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Feline Friday – #84 – the softer side

Freddie Frankie

Frankie (grey tabby/white) and Freddie (black/white) don’t like to admit that once in a while they share a chair and even get cuddly.

Freddie Frankie

They are pals but they are both very macho cats, each in their own way, and mostly live separate but friendly lives.

Freddie Frankie

They like to be in the same vicinity, one on a chair, one on a sofa, but generally not too cozy. They chase each other up and down the stairs. And they enjoy a wrestling match with clumps of fur flying.

Freddie Frankie

So it’s unusual to be able to take photos like these.

In fact, they really didn’t want me to publish these on my blog. But I explained people love heartwarming pictures like this. So they did eventually agree to let everybody see their softer side.

But they asked me to make it clear either one of them could start a fight any minute. Okay.

 

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Feline Friday – #37 – Christmas cactus

Freddie and Christmas cactus

I have two Christmas cactus plants on my front balcony. One is dark pink as in the photo and the other a pale pink.

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The first plant to bloom was the dark pink. The end of last year it was the most prolific in all the years I have had it. So I decided to take a few photos before it faded.

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A few seconds later, guess who showed up. Yes, Freddie, of course who has to be the star every time I take out my camera!

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Needless to say, I didn’t get too many shots of the cactus.

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The beginning of this year the light pink cactus came into bloom and was also the most gorgeous I have ever seen it. Unfortunately I did not have a chance to photograph it but above are the buds showing their promise.

Freddie and Christmas cactus

That’s okay… we all know Freddie is far more beautiful than any old plant!

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Feline Friday on a Thursday – #9 – Freddie on the beddie

 

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Sorry about that terrible title rhyme but “Fred on the bed” just wouldn’t work!

And what’s with Feline Friday on a Thursday? I am taking a break from my blog for the next few days but don’t go away…. I’ll catch up with you next week.

In the meantime, Freddie says he loves taking naps with his human but sometimes it’s so wonderful to have the whole bed to himself so he can stretch out and roll around all he wants.

All photos and content copyright roslyn m wilkins. Please feel free to pass along this post via email or social media, but if you wish to use some of our images or text outside of the context of this blog, either give full credit to myself and link to One Good Life in Los Angeles, or contact us for proper usage. Thanks!