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Winter 2016-2017

In the awful, hopefully only, Year of Trump

You may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.

Melvin the Doge joins the team

21 April 2017

Following the sad departure of the Squirrel in mid-February, little time was lost in facilitating the arrival of Melvin the Doge, the most insistently inquisitive small cat in memory -- here enjoying another episode of The Fjällbacka Murders on the telly.

Melvin and Patrick, the assistant chief of police in Fjällbacka, Sweden, 24 April 2017

Melvin and a laptop keyboard that's pleasantly warming for cats

Melvin experimenting with the Windows 10 display controls, 27 April 2017

It took 45 minutes to get this sorted out. Thank you, Melvin.

Melvin at rest

Melvin at rest again

Melvin wired up

Melvin the Doge meeting his predecessor, the Squirrel

Unlike the Squirrel, Melvin is a Selkirk Straight from France. His father recently won some kind of cat competition in Texas, USA.

Melvin exploring the balcony limits -- as he is an indoor cat in a neighborhood filled with predators, we discourage these stealthy investigations.


Melvin mesmerized by insects, poised to leap out after them

Yearning for insects

Melvin's fascination with nature shows, 10 May 2017


Melvin in frustrated hunter mode

Melvin cleverly hiding

Melvin impatient for lunch

Melvin as pillow

Melvin packing for his trip to the USA

Melvin likes small round places

Melvin with the Village of the Damned eyes

Contemplative Melvin

Now in the USA, Melvin the indoor cat sometimes wonders what it would be like to be an outdoor cat

Rewarding hours on the window sill, and much safer from the eagles always circling overhead

Sang froid

A little place of one's own

Melvin the gardener (photo by Emily)

Alert and vigilant (photo by Emily)

What's for lunch? 19 June 2017

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