kitten toys

Is there a pet or child alive that doesn’t love the box the toy came in better than the toy? Or just any box for that matter?

The kitten brothers are no exception. The photo shows a three-box construction that got the boys through their early kittenhood. They play outside it now since they are too big to enter it comfortably, but there was a time…!

Yeah! The kittens defended this fort to the death many a time, much kitten fur was lost, but I think this eyesore is just about ready for the trash bin.

“Just about ready for the trash bin” means it was trash weeks ago, but I couldn’t bring myself to toss part of the kitten brothers’ kittenhood! How ridiculous! They are boxes that are trash, having served a purpose or two.

That’s Andy, above. You can see those characteristics of a smoke Persian that makes them such a pretty cat: the silver hair in the black, the black points and band across the shoulders. Dougy’s pelage shows something of this Persian variation, but he is darker overall.

Speaking of pleasure, here’s another favorite Kat of mine, Kathleen Battle, singing a favorite Handel aria of mine.

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4 thoughts on “kitten toys

  1. The boys both look more black than anything, but, from certain angles (for example, from underneath or when the light hits their hair just right) they show a lot more silver. Andy shows much more of this color than Dougy. Andy’s a pretty boy, eh!?

  2. oooh….. he has more colors 🙂 on DB it looked like the whole black fur 🙂
    I like it 🙂 he looks big 🙂
    ps. my cat didn’t like much boxes…. her fave toy was a bird made of feathers… but my mum once was vacuuming and bird had lost….. since then she never played with anything…. and she was fetching!!!

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