Friday Cat Blogging – 15 March 2019

Hilbert is such a handsome cat, isn’t he. And a hungry one. Hopper too. I’m not sure what’s going on. I always feed them a measured amount of food three times a day, and usually there’s still some left in the bowl when the next feeding time comes around. But not anymore. They hoover up the food within an hour or two and then spend the remaining hours begging for more. It’s really weird. This is brand new behavior just in the past couple of weeks. I wonder what’s going on?

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