Fingers crossed!

I realise that by the time most of you wake up in the morning my exam will be over and done with, but I’m asking for some good vibes anyways! ūüėČ Drem sweet biology-dreams or something tonight, huh?

– Ane –


Snoring Saturday

Mom is being real boring lately… Apparently it’s some important thing coming up this Monday. She’s throwing useless drawings like these all over the place…

At least Mom told us that we should be happy we’re Mammals as that’s why we’ve got furs. And if we could be mommies we could have made milk. Apparently hoomans are Mammals too – but I think Mom should go complain, then, as her furs are not very good at all.

I hope you’re all having a great weekend – enjoying your mammalian furs – and we’ll just stay asleep and hope Mom will return to normal soon.


Sad News

Yesterday sweet, sweet fosterkittens at Forever Foster was put to sleep due to illness. We’re feeling so sorry for Fui and Suey and their family. We have so much respect for those of you out there taking the time and heart ache (and fun and joy and work) it is to foster -but this must be so hard! We tank you for giving these sweeties a good life and lots of love.

We’d like to tell a sweet theory one fellow Whippet World member told us. When those poor, unloved, abused dogs and cats that unfortunately still live in this world die they’re not allowed into Heaven right away. They’re sent back to a loving home like that of Fui and Suey to experience true love and happiness for a few days or weeks before returning to Heaven. It sure makes me feel better thinking of it that way.

Rest in peace little ones!

Ane, Bajas & Virus
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Courage to Care!

I don’t believe it’s an international day or anything, but today in Norway you are asked to have the courage to care! Just take a few minutes out of your busy day to do something for someone you do or do not know. Sometimes it’s easier to just go on with your life – but once in a while have to courage to do a little extra!

Pick up the phone and call an older relative you know feel lonely from time to time. Make a batch of cookies and go give them to a neighbour you know have been sick lately. Call a local shelter and ask if they could have use for some of your spoilt cat/dogs excess toys/blankets/collars. Give someone a hug or a compliment. It’s not meant to be difficult! Just make someones day a little special (and yours will be, too)!

Hey! Buddy – were you lonely there for a second? Let’s play!

Big cyberhugs,
Ane & the furry boys.

MomDay Cooking – Caramel Candy!

Okay.. So this isn’t anything like dinner.. LOL! I brag about making the best chocolaty caramel candy. They’re soft, chewy and soooo good. I gave out the reciepe at this forum I’m at the other day.. And ended up just having to make some for myself. I usually make these for Christmas.

You need:
100g/3,5 ounces butter
130g/5 ounces golden syrup
170g/6 ounces cream (or condenced milk)
170g/6 ounces marsmallows
3,5 ounces 70% chocolate (or another good, dark chocolate if you prefer but a high content of cocoa is best)

Oh my… all that sugar and fat in one picture. LOL!

Put all ingredients except chocolate into a big, wite pot and bring to the boil. Then keep at a simmer for aprox. 35-45 minutes until it’s nice and thick and golden brown. It’s really important to keep the temperature as low as possible, if they’re boiled at a high heat they will become hard instead of soft. Test if it’s done by dropping a little of the mixture into a cup of cold water. If you can shape it into a ball, it’s done.

Then stir in the chocolate (broken into pieces) and pour it onto a small tray or similar to cool off.When cool it’s nice and soft – as you can see – and the easiest way (in my opinion) is using a clean pair of scissors and just cut it into pieces.

The easy way is to use some sandwich paper/waxy paper to wrap them in – the pretty one for gifts is cellophane.

A few years back a friend and I made almost 2,5kgs to give away as Christmas gifts… (Never again.. LOL.. that took forever!) Wrapped in red cellophane and put in transparent cellophane bags with handmade tags it all turned out rather pretty, though.

Thank you everyone for sending purrs and thoughts to my little kitty. He’s seemed a little better yesterday, but still had quite a bit of yellow gooey stuff in his eyes this morning. He’s happy and playing and eating and that’s the most important thing!