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Horrible Cats, Grasshoppers And Free Moo Cards

Aren't cats horrible sometimes?

Earlier today when I was engrossed on the computer ordering my 50 free Moo business cards, this horrible creature on the left, who goes by the name of Eddie ("do my eyes match this cushion?")  appeared in the dining room with a sparrow!

After 5 minutes of me running round the house after him shouting "Out, out!" he then ran back outside and proceeded to devour the poor sparrow. After much crunching all that was left was a pile of feathers and a claw. I was going to take a photo but thought that would be a bit unsavourary!

Click HERE for the 50 free Moo cards. When you get to the ordering page it says the offer has been extended to February 2010 but it still worked ok and I only had to pay £3.00 for postage!

Backyard Wildlife

I heard it yesterday but didn't see it, but today I heard it, saw it and photographed it! Yes it's a grasshopper with a missing back leg!
My other cat Charlie was very interested in it but as he treats insects as snacks I made sure he couldn't get to it. I also saw a bright green one earlier today which I'm assuming was a younger one.

I don't think I'll win any prizes for my spectacular wildlife photography though!


  1. What beautiful eyes!!

    A friend of mine has two cats and they're both hunters. One brought a live squirrel in and let it go. That was 'fun'. Less fun was when he bought in another squirrel and let it bleed out on the carpet... I don't mind going round to feed them if she's away but really don't enjoy the dead animal hunt (I've had to deal with mice, rats, snakes, birds and one horrific occasion- a maggoty pigeon. Yuck!) I'm feeding them next weekend- wonder if I'll get any nice surprises


  2. Awww, your cat is ever so cute [I see you have three, lucky!] but what a horrid thing to see/happen! Can't blame him though, just instinct I guess.
    I saw that thing for free moo on the folksy forums - may have to get some! :)

  3. Oh noo Eddie is beautiful! Pity they are hunters!
    (Hello Tuppence and Charlie too :)

  4. lol, our cat often brings things in, I find it so frustrating, bits of bird over the living room mice in your shoes. . . UGH!

    Fiona @ Christals Creations


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