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Photo Friday: Dynamic Trio


Here is an old photo of Flash, Tigger and Alex from January 2, 2006. Flash and Tigger lost their mother at a very young age and because of that, I assume, Tigger developed a need to suck on Flash’s belly like he was nursing. Sometimes when Tigger did that Flash would lick himself on the chest at the same time. Here, Alex joined in on the fun.

As they got older, Flash became increasingly irritated with Tigger and eventually put an end to the belly sucking.

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Rabbit Nurses Young Outside Our Catio


I peeked out the window Saturday and saw Frankie and Floki lying together on the catio. I almost never see those two together so I had to go out and take a photo.

cats looking out window

The next day I say them again in virtually the same spot but this time noticed they were watching a bunny rabbit that was hanging out very close to them. I again grabbed my camera and went outside but when I got out there I noticed the rabbit wasn’t alone. She was nursing two baby rabbits.

This was amazing to see by itself but even more amazing because she seemed oblivious to the cats just a few feet away. She also dug a borough next to the catio just under the cat’s viewing platform.

cat looking at baby rabbits

Living in an urban area, it is always a pleasure to see mother nature at work. Here is a video I took of the mother rabbit and her two young ones