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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #261 on: December 09, 2015, 03:46:41 AM »
Everyone seems to like her. She's very popular with my neighbours, who look forward to seeing her when she turns up for her many breakfasts every day.
I think she might be part hobbit!

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #260 on: December 09, 2015, 03:41:21 AM »
Wise 'IT' cat!

I don't know what it is about your Lily. I find her such a gorgeous cat. Maybe I'm soft for grey tabbys.  :Luv2:
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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #259 on: December 09, 2015, 03:27:08 AM »
Lily's latest favourite place is on top of my computer, probably for the warmth.

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #258 on: December 06, 2015, 03:48:01 AM »
Great photo Dave, can't wait to see the ones with the baubles!!  :rofl:
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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #257 on: December 05, 2015, 19:45:43 PM »
I dread to think what Lily will do when the decorations go on. Luckily I started from scratch when I moved, and got unbreakable ones.

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #256 on: December 05, 2015, 19:43:43 PM »


Love the pics Dave, Lily is gorgeous  :Luv: :Luv: :Luv: :Luv:

My two are ignoring the tree at the moment, they've had their fun catnapping santa and a bear  ;D ;D

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #255 on: December 05, 2015, 01:07:05 AM »
I was going to put some tinsel on the tree last year, but she pounced on it as soon as I took it out of the box! It ended up over a door. I had to keep moving it higher and higher, until she couldn't find a way to reach it!

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #254 on: December 05, 2015, 00:58:48 AM »
she is waiting for things that shine and dangle  ;D ;D

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #253 on: December 04, 2015, 21:10:22 PM »
Yes, I thought I'd put it up early, to get Lily used to it, and leave decorating it until later. She's taken no notice of it, of course!

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #252 on: December 04, 2015, 21:02:22 PM »
Yes that would be good................do you have a tree up  :evillaugh: :evillaugh:

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #251 on: December 04, 2015, 21:00:56 PM »
I'll try and get a video next time, to catch her gymnastics properly.

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #250 on: December 04, 2015, 20:39:04 PM »
Wot you caught me.................I didnt do noffin !

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #249 on: December 04, 2015, 11:26:15 AM »
 :rofl:  My old cat Chloe used to do something similar with wardrobe hangers, at one point I found asleep across a dozen or so, it amazes me what cats find comfy.

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #248 on: December 03, 2015, 20:45:51 PM »
Lily was in a particularly boisterous today. Her balance is pretty good, though she nearly fell off the clothes horse while she chased her tail!










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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #247 on: November 26, 2015, 19:51:02 PM »
Calicos are called that here too now and Sasa is one, they are just beautiful and often have a dark mask across eyes which she does and her kitten Callie and sista  on Purrs lol, Forgotten name at mo of sista cat  :-[

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #246 on: November 26, 2015, 18:32:00 PM »
Hi Katie, how's Indie?

I didn't know either, until recently, how many varieties of tortoiseshells there were.

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #245 on: November 26, 2015, 18:15:42 PM »
Sue that's fascinating, I didn't know that torties are almost always females and that Indies colouring is called calico in the US. I also didn't know there are so many recognised varieties, just amazing!

Thanks for that, my first lesson of the day.

Hi Dave !   ;D
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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #244 on: November 26, 2015, 07:35:04 AM »
Yes, beautifully illustrative Dave.   :wow:  STunning display of colour and pattern on her coat.

We had a dilute ginger tabby who was almost a pale pink - he was stunning, too.   :Luv:

Katie - this is a really good explanation of cat colours:

http://messybeast.com/colour-charts.htm

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #243 on: November 26, 2015, 01:46:43 AM »
The colours are so dilute they aren't always obvious. Good strong sunlight (now only a memory!) brings out the ginger that's lost in colder light, as in this photo from last month:


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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #242 on: November 26, 2015, 01:31:36 AM »
Andrew dilute torties are gorgeous, pale grey/blue, pink/ginger, and grey. Have only seen them calico style. They are all in pastel colours  :Luv2: :Luv2:

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #241 on: November 25, 2015, 21:34:34 PM »
A cat is a cat to me.  :sneaky: Sometimes, though, it's necessary to describe them, such as when they go missing.
I only really noticed the term "dilute tortoiseshell" the first time I took Lily to the vet, and at least two of the nurses there couldn't agree about her colour!

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #240 on: November 25, 2015, 21:20:05 PM »


Gorgeous mogs  :Luv: :Luv:

Never heard the term dilute tabby or tortie. A tabby is a tabby and a tortie is a tortie to me  ;D

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #239 on: November 25, 2015, 18:35:00 PM »
Well I have never seen a dilute tabby only a dilute tortie  :-[

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #238 on: November 25, 2015, 17:35:18 PM »
I didn't even realise you could get a dilute anything!  :rofl:
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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #237 on: November 25, 2015, 15:39:28 PM »
definately a dilute something but need to see more of her and a bit bigger  ;D ;D

I love  dilute torties

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #236 on: November 25, 2015, 09:49:50 AM »
She's beautiful! And I definitely think she's more tabby than tortie  :Luv2:

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #235 on: November 24, 2015, 21:13:34 PM »
I'd definitely have her as dilute tabby.  She's stunning.  And definitely stripey

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #234 on: November 24, 2015, 21:09:10 PM »
I'm still not entirely sure how to describe Lily's markings. Some say she's a dilute tortie (and she has the tortie character!), others say she has faint tabbie markings. In some lighting conditions, at first glance, I can't tell which one has just run past, unless the bell on Lily's collar rattles!

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #233 on: November 24, 2015, 20:51:40 PM »
That little silver face, it's just gorgeous!  :Luv2:

Looking at your other photos, I didn't realise what beautiful markings Bramble has, stunning.
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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #232 on: November 24, 2015, 18:15:08 PM »
She has her head screwed on right  :Luv2: :Luv2:

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #231 on: November 24, 2015, 15:32:58 PM »
Oddly, Lily doesn't bother much with shopping bags when they're full, but once they're empty, they're hers!




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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #230 on: November 17, 2015, 18:59:40 PM »
I love them and they look so peaceful and relaxed  ;D ;D

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #229 on: November 17, 2015, 08:09:26 AM »
They're both so beautiful, Dave.   :Luv:

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #228 on: November 16, 2015, 19:47:27 PM »
I used the phone for that last photo, because I thought the noise of digging out my camera might startle them - it didn't, so here's a couple more!




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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #227 on: November 16, 2015, 19:12:49 PM »
They're even closer this evening. They've been like this for over half an hour, and they're still there as I'm typing. They didn't move as I took the photo, except to open an eye each. Fortunately they then went back to sleep before the flash went off!


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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #226 on: November 16, 2015, 14:40:06 PM »
Love the pic on the window sill  :Luv2:

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #225 on: November 16, 2015, 07:10:23 AM »
They have such vivid expressions on their faces.    :)

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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #224 on: November 16, 2015, 00:16:40 AM »
There goes Lily again, my favourite silvery cat!  :Luv2:

Bramble is rather gorgeous too. I could look at photos of everybody's cats all day!  ;D
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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #223 on: November 15, 2015, 23:40:52 PM »
Lily and Bramble are getting closer all the time, although Lily usually spoils it before too long, gets too boisterous, and Bramble goes off in a huff!




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Re: Meet Lily!
« Reply #222 on: November 08, 2015, 20:11:34 PM »
I was given a new toy for the cats, but so far only Lily has shown an interest, and she's wary!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/=CcUpWTbMTlU" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/=CcUpWTbMTlU</a>

Not sure if embedding the video will work, if not here's the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcUpWTbMTlU
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