Thursday, 1 December 2011

Thursday thoughts

Every winter, we Finncats get ready for the hours of darkness and deep snowdrifts. We make sure Äiti clears a snow path to the shops so we have plenty of food. And then we lie dreaming of the summer and the green of the catio.  Jura-ninja is very good at this.
But this year we are confused, and suffering more than usual. There is no snow! And today there was rain. Wet rain. Water. Not frozen. Last year it was -20'C at the end of November and today it is +5'C. And even though we don't like it when it is very cold, we hate the damp even more so have not been going outside. Äiti hates it too. It is most disturbing.  And when there is snow, the world feels much lighter and brighter. So its all a bit dull and dreary here. Äiti has said this weekend she will put up lots of lights to help us feel better.
But in the meantime I shall climb into whatever bed I can find, and wait for the weather to change. Afterall, we are all looking forward to the Burmese butterballs' first snowball fight.

6 comments:

Prancer Pie said...

Sounds like a good idea! We are excitedly waiting fur their furst snow fight too! Mommy lufs Burmese butterball pics!

Sparkle said...

More wacky weather this winter - while parts of the US and Canada are getting early snow, you guys are getting rain! What's next?

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

The weather has been strange here too. We have not even had a proper frost yet! Today, it is wet and windy. #1 didn't even open the cat run door and we don't care...

Purrs,
The Chans

Fuzzy Tales said...

Okay, except for one day of freezing rain and 3 cms of snow last week, we've had October-like weather all through November. It's been fabulous. We'll ask Mother Nature to send any snow she wants to dump on us for the winter to YOU!

Eric and Flynn said...

It has been very mild and wet here also.

Kari said...

Very warm for us too although we rarely get very cold weather. We put up our lights several days ago so we know that Christmas is approaching. Even though we live in the northern hemisphere, Santa visits us wearing short pants. We are, however, due for a cold snap of 68F/20C.