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01 March 2012 @ 08:58 pm
Or maybe not. *g*
Remember when I posted here about my kitten-in-waiting? Well he's getting a lot closer. He'll go in for his little op soon, and not long after he'll be old enough to pack his little port and hop on a plane to sunny Brisbane.

Below is a vid taken just this week (see? youtube IS for cats!) that I just have to share with everyone. He's so gorgeous! I could just eat him with a spoon.
It's been teeming with rain at Alison's for the last few days; the muddy towels on the floor are for her little dog Annie when she comes inside after answering the call of nature. Annie gets a cameo spot in the vid, too.

I shared this with sunray45 this morning, and when I got home from work I found she'd screencapped it and sent me a selection of stills. Thanks so much! *hugs*.

ETA: link to earlier post retrained - it now goes to kitten photos like it should. *g* Oops!
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Newsy: squeenewsy891 on March 1st, 2012 11:32 am (UTC)
He. Is. So. CUTE! What a sweet little bouncy ball of fur.
miwahni: cats sparklemeezermiwahni on March 2nd, 2012 10:14 am (UTC)
Isn't he just?! Coat him with chocolate sauce and eat him up like ice cream.
alimspinto64 on March 1st, 2012 11:41 am (UTC)
He's adorable. I could really do with cuddling him right now, as I'm feeling poorly (I mustn't let Merlin read this post though!)
miwahni: cats BIrmanmiwahni on March 2nd, 2012 10:15 am (UTC)
Sending virtual cuddles and headbutts. Sorry you're feeling poorly, and I hope the antibiotics kick in soon.
alimspinto64 on March 2nd, 2012 12:49 pm (UTC)
Thank you, the cuddles and head butts are most welcome. Actually, my legs aren't quite as red and painful today.
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miwahni: cats BIrmanmiwahni on March 2nd, 2012 10:17 am (UTC)
It's a Norwegian thing, my Snook held his tail up straight like that too. Birmans, on the other hand, are far too lazy and while they do hold their tails up, the top section falls to one side, making a perfect question-mark.
They're funny as kittens, though, when their tails aren't in proportion to their body and stick straight up; they look like little remote-control kitties.
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Strike while the irony is hot: EMO -- CUPPA?draycevixen on March 1st, 2012 01:55 pm (UTC)

I think that link goes to a posting about Sherlock... or perhaps it's just me. *g*

He's adorable and I'm assuming the comments about his profile have to do with a breed standard?

snowstar1965 on March 1st, 2012 02:25 pm (UTC)
Thanks for all the great comments about Thenderbum (yes I know it's a terrible nickname I am known for it lol).

The way he is holding his tail is very much a thing that is a trait of the breed. The profile comment was to do with how straight his nose is :-) They have to have very straight noses. A lot of breeders try to say that the kittens at this age don't have straight noses still as they are still straightening out which is totally wrong. They are straight at the age of about 8 weeks. IF not then they wont be :-)

I am sorry about the muddy towels in my house though we are getting torrential rain & that is meaning that poor Annie is having to swaim to get to a higher point to go toilet poor thing. People are being evacuated now, its actually getting a bit worrying but I live on a very high point so I am lucky.

I am sorry my house is a mess but I have been having constant migraines so yeah. Also the kitten pen on the camping mat is due to two 10kg + cats (the white NFC & the Raggie) they aren't nasty but if they played & hurt the baby whilst I was out I would never forgive myself as I did this mating especially for Bev)

Anyway Once again Thanks for then nice comments & I am so glad that Bev is so happy with her baby boy :-)

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miwahni: cats warmin ur dinnermiwahni on March 1st, 2012 08:47 pm (UTC)
Re: Thunderbum
I'm so excited! And couldn't be happier with him. I'm just so grateful that you a) were prepared to put off retirement for one last litter, b) actually got the preferred colour/sex combination on the first go, and c) are prepared to entrust me with your baby.
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miwahni: S&H Good Griefmiwahni on March 1st, 2012 08:44 pm (UTC)
Aargh! Thanks for the heads-up. See what happens when I try to multi-task? ;-) Link fixed now. Funny, that's just made me aware that I lack a proper face-palm icon....

Yes, NFOs should have a straight profile, from forehead down to nose with no bump or stop. He's looking good at a very early age, which is promising.
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sunray45: BevsKittysunray45 on March 2nd, 2012 08:16 am (UTC)
I still reckon he should be named Raymond, or Doyle, cause he has a patch on his bum and likes showing it to everyone. *bg*
miwahni: cats ping pongmiwahni on March 2nd, 2012 10:21 am (UTC)
Butterfly butt! You iconed him! Squee!
Actually emailed Alison today to suggest Ziggy Stardust as a registered name, just because. Not sure if she's used it previously though, have to wait and see. Doyle would be a good "home" name, seeing as how I have a Bodie already.
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anonpussynamer: egyptienneanonpussynamer on March 3rd, 2012 03:12 pm (UTC)
Re: Thunderbum!
Oooohwaaaaaaaaa .. how utterly adorable! You really should have him registered as Snowstars Thunderbum, y'know. *g* It suits him ... an' it's rainin' out there so would be purr-fect.

One seriously cute little boy there - and he looks to be such a little character with it all. Won't be long now, hey? :)
miwahni: cats dancemiwahni on March 3rd, 2012 03:15 pm (UTC)
Re: Thunderbum!
Only a few more weeks. Excitement! Finally settled on his official name today after much to-ing and fro-ing and no, it's not Thunderbum *g*. Ziggy Stardust instead.
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