Happy International Cat Day to Charlie and Ulysses, to Momo, to Mitsy and Meeky, to Bonny, Clyde, and Pierre, to Oreo, to the two gorgeous felines who own Ren (sorry, don’t know their names!), and to all the cats in the blogosphere! In honor of this important holiday, I am repeating an old post which introduces you not only to a quick and very healthy salad, but first and foremost, to the heart and soul of this house, Beba and Barmalei. The picture on the card in the background represents my husband and myself. A big and loving Meow to all!
Most of my pictures have some kind of cat things somewhere in the background. That’s because you can’t avoid it; anywhere you look in our house, you will see a cat or two. Or a couple of dozen. Kitchen towels and throw pillows, blown glass swizzle sticks and spoon rests, coffee cups, salad bowls, pitchers, paintings and prints – cats are everywhere! That’s not counting the two most important denizens of this place, Beba and Barmalei.
Meet Beba. In Odessa, it is short for Bella, and Bella, in Italian, means beautiful. Beba was rescued a couple of weeks later than her brother Barmalei. The wonderful ladies who rescued them had counted the litter when mama cat had them, and just kept looking for the missing tiny black and white fur ball. And tiny she was! Sick and malnourished as well, so that when they finally did find her, the vet…
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