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!!! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ€๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿพ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LOVES OF MY LIFE SPIDER & LUGOSI! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜ป๐Ÿ˜ป๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’– Come party with us throughout the day here on Instagram – everybody’s invited! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ See you at the party! ๐Ÿ˜Š @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 #cumpleaรฑos #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 โ‚ฌ50 to a local Lanzarote cat charity called “Freddy’s Cathouse” instead – this is their birthday / thank you card. ๐Ÿ™‚

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


Naughty Nelly!

She just loves to nibble on those morning glory flowers. They don’t appear to have any harmful effect on her, she doesn’t even vomit afterwards, so we gather they are safe to eat! 


Canna-Pet Natural Cannabinoids โ€“ Spider One Year Later

I wrote an article on Canna-Pet’s natural cannabinoids in September 2016, documenting how they helped my boy Spider with his ear tumour and kidney disease, and thought I’d write an update on how he is doing now.

Spider has taken Canna-Pet capsules for a year now, and the adenocarcinoma that our vet excised from his ear a year ago has shown no signs of growing back, even though we were told that it “might be back in a year or so”.  On testing his kidneys, his values have actually improved, which is something of a miracle in a cat that has been in kidney failure since March 2015! I think this is in part due to him taking Canna-Pet, but will probably also be helped by a supplement called Renafood that I give him once a day.

Since on Canna-Pet, Spider has become more active again – behaving like a much younger cat! See the video below of him jumping after his favourite toy, the ping pong ball. ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Spider’s fur has also become so very soft, he is much more cuddly and vocal with me than ever, and the loud crying fits in the middle of the night happen only occasionally now. 

In conclusion, I am very pleased with the results, and would recommend Canna-Pet to anyone who is desperate to find something that works, where nothing has helped before, to give their cats or dogs that are suffering from cancer, diabetes, allergies, anxiety or as pain relief, to name just a few.

Click Here to visit their website for more info. 


Hoovering the Cat

Maybe you shouldn’t try this at home… most cats run 10 miles when they even hear the darn thing! ๐Ÿ˜‰