Monday, 17 September 2012

Monday Munchies

We had a gentle day yesterday and Äiti began clearing the garden and catio, ready for winter. Usually she hates this but the weather was sunny and we were out playing. Also, she decided not to do everything at once and will wait a month or so before the final clearing up. She did however harvest the kissanminttu. Stran-veli was checking it.
He's very calm about it. The rest of us held back - he is the boss so it's his privilege to sniff it.
He did pretty much try to get in the box.
But he said it will be more potent when it is dried, so we must wait!
So the box has been hidden for it all to dry out, and we are (so far) resisting breaking into the cupboard. This has got to be the epitome of self-control! And in the meantime we are making sure we get enough snacks in order to keep us going.

And I have persuaded Äiti to do a swift update: look at what greeted me when I woke up this morning! My gorgeous girlfriend was checking my blog. Now I must go and rest for a while as I feel all swoony and wibbly. My tortie Queen is all I can think about. *sigh*

12 comments:

Prancer Pie said...

We didn't know nip bloomed! It's very beautiful and graceful looking. Stran-veli must be a very strong will-powered kitteh, in the presence of all that nip. What a mancat!

FURKIDSMOM said...

That nip looks pawsome. Ours got deaded pretty fast.

The Florida Furkids

Sparkle said...

I am the official nip inspector here!

Katz Tales said...

Oh yum! And all for you? Delish! Meow from Au, Target and Guido.

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

TBT is getting ready to dry our extra Nip leafs here, when it cools down enough. But he says that is NEXT month here. Meanwhile, we love it fresh.

Repositório said...

Heheheh! Here the Nip Inspector is Nelson!!!

Mamma N said...

Hienot kuvat pation kuninkaasta!

Katnip Lounge said...

You MUST try munching some fresh leaves! Mommy tears them up for us and we go apeshi-...erm...crazypants.

Findus, Isak och Rasmus said...

But how are you able to wait for the kissanminttu to dry out? We so admire your patience! Instant gratification is our motto - we probably would engage Rasmus (our highest ranking cupboard burglar) to get the nip for us.

sparkyspitfire said...

kissanminttu - a much better word for it. my sistah who never EVER goes outside will go to the deck once in a while for her nip at the pot of good old American Kissanminttu. She is so cute when she come back up with her eyes crossed and dirt in her whiskers. Makes her almost bearable.

Anonymous said...

Yesh PPP! Your tortie Queen is gorgeous, so beautiful and cute. LUCKY YOU! And of course MM is lucky to have so brave and wise KING.

... said old tortie lady
Vilperi with servant

savannahspawtracks.com said...

Oh my...such nip! I bet it will be pawsome once dried. Would you guys mind adding a follow by email button on your blog? I can only follow that way, not the reader and I would luvluvluv to receive your daily posts, thanks so much, Savannah