Phantom Phriday Vol. 14

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This week’s volume is cutting it close, but we managed to get it in before midnight! Tonight we are preparing to make our own cat food so that the cat crew can start their raw diets. They’re not handling the smell of raw chicken and not being able to eat it yet too well.

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“What are you doing, human? Why does it smell good?”

 

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“Is that…chicken?”

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“Hand over the chicken and I wont shred your face in your sleep.”

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2016 Start

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Happy New Year!
I hope everyone’s start to 2016 was a good one. I spent most of the first resting and reading, but we did go out for a couple of hours to survey the flooding in Valley Park. The waters had gone down some, but, as you can see in the photos below, there’s still quite a bit under water.

Flooding in Valley Park, Missouri

Flooding in Valley Park, Missouri

Flooding in Valley Park, Missouri

Flooding in Valley Park, Missouri

The rest of my evening was spent snuggling up with this cute kitty below.

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Phantom Phriday Vol. 12

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First Phantom of the year!

Happy New Year from our feline crew!

Our first Phantom Phriday of the year features one of Phantom’s greatest foes – the mandarin. Phantom hates it’s citrus-y goodness with a passion and goes to great lengths to avoid it, usually by backing far away from it and dashing off to his nearest safe spot.

Phantom vs Mandarin

“That smell offends my senses, minion.”

 

Phantom vs Mandarin

“I knew it was you..”

 

Phantom vs Mandarin

“Wait, minion. Why on earth are you moving it closer? Get that away from me!”

 

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“..Bring that any closer to me and I’ll pee on everything you love.”

Goodbye 2015

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There’s still a bit of 2015 left to go for me, but many of my friends are already in 2016, so happy new year!

2015 has been a difficult year for me and those around me, so here’s hoping the new year will be much better for everyone. I’m sure most have heard about the flooding going on here in Missouri. I live quite close to the affected areas, but luckily we live on higher ground, so we’re fine. My roommate went out on Wednesday morning to see the rising waters and take a few pictures and you can view them here – Historic Flooding in Valley Park, MO.

Ending my last post of the year with an update on the little calico (pictured above) from the previous post. I’ve named her Sogo and she’s doing much better now. She seems to be fitting in well with the others, though she’s still cautious around them at times. She seems to be happy here and that makes me happy.

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My roommate set up this gofundme page for the little calico kitten that we’re currently fostering. I’m posting this here in case anyone would like to help out in any way. Any help, be it a donation or sharing this, is greatly appreciated!

Calico-san’s Vet Bills
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After sleeping most of the night, the kitten seems to be feeling much better, so taking her to the vet to get checked out was definitely the right call.

Forest Park in Autum

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Last weekend I tagged along with Katie over to Forest Park for another photo assignment she needed to get done. I actually hadn’t really been over there to walk around before, so there’s another place I can mark off my list. It’s lovely there in autumn, though it was super overcast that day. Here’s a few shots that I took.

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Forest Park

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I had Mamo-chan with me again. I really like how the colours in this one turned out.

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The STL Science Center is nearby, so of course I had to get a shot of the T-Rex.

Forest Park

Forest Park
After we left that location, we headed over to The Muny to get a few more shots. We didn’t get to take as many there though because there were too many wedding parties getting photos taken.

Forest Park

Forest Park

Forest Park
I look forward to going back there again! Hopefully next time there will fewer big groups of wedding parties.

Ending this with a Rio since it’s National Cat Day.
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