350: Sun & Samantha

~ Solar Update~

Heck, the forecast says that we, in Graz, Austria, are in for a cold, snowy beginning of the week.  But, hey, a little bit of us, well, our names, are toast.  The Parker Solar Probe flew past, really close to the sun this month and our names are on board.  I hope they put out their deckchairs, wore sunglasses and have sploshed sun cream all over.  Gives you a warm feeling, doesn’t it ?

~ Natascha’s New Laptop~

Ever since I have known Natascha, she has been struggling with her old computer.  The USB ports entered the spirit realm months ago, she could not play her home building game any more and Stained-glass Windows constantly played up.  So, off we went to the store and I bought her a new laptop. She is really thrilled to bits with it, happy as well by gaining a new desk and office chair (where a cat is constantly curled up in).  And now she can play her game !

Natascha in a happy twirl !

“No ! You can’t have the mousie.  It’s MINE !”

~Chicken Tonight~

Whatever Natascha or I do, Samantha Boss Cat wants to help.  She eats everything, metal cupboard handles, cushions torn to shreds, you name it, she eats it.  Chicken breasts in a pot, Samantha is there, in charge !

“Come on Mummy !  I want my chicken NOW !”

Do you want it, whatever it is, now ?

Ralph xox ❤

Cat photographs taken by  Natascha

46 Comments on “350: Sun & Samantha

    • Heehee. I hope your immediate gratification was expecting an immediate reply from me dear Lynette. If it was, it did not work as my response is slower than snail mail 🙂 Love Ralph xox ❤

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    • Yes, Jan. I agree. New laptops can be a pain to set up, but Natascha quickly got the hang of Windows 10 and her’s was up and running really quickly. 🙂 Ralph xox ❤


  1. Dear Ralph & Natascha,
    I’m very happy to see that none of your cats are bossing you around! This is a very important position for us humans to take.
    I need to go now. Jeep & Johnny need something.
    Sending love & love,
    xoxoxoxoxo ❤

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    • Very important dear Resa. I am so pleased that Jeep and Johnny don’t treat you like a slave. Hang on, I think they want something again 😉 Happy Sunday my friend ! Love Ralph xox ❤

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      • Love to linger on that comment, but the Jeep is fussing in the living room, and Johnny is whining in the hallway! xox ❤xox ❤

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  2. I am glad Natascha is in a happy twirl over her new laptop. Happy twirling, happy eating, happy house-building game, happy cats…… 🙂 🙂

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  3. Glad you are all happy and the cats (rule) love the household. Fun to be close to the sun, at least a bit warmer…. 🙂 ✌😊

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    • Yes, cats rule, dear Ute. I am so looking forward to summer, aren’t you my friend ? Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  4. So happy Natascha has a new laptop! Enjoy! You are definitely building a wonderful family!The cats so much a part of it with Samantha the boss! Happy days ahead! 📚🎶 Christine

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    • Natascha asked me to thank you for your lovely comment skd. So thank you, appreciated. Ralph xox ❤

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  5. I think cats and computers are destined to be together. My cats (all five of them) always insist of sitting on top of our laptops and taking over the mice too.But you gotta love the furry guys ( and girls) 😻

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    • Heehee. So true, so very true, Amanda ! Heavens ! 5 cats ! Yes, they are blogger’s little helpers, aren’t they ? Samantha loves walking around and around the front and back of my laptop and goodness knows what keys she presses, but something always weird happens as she passes. For instance, I was watching a YouTube video and she pressed something which brought up a page with a list of all the keys needed on YT to “back one frame” etc.. I never found out how she did it 🙂 Ralph xox ❤

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    • Yes, I agree with you Al. It’s a cats’ world ! Natascha says thank you. It’s fun. Ralph 🙂


    • Thanks Sylvia. So sweet ! Natascha does love both 🙂 Hugs. Ralph xox ❤


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