Category Archives: cats

Last-Minute, Fake Fur Shrug for New Year’s Eve.

Around 4pm on New Year’s Eve I posted this tweet. But, Vanessa, don't you have to be at your friend's place at half 6? This is no time to sew! — vanessa p (@smittenness) December 31, 2013 But hey, who … Continue reading

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Cats at every turn.

It’ll come to no surprise but as I was sifting through my photos earlier this week, I realised I have a lot of pics of my cats. Not just of the cats, but of the cats sitting in places they … Continue reading

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Obligatory Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Post

Jack disapproves of the commodifictaion of love. Actually, he’s probably thinking “biscuits” “fighting” or “what haven’t I pissed on yet?” But he is very, very, very photogenic and very sweet-natured so I can forgive him. These little crocheted hearts were … Continue reading

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Not a creature was stirring, not even this crocheted mouse

Especially not this particular mouse which I crocheted for my ungrateful, rotten cats. I’m not sure what possessed me. They seem just as happy chasing imaginary bugs and playing complex feline mind games. Or (last week) peeing on E’s jeans. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – an upcycled gift to myself.

I went to my first work Christmas party for about three years last week. I work short contracts and I’m usually between jobs around Christmas but not this year. I was all geared up to wear a nice frock and … Continue reading

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A Cat Is Not Just For Christmas. A short history of how my stuff got wrecked.

We inherited Jack and Andrew (but didn’t name them) three years ago from a couple leaving London. They’ve dictated where we live, when we go on holiday and when we get up in the morning but they make the house … Continue reading

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