Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Samson's Gotcha Day

It's my three year Gotcha Day! Many of you that have been visiting us for awhile have already heard all about how I came here so I won't repeat it, but if you want to read about it, you can click here

I was 2 months old when I came here so I could fit into a lot of small spaces

And got into some trouble.

And met the cat of my dreams.

She even let me dominate her for a little while...although that didn't last!

Now we're best friends.

Mommy broke out a new bag of jelly beans from the Casbah Kitten for this occasion, so please feel free to join me! Treats, jelly beans and catnip for everyone! We can even play 'Find the Jelly Bean on Samson'.

I also got special Mommy snuggles from my favorite Mommy!

I'm exactly where I want to be and thank you all for sharing my special day with me.
I'm so happy to have met all my cat-blogging friends! You guys make us smile every day :)


P.S. I caught one of the most beautiful ladycats in the entire CB looking at my picture! Could this day get any better? You can see Angel from The Beaded Tail looking at me here!!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Tortie Tuesday

In my never-ending quest to assist Mommy with her weight-loss, I've found some more exercises for her to do.

Scratching exercises work the entire body if done correctly and with vigor. Mommy may need to buy a scratcher for herself, though..this one is definitely cat-sized.

The scratcher can be used for other exercises besides straight out scratching. Here I am demonstrating some neck stretches.

I'm not sure what the aerobic benefits of this next move are, but if you shake your head back and forth really fast, you can make funny pictures like this one!

Mommy is always spending lots of money at salons to have her claws manicured. If she follows my regime, not only will she save money and keep her claws looking pretty and sharp, she'll also lose weight and be as svelte as me!


P.S. Tomorrow is Samson's 3-year Gotcha Day! We almost forgot but don't tell him that!!

Monday, September 28, 2009

Mancat Monday

On Saturday, Mommy posted a video of Deli and I loving it up for the camera. Since then, I've been waiting for offers from beautiful Ladycats!

It may appear that Delilah and I are exclusive, but the truth is, she's just not always as passionate as she appears to be in that video. Perhaps it was the Tom Jones, or the magical hairy blanket, but Deli is usually happier chasing balls or putting the bitey on me!

As you may have seen, I am a very passionate cat and I have a lot of love to give! I love all the ladies, from the cougars like Fin and Sweet Praline, to the younger kitties like Angel and Isabella or Jane and Alice (maybe Alice is too young, but she'll be a beauty in a year or so!).

If you haven't seen the video, and you're ready to swoon, you can watch it here.

No fighting, ladies - there's plenty of me to go around.


P.S. We received some very sad news. The brother of Mommy's friend Jenn's kittens (Misha and Pasha) fell into a swimming pool and drowned. We are sending out our purrs to his family. We know they'll miss sweet little Strummer very much

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Ohhh, Delilah!


The following clip contains scenes of extreme passion and is not recommended for kittens under 18 months. Parental discretion is strongly advised.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Finally Friday

Unfortunately the humans were too busy with computer problems and work to get the Friday Funnies done for today. Hopefully they'll get their act together soon (yes, this is a guilt trip) and take care of our funnies!

I finally got to try out the 'Tortie' hairy blanket. It is so comfy!

It would be comfier if I had a certain Tortie to share with, though.

Speaking of Torties, it's Sweet Praline's 14th birthday and she's having a slumber party today! Delilah and I are attending, so maybe we'll bring along our hairy blanket.

Hope you have a great weekend!


Thursday, September 24, 2009

Thankful Thursday

My bribe...ummm, I mean present for Mommy arrived from The Beaded Tail! I bought Mommy some earrings and a necklace from Angel, Isabella, Sadie and Sharla's Etsy store

Mommy was so surprised and happy. She gave me kisses and I think she might even have been purring when she tried on all her jewelry!

Sharla sent a beautiful gift for Mommy that she loves, the beautiful Angel sent me a rat toy (I think she might like me as much as I like her) and Isabella sent Delilah a tortie mousie! It was all very exciting, and my plan worked very well because she was so pleased with me that she gave me as many treats as I wanted. I hope this trend continues because I'm so full I can hardly move!

Mommy kept trying to photograph me with the Rosie Rat that Angel gave me, but I was too quick for her!

Delilah loves her tortie mouse from Isabella, but since Deli took over the hairy Tortie blankie, I thought I'd steal some time with her mousie.

And Mommy loves her beautiful earrings and necklace. I bought her very meaningful pieces that would remind her of me. Mommy forgot her camera at the office with a whole bunch of photos on it, so she's using the photos from their store.

Nuts For You Squirrel pendant to show her that I am nuts about her and treats. I think that my tail rivals that of a squirrel, too!

And Black Leopard Onyx and Leopard earrings because I'm her little leopard.

I wanted to thank the wonderful girls of The Beaded Tail for their talent and generosity. They make perfect gifts for bribing mommies, and the proceeds are donated to animal charities.


Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Wordy Wednesday

We've been having some computer problems lately so Mommy is going to try to restore the computer's factory image (this is gonna be funny). She wanted me to tell you all that she may not have a computer today and she can't do too many comments from work, so please be patient with her!


Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tortie Tuesday

A few weeks ago, I offered to help Mommy with her weight loss. As her personal trainer, I suggested that she run up and down the hall and chase soccer balls. She hasn't even tried it! Maybe I came on a little strong, so I'm going to show her some easier things she can do.

My first suggestion would be to scale the shelf in the hall. This exercise works all of your muscles and the wood sharpens your claws. If Mommy did this once a day, she'd be lean in no time

The only bad thing about the shelf is the getting down part.

Another great exercise that gets your blood pumping is kick-boxing. Samson is an excellent sparring partner

Next, she needs to drink more water. She is welcome to use our fountain.

She should also eat lean, high quality protein. I eat this raw chicken cat food and it keeps me strong and my coat shiny. Mommy really needs to work on her coat. She's hardly got one!

It's really fun being a personal trainer and nutritionist! I'll let you know how my client (Mommy)progresses with my suggestions. I'm going to work her into shape!


Monday, September 21, 2009

Mancat Monday

Hello, my name is Samson, and I'm a boxaholic.

My love of boxes is not secret. I think most kitties share my passion, but Mommy thinks I may be a little too obsessed with them. I think she's an enabler and it's her fault that I love boxes so much. There is always one around, just waiting to be gotten into or chewed on.

My admiration of boxes started in kittenhood. My first human mother, put us all in there!

Then, when I moved in with Mommy and Delilah, I just assumed that I was to sleep in boxes.

Neither of them tried to stop me. This kind of comfort is pure heaven!

If there was a box, I was in it.

It didn't matter what size.

Now that I'm older, I'm beginning to realize the magnitude of my addiction. Even if I'm far too large to fit in some, I still can't resist trying.

I was happily trying to fit any part of my body in this tiny box (I was even sitting on a box while doing it) and then when Mommy said 'What're you doing Monkey?', I suddenly realized that I may have a problem.

I think I need help. Look what I've become!


Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday Funnies

Our floofy friend Fin has been hosting Tweet Week this week, so we thought we'd join in the fun and get the humans to do a Friday Funnies with a birdie!

Click on the comic to see it in full size

We hope you have a great weekend!


Thursday, September 17, 2009

Thankful Thursday

Yesterday we found out what our surprise from Mommy and the post office was. We got our hairy blanket!

We've been asking for one of these for awhile and The Mommy of The Kitty Krew convinced our Mommy to get one for us from Peggy's Place. We were beginning to think we would be the last cats in the CB with one. Our Mommy can be so slow!

Peggy also sent us these catnip toys!

Peggy makes these herself and sends them out to kitties when you make a donation to the CB. We think she is very talented and generous!

We've only had it a few hours, but so far Delilah has claimed it as hers! She thinks that the colors were made for her Tortie furs.

It definitely looks great on Deli, so maybe I can convince Mommy to get me a Tuxie blankie...

Thank you so much, Peggy, for the beautiful blankie and great smelling toys, and thanks also to The Mommy from The Kitty Krew for convincing our Mommy to get it for us.


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday

Yesterday, while Mommy was at work, the postman tried to deliver something to us two times!

Mommy had told us that she got us a surprise that would be delivered soon, so we both tried to open the door and to let the postman know that we were here!

Samson tried to send him a psychic message

And I tried to open the door with brute force.

Then Samson, the computer whiz, tried to log in to an instant messenger to contact Mommy at work, so she'd know to come home and get the package. He couldn't quite figure it out, though.

We both tried, but now we have to wait until Mommy gets home tonight to find out what the surprise is!

We're exhausted now!


Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Tortie Tuesday

I was reading Samson's post from yesterday and I see he's trying to bribe Mommy for more treats! He's so silly, she'll see right through that...I think. But, on the off chance that it works, I may consider bribing The Ball Guy with my allowance!

The way I see it, The Ball Guy likes only three things

1. Me
2. Me tearing stuff up
3. Beer

That seems simple enough. Here's the first one - ME!

The second one was also easy. I destroyed this roll of paper towels and had Mommy film it.

The third thing is a little more difficult. I'll have to convince Mommy to go to the store and get some of this stuff...

I'm not sure what I'm bribing him for because I really get enough treats (unless he wants to get me more of those fish flakes), so I guess I'll just ask for more time playing fetch with the soccer balls.

Look how much fun we have!


Monday, September 14, 2009

Mancat Monday

Things have really been great for Mommy since she was hypnotized for weight loss. She's losing weight, exercising and smiling a lot more! The only drawback is, she is a lot more conscious about what she's eating and more importantly, what we're eating.

When I'm on her lap and she's rubbing my belly, she says hurtful things like, 'Look at my fat little boy' and 'I love you, my chubby monkey'. Does she not realize that I have feelings too? Sure I like to over indulge occasionally. I'm a Mancat, I'm supposed to be big and strong in case some other Mancat comes by and is interested in my girls. What's even more distressing than the derogatory nicknames, is the fact that she's giving me less treats! I don't think it's very fair that Delilah ate the whole container of Bonito Flakes that we won from Baby Patches' blog, and she barely blinked an eye, but when I want an extra nibble of treats and I gently meow constantly to get her to do it, she claims that I've 'had enough'.

I'm really not pleased with the way things are going, so I've decided to buy Mommy something special to show her how much I love her and also to hopefully distract her from my tummy. I saw in a movie once, that human women love jewelery, so I went over to see those pretty girls at The Beaded Tail and did a little shopping with my allowance for Mommy. She will be so excited when she sees what I got her that she'll empty the entire treat bag!

Wish me luck!