instagram recap - The Dainty Squid

instagram recap

Saturday, January 19, 2013

1 // Yesterday Lloyd showed up for the first time in a few weeks. He came back fatter and friendlier, if that was even possible. I guess he'd been hiding away from the snow somewhere with lots of food. I can't even express how happy I am to see him and know he's okay. (PS. I'm obviously still 110% interested in finding him a forever home, if you're anywhere near Cleveland, OH or Erie, PA and want a new best kitty friend let me know!)
2 // I got this super cute camera necklace and dachshund brooch in the mail from Polli.
3 // This was a scene from day two of being sick and stuck in bed (Thursday). I started and finished one book and started another. That is the only positive thing about being stuck in bed sick, lots of reading time.
4 // On the first day I was sick I woke up from a nap with Doctor Octopus on belly with his paw on my face. It was super sweet. It's adorable how the cats really seem to know when you need a little bit of extra lovin'.
5 // Speaking of kitties knowing - as soon as I laid down on the first day I was sick Squid immediately hopped up in bed with me and nudged at me to lift the covers. She laid down underneath them with her head out and curled up against me. She stayed like this for at least five hours! My heart melted.
6 // My growing insect collection! For Christmas Santa Claus brought me a male and female atlas moth (they're currently my only two purchased insects in the collection, they're not native to the US so...) to relax and pin. I'm really proud of how great they look!
7 // Doing some cemetery exploring before sun down. I'm really looking forward to summer when outside evening activities aren't rushed to do before the sun sets at 5:20pm.
8 // Professor Stingray in his favorite place. Even though he always hops in the laundry basket it never fails to make me giggle.

Well I'm off to relax! I think I spoke too soon yesterday about getting over the flu. I ended up spending a lot of the day sleeping and the rest of the day complaining about only being able to breathe out of my mouth. Ha! So today's plans only include taking one cute little kitty to get a hair cut. Hope you all have a lovely Saturday!

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20 thoughts

  1. Professor Stingray is adorable! I love those cat photos, makes me want to get a few of my own~

  2. Your kitties are the loveliest! xx

  3. Getting sick used to be a lot more fun it meant not going to school. Now it just means I'm tired and hot and can't breath properly and........

  4. That dachshund brooch is the best!

  5. I love the camera necklace, I hope you feel better soon :) x

  6. These photos just make me want cats! Where I used to live, one of my housemates cats always used to curl up under the covers next to me with her head poking out. They definitely know when you're not feeling well :) x

  7. Having cats curled up under the covers with you is the best feeling ever. My cat does this sometimes and it just makes me feel so happy and cozy. :)

  8. Aww your cats are so sweet :) one of mine likes to snuggle up under the bed covers too, especially when it's cold. Hope you get well soon!

  9. There's nothing quite so lovely as cuddly kitties ^_^

    Your pinned moths look stunning! Really beautiful (even though I'm a little bit scared of moths >.<)

  10. Your photos are so lovely. I particularly love the graveyard at sunset; the lighting is so beautiful!
    I hope you feel better soon.

  11. Great recap! I want to try some chocorooms, they look delicious ^^


  12. I've spent all week in bed with the flu. Isn't it the worst?
    Now I wish I had spent more time reading (instead of having a Julia Roberts movie marathon, oops).

    Hope you're feeling better! Tea and oranges helped nurse me back to health. :)

  13. I love it when my kitty puts his big old paw on my face... so cute :-)

  14. The cemetery looks eerily beautiful at sundown, doesn't it? It's such a spiritual place. Doctor Octopus is adorable - i love when pets just randomly know how to make you feel better.


  15. i love love the camera necklace!! Hope you'll recover soon :(
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  16. You are so adorable! Hope you get better soon!
    And I really hope Loyd finds a permanent home! To bad I live in Sweden..

  17. Your cat is so cute and funny :p Comforting you with a slap on the... well... face. ^^

  18. I have a friend in Erie! I'd be happy to ask around and see if he knows anyone who wants a kitty cat. Good luck finding him a home!


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