This items received post is proudly presented by guest kitteh Beamo. Beamo is a rescue kitteh. Pregnant when fetched from the pound, her kittens were kept by her rescue home. Daniel Haynes has been looking to replace Smokey (who hasn’t forgiven him for leaving home) so Nom gave Beamo to Daniel for his 21st. Beamo
Items received contents list I’ve had a bit of a break over summer so I’m behind in posting Items Received. The contents list is here with shortcuts to the books that pique your interest. Below the contents list are the usual catty fun photos then the story of the catty shenanigans, then the serious bookish
Yesterday the minion took Smokey to the vet. Today Smokey is thoroughly traumatised, spending far more time than usual nestled in between the stacks of books in the ‘office’. To add insult to injury, today the Pikachus are breeding. What can I say? It’s CHRISTMAS. While Smokey was minding her own business sitting on the
[giggles] Edgar: Did you see that? Pikachu: LOOK AT HER RUN! Edgar: RUN, SMOKEY, RUN! [Edgar falls off his perch, the slender anthology Dangerous Women, as only a really clumsy cat can.] Edgar: Oops. [snort, chortle, ROLLS ON FLOOR LAUGHING] Pikachu: [wipes eyes] Oooooh, oooooh, ooooh, so funny… I love how she just got started,
Smokey is hiding. I suspect she’s miffed because I wasn’t paying her enough attention and THEN I WENT TO THE GYM. Which meant she was left at home, alone, with no-one to pet her and cuddle her. I try to post items received at least once a fortnight. Due to end-of-semester madness, being side-tracked by
Pikachu has come to live with us, thanks to Rebecca Fleming. HarperCollins and Rebecca must have been in league because Pikachu and the pictured colour-coordinated trilogy arrived the same day. Smokey and Edgar Allan Purr don’t seem to have noticed Pikachu (yet), probably because of all the piles of recently-received books on the dining table,
It’s that time of year when people other than publishers and authors give me epic lewt not to be included in the Dark Matter ‘recently received’ pile. This is the birthday lewt. Well, akshully, there are a couple of things there that might be review items recently received – like Terror of the Zygons, Steelheart
The house was peaceful, I hadn’t seen or heard from Smokey for hours. I glanced around, listening intently. I quietly picked up the ‘items received’ pile, putting it on the cat scratching post. Extracting my camera from its bag, I reached up to pluck Edgar Allan Purr from the top shelf of the kitchen dresser.
When I prepared this photo of items received recently, Smokey was no-where to be seen. As soon as I was uploading this photo, Smokey was climbing all over my computer desk, trying to drink my water and generally being a nuisance. I’m sure this was punishment. Sigh. Anyhoo, Dark Matter received some (more) epic loots recently.