Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Road Trip Tour Of San Francisco

Oh, there is so much to see and do in San Francisco. I hardly know where to start.
Well, the big red double decker bus rolled up to my place early this morning and out tumbled the nicest two pugs, Lucky and Roxy, that you could ever want to meet, and the finest kitties. There were so many I could hardly keep up with all the names! Poor Dragonheart looked a bit confused, this is his first trip to the states and it really has been a busy one. "Howdy!" I said to all, "its nice to meet you in person. My apartment is really too small for all of us to fit so we can go around the corner for some breakfast." We met up with the rest of The California kitties (and buns) I've invited, Kimo and Sabi, Skittles, Sophia & Fiona & Orlando, Grr,Midnight & Cocoa, the whole gang had some breakfast at the coffee shop around the corner from my house.

After Breakfast I asked Skittles to lead us all in some Yoga to stretch out all those muscles that may have gotten a little cramped from the travels. We went to a beautiful lawn area in Golden Gate Park:We should have plenty of room to stretch and roll around here. I think Skittles called this a reverse MontyQ. It was a lot of fun. She has a whole special routine for us. You can see it at her bloggie.

Then we were off to sight-see....

First stop, the Golden Gate Bridge!
"Hey Millie! Move outta the way, you're blocking the view"!!

On the other side of the bridge is the Pacific Ocean. and since that is what everyone really wanted to see we went to Ocean Beach.Everyone seemed to really like the beach.
"No, Daisy, we don't have any lizards or 'gators either!"
Dragonheart liked the warm sand and sun. That was good 'coz the breeze can get a little cold here.
Lucky was the silliest, she would run up to meet a incoming wave and then run back when her paws started to get wet from the cold ocean water. She must have run back and forth a dozen times. Barking all the while.
Roxy and I were Laughin' and laughin'!
Then we all sat and watched the kites flying high and then dipping down almost to the sand, just to fly up again. We wanted to try to catch the fun streamers from hanging from the bottom of the kite but it was way to fast for us.

The cold breeze was starting to make Dragonheart chilly, so we left the beach to head to Fisherman's Wharf.
We paused high atop Telegraph hill to take in this spectacular view.
That's Alcatraz Island on the left and Coit Tower on the right.

Then we hopped on a Cable Car to finish our trip to Fisherman's Wharf.

Hey, is that me? Or my pal Ping?

Yup that's Ping! Everyone was gettin' us mixed up all day. We both ended up just answering to 'Ping-zer'. LOL!!!

Finally we were there. There are so many things to do and see here its easy to get lost.

Fishing boats in the harbor ....

Lots of tourists ......

But to me it means.....

Lip smackin,
Whisker lickin'

Fresh from the cooker, all hot and juicy, full of great seafood flavor!!

Here's MonteQ and Mickey waitin' for seconds!

"Hey, Don't eat too much. I have a special dinner planned for us."

Millie, Lucky and Roxy perked up their ears. They had a taste of crab, but I know its not really their thing.

We all hopped back on the Cable Car for a trip up the hill to the only resturant that I knew would make Millie the happiest kitty in all the world... Yep, The House of Prime Rib. They serve only Roast BEEF!!
Big juicy slabs of the stuff like this:

They rolled in this big cart and we each got to choose just exactly how we like it done rare, medium or well done.

We all chose the biggest cut the King Henry VIII Cut. Its like way over a whole pound and a half of BEEF!

Millie, Lucky and Roxy and Luxor just chowed down! I don't even think Roxy noticed that they don't have broccoli.
I tell ya those gals from New Hampshire can really pack it away. And skinny Lux, who knew?

But best of all, after the plates were licked clean, and all the good bones were wrapped to save for the bus, the waiters came around again and asked if any one would like seconds, on the house!!
Dragonheart chirped up first and said "Ja, Bitte, Danke" in loud voice that made everyone laugh. I was impressed, seconds on roast beef after all the crab he had eaten .... Well, I hoped he wouldn't get a tummy ache.

After all the plates were finally cleared, and we all were fuller than we had ever been in our lives, I suggested that we all go to a karaoke bar near by so that MonteQ could sing some of his favorite songs for us all. He was all excited and started to warm up but everybody just groaned and I guess they were too full coz they said they needed a nap. Poor guy looked a little dejected so I told him we could do it next time.

We went outside and the big red bus was waiting for us. Tomorrow I think we are going north to Petaluma where Kimo and Sabi live and to Napa to see where Sophia lives.

But right now I just want a soft pillow and a warm blankie so I can curl up and have a looong nap.

Respectfully submitted,

Monday, October 29, 2007

Road Trip Is Comin' Here!!

Wow! Wow! WOWEEEE!!!

The road trip is comin' here. To San Francisco!

The whole gang; Dragonheart, MonteQ, Millie, Daisy, Mindy & Moe, Sammy & Miles, and Sammy's girl friend Abby, and maybe her brofurr Ping (I hope, I hope) Parker, Georgia & Tillie, KC, Sophie & DKM. Oh, and lots more!
(sorry if I forgot to add your name.)

And of course the precocious pugs who started the whole trip Lucky & Roxy.

After they stop to see Luxor, it's Lucky's crush on Lux that got the whole thing started, They are coming here.

Oh, I have so much work to do. I'm going to plan the best tour of the city.....
We'll go to Ocean Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, Coit Tower, Alcatraz, ride on a Cable Car.
And I'm gonna have a surprise for the bestest dinner ever!

Last year My own sweet Precious and her sisfurrs came for a visit, you can see it all here. Maybe they can join in for the fun too.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Dear Miss Peach

(Thanks to Adan)

(Thanks to Monty)

We all want to join together to send get well wishes and lots of love to Miss Peach and her family.
Here are the rules for the Cherish meme, as written by Adan:

Hey, everyone, this time, I decide to start this cherish meme, here are some ways (depends on which person you write), and bring our love to Miss Peach~! She always makes us know what love is!

1. Tell us what is the most sweetest warm thing you will do to your mommy (what is the sweetest thing that your kitty will do to you)

2. And, hug your mommy, tightly... (and, hug your kitty....tightly...)

3. Tag your good friend...

4. Leave your computer, and continuing hug each other..

Every night I sit in my mombean's lap and snuggle with her. I purr and purr. To show her how much I love her I lean my head back and give her the love eyes with lots of love blinks. I know how happy this makes her because she tells me in her special voice that I'm her special boy and that she loves me. She gives me my favorite chin rub that starts from the tip of my jaw and goes down my neck all the way to my chest. I can't begin to tell you how much I love this special rub. After a while I fall asleep, the happiest kitty in all the world.

I know that Miss Peach is happy to be with her beans and knows that she is loved.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Bug Out Practice

With all the 'mergancies going on in Southern Califorina I decided it was time to have a practice for what the mombean hasta do if there is a 'mergancy.
But first here is what I do. I gets in the escape pod. It has a nice fleece blankie in it so I'm comfortable.

Then the mombean gets the supplies. She has extra stinky goodness cans and a bag of litter in the closet that she can grab fast so we can go. I hope that she'll remember my Gizzy quilt, but it is on the chair that she'll see on the way out so I think she'll remember.

Also my good friend Mrs Sniffles (she's a bunny -- I like to have all kinds of friends. It shows that I'm a sophisticated gentleman kitty.) tagged me for the name game. So here goes:

YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: (favorite stuffie + tail characteristic)
Mombean's Belly Straightup

YOUR GANGSTER NAME: (favorite toy-filler + favorite cookie)
Feather Boa Temptations

YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite color + favorite animal species)
Gray Feline

YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name + first 2 letters of your first name)

SUPERHERO NAME: (“The” + 2nd favorite color + favorite drink)
Blue Tunajuice

NASCAR NAME: (the first names of your grandfathers)
Nelson Norman (I borrowed mine from mine mombean for this answer)

STRIPPER NAME: (your favorite scent + favorite treat)
Tuna Temptations

WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (mother’s & father’s middle names)
Elliott Luther (I borrowed mine mombean's 'rents names)

SPY NAME: (your favorite season/holiday + favorite flower)
Spring Daffy-dills

CARTOON NAME: (favorite fruit + article of clothing you’re wearing right now + “ie” or “y”)
Nofruit Furry

HIPPY NAME: (What you ate for breakfast + your favorite plant)
Crunchy Kittygrass

YOUR ROCK STAR TOUR NAME: (“The” + Your favorite hobby + favorite weather element + “Tour”)
The Sleeping Breeze Tour

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

I'm givin' her the laser eyes

I'm layin' here givin' mine mombean the laser - evil eye.
For a couple of reasons, first my dinner was small. I mean, I could eat twice as much, I'm a big boy! Second, she's sitting in the desk chair. See, I like to nap after dinner in the desk chair. And now she's sitting in it. I can yell my head off and she won't move. I can jump on the desk and put my paws up on her shoulder, oh, sure she'll scoop me up and give me a hug, but she'll put back on the floor.


At least this picture of me is a little more flattering than the ones she usually takes of me. I think stretched out like this is sliming. Well, it looks like she might be about done. And that means its time for lap sit!

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Wordless Wendsday

Shhhh .... Its naptime.

Monday, October 08, 2007

Desktop Meme

I have been tagged by my sweet girl Precious for the desktop Meme. So here it is:Its a picture, well really a composite of a few pics, is taken from the Hubble Telescope called NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula. Its some times referred to as the 'Eye of God' or 'God's Eye' nebula. It reminds mine mombean of a Sci-Fi book she really liked called The Mote in Gods Eye .
Mine mombean is a bit of a geek, can ya tell?

She likes to have her desktop kinda clean, and all of the stuff that she needs to access fast is kinda hidden in folders in the folders across the top. She likes to have things across the top rather than along the left edge 'cos that makes her feel lop-sided and leaning over. One of the folders is a e-book she is reading called "The Authoritarians" and its a Social Psychology book. The Radio Lab file are podcasts from a PBS radio station in New York. Like I said, a geek.

Here are the rules for the meme:

Upon receiving this tag, immediately perform a screen capture of your desktop.It is best that no icons be deleted before the screen capture so as to add to the element of fun.Here’s how you can do a screen capture:

1.Go to your desktop and press the Print Scrn key (located on the right side of the F12 key). note: On a laptop you use the Fn + prt sc keys then paste it into a graphics program.

2.Open a graphics program (like Picture Manager, Paint, or Photoshop) and doing a Paste (CTRL + V). If you wish, you can “edit” the image before saving it.

3.Post the picture on your blog. You can also give a short explanation on the look of your desktop if you want. You can explain why you prefer such a look or why it is full of icons. Things like that.

4.Tag five of your friends and ask them to give you a Free View of their desktops as well.

I think everyone has been tagged for this, so if you haven't joined in this is your tag!

Friday, October 05, 2007


Princess Jasmine
Rest at the Bridge

I've always liked this picture of her, on her Gizzy Quilt that her Mombean made especially for her. Its a little bigger than the rest, as befits a Princess.

Mine mombean and I never met her in person, but we could tell she was a good cat. Sometimes sweet like when she sat on the Mom's lap, sometimes hissygrouchy when there was something she didn't like. Always loved by her family. That is a good life for any good cat.

You can go a leave a message for her family, Millie and Mom at Millie's blog.

We are sending you our very best purrs on your way, and for your Mom & Millie who will miss you very much

We will miss you and meet you and Gizzy again at the Bridge.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

I'm Starving!!

This is my placemat where I have my meals. Take a close look at the little dish. That is where my food is supposed to go. Look close ... closer ...
Its empty!
Not a single crunchy kibble.
Not a morsel of stinky goodness.
Zip. Zilch. Nadda. Null Set. None. Bupkiss.

I've been so hungry I've been eating grass.

I'm so hungry I feel faint. I have no energy to even visit my friends on the web or work on my blog. I may just die of hunger!
Someone call the ASPCA, PETA, or FOS or The Cat Blogosphere.

Beezer! What are you talking about? You've just been cut back a little. You need to slim down, its not healthy to be over weight, you are a senior cat now.

But I'm HUNGRY!!

Beezer, its for your own good.

I don't even remember when I last had a Temptation.

Well, if you are a good boy you may have 2 treats tonight. But no more! Just 2!

If you don't hear from me ever again, well, you'll know what has happened.

I hope I live through this. Really, I've just cut him back a little.