Mancat Monday: Whiffieless, an Award and a Tortie Feral


Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! What’s wrong with this picture?  Yep, the dang windows are closed, and they’ve been closed forever.  Okay, not forever, but it sure seems that way.  It has been raining, raining, and raining some more.   Our blogging buddy Marg, who lives about an hour south of us, says she is building an ark, so we may have to get ready to board any time now.  The rain is supposed to stop, for maybe a day, and then it’s supposed to come back again.  Sigh.

So, let’s move on to a few things that are more fun.   I received a great award from my pal Soeedy the Cheeky House Bunny.

Brian's Home, adopt cats, we deserve it.Speedy gave us the “I am part of the WordPress Family Award” and we thank you so much!  Did you know that Speedy and his Mom opened Speedy’s Card and Gift Shop? Well, you really should check it out, they have some really cute things!

Now then, if you remember last week I challenged my Dad to get a picture of one of the elusive feral tortie cats.  The torties are so human shy, there is just no getting close to them.  But, my Dad accepted the challenge and he actual got two pictures of one of the torties having a drink out of the bird bath.

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! Here she is having a nice drink.  This was taken early last week before the monsoon moved in.  The two torties have been here since they were kittens.  I think she suspected that someone might be watching her because she was about ready to leap and run when Dad got this one…

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! She is a cutie, and she often catches a snooze under the older bath part that is leaning up against the base.  We have a hard time telling the two torties apart and we think they are not only sisters, they are twin sisters.

I hope you all have a wonderful week!  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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43 thoughts on “Mancat Monday: Whiffieless, an Award and a Tortie Feral

  1. Sometimes, Cats Herd You

    The feral tortie is a real cutie. She’s lucky to have neighbors like you who give her a safe place to nap and drink.

    The rain finally stopped here, so maybe your rain will stop eventually, too, and you will get window whiffies again. We’ll keep paws crossed for you, so you don’t have to ride in Marg’s ark.

  2. Marg

    The ark is just about ready to go so kitties, get your bags packed.
    That tortie kitty is so pretty. I am glad they have a place to eat and drink.
    We sure hope the sun comes out on all of us. Needless to say, we are tired of rain. Yesterday was awful.
    Take care and have a great day.

  3. Hannah and Lucy

    We know how you feel with all that rain Brian – we had several months like that a while back. Watch out you don’t get webbed paws. We hope your ferals have somewhere dry to hang out in.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  4. Madi and Mom

    Hey Brian my bfff Puddles lives in SC too. She told me it was raining cows and buffaloes at her house. MOL MOL MOL
    Hugs madi your BFFF
    I hope you can see my post today some cannot

  5. Pip

    Oh geez, I do hope the rain ends soon! I love the pictures of your feral friend. She looks like the pictures of the cats in Italy. My assistant has a calendar of the cats of Rome. They are always sitting next to fountains and ruins.

    Your pal, Pip

  6. Miss Kitty

    So sorry you can’t have your windows open Buddy. Hopefully that rain will go away this week. I checked out Speedy’s blog, nice cards too. Congrats on the award…enjoy. Those two kitties are so fortunate to have your Dad looking out for them. Too bad they will not allow him to approach them. Oh well…maybe one day! Have a great Monday Brian & Dad!!!

  7. Katie Isabella

    Brian, love seeing the Tortie. They have a special place in mommy’s heart. I don’t mind though. I have a special place too.

    Brian, we have had buckets and gallons and rivers of rain. There is another rock slide on I-40. This time not over MY mountains going east, but about 40 miles farther west. These rains make rock slides. Last 3 years have been horrible.

  8. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood…wear there bee rain…ther bee werms…were there bee werms, ther bee fishin ta due…tho hope it stops long enuff ta get sum fishin in……de tortie iz one gorgeous lookin gurl 🙂 haza marvelous mackerull monday everee one !!

  9. Cathy Keisha

    You got a nice window perch there. Concats on the award. Bet if the tortie saw how handsome you were, she’d be smitten enough to let your Dad catch her. BTW, you need to add Sister Kit to your header and at the bottom. I’m sure she’d like that even though it’s really none of my business.

  10. Annie

    Ugh, sorry about that all rain, Brian! Hang in there!

    I’m so glad your dad got these pictures! I have a soft spot for torties. My Lucy was a tortie. I’m so glad they have a place to go. I wish they could have an indoor home but I know they’re completely feral so I suppose that’s not possible. You guys are so good to help them.

  11. CCL Wendy

    It never rains but it pours! At least with all this water soaking into the earth, you shouldn’t have a drought this summer (hopefully). Concats on your award. You are deserving as always.

    And that little tortie is a real beauty! I love the pictures of her in the birdbath. If she has to be feral, I’m so glad she’s feral in your back yard.

  12. Caren Gittleman

    Congrats on your WELL DESERVED AWARD! We definitely feel that YOU are OUR family!
    Love the Tortie girl!!
    As for the “ark” We have had about 5 days of sun (highly unusual here!) Will send some down south to you! 🙂

  13. Sue Brandes

    Congrats on the award. Oh no! Can’t open the windows. Hopefully soon. Aw she is very pretty.

  14. Tillie and Georgia

    We have been enjoying sun and warmer temps(finally)
    The rain will be making a return soon though.
    Guess that is OK, the forests need it 🙂
    The Tortie is very cute!!! We’re glad your Dad got the pic 🙂
    Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
    Treasure,Tiger,JJ and Julie

  15. Mewsings of Garden Cottage Cats

    Mieow Handsum Brian, It’z terrible when it rainz so much, it jus seemz so dizmul ^..^ good napping dayz . But on da brighter side Concatz on your Awardie ^.,^

    We jus wanted to fank you fur stopping by and fur all your soft purrz & hugz fur Penelope. We don’t know if you knew dis or not, but Penelope thought you were quite da handsum dude.
    Speaking of which, da Tortie sisfurz are pretty Cute ^.,^

    Headbuttz dude ~

  16. Oui Oui

    Your dad did a great job with the torties. They are lovely, too bad they are ferals. Haha, all that rain is on its way up here! (But we are 3 inches short this year, so its a good thing. I think.)

  17. Sparkle

    It’s raining here too, but it will be over very soon and we don’t get enough! Too bad you can’t send any of yours our way. That tortie girl reminds me of Binga, except Binga is the polar opposite in human friendliness – she can’t get enough human attention!

  18. Molly The Wally

    Your weather Brian sounds like our Summer last year. It rained and rained and nothing grew and we got loads and loads of slugs. We thought we’d need an ark too. Hope your weather improves and you can open your windows again. Have a terrific Tuesday.
    Best wishes Molly

  19. Fuzzy Tales

    We think your dad did great, getting pics of the tortie! Too bad they’re both so shy, but we’re glad they have wonderful care from your family.

    Concats on the award, Brian, and send A BIT of rain to us! After our LONG and COLD and MISERABLE winter, we’ve had glorious, perfect weather, but it’s too dry now!

  20. Amy

    Oh no! I hope the sun comes out soon and you can open the windows. Bob, Lola Oscar, JoJo and Mr. Magoo feel your pain. They get especially stir crazy when it rains for more than a day…they’re thinking of you!
    The feral tortie is beautiful, your dad got some great photos of her. We hope she’s healthy and happy.
    Congratulations on your award!

  21. Penelope

    Dear Brian,
    Right now, me would like just a little rain. we is having the hotest spring ever Records that was set in 1998 was broken today! The River is furry high, about 6 weeks a head of schedule and it is like August outside! Today it was over 100!
    Mes will trys to sends some of that your ay.
    Concatulations on the award! And to your Daddy for getting a shot of the elusive tortie.

  22. emma

    Good luck on building your ark…make sure and save space for some dogs… I love the torti cat, gorgeous!

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