Mom and Dad have been busy in my backyard this week. They got all the garden beds prepared so they’ll lots of fruits & veggies in a few months. This year mom added cantaloupe to the garden. I’ve read that some cats really like cantaloupe, so I might try some. Most of the time I supervised from inside while they worked, but I did get to go outside twice so that I could do a closer inspection.
I see this part of the yard from some of my windows. Those white arches are pvc pipes that hold up netting to keep the birds & squirrels out of the strawberry bed.
And I get to see the broccoli with the cat art when I’m at the patio door.
I don’t get to see the big tomato bed because it’s around the corner of the house. There will be four more tomato plants and hopefully we’ll have plenty to share with the neighbors. You might remember my doggy neighbor Chablis who comes to play in my yard. She has a little 3-year old human girl who likes to dig in the dirt so mom lets her come over to “help” plant the tomatoes. She plays in the dirt while mom plants, but mom says it’s a good start to learning about how food grows. When the tomatoes are ready to be picked, the little human can come pick some to take home. I let the little human come in and pet me, and she was very gentle.
Other than watching mom and dad work in the garden, I’ve been continuing to recuperate from my dental work. It’s still difficult to eat my dry food even though mom cuts it into smaller pieces, so I’m eating mostly canned food. I’ve lost over 1/2 pound, but that’s ok because I’m just a little pudgy and would be healthier if I lost an entire pound.
My jaw is looking better and the holes from where my teeth were pulled are getting smaller. On Sunday mom noticed I have a sore on my upper lip next to where the vet pulled my upper canine tooth. It wasn’t there on Friday but as long as it doesn’t get worse and it starts to heal in the next couple days, she’ll just keep an eye on it and wait to call the vet. Mom took a picture so she has a record of what it looks like so she can compare in a few days.
I know that’s not a very attractive picture of me, but you can see the little sore and you can see my nice, white teeth. And my nose. Mom thinks I have a cute black nose.
That’s been my week. Oh, and since it’s unseasonably warm here, I’ve started hairball season early. I’ve produced a hairball every week since the beginning of February! Mom is about ready to give me a haircut.