All the wonderful things I have to say about my vibrating-dot-of-energy mate.

Dec 292017

Moxie and Slick
Slick and I have slightly differing schedules. By the time he gets up, I’m deleting emails at work. On weekends, he sleeps in. This means that while the cats have been fed and I’m in the workshop on my second coffee, he is still abed. This drive Moxie NUTS! Slick is Moxie’s favorite human, in large part because Slick puts up with her fussy bullshit. On a weekend late morning, I often get a workshop visit from Moxie, which is otherwise unusual. Her pitiful mews (pronounced “ow” – no “me” to it) lead me upstairs to open the bedroom door. This time I took a pic of her joy at being reunited with Slick. She pushed herself under the covers and began grooming his beard while he was still asleep. Between her sharp tongue and terrible breath, Slick was awake quickly. Poor guy; he could barely contain his grimace for the photo I insisted he be still for.

Nov 032017

Moxie and Slick.
Moxie, cleaning her face while laying on Slick.

We have both (Slick and me, not Slick and Moxie) been working very hard lately. We took a break and stayed on the couch the whole evening. It was good. I can face today with a refreshed feeling. Moxie even took advantage and spent some time being sweet while Slick snuggled her.

Jun 282017

Moxie cat, with Slick.
One of the reasons Moxie prefers Slick is because he puts up with her fussy bullshit. Even if it is 90F, she demands to be snuggled and held. Then she tries to claw your intestines out incidentally when she leaves. No thanks. But, Slick does it. He snuggles that fussy, hot, shedding cat in his arms and sometimes they watch tv together.

Had to blow out the photo a little because of the sunny window backlighting so you could see Moxie.

Dec 132016

He says he doesn’t like birthdays, but he always plays along with candles in the cake and such.

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May 272016

Moxie, being lovey with Slick.
To reiterate, Moxie is Slick’s cat. Whether he always enjoys it or not. Here she is being lovey by licking his beard.

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Apr 072016

Moxie and Slick, playing with rope.
Moxie love the rope, but she gets overly excited so Slick has to keep an eye on her and his hand so that he doesn’t come away with fresh claw injuries.

Apr 012016

I love our little Moxie, but she is not my cat. She is very much Slick’s cat. When he is not at home, this is what she does:
Moxie watching for Slick.
She watches the door, waiting for him to come home.

When he does come home:
Moxie being sweet with Slick.
Moxie sweetness and kisses, all for Slick. And only for Slick.

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Mar 022016

Nora and Slick, playing with sisal rope.
Slick recently fixed up our cats’ scratcher posts with fresh sisal rope. The old rope has become the new favorite toy, especially for Nora. She also likes sitting atop the Christmas tree box, which is why we are so delinquent in storing it away; here it still sits in March. We’re going to have to put up a shelf right there for Nora. It is her favorite television watching spot.

Dec 142015

Another good year.
Slick's birthday.
Happy Birthday, Slick, my love.

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