The happy cat…

I wish that title was about having found a new home for one of the kittens, but, alas, they are all still here.

There’s no room in the inn, so to speak. After making a number of attempts to take the kittens to the shelter, including a for-sure appointment last week, we were turned down again. They are full up for cats. So we are still a 10 cat family.

In other news, I am enjoying a sudden abundance of flowers. There are many more Velvet Queens in bloom…

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I like that one. Not fully opened, but looks like it’s sleeping, or just bashful.

The nearby cosmos has begun putting on flowers. The one out front is still holding out!

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The first cosmos bloom was actually tiny and pink, but it didn’t photograph well.

Here’s the portulaca (or purslane?) I kept alive all winter. A relative of moss rose. I don’t have any moss rose this year and am missing it…

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A wider shot…and, yes, those are zinnias growing up out of the middle. I didn’t have the heart to weed them out. I love a good volunteer…

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The zinnias always make me so happy. I am really enjoying this new trio out front…

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And the volunteers among the tomatoes…gorgeous…

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Here’s one more volunteer I didn’t have the heart to pluck. Why shouldn’t it grow among the pavers if it wants to?

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As you can see, I haven’t weeded much of anything among the pavers. Always something else to do with all the cats, and the ducks and the bigger garden.

I just took my first dose in a long list of gaggy things I’m taking for a liver flush. It’s been years since I’ve done one and it seems I was overdue as I’ve been having some indications of an overwhelmed liver. Time to flush things out. Here’s the link if you’re interested.

I also haven’t eaten since noon, so now I’ve got the shakes. I really loathe fasting.

Anyway, I’ve been working on this Jude-inspired critter some more. I like this one. He looks like a happy cat…

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. stichr says:

    This cat has a very fine mane. I love zinnia’s also, but never seem to get the seeds in early enough. Maybe I should start them with the tomatoes next winter. Or maybe it’s just our NW weather.

    1. June Wildflower says:

      I’m not sure what the trick is to zinnias. I had a hard time getting them going this year and would watch as volunteers came up in the yard, all over the place, except where I really wanted them. They do need a lot of water, it seems. Anyway, they certainly look their best when they have lots of water. 🙂

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