Friday Cat Blogging — 18 May 2012

So I know you guys are probably missing Inkblot and Domino, but fortunately I have a few cat pictures for you. At the moment I live in a house with four fat orange cats I affectionately refer to as a “herd of Garfields” for reasons that will become immediately obvious below.

Here’s Burns and Pumpkin falling asleep in a sunbeam:

 Burns-Pumpkin

And here’s Pumpkin again, dressed up in his Sunday best (slightly Instagrammed):

 

I hope you guys can be okay with these until Kevin gets back. See you next week.

Adam Serwer is filling in while Kevin is on vacation.

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