Thursday, 26 March 2015

Arabella! The British Blue.

My youngest sister in law has a cat called 'Arabella' she is a British Shorthair the pedigreed version of the traditional British domestic cat, with a distinctively chunky body, dense coat and broad face.  Also my eldest daughter in law has one and her name is Chloe.  These cats are kept inside, need a lot of brushing and leave their cat hair everywhere.  A good scratching pole is a necessity for Arabella.

I used to own a few cats when first married when we lived on a farm.  When we came to the city to live, all the other cats had gone expect one which I brought to the city and he eventually died of old age.  No more cats after that.




28 comments:

  1. Janice, those are very unusual cats, and I'm not a real fan of the look. I'm a dog lover, so cats are a real attraction for me....but I still like the ordinary cat.

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    1. I prefer the normal cat too. I like some dogs...we have had dogs but they all gone to heaven now, don't think we will have anymore for the time being...

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  2. That is a very cute cat - I bet she is really well loved.

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  3. This sweetie has gorgeous fur and eyes. I love cats.

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    1. Very thick coat but if touched out comes the fur. I'm pleased I don't own that breed.

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  4. I am a cat lover and unapologetic about it and a lover of the mongrels, the strays, the unpure in genetics. We have bred a lot of animals badly, like the poor English bulldog whose underbite renders him hopeless and the Persian, who can barely breath or eat. I'll take a stray anyday, but this blue kitty with the wide set eyes and upturned nose, is quite pretty.

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    1. They are snooty cats :) but loved by their owners.

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  5. I love your cat but in Poland this type is not so common.

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    1. My sister in laws cat is cute...this cat is not a common Australian cat.l

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  6. Such a gorgeous kitty! Hope you are enjoying the week.

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    1. Thanks. Yes having a busy time with the painting...

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    1. That she is and often taken to the breeder to have her groomed properly.

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    1. Did you. I like both cats and dogs, we have none now.

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  9. I am not a cat person, I don't hate them or anything I am just not that into pets, really I am not a dog person either I just don't have the patience to deal with pets, maybe if I end up living alone when I am old I might get a kitten/cat but that is a long time off if ever

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    1. My parents when alive were not into cats and dogs, so I can relate to what you are saying.

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  10. They are nice looking cats, but the thought of all that hair. Are your more a dog person?

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    1. Too much hair for me too....I like both cats and dogs Andrew and have had both in the past.

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  11. Dog person here too but that face and those eyes are mesmerizing! Almost creepy! Beautiful coat, I'm just glad that it's not me who has to brush it.

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  12. Animals and their eyes, they sometimes get to us...they tell so much.

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  13. Nice shots of this cat.
    Great with the big eyes.

    Many greetings,
    Marco

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  14. Great shots of the pussy but I'm afraid I have no time for cats. Too many reasons to put here.

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  15. Your cat looks great. Here eyes are very powerful. She sits in a beautiful chair.

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