Sunday, December 13, 2009
The Christmas Tree and the V-E-T!
I sniffed all the Christmas tree ornaments as they came out of the tins in the big box from the loft. My mum is a great one for buying tree ornaments in all the different places she visits, so they remind her of places she has been. We also have quite a few cat-themed ornaments. Here is our finished tree: And here are some of the cat ornaments we have. Guess which one is my favourite? I keep looking at this robin ornament. He looks quite tasty. Shame mum has put him so high up on the tree. (I don't have the figure for tree-climbing).And here I am doing a final inspection on the tree. I don't think she should buy many more ornaments or we will have to get a bigger tree. Not everything this week has been as much fun as tree decorating. On Friday evening I was peacefully dozing under the Christmas tree when I was picked up, thrown into the Evil Cat Carrier, put into the car and driven round the corner to see the Loud Australian V-e-t. It was that time of year again when I have those annual injections in the back of my neck. When the Loud Australian V-e-t tipped me out on to the table I climbed straight back into the Evil Cat Carrier again, heh heh heh. He did all his checks and said that I am in good shape and he was very impressed that my diabetes is still under good control. I have lost some more weight - when he weighed me a year ago I was 17 and a half pounds and now I am down to 15 and a half pounds, which is the lightest I have ever been since my humans adopted me 6 years ago. The v-e-t doesn't think I am qualified to call myself Skinny Eric yet, though.
Luckily the trip to the v-e-t did not take long, and I was soon back at home catching up on some naptime. There is one more week to go before my mum finishes school for the Christmas holidays. She has all sorts of stuff going on like Christmas shows and parties and card making with her class, but the v-e-t said she shouldn't forget to give me lots of grooming so that my floof is at its best for Christmas!
I´m glad that your diabetes is controlled.
Your Christmas tree is very pretty and we like the decoration with your photo.
Mum hasn't even started on the tree here.
You tree is wonderful and you have some pretty kitty ornaments on it!!!
Congrats on the weight loss and the excellent report on the diabetes! You & Mum are doing everything right!
We liked yer ornaments. We are betting ya liked all of the special ones best.
An we gotta say that any V-E-T what says ya are in good shape is a good one.
What a pretty tree! And we love your ornament!
We don't ever get a tree. With 8 of us, MamaCat won't put one up. She says she refuses to put up something she'll have to redecorate every day.
3 of us outwiegh you, so you're not fat!!!
Ozzy, Alice, Bootsie, Freckles, Lola, Dandelo, Honey & Pinkie
We'rte also glad that the vet thinks you're in good health and everything is under control. Keep up to good work!
What a lovely tree.
Roxy & Lucky
We shall refer to you as Fit Eric.
And we KNOW what ornament is your favorite, of course...the one with your on it!
an' you mus' be unnerstandin' of yer mum just now--she's been frettin' ofur the catsmas presentation at the church. if her head asplodes, we'll come ofur an' help you put her back to rights!
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Congratulations on making the calendar on Zoolatry. Looking good there.
I like your tree. When I was young I would have liked to have climbed it. You have some nice ornaments too, some look like they might be a lot of fun to play with.
Merry Christmas, Eric