Pets archive

The jemjabella household is a bit of a zoo, covering several different species: from pedigree cats to exotic spiders. While a hundred (exaggeration) pets might not be everyone's idea of fun, and there's no shortage of cleaning duties to be had, there's always something furry looking for a cuddle and a fuss.

De-Noodling Turns Hex Into Monster

Apart from being incredibly relieved because I now have a week off work to chill out and forget about e-mail problems, deadlines etc, I have also been quite anxious because today Hex was booked in for de-noodling. For those that don’t live in the world of Jem, it’s otherwise known as neutering or castration. ;)… read more →

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Five Things I Had Forgotten..

..about owning a cat: Anything and everything relating to cats becomes cute or funny. You find yourself browsing the likes of icanhascheezburger even though you’re totally anal about grammar and spelling usually. Videos like kittens playing with loo roll on YouTube makes you go “aww” rather than “holy shit, look at all the mess!”, not… read more →

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Hex Goes Walkies

Karl and I took a trip to a local pet superstore today, and purchased one “cat harness”. I’m personally against the majority of cat collars and I hate strapping cats up, but as Hex lives in a first floor flat he doesn’t really have the means or opportunity to go out and explore. What’s more,… read more →

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Hex Ate My Homework

Not really, but I couldn’t think of a creative title for the random/mixed load of waffle that this entry is going to be. Firstly, I present you with Hex dressing up/playing LOLCAT: Created for your viewing pleasure by Aisling (x3) and Hanna (x1) Next, I can confirm that my course materials have arrived complete with… read more →

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Hex: One Week On

Yes, I have nothing of any interest to blog about so I’m filling the gap with some random kitty pictures. (Hands up if you predicted this’d happen!) If you saw my “Named the Kitty” side-post, you’ll know we named him Hex. For those that didn’t get it: it’s a Terry Pratchett Discworld novel reference, a… read more →

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My New Kitty

There’s a new addition to our little family… meet the as-of-yet unnamed (unless you count Karl calling him “Mofo”) sleeping ball of fur (AKA my new kitten): He’s noisy, and has a habit of licking everything, but is the cutest kitten in the whole damned world. Says me, right.… read more →

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