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Monday, May 27, 2019

The Secret Life of of Cats

Our cat Gemma gets up to all sorts of mischief at night.  Mind you, she does this very quietly and we don't hear a thing.  Come morning however, we see what she has been getting up to while we have been sleeping.  Not content with dropping her little mouse toys into her water bowl, as reported last week, she has been inflicting the same punishment on her toy snake.

Toy snake in the water bowl

Gemma often takes a swipe at the small wall hangings too.  She knows there is dingly-dangly cord hanging behind each one and this is what she is really after.  The other morning we came out to the sitting room to find these two hanging at crazy angles.

Attacked by the cat in the dead of night

This is how they should be hanging

The picture of innocence

It’s Roll the Dice Monday again today, so I was keen to see which number on my list I would be working on this week.  Number four – my selvedge bag.  This is an old project I had forgotten about and I found the little selvedge blocks tucked away in a magazine.  I obviously wanted to use up some small selvedge lengths when I stitched these blocks.

Project number four, selvedge bag

I’d better get going and make a start on this.  Once again, it is another busy week (aren’t they all) with several social occasions, a medical appointment, and then we are off and away in the caravan on Thursday for the long Queen’s Birthday Weekend. Monday is a public holiday, but we decided we would go early and have Friday away too.


The Joyful Quilter said...

Enjoy your little holiday (and than new/old project upon your return!!)

Maria said...

Oh NO!!! Gemma sure gets up to mischief in the dead of night. No wonder she is sound asleep during the day....
The salvage bag will look great , such a good idea....Wonder if you'll get it done before your trip away this weekend?

Jo said...

I'm not sure why but I can't seem to see your photos. The last 2 posts don't show. I'm sure they were great though.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

I have to laugh at what Gemma gets into - it seems one time many years ago when I had cats I woke to a plant tipped over - and that woke me as it crashed! Have fun with your roll of the dice project

Tired Teacher said...

It does make me wonder why Gemma wants to bathe or even drown her toys. Enjoy your holiday trip & safe travels.

Jenny said...

I'm not sure if anyone else is having trouble seeing the photos? They all appear fine from my end, so I don't really know what is wrong.

HEATHER B said...

Oh my goodness Jenny what a wee rascal Gemma is and so quiet about it too. Love the selvage edge to be bag project. Great to see some of your many finished projects today and think the wee gift bags will be much appreciated by their new owners. Good on you. Have a good queens birthday weekend.