Happy 14th Birthday, Angel!

I don’t know exactly when she was born. But I know when we got her – it was at the end of August. Our best guess is that my dog carried her here from somewhere. I never found the mother cat or anything, so we kept her.

We took this in the back of our truck on 8 – 22 – 04. My parents said we would never have a cat inside. That lasted until it rained a couple of days later. She was only going to come inside until the rain was over. But… she never went back outside.

She figured out quickly that her favorite place to sleep is my dad’s back.Β πŸ˜†

She would climb straight up his jeans and shirt and sit on his shoulder. (She’s getting too old to do much climbing like that now.)

This was only September, as you can see. She was so hilarious as a kitten. Still is sometimes.


She discovered my dollhouse and really liked playing in it.Β πŸ˜‚ And playing with those board games in the background was nearly impossible. I spent more time chasing her to get the pieces back than actually playing the game.

She is always so mischevious. She explores everything, gets into everything, is always curious about everything… I love that quality about her though. πŸ™‚


Here she is inside a dog treat bag. She got stuck inside. I wish I could have videoed that. It was hilarious watching her spin in circles and then finally just… not caring that she was trapped inside with dog treats.Β πŸ˜†

She likes clothes and clothes baskets. And pretty much anything new. Even…

Paper sacks. They are ingenious cat toys.

She would hide in them and pop out like a jack-in-the-box. Except instead, a cat-in-the-bag.

She would shred the bag when she was done, of course. And leave me the mess to clean up.

But it was fun anyway.Β πŸ˜…

It was so amusing.Β πŸ˜‚ Sadly, as she gets older, she gets less energetic. But this also means less shredded stuff to clean up.


Here she is in a drawer! My parents bought baby locks for the cabinets and drawers because she would open them and sometimes try to see how much she couldΒ remove before we could stop her.Β πŸ˜† Or sleep on whatever was inside.

She likes my bed. Back when we first got her, I had a lot of stuffed animals in my room. I still have some but not this many on the bed.

I got the idea that I could stack stuffed animals around her and it might be a fun photo.

And then it was like a hidden object game. So as if this wasn’t enough… can you find her in the next photo? Maybe I went a little overboard. Just a little…

I’m surprised she put up with me.Β πŸ˜†

We didn’t realize that it would be different having a Christmas tree.

I remember one Christmas, she almost was strangled in the tassel. 😱 Thankfully, my dad saved her. We haven’t used that stuff or a string of Christmas lights on the tree since.

And fragile ornaments? Not a good idea. Especially balls. They were removed and then played with as toys.Β πŸ˜„

Angel made it clear that we would no longer have a star on top of the tree. We would have an Angel.Β πŸ˜†

The star would be pushed aside as she took her place at the top.Β  I’m sure she felt like a queen up there.

She makes Christmas interesting!

She also has gotten herself banned from most rooms in the house (still is allowed in them if she has close supervision) because of her mischevious nature.

But now that she is older, she doesn’t get into as much.

But I love her personality. πŸ™‚ She’s a lot of fun.

It’s hard to get a good photo of her. She moves around a lot and that causes her to blur. This was the best I could do yesterday.Β πŸ˜…

Anyway, I guess this is it. The birthday girl is calling. 😁


33 thoughts on “Happy 14th Birthday, Angel!

  1. Angel is STUNNING! I love that short coat and long tail. And her coloration is gorgeous! Her sleeping on your dad’s back is the cutest thing ever. XD And her Christmas tree adventures reminds me of Christmases with Q. T. Pie, hehe. I JUST WANNA PICK THIS CAT UP AND HUG HER. Thanks for sharing this! It was a delight to read! =^.^=

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    • Thank you! 😸 I’ll be sure to tell her you said so.


      Awww, so Q. T. Pie liked Christmas trees and mischief too, huh? XD

      She would love it if you did that! Though maybe not right away – she’s usually shy at first. XD

      So glad you enjoyed this! =^.^=

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