique and innovate dangles.

The loss in short order of Sei-Chan, Tommy and Bibi was a big blow to us all, and she wasn't at all sure when a new puppy arrived, but she has become extremely fond of Ollie.

She has become increasingly relaxed as she naps around the house.

She also enjoys spending time out in the cat run:

My Tama is infinitely precious to me. Together, we keep the memories of The Poupounette. I hope we will walk together for many more years.

From your #1, Genji, Ollie, Vidock, Violette, Hotesse and Heloise


  1. Happy 12th! My, what a great life thus far, and one full of love and great poses! MOL.
    You guys all have a wonderful celebratory day!

  2. Happy birthday to the beautiful and wise Tama-Chan!!

  3. Happy birthday, Tama! And many, many more. <3

  4. Happy birthday beautiful Tama Chan. I wish you many more.

  5. Happy Birthday precious Tama Chan. May you have many more years of good health and fun ahead of you. PURRS.

  6. Awww, Happy 12th dear Tama-Chan! What a wonderful celebratory post for a wonderful ladycat. Here's to many more!!

  7. Happy 12th Birthday Tama Chan!!!!!
    We wish you good health and many more birthdays too.
    We think you have many more years of great dangles ahead of you ;)
    Purrs, Georgia and Julie

  8. Such a beautiful post for your beautiful girl! Happy Birthday sweet Tama from all of us.

  9. Queen Tama is so beautiful! Wishing you a wonderful birthday and many more in the years ahead!

  10. Happy Birthday Miss Tama-Chan! All hail the Queen!

  11. Many happy returns of the day, Tama-Chan!
    What a gorgeous kitty, and you don't look a year over 10.

  12. Happy Birthday beautiful Tama ! We wish you many many more to come ! Purrs

  13. Happy Birthday to YOU, Tama-Chan!!
    What a beautiful kitty you are.
    We here wish you a wonderful day, and many more years to make memories and share in all the things Poupounette!

  14. Happy Purrthday sweet Tama ! And many more !

  15. Tama, Queen Tama, Mama Tama, #1 nailed it - you are and always have been drop dead gorgeous!!!

    Happy Birthday, pretty girl!!!

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  16. Happy Purrthday darling Tama. Queen Tama, Mama Tama. You are just about 6 weeks younger than me. I hope we both are around for a long time!

  17. Happy Birthday, Tama-Chan! We enjoyed this “walk” down memory lane. :)

  18. Happy birthday, Tama-Chan! You are a beautiful and precious kitty. I’m glad you have your allergy under control. Stay healthy and happy, Tama-Chan. Have a wonderful day!

  19. Fur a KHAT, she's pretty khool!

    Happy Queen Tama Day!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Let the Aout celebrations khommence!

    NAK and The Little Blonde


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