Wednesday, December 10, 2008


Here are a couple of photos of Paco (name may change, maybe Sancho) "Helping" T. get his shoes on in the morning. You can see how helpful he is. Apparently this happens nearly every morning when T. is getting ready for work, or in this case to work in the garden.

Enjoy your helpful pets,


Monday, December 8, 2008

They will kill you with The Cute

Here are our still-unnamed shelter kitties, killing you with the cute.

Enjoy the devastating power of The Kitteh,


Sunday, November 23, 2008

Introducing Muriel and Pascal, new pound kitties in the house

So, with Pootie gone, we thought we'd give Sula a few months of the run of the house before we get more kitties to ruin her life. She always showed a disdain of Pootie (or so we interpreted), so we figured she'd appreciate it.

Within a few days of Pootie taking off, Sula started meowling at night. That repetitive, loud meow that she does after we move, when she's all stressed out about the change. She's been doing it at least once a day/night for a week. So, the family went to the animal shelter and found us some kittens.

We got two because Sula isn't getting any younger, and we wanted them to have someone to play with when she kicks the bucket. To put it delicately.

Pascal is the boy's name, and the first two pictures. We love his little mustache mark. He's showing himself to be the adventurous one, and only one day in, already wants out of the office to the rest of the house. [We ensconced them in one room so they had less to digest right off the bat, as well as to quarantine their kennel cough for a few more days of antibiotic treatments before we expose them to Sula.]

The soft grey [technically a blue I am told as I type this] lady with the white nose is Muriel. We are going to rename her something old-timey and glamorous, because she's already showing herself to be a bit... glamorous. A bit princessy.

Enjoy getting up to date on the cats in the world,


Sunday, April 20, 2008

An engineer's guide to cats

I thought I'd this video it to breathe life back into the Fur Shark blog:

Enjoy continued education on feline-monkey interactions,


Friday, February 15, 2008

Scared Pootie

We have had a dog visitation. In fact, The Dog in question is right now sleeping upstairs in the guest room. This creates intense disquiet in the Fur Sharks, especially Pootie. He has a couple telling scars that leads us to think he was attacked pretty badly by a dog as a kitten, and his terror at seeing them as an adult cat confirms our suspicions.

Once The Dog is sequestered for a few hours, Pootie comes out of hiding and latches onto a Monkey for emotional support, notice how he seems to calm down a bit by the third picture.

The Wife was kind enough to suspend studying to accommodate him.

Enjoy the comfort of your pet sentinel Monkey,


Friday, August 31, 2007

Bad Case of Cats

A cute picture of The Wife with what we call in our house a "bad case of cats."

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Pootie Imitating Sphinx

Pootie Imitating Sphinx, originally uploaded by JurassicTech.

You can leave your sacrifices, gifts, and obeisances near the cat bowl.