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Musings #98 Comfort

“He lies there, purring and dreaming, shifting his limbs now and then,

in an ecstasy of cushioned comfort.

He seems the incarnation of everything soft and silky and velvety.”

– Saki ( Hector Hugh Munro)

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Panky: Iz feels as comfortable as Iz looks here.

Dat wut we kittehs do, whether you a panfur or a moggie,

we all likes our comfort.

Hope all is stayings warm an safe frum da  extra cold wintery weather.

Polydactyl Panfur Purrs.

Musings #93 Resolutions

 

 

“Does everyone have a new years resolution?

I do, mine is to never change for anyone!”

~ Sara Dalton

Do you haf any resolutions fur 2015?

 Me and brofur totally agree wif dis quote!

We purrfect therefore we no make resolutions fur da new years.

Panfur Polydactyl Purrs and Mancat Meows fur a Happy Mew Year!

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Musings #87 Eyes

 

 

“Nature breaks through the eyes of the cat.”

~ Irish Proverb

DaMa sey we panfurs are bery expressive wif our eyes.

Polydactyl Panfur Purrs fur Wordless Wednesday.

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Musings #82 Mark

 

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“The cat always leaves a mark on his friend.”

~Spanish Proverb

This post is dedicated to Dr. Lorie Huston.

DaMa met her a couple years ago online den finally got to meet face-ta-face at a conference.

DaMa an herz talked a while at da airport waiting fur der flights home.

She wuz bery kind and always had a smile in herz voice.

Iz fink she wuz a Cat in a previous life by da way she leave herz mark on so many.

R.I.P. Dr. Lorie Huston

Polydactyl Panfur Purrs.

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Musings #80 Love

 

 

 

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“Cats are love on four legs.”

— Richard Torrergossa

DaMa call me a big luvey bug.

Iz purr-fur to show luvs when Iz feelz like it.

Don’t you agree dats da way it should be?

 Polydactyl Panfur Purrs fur Werdless Wednesday.

Musings #79 Beauty

 

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“The cat is nature’s Beauty.”

~French Proverb

 We nose dis and been telling DaMa all alongz.

You agree?

Polydactyl  Panfur Purrs for Wordless Wednesday.

Musings #78 Practical

 “And there are my cats, engaged in a ritual that goes back thousands of years, tranquilly licking themselves after the meal. Practical animals, they prefer to have others provide the food … some of them do. There must have been a split between the cats who accepted domestication and those who did not.”

William S. Burroughs, The Cat Inside

 Are you as practical as the polydactyl Panfurs?

This was inspired by the Understanding Your Cat resources from Nutro.com:

MIX IT UP FOR BETTER CAT HEALTH

While some cat owners swear by wet food, others insist dry is best. According to The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, both sides have merit. In fact, research from The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition suggests that mixing wet and dry cat food together might benefit your cat in more ways than one.

The Benefits of Mixed Feeding

Urinary Tract Health — When you feed your cat wet food, it can increase your cat’s water intake, resulting in more urine production. The higher water volume dilutes the urine while increasing the frequency of urination — both of which can help minimize the formation of mineral crystals or urinary stones, supporting good urinary tract health.

Weight Management — Studies from The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition have shown that when cats are fed a high-moisture diet, they eat less food, decrease weight and increase activity levels compared to cats fed only a dry cat food diet.

Healthy Metabolism — Wet food provides a healthy balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates, helps satisfy a cat’s instinctive feeding behavior and helps maintain a healthy metabolism.

Eating Enjoyment — When given a choice, cats prefer to eat a mixture of both wet and dry foods compared to dry only. Wet food is shown to increase enjoyment and add variety to a diet because of the wide selection of protein sources and textures. On the other hand, dry food satisfies the desire to eat many small meals throughout the day.

Oral Health — The crunchy texture of dry food helps keep teeth clean by scraping away plaque and tartar.

A Recommended Mixed Feeding Program

While each cat is different, studies from The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition show that a mixed feeding program is beneficial for both weight management and urinary tract health. For weight management, at least 25% of the total calories (or about 1/3 of the total volume) of daily food intake should be wet food. If urinary tract health is the goal, then wet food should make up about 70% of the total calories (or at least 3/4 of the daily volume). Consult your veterinarian for advice about the best food for your cat.

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The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition

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Musings #74 Rules

 

 

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“(Love is the puzzle that) can’t be solved. Catlike, it follows no rules but its own, and only it knows what they are. Also it can change the rules any time it wants, in any way it wants, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it.”

― Chris Dee,

Cat-Tales Book 5

Panky and Troyer are constantly changing the rules!

Polydactyl Panfur Purrs fur Wordless Wednesday.

Musings #68 Visible

“Cats are the visible angels of the cities!

There is always an eye of a cat observing you somewhere!”

― Mehmet Murat ildan

Panky is my vigilant angel.

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Musings #65 Home

 

 

 

“The ache for home lives in all of us.

The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” 


― Maya AngelouAll God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes 

Rest In Peace Maya Angelou.

Young Troyer knows he’s home.

Panfur Purrs for Wordless Wednesday.