Tiger on the prowl

19 April 2014 I was watching the baby tortoises munching a couple of leaves of lettuce, when I heard a rumbling sound right next to my head, “Rrrrmmmmm-rrrrmmmmm-rrrrmmmm.” I toppled over in fright. I looked up to find a furry face right close to mine. “Mr Tiger!” I exclaimed. It was Aunty Lissi’s cat, whom … More Tiger on the prowl

A visit to the nursery to purchase some lemon thyme, lemon balm – and catnip!

16 March 2013 “I’m going to the nursery this morning, Flat Kathy,” said Reggie. “Do you want to come along? “Ooh yes, are we buying some replacement catnip for Miss Tuffy-Cat?” I asked, eagerly climbing into the passenger seat and fastening my seatbelt. As you may recall from a previous post, the Cat’s ‘nip situation … More A visit to the nursery to purchase some lemon thyme, lemon balm – and catnip!

The Cat and I

My Cape Town hosts happen to share their home with a cat. It is an elderly tortoiseshell cat with a white tummy and soft white paws. I must confess that I was a little fearful at first. You know how cats can be – razor sharp teeth and claws that can tear into you at … More The Cat and I