My New Spider and Lugosi Cattoo!

In honour of my boys’ 18th birthday last month, I decided to have another cattoo of/for them done. I already have one with their initials on my right leg, but I now have the boys in their full glory on my left leg. 

Ouch! The beginnings….

The outlines done

The finished cattoo!

Spider doesn’t seem impressed. More treats this way, now there’s a good hoomin.

Lugosi: “What? That doesn’t even look like me. I am so much more handsome than that!”

And this is the one I had done 10 years ago, their initials, my own design…


Lugosi and Spider are 18 today!!!!

What a long life for 2 kitties, eh?! I am so amazed that both of them made it to this point, what with chronic illness and life-saving surgery (Lugosi’s perineal urethrostomy and feline urinary syndrome) and a successfully removed malignant tumour and renal disease (Spider), plus moving country together with them – just to mention a few major things…

Some say that it’s all my doting and looking after them so well, and spending so much money on veterinary costs that should have been spent on my own holidays! But I would also like to think that they were both born with good, strong genes and are simply very hardy creatures. And as for holidays… I would rather be in the presence of healthy, happy cats than going on holiday any day! 


18 TODAY!!! πŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸŽ€πŸŽˆπŸΎ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LOVES OF MY LIFE SPIDER & LUGOSI! πŸ’–πŸ’™πŸ˜»πŸ˜»πŸ’™πŸ’– Come party with us throughout the day here on Instagram – everybody’s invited! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ See you at the party! 😊 @pkupcake @lorrainecrazycats @michlob @petej68 @catlady_k @the_feline_fanatic @dimitriball @pioneerinjoy @lord_alex_cat @arigrafie @streetcatphotography @deegregory3 @dee.arnold @pumpsi3 @findingbleu #cats #birthday #18thbirthday #tabbies #tabbycats #gatos #katzen #katt #neko #ilovecats #kitties #cute #pets #animals #catstagram #catsofinstagram #catpeople #catlover #catlady #madcatlady #crazycatlady #birthdayparty #cumpleaΓ±os #catsoflanzarote #seniorcat #oldcat #mycats #catlife #meow #catphotos

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For those of you who don’t know, I even got married to them in January 2004. This is not really serious or official or legal anywhere, but the serious part is that I love them to bits and it just had to be done…. 

I adopted them when they were already 8 months old, so I do not have a picture of them pre-2000, but here are pictures from each year since March 2000, when they came into my life and changed it forever…. 

The boys “told me” that they didn’t need any more presents at their grand old age, so I decided to donate €50 to a local Lanzarote cat charity called “Freddy’s Cathouse” instead – this is their birthday / thank you card. πŸ™‚

If you want to catch up on *all* the fun we had all day long today, hop on over to our Instagram!


Anniversary Treats

In case you missed yesterday’s post, it was the boys’ and my 13th anniversary.

Here’s a little video from our Instagram of them getting their special 13th treats. πŸ™‚ 


Happy Lucky 13th Anniversary, Boys!

It’s been 13 years since I “married” Lugosi and Spider. In 2015, we held a little “renewal of meows” ceremony which was also featured on TV in Channel 5’s documentary about “cat crazies” called “90 Cats and Counting” (see our section from the documentary in the video below). 

My boys are now 17 and a half years old and I don’t know if this is going to be our last anniversary, but even if it was, my love for them is for always and ever. 

LOVE YOU big time, my sweet boys! And hey, Ruby, I love you too, of course! πŸ˜‰

Disclaimer: I don’t care what people think about this. Just don’t end up with your mind in the gutter because it’s not meant to be serious, nor official or legally binding in a court of law. πŸ˜‰

Spider and Lugosi’s initials immortalised in a cattoo on my leg.


Christmas Cats – Behind the Scenes

A Christmas photo session with one cat is easy. With two cats it becomes a bit of a challenge. With three cats?! That’s when it starts getting difficult! Lots of treats were involved, of course – see video below and the photographic results. πŸ™‚