From now through Christmas, each day's blog will feature photos, sketches, and paintings we are collecting for "Bengal Cat Christmas" our book-in-progress that journals Tanji, Uschi and Vladi's holiday adventures. Most of the stuff is new, but long-time adventurers will recognize a few paintings and photos from Christmas past.
We have several holiday traditions, but this year we decided to add new things to do together with our furry family. Some of these have been a success, others, well you'll see.
We all know how this is going to turn out.
First, she tried making a paper garland...
To be fair, we are encouraging him a bit.
This was a hit with "Mr. Glitterball" ...
Oops, Vladi managed to take this one down too.
Our last attempt was a garland wrapped firmly
around the window post.
Vladi was first on the scene...
He scratched, and pulled, and licked,
but the garland stayed together.
When the two spotted boys lost interest,
Uschi moved in and has happily nestled
in the ends of the garland.
"Dressed for Christmas"
people humming. We have dozens of
Christmas songs on the iPod, and...
Les has her favorite Richard Scarry songbook.
Tanji has figured out how to play a tune by strumming
the big rubber bands that wrap up our mail.
Jingle bells are irresistable.
There are a lot of holiday sounds around the house.
but that's probably for the best.