“What greater gift than the love of a cat?” ~ Charles Dickens

After a pretty dreadful week, the Berrow family very sadly had to say goodbye to a grand old lady today. My parents' cat Minnie very sadly passed away this morning. She was put to sleep very peacefully by our lovely vet, after rapidly deteriorating over the last week or so from - we presume - cancer. … Continue reading “What greater gift than the love of a cat?” ~ Charles Dickens

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Kittens, Cake, Cats and Tea

On Friday 27th May, I hosted a tea party for my friends and family in aid of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. The idea was that I would provide drinks, snacks and entertainment, whilst my guests made a small donation upon arrival. Relying heavily upon The Vintage Tea Party Book by Angel Adoree for recipes, … Continue reading Kittens, Cake, Cats and Tea

Christmassy Calamities

Contrary to the vast majority of my friends and family (K.F. Goodacre being a major exception), I actually bloody love Christmas. I love the decorations, the cold weather, the food, the lights, the films, the TV, not having to work... Though it may only be 22 November, I've been suckered in by the commercialism of it all. … Continue reading Christmassy Calamities

“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

If I may please take a moment to talk about something close to my heart. WARNING: What I'm about to talk about is very sad, and involves neglected animals and animal death. Earlier this year I made the decision to do some volunteering for Cats Protection. I do donate on a regular basis and always spare a … Continue reading “The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” ~ Leonardo Da Vinci