Category Archives: Siamese Cats

The Furminator for Cats: The Woman. The Tool.

Twice a year the inside of our home looks like the aftermath of a Nor’easter. Why? We own three cats, 1 Siamese and 2, ummm, faux Siamese. The Great Whites , as we fondly call them, shed when they’re happy. They … Continue reading

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Siamese Cats? Faux Siamese Cats?

Our family has always owned Siamese cats that look like this: After our beloved T-Rex passed away, we pined for another Siamese cat to keep our old buddy Brutus (and us) company. That’s when I got the brilliant idea to rescue … Continue reading

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When Cats Attack: Tiny Christmas Tree 0; Cats 5

This Christmas our tree was much smaller than usual. 18 inches tall (or short), to be precise. It didn’t take me long to decorate the tiny tree with small sparkly red and green balls. And I have to admit, it … Continue reading

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When Are Siamese Cats Not Siamese Cats?

Yesterday we took our two rescue flame-point Siamese (ahem) cats for their annual checkup and shots. Our cats were great with our long-time vet’s new associate. She listened to their hearts (all good), took their temps (again, all good), weighed them … Continue reading

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When Siamese Cats Are Bored

Our two flame-point Siamese cats are gangsters. When they arrived last December  they were chubby white bundles of fluff. I never own a classic apple-head Siamese before so it’s been a revelation how much kibble these kits can stow in … Continue reading

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Curious Siamese Kittens: No Rest for the Weary (Me)

The good news is that we adopted not one, but TWO Siamese rescue kittens over the past two weeks. The bad news is that we adopted not one, but TWO Siamese rescue kittens over the past two weeks. Instead of … Continue reading

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Life Is Never Dull Around Here: New Fur Baby!

It’s been a crazy time around our home. And the crazy will continue …We decided to adopt a fur baby named Apollo to keep our 11-year-old lynx-point Siamese named Brutus company. I think we may be nuts. Or else we … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2012: Food and Family

We host Thanksgiving every year at our home. This year 13 of us gathered together. My Mom was visiting from Arizona, my sister Lori and her husband Denis from Wisconsin, my Aunt Shirley and Uncle Chester from Ohio and the … Continue reading

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Brutus the Siamese and the Home Invader

My loyal Siamese companion Brutus ran into a home intruder — a cat, not unlike himself — the other day on his way downstairs to nibble some kibble. Brutus is not the brightest Siamese we’ve ever owned, but he is … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Staredown

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