13 March, 2017

Chuck's Diary Entry: March 13, 2017

Dear Diary,

The cold continues, but my humans are having more fun than they should!  While I and sissy Angel curl up in tight balls to sleep away the chill, the human called The Hubby is busily heating pots on the stove with hot water, then setting them around as mini-radiators.  This way, we've stayed relatively comfy.  The human called The Mom goes out every day to earn green papers or go off gallivanting.  She even had her head fur trimmed, but never showed it to us because it was too cold and she kept her hat on the whole time!

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Saturday morning temps were cold!

The Hubby's version of steam radiators in the dining room

Big pots full of water, keeping the house warmish!

The Mom won't show off her new hairdo!

Angel keeps an eye on everything!

It's me, Chucky...sniffing at the camera
And yet I am still frisky, and demand some kibble at every chance...even though The Humans tell me that I am not allowed kibble.  I WANT SOME, since I can see that my outside friends get to eat it!  I meow and whine, and dance around the kitchen.  The Mom thinks she can put me off by sprinkling more nutritional yeast on my wet food, and yes, it mollifies me for a moment...but I'll keep trying no matter what!  The Hubby found an old battery-powered radio, and some old speakers so they can listen to music or NCAA basketball games.  I enjoyed the music, even with The Mom caterwauling about Free Birds and Zeppelins and some other human named Bob Seger. She even danced around Angel, making screechy noises along with Frampton...what the heck is a Frampton?  I covered my eyes with my paw at that point, folks!

The Mom here!

The Hubby has gone all 'Jeremiah Johnson' on us; keeping things warm and a steady stream of food...yum!  The power company reports that we should have power by 11:30 PM tonight.  Since we are currently experiencing snow flurries and wind, it sure will be nice to having the heat on!  Patty and Sweetie are doing fine without their warming pad; here are some photos of them sunning themselves yesterday (before the snow) in the neighbor's garden.

Sweetie soaking up the rays

Patty's fur colors make him almost invisible next to Sweetie!

Patty O'Malley is such a clown!


Colehaus Cats said...

No power yet? Thank goodness for Dads who think up good ways to keep you all warm(ish) and well fed!

Cat Lover said...

Goodness, I assumed you had your power back on by now! Glad you have found ways to stay warm. The snow is heading our way!
Take care.

Deb said...

Aw...that last photo is so cute. Hope the power returns soon.

Linda said...

Lovely photos. Sorry about the power, gosh, that is a long time! :(

da tabbies o trout towne said...

eye noe this commint haz nothin ta due with this post
but eye wanted ta say thanx 777 bazillion timez for
yur kindnezz two me & me familee last week
sorree for de copee N paste type for mat…….lovez all wayz
boomer ♥

My Mind's Eye said...

Oh my word this is way to much like living back in Little House on the Prairie days...I hope and purr you have your power restored as predicted.
I wish we could share with you....we would. Being cold is miserable. Feb 2016 we had an ice storm..our power was out 17 hours. I cannot imagine being out as long as you all
Hugs madi and mom

Fur Everywhere said...

Oh my, it is quite cold where you are!! I hope your heat is back on by now!

Deziz World said...

MeOW Your radiators are really cool. but ifin ya' have a workin' stove, why don't ya' just turn on da oven? Seems dat would warm up da place purretty quick. We're glad all is well and hope you get power soon. As fur da kibble, kibble ain't good fur us kitties dude, be glad your mommy won't give it to ya'. Mommy puts ProBios, a probiotic on our noms and it makes 'em taste great. Big hugs

Luv ya'

Dezi and Raena

The Whiskeratti said...

We sure hope you get power on tonight! Sooner. Mom hates no power more than just about anything. PS: dancing??? oh my Ceiling Cat, cover your eyes!

The Island Cats said...

We can't believe you guys don't have power yet. There still are some areas around us that don't have power either. But honestly, with all this snow and cold we're getting, we're surprised you haven't checked into the local Holiday Inn. ;) We sure hope DTE is right and you get power tonight.

Ivan from WMD said...

You got ::bang bang:: s-s-s-s-s-s-steam heat!

Kids, we really hope the power company comes through tonight!

pilch92 said...

I am so sorry that you are still without power. I hope you get it back tonight.

Hairballs and Hissyfits said...

Your hubby is clever!! Like I said, you can join us here! We even have a nice gas fireplace! Join Frodo by the fire!!!

Gigi said...

Wow! What a guy--a regular Ward Cleaver mixed with Tim the Tool Man Taylor right there in your own living room!
But what really matters is the the Kitties are well fed and cared for and that looks A-OK! Hope you gots your power now!

Tamago said...

I hope you got power back as reported. Glad Patty and Sweetie are doing fine!

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

praying your power is back! OMG you poor thing!!! catchatwithcarenandcody

Catio Tales said...

We have been watching from afar - no electrons whizzing round the circuits. Pöh. At least you are fed and watered, and not suffering. Except for the kibble torture - bad luck there Chucky.

Three Chatty Cats said...

Brrr... 15 degrees is cold! As I guess you know all too well. Hope you don't have to keep heating those pots much longer.

Connie - Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

I hope you have power and all is good. and Jack feels for you and the lack of kibble.. he still wants it after all these years. It is so addicting.. it's not even funny