Monday, 26 December 2011

Presents, presents and more presents.

There were so many presents under joulukuusi, we knew it would be a marathon to open them all up. And you know what, they were nearly all for us!
 First there were toys and some food from a very kind student of Äiti's.
 Now if Äiti has students like this, then we think it is okay she is a teacher.
 And it seems like the cats are in charge anyway, hehehehe.
 I had to check the bag was completely emptied.
And look at this beautiful fabric we can put on the chairs to save us from the friction of rough surfaces! There were several blankies in a HUGE parcel that was delivered a while ago from the Muhos gang's friends.

 It was delivered in this lovely bag. Handmade of course.
And can even be used inside out. Wow. See Äiti, that's what your sewing should be like.
 And we got a lovely cushion: and even though it looks like Rilli-ukko, we can all sit on it!
And then we have our Secret Paws package from England, from the very adorable Dora the Explorer.   It was all packaged so neatly in a lovely box. There was a beautiful card and fantastic photo. 

 And toys! So many toys. My favourite mice........  Catnip and crinkly stuff. Oh, it was bliss.
 Give, give, give!
And there was even a present for Äiti there. We were so happy - this Secret Paws is a fantastic idea: so thank you Dora and Kate and of course Truffle, Brulee and Mom Paula.
And there was one big box left for us, which had some yummy food and an incredible bed: turtle bed.
Turtle bed can be sat on or sat in - this is a most excellent idea and many of us had a go. Of course, I was first. This is only right for a king.
 It's a good fit. And I can thwack things safely from the inside.
And there were more treats from Carolyn-täti in England. And a huge surprise: a painting of Mirsku-veli! This is a close up of his fatboy face and looks lovely. It was a completely lovely shock and Äiti is utterly delighted. Carolyn has painted Stran and Aila before, and Äiti was hoping one day she'd paint someone else from perheeni.
Mirsku-veli now has several portraits done. I must have words with Äiti about this, because it would not be good if Mirsku gets ideas that he is the most attractive of us and deserves the most attention. That role should of course be mine. But it is Christmas so I shall let it pass - and shall make sure that Äiti hurries up and commissions another portrait of me soon!
The Burmese ninjas had a good time. They played with everything and were quite naughty! But Christmas is for the little ones really, hehehe.
This bag of treats did not last very long. In fact we all ate a lot from several treat bags. Our bowls were also never empty and we had some of the organic chicken Äiti cooked. We all had a fantastic time, and thanked Äiti loads by purring all over her, and dribbling a bit.


Sparkle said...

Wow! You guys had a fantastic Christmas! I can't even begin to think of which ones I like the best. I do have to say that although the portrait of Mirsku-veli is beautiful, you do have a point, Puna - you should get another portrait too!

Tama-Chan, Benny, Vidock, Violette, Ollie, Hotesse & Heloise said...

Good grief! That looks like MAJOR spoiling to us!!! Of course, it is all absolutely deserved, isn't it?

The Chans

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

What a great Christmas with lots of presents for all of you. The portrait is lovely.

The Creek Cats said...

Meowy Catnipmouse!
Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed all of your awesome gifts!!
Maggie May and The Creek Cats

Katnip Lounge said...

We now know which house is to be held up as a perfect example of proper kitty spoiling--YOURS! What a fabulous haul of loot. Is Mirksu going to forsake his Elephant for Turtle? Inquiring minds...
And we are delighted that you are no longer going to be subjected to rough, friction-y surfaces! What a relief.

OKcats said...

Wow, what a fantastic Christmas! Secret Paws, gifts from friends - you all do things up right in Finland! We got nothing but a can of Fancy Feast to distract us while our mom prepared to abandon us. But being the good girls we are, we welcomed her home with open paws last night.

We wanted to thank you for the lovely Christmas card you sent! It was just gorgeous, King Punapippuri, and we're honored to be included on your royal card list. We hope you continue to enjoy your holidays and have a super 2012!

Love, Fuzzy and Zoe

Angel Ginger Jasper said...

Wow now thats what you call prfesents and they are gorgeous. You are lucky kitties and deserve all the lovely presents. Enjoy my friends enjoy.. Hugs GJ xx

Anonymous said...

We're glad you liked our Secret Paw package! Looks like you had an amazing time opening all those presents!