The Dyson was blocked. Seemed simple enough to fix. Was it? The wife had to work that afternoon. So I had to look after a hyperactive three-year-old and a kitten. Seemed simple enough. I thought I’d clean the house while I was at. The place was a tip. As Baby settled down to watch his TV, hugging the kitten, I glanced at the clock. It was only 5 pm, but it had been a long Continue reading An afternoon with the baby
It’s not just a UK story – the Spanish firemen are also happy to rescue cats, as we found out today in Almería city! A cat had been stuck in a 5 metre tall palm tree for the last three days, on the street just in front of the regional delegation of the Education ministry in Almería city. The bomberos spent a couple of days watching the animal, and when they finally decided it was Continue reading Cat rescued from palm tree by firemen
You’ll have read in the English language press (assuming you buy the Costa Almeria, and you live on the coast near a bar where they drop off the Euroweekly) that PAWS has joined a petition to “stop the slaughter” of cats in Almeria city. On its webpage PAWS says it has been contacted by some people who claim “The Ayuntamiento has already begun rounding up the helpless animals and is separating kittens from their mothers.” There is also Continue reading Almeria, stray cats and the petition to “stop the slaughter”…. not quite what it seems?
From The Times: Tom Freddie Sweeney-Clements was born on February 27, 2011, at the Queen’s Hospital in Romford to Alison, 30, and Ray Sweeney-Clements, 26 Tom is a first child for Alison and Ray, who were featured on the Marriages and Engagements page on April 17, 2010. The couple, who met at an RSPCA sanctuary, decided to name their child after their love of felines: Tom, as in Tom Cat, and Freddie is the name Continue reading Naming your child after your cat?