Monday, 25 August 2014

Getting Your Kitten Spayed

Well hello lovelies,

With all this stuff in the news recently around dead cats and just in general about cats going missing. I wanted to do a post on Pickles being spayed and why I choose to do it. 

The reason I choose to get her spayed at 8 months is basically I don't want her having kittens. There are enough homeless kittens and animals in this world without me creating more. 

Also if she went into heat, it could cause problems for my two male cats fighting with all the others that are looking for her. 

She is 8months and they generally go into heat starting at 6 months but I have never noticed it happening to her yet. So I'm quite glad of that. 

I also think she is just so small!! If she was to have kittens she would either die or not be able to look after the kittens and I have my hands full as it is lol. 

So I chose to have her chipped and snipped. At least that way she can now go outside and be safe. 

At my vets she went in at 9am and we signed a sheet to say we understood the risks and were happy for her to be put under for the op. We then got a phone call at 11.30am to tell us she was hunky dory and was starting to come round. We then picked her up at 2.30pm. I opted for extra pain killers for her as she would be sore and I also got a cone of shame lol in total it was £74.

To be honest, I gave her the pain killer once and I haven't used the cone of shame at all. She cleaned her little wound a bit when she got in but hasn't bothered with it since. 

Here she is on Saturday 
This here is her little tiny wound. 

Wee scone. But she is fine. I have been trying to stop her but it's hard to stop a cat from jumping. But there has been no sickness and her little wound is lovely pink and clean. 

I hope if any of you have kittens that you opt to get them spayed. It's just a lot better for the kitten and as I said, there's enough homeless animals in the world. 

If you have a cat it kitten you would like to get spayed or neutered and you can afford to do it yourself, I know the cat protection do it for you for free if you have taken in a stray. I'm sure also if you plead your case that you want it done but can't really afford it, they will help you out.  

Speak soon lovelies. 
L x

Our Week In Photos 18th-24th August 14

Well hello lovelies,

Holly's attitude has really came out this week!! I mean at points she has been a total diva. An she does this waving her hand thing when she doesn't want some thing. Attitude is just oozing out of her!! 

Here we were on Monday having some mummy daughter time :) 

Tuesday at grans with her hat on watching gran do the ice bucket Challange. 

Wednesday we got some more photos through of our flower girl. 

Thursday we had to pick up a cat basket for pickles. 

Friday she didn't want to go to bed 

Saturday poor pickles went and got spayed. She's ok now :) 

Sunday Holly was dancing on the trampoline. 

Also on Sunday I done the ice bucket Challange and donated my money to Macmillan cancer research. Have you done yours?

I hope you have all had a great weekend. 
Speak soon lovelies. 
L x

Sunday, 24 August 2014

The Ice Bucket Challange

Well hello lovelies, 

I know that in America this challange is for ALS. However over here in the uk, MacMillan cancer research has adopted this to get more donations and boy
has it took hold. 

All over Facebook at the moment is this ice bucket Challange. They must be making thousands out of it!!

So I was nominated by my lovely mother. Basically for those who don't know you sit with your feet in cold water, nominate people and get someone to pour freezing cold water over them. This represents what it feels like to have chemotherapy. 

I tell you If that's what people need to go through every week. I feel big time for them. This was by far the worst thing I have done in a while!! 

I can't properly upload the video on here. So here are some screen shots!! I have also donated my £3 to MacMillan cancer.

I now nominate all of you!! Where every you are in the world!! 

Let me know who takes up this Challange! 

Speak soon lovelies 
L x 

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Follow Us Around Saturday 23.08.14

Well hello lovelies,

Today was a weird day. I think it's because I'm off Monday as well so it's thrown every thing off. 

To start with Holly and I were up at 6am. I actually had to wake her up as I had to have everyone ready for 8.45am, as pickles was going in to get spayed. 

Here is the mess Holly gets in when she eats her breakfast. Nutella toast. 

Then it was time to get poor pickles to the vets. 

After we dropped her off we went to franky and bennies for breakfast and I can't say I was that impressed. I had poached eggs on toast and they were snotty eggs yuck. But hey ho. 

We then nipped into sport direction for mark to look at football boots and Holly was having fun with her ball. She was running round a stand chasing me lol

Then we went to Holly's fav shop......Toys r us!!! She was sitting up there in that slide and was waving bye to us!!

We got pickles home and she was fine. Probably a bit sore but she was ok, so I made her a little bed out of one of Holly's covers. 
She's still a bit sleepy but she will be fine. 

Since pickles has a sore side we have had to leave the gates open as she normally squeezes through the bars. 

So holly has been having a ball running wild lol. Here she is with her ball she picked at the sports shop. 
Here she is escaping up the stairs. 

Then I done the normal stuff like house work. Went up stairs to get some stuff and found this when I got back. 
I was tidying it all up and the ball pit didn't seem to be filling. Then I noticed, Holly was throwing them out the other side!! 

Then it was bed time. Here is a sleepy Holly :)

Then it was PIZZA TIME!! With HOT SAUCE!! 

Well I hope you have all had a good Saturday. 

Speak soon lovelies. 
L x


Thursday, 21 August 2014

My Little Flower Girl

Well hello lovelies, 

So my uncle recently got married and Holly was their flower girl. 

I was really worried as Holly can be very tempramental. She can be great one min and then horrible the next. Just like any 18month old I suppose!! 

However Holly was amazing. She walked down the aisle with the bridesmaid Lindsay and sat at the front with them during the vows. 

She can be very strange with people she rarely sees or hasn't met before. But holly was great! She went up to dance with them at their first dance when they shouted on her. She was giving everyone kisses. She was amazing. I couldn't have asked for her to have done any better. 

Here are some photos of her. 


Has anyone ever really surprised you and you have been really proud of what they have done? 

Speak soon lovelies. 
L x

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Update 18.08.14

Well hello lovelies,

Just a quick update on why I haven't posted for a few days!! 

1. I have been struck down with the cold and I have just been feeling really off. 

2. It was my uncles wedding on Saturday. So we stayed through in Edinburgh on Saturday night, when I got home I had lots of house work to do (I think the cats had a house party after we left). So in between housework, I slept. 

I feel a bit better today. So hopefully I can get back into some sort of routine. 

Here is what I have coming this week. 

- Whats in Holly's bumblebee bag
- Holly the flower girl and how I got her to walk. 
- Our week in photos 
- House plant update
- Garden update

I hope you are all looking forward to these and I will speak to yous soon :)

L x


Thursday, 14 August 2014

Indian Circus Discount Codes

Well hello lovelies, 

A few weeks back I done a post for this lovely company called Indian Circus. 

Have a look below there is some awesome discount codes for you guys to use!!! 

Speak soon lovelies! 

L x


INDIA CIRCUS CELEBRATES INDIAN CULTURE & THE SPIRIT BEHIND INDEPENDENCE DAY

 This Independence Day, IndiaCircus, the home-décor, lifestyle and personal accessories label, headed by the brilliant Krsna Mehta reveals the Indian inspiration behind the collections and products. With a culture that is so diverse, vibrant and extremely colourful, IndiaCircus takes inspiration and designs products and collections that pay tribute to such a vivacious and dynamic culture.

The Grand Heritage collection draws its inspiration from the rich and vast heritage of architecture that India has. For centuries, India has hosted some of the most beautiful and magnificent monuments in the world. The Mughal era in particular has been of great importance to IndiaCircus, with inspiration coming from the elegant intricacies of minarets to the wisdom of Mughal courtiers. Grand, inspiring and magnificent, this collection is for those who appreciate the richness of tradition. (http://indiacircus.com/grand-heritage.html)

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India is also a country which is extremely rich in terms of its flora and fauna. A country which hosts one of the most beautiful wild animals in the world, the royal Bengal tiger as well as many more, the diversity of nature makes India an incredible place. The collection Nature Paradise takes inspiration from the exquisiteness of all the flora and fauna that makes India a truly beautiful place. (http://indiacircus.com/nature-paradise.html)

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One of the most charming things about India is the culture that is found on the streets. From chai sellers to rickshaws, the streets are diverse, chaotic and absolutely magical. Taking inspiration from this vibrancy, IndiaCircus has the India Pop collection. With quirky motifs and patterns, this collection is fun, eclectic and one of a kind. (http://indiacircus.com/india-pop.html)

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IndiaCircus is a design house which believes in attention to detail. Each thing that we design has to be something unique and precious. It is this design ideology that makes every product of India Circus a true pride and pleasure to own. For more details log onto in indiacircus.com