Friday, October 19, 2012

In Our Yard

We have to be very alert and keep watch on our yard.  Sometimes we catch introoders, like this one yesterday, who was chewing the leaves on our catnip plant.  It was nearly dark, but we caught sight anyway.

Scram! You need to stop nipping at our 'nip!!  We made lots of noise and scared off this thief.

Today is a lovely and warm day so Cookie had to go out in the yard, but instead of going for the catnip, he munches instead on our giant grass by the deck.

Our lovely nip plant

Moe:  I tried to convince mombean that I should go out as well, but that did not happen.

Mindy: I am content to have this lovely box all to myself, with the sun pouring in on my furs.

Mike:  I have the chair.  Of course it is the most comfortable chair and I will not leave it unless there is food involved - or - something exciting is happening.

We are all enjoying these October days.  We  like to watch the pheasants that visit our yard to eat the seeds our mombean puts out.  The baby birds are now as big as the parent birds.  Quite often the whole bird family visits and mombean has counted nine or ten of them!

Here is a sign that Fall is here - this oak leaf is starting to turn red.

A few more colorful leaves in our yard.

Also a view looking toward the road

We are hoping we will have many more lovely fall days like these for a while yet!


Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

We are glad ya were able ta scare off that Nip-thievin introoder!

And we love yer red oak leaf. Ours just turn brown an fall off...

The Paw Relations said...

We can't believe that introoder had the cheek to steals your nip!

You have a beautiful garden and the most amazing bird TV!

Sparkle said...

You guys had a nip thief?! I am glad he was sent on his way! Now if only you could get your human to catch one of those pheasants... yum!

The Island Cats said...

How dare that introoder eat your nip plant! We're glad you were able to scare him off!

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock, Violette said...

We are so very envious of your sunshine! We have had nothing but rain for a whole week.

That intruder does have lovely blue eyes...
The Chans

Mariodacat said...

Those are absolutely great pictures. Happy beautiful fall day!

Sherlock, Ash and Traveler said...

You are doing a purr-fect job of keeping the in-trooders away! purrs Have a great Caturday!!

Daisy said...

That intruder is very cute, but he should know better than to steal another cat's nip!

Poppy said...

You sure have a lot of nice things to look at out your window!


ABBY said...

With such a gorgeous nip plant like that I'm surprised the entire neighborhood group of cats hasn't come for a visit.


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Marilia said...

Beautiful yard!

michico*Adan said...

Beautiful yard and beautiful view and lovely photos for all of you!!

Diamond said...

thank you very much for leaving kind comments on Diamond's blog. I miss him very much.
all the best,

The Cat Realm said...

thank you so much for visiting us! we so appreciate it that not everybody has forgotten us even if we rarely post anymore...
you have a beautiful fall garden! and we laughed about that intruder - looks like a "deer in headlights", hahahahahahahahaha
the cat realm