Sunday, December 17, 2006

Christmas Card from the Cat

The strangest thing happened last Thursday....we got a card in the mail from Jasmine! Can you believe it?

I think I can do this. How hard can it be?

It was postmarked Lexington, KY, which is very puzzling! I'm thinking she must've surrepticiously e-mailed it to Cucoo and had him print it and send it for her. Do you think they could be in cahoots on this? I know she's a smart cat, and could probably lick a stamp, but addressing the envelope might be a problem. She wrote a clever poem on the inside too. I think she had to have a little help, don't you?

Now let's see, I think you tap these little squares....

This is one amazing cat we've got here!

Oh yeah, look at that!
Looking good! I am one clever cat!

She's very creative, don't you think?

Cucoo and friends

My guess is she's in Cahoots with the purple-haired bird...the tall one with the skinny green neck. You all know him as Cucoo, from Sandy's blog.
Funny thing is, Cucoo and friends showed up here the other day, out of the blue! Jasmine seemed very excited to see them all.
I made a little kiddy-sized jug of eggnog and tiny little cookies for them. They sure had big appetites for a bunch of skinny birds, and friends. Well, one actually ate like a hog and another had the manners of a dog. The gingerbread man however, couldn't have been more polite.
We had a lovely visit, and then they all piled onto their bike and off they went again, into the wild blue yonder...back to Kentucky I assume. I hope they told Sandy where they were going because that's quite a long trip!

Now to act nonchalant... Posted by Picasa

You have to understand, I've been under a lot of strain lately with the Christmas rush and all. It could explain my lunatic state of mind and this crazy post :)

P.S. I'm happy to report that the barn cats are all safe and well. We've been confining them to the milkhouse each night and letting them out during the day. We haven't seen any more signs of the raccoon, but there's no snow on the ground, so we can't see any tracks to tell if he's still around or not.
That picture of the barn in the previous post was taken last February. We haven't had that much snow yet. We had a little on the ground during the week of the attack, but it has melted since then. We're having rain tonight! This week the temperatures have been mild again. It's been weird weather for December. Last Friday while putting the kids on the buses at school it was raining lightly and there was a rainbow in the sky! I don't remember ever seeing a rainbow in December before!
Sorry I haven't had much time for visiting and posting lately. There just aren't enough hours in the day for me to get all the shopping, decorating, baking, wrapping and everything else done, and blog too! I'll catch up with you all soon.
I hope everyone had a lovely weekend!


Anonymous said...[Reply]

OK, Kerri, what ELSE was in that eggnog?
WOW - A typing cat? I thought I saw this on America's funniest videos! If not, I should have! TOOOO funny!

Sue said...[Reply]

A typing cat?? They make them oh so talented in NY I think!! California cats are way more laid back.
This was a very cute post and I'm thinking I'd like to sit down and have some of whatever egg nog you're having!!
Then we really wouldn't care how many hours were in the day or what need to get done..Works for me!!

Alice said...[Reply]

When is Jasmine going to set up her own blog? I hope it's soon because I'd really like to get all the 'goss' about you and Ross.

Pretty saucy stuff, I reckon.

Anonymous said...[Reply]

Hi Kerry, your cat is very talented. My cat can only eat and damage the wallpapers.


Anonymous said...[Reply]

Dear Kerri,
I am not at all surprised about the card. I am convinced some really funny stuff goes on right after you close that door with our pets. I just know it is party time for

Take care and glad everything is okay with the barn cats.


jellyhead said...[Reply]

Oh, wow, what an impressive cat!

I'm glad to hear the raccoon has stayed well away.

I feel just like you - completely harried about Christmas coming with social events to attend, friends coming round, goodies to bake, gifts to wrap etc etc. I'm sure we'll all be blogging infrequently over the next week or won't be forgotten, though!

Anonymous said...[Reply]

Hi Kerri
One very talented typing cat.
and glad that Racoon is staying away .
I agree not enough hours in the day at the moment.I am having family and friends here for Christmas,new year So i might not get much time on here. Take care And have a very Merry Christmas.

Anonymous said...[Reply]

I hope Jasmine doesn't have her eye on your mouse!

I'm glad all the cats are fine. I'm really loving this weather! They're calling for a little lake effect here tonight but it should all be gone by Christmas so we should have good traveling weather.

Anonymous said...[Reply]

I hope Jasmine doesn't have her eye on your mouse!

I'm glad all the cats are fine. I'm really loving this weather! They're calling for a little lake effect here tonight but it should all be gone by Christmas so we should have good traveling weather.

Tammy said...[Reply]

What is it about key pads?
Clarence loves to push the buttons while sitting in my lap...yesterday while typing a letter to Pea (Carole) he added his two cents!
Glad to hear the barn cats are doing well!! Maybe that mean ol' coon moved on down the road...

Anonymous said...[Reply]

You have a pretty smart cat! Glad all the other cats are safe. I hope we get a little snow for Christmas. We haven't had a green christmas in a very long time. I don't like green christmass nothing looks right to me.

LZ Blogger said...[Reply]

That is one smart CAT! ~ jb///

Sandra said...[Reply]

That's one Kewl Cat!

Linda said...[Reply]

I always suspected those cats were up to something. They just look way too crafty to me.

Sissy said...[Reply]

I do hope things settle down for you, Kerri, and that no more of your sweet kitties are bothered!
Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...[Reply]

The photos of your cat amazes me.
Merry Christmas Kerri

Anonymous said...[Reply]

love the cat pictures, she's so pretty. Kerri, I would like to tag you to do this, if you have time,

Val said...[Reply]

Hmm, maybe I can get our cats to resurrect my blog for me...

Merry Christmas, Kerri!

Pamela said...[Reply]

This was so cute! Your cat has to be in kahoots with someone! hehe! I love the picture of him at the keyboard, he has such gorgeous colors in his hair! That must explain my crazy post too, it is all the stress of getting her done before Christmas! :)

Abandoned in Pasadena said...[Reply]

Kerri...Jimmy & I laughed our heads off over your post. I really love your pictures of Jasmine on the computer...she's one smart kitty and how nice of Cucoo and his friends to come calling. They love eggnog too, but I just hope they minded their manners. *LOL*

It was sure nice and thoughtful of Jasmine to send you & Ross that lovely Christmas card *LOL*...she must really love being a housecat and she sure looks like she's been paying attention and knows her way around a computer. It won't be long before she'll be demanding to have her own blog.
Cucoo told me that Jasmine didn't know how to use the printer...and Cucoo did and that's the only reason that the card was postmarked in Lexington.
Jasmine is such a lovely cat...I love her colors and she looks so content being in the house.

Also glad to hear that the rest of your cats are no longer being tormented by that maurauding coon.
And don't worry...we won't forget you...we're all in the same state of mind right now with the usual stresses of Christmas and trying to get everything done.

Rhea said...[Reply]

Those are adorable pics of the cat at the keyboard.

Wendy A said...[Reply]

Now that is a trick. Maybe its a circus cat. Don't worry about not blogging much...we all seem to be a bit scarse at this time a year.

Linda A said...[Reply]

I love your sense of humor. I love your cats! My animals seem to always be pretty quiet lately. I had one cat who thought she was a dog, but none went on to higher learning.

Happy Christmas to you and yours.

Anita said...[Reply]

Oh Kerri, I always admire the photos of your cats but THESES ones are really special. What clever cats you have, maybe one day, Jasemine might have her own cat blog on the net if she improves her typing skills... ;-)))

HORIZON said...[Reply]

Dearest Kerri.
Just wanted you to know that l have been running around like a lunatic too- nice post and visit :)
Keep well my friend and have a lovely Christmas.

Sonia said...[Reply]

Very nice post! Love your cats!

Wishing you and your family a Happy Christmas and a Wonderful 2007!
Desejo a você e a sua família um Feliz Natal e Maravilhoso 2007!
Your Brazilian friend
Sua amiga brasileira,

kylieps said...[Reply]

That's just what Dad would like, eh? If Jasmine got a blog too! He'd never get any time to shop on ebay...

Dianne said...[Reply]

What a cute post! I'm surprised Jasmine didn't scoot away when you were taking her photo so much. But, as you said, she had a lovely card to make!
Glad to hear the cats are doing well. Whew!

Carol said...[Reply]

Ha ha what a funny story, love the pics!