Friday Cat Blogging – 23 August 2019

Hopper headed over to the fence yesterday hoping to dig a hole into our neighbor’s yard—even though she can get there perfectly well already by jumping over. However, she was foiled by sneaky human technology, so she decided to just plonk down in the dirt and sniff her surroundings. What better way to spend a sunny afternoon?

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