OK, so LadyStyx was right, and it does look like it will be less than a week for those eight posts. LOL! This is my third post today. In my defence though, the second post I did today was for information purposes. Yes, that's my excuse, and yes, I am sticking to it! LOL!
It's been a VERY cold start to February. The sun has been shining, and you'd think that would mean it would make it a bit warmer, but it didn't. Oh, well, it's not like I had to be out there (unless you count a couple of trips outside with Kero for him to have a pee).
And, speaking of Kero. We thought he might of hurt his hip Wednesday night/Thursday morning, because he went to jump on the bed, slipped, and landed on his side on the floor. Then he acted like he couldn't get on the bed by himself and would make half-hearted attempts while whining (until one of us got fed up and got out of bed to lift him up). But then we noticed he was able to run around just fine. Plus, he had no trouble jumping up for toys or his lead. Anyway, to cut a long story short, we think he had trouble gripping the blanket as he jumped up on the bed (fleece blankets are a lot easier to grip than cotton quilt covers) and slipped, and since this happened at least twice in as many days, it seems to have shaken his confidence in his ability to jump on the bed. I wouldn't mind, but he jumps off in the middle of the night, then wants back up, and if we ignore him he just starts howling and refuses to settle until he's in what he's always considered his rightful place. I mean, he'll be four in May, and he's slept on our bed with us since we brought him home from the breeder (when he was about 9 & 1/2 weeks old). We have one of the fleece blankets on top of the quilt now, so maybe he'll realise and manage to get the confidence back to jump up by himself again?
This has all taken longer to write than it should have, because I ended up getting up to make a cup of coffee for Kelly (he's helping people with quests on World Of Warcraft, and can't leave the computer without risking his character - and maybe everyone else's - getting killed). Plus, I had to take Kero out for another pee. I swear half these so-called bathroom trips are just an excuse to go outside. LOL!
I think Sakura thinks she's a kitten again. In fact, I swear she's playing more now than she did as a kitten. She was rolling around the floor with a catnip toy earlier, then batting the toy around and chasing it. She's also been playing with some of the balls with bells in, and the other day she was playing with one of Kero's rope tuggy toys (not as a tuggy, but as a sort of mobile scratch post). She even let my Mam sit and watch her play on Monday. It's good to see her so happy, but I can't help but wonder if this step back in to her kitten-hood is a result of Chance's passing. Especially since it started not long after he "crossed the bridge." She's also started to get really cuddly, and cuddles up with me like Chance used to. Still, I suppose there are worse ways for her to grieve for him than mimicking some of his behaviour.
We're still no closer to getting moved out of here. The good thing is that the people who were hastling us have backed off (for now at least). I think one neighbour is intent on making waves though. The kids rode their bikes around the garden the other day, and where it was muddy it churned up the grass a bit. I knew they'd been in there, but figured since they didn't break anything or bother me (or anyone else) it wasn't worth worrying about. This one neighbour disagrees though, and wanted me to take photos of the "vandalism" and get them printed so she can send them to the housing and report them. Report them for what? For wanting somewhere to play with their bikes that's not on a road? For plaing in a communal garden? For actually finding something to amuse themselves that doesn't involve name-calling or stone-throwing? I mean, come on! If it was a private garden I could sort of understand, but it's not. So, why can't they play in there? They weren't hurting anyone or anything (well, unless you count the grass). And, if it's something the housing really need to know, surely the caretakers/groundsmen (whatever they want to call themselves) can take photos and report it themselves. That way I wont have to use my money or ink to print a photo that would either cause more trouble for me or do sod all anyway. I just don't get people like that. It's those kinds of people who are the reason kids are indoors in front of the TV or their computers and games machines instead of outside playing ball and riding their bikes.
OK, well, I think that's just about everything I've got to say today. LOL! Besides, I'm hungry, so I think I'm going to have some toast.
Enjoy whatever's left of your day :)