12/09/2016 – Friday Flashback

Did you know Quint’s artwork makes for great holiday gifts? Paintings made by a cat? Yep! They’re fun and thoughtful and especially well-suited for those pet lovers who think they have everything! Please click on Quint’s Art Shop icon over on the far right sidebar –> or visit his art shop directly by clicking here to take a look at his work. All proceeds for all paintings sold through January will go toward helping with senior sister Sunny’s recent vet bill. Happy looking and thank you!

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Before the Colehaus Cats you know now, in the ancient, olden days of yore, before there were many cats on the Internets, there were two earlier batches of Colehaus Cats. Sadly, we don’t have much in the way of photos from the very first group, but we do have good records of the second.

Some Colehaus Cats that came before - © Colehauscats.com

Some Colehaus Cats that came before – © Colehauscats.com

Lounging in the original Cat Den before cabinets and cat trees, clockwise from lower left corner, Queen Crits in the round bed giving gray, ex-feral Cameron a bath. Big ginger boy Ian weighed in at forty-three pounds and defied nearly all attempts at dieting (he finally came down to twenty-five with ultra strict vet monitoring). Dilute tortie G.B. naps in the upper corner. Almost white Skitters adopted us when we helped him recover from being nailed shut in an attic by a bad neighbor. And ginger girl Zooot, outgoing sibling to sister G.B loved snuggling anywhere her favorite blanket lay.

All are at the Rainbow Bridge now, undoubtedly sticking together, sharing and remembering good times. You can read more about each one here at our Never Forgotten – OTRB link.

Queen Crits on your shenanigans - © Colehauscats.com

Queen Crits on your shenanigans – © Colehauscats.com

Ex-feral Cameron - © Colehauscats.com

Ex-feral Cameron – © Colehauscats.com

Dear Big Ian - © Colehauscats.com

Dear Big Ian – © Colehauscats.com

G.B. (Gray Baby) - © Colehauscats.com

G.B. (Gray Baby) – © Colehauscats.com

Skitters - © Colehauscats.com

Skitters – © Colehauscats.com

Ginger girl Zooot - © Colehauscats.com

Ginger girl Zooot – © Colehauscats.com

12/07/2016 – Bed Cats

Our 2016 Christmas Card featuring Zuzu and the Christmas minions is here! Click our icon over there in the far right column or here to Save As and collect your own!

Our 2016 Holiday card featuring Zuzu - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Our 2016 Holiday card featuring Zuzu – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

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Here’s what blurry-eyed Mom wakes up to every morning. Ruby’s all like, “Finally, you’re awake! I got so tired waiting, I had to rest my cheek on this bed roll. Hey, you gonna pet me now?”

Morning bed cat Ruby - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Morning bed cat Ruby – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Meanwhile, at the foot of the bed, Zuzu takes her time waking up and knows the petting will come to her eventually.

Morning bed cat Zuzu - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Morning bed cat Zuzu – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

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softlyfall2015_6apricotback_150Quint’s original paintings make the perfect holiday gift for those who think they have everything! He’d love knowing his creations found their forever homes this holiday season. And one hundred percent of your purchase of Quint’s art goes toward sister Sunny’s recent vet bill. Click on Quint’s Art Shop icon over on the far right sidebar –> or visit his art shop directly by clicking here.

12/05/2016 – Monday Snugglers

An UPDATE on Sunny’s dental work last Friday: Thank you for all your purrs and good thoughts! Sunny came through her first ever dental cleaning with flying colors! No extractions, no cracked teeth, no bleeding gums or sores. No toofies for the Tooth Fairy’s collection, we not sorry to say.

Sunny’s been on pain meds over the weekend and if we think she needs more, she can have them. Our favorite vet also drained and removed that big fluid cyst on her back and found an underlying mass which they also removed. We’ll know more about the mass sometime next week when the test comes back. As for now, she is comfortable but with a shaved back and a two-inch row of stitches that she’ll have removed next week. No photos of her stitches. It is not pretty to see and a girl needs her space when she doesn’t look her absolute best.

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Another Monday. Another great opportunity for snuggling with Tessa and Quint. A yawn or two and it’s time for a nap.

Snugglers Tessa and Quint - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Snugglers Tessa and Quint – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Quint settles in, snuggling against Tessa’s extra soft and warm belly furs. You just knew her belly was like that, right? It is!

Entering snuggly sleep mode - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Entering snuggly sleep mode – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

And to seal the deal on a long, uninterrupted afternoon nap…

Almost time for zzzzzzzz - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Almost time for zzzzzzzz – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

… they hold paws. Mom says not to gaze upon this too long because the cute is extra powerful with these two.

Holding paws - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Holding paws – 2016 © Colehauscats.com