The Tail of the Half-Nekkid Kitty
You've all met Miss Sophie before. She's my very sweet girl-kitty with a large amount of long hair. Well, summer in Texas has not been kind to Sophie. She goes outside to play and rolls around in the dirt. The consequences of massive shedding + dirt rolling = pretty bad matting.
Today I took Miss Sophie to the groomer. I have NEVER had a cat groomed. One of the reasons I'm so fond of cats is they usually tend to be self-cleaning. But the matting had gotten to the point that it was no longer healthy. So now I have a half-nekkid cat....with a lion's tail.
It's amazing how much smaller she looks without all that hair. I just hope all the neighborhood cats don't laugh at her.
On the sewing front, I uncovered a bunch of blocks and pre-cut strips from a Thangles demo we did at a quilt show a few years ago. We demonstrated regular and big Thangles and made Lady of the Lake blocks.
I discovered about 15 complete blocks, some random half-squares and a large pile of strips already matched up and ready to sew. So I have been doing mindless sewing making Thangles and here's the pile ready to cut. I'm not sure if I will go ahead and piece more blocks or just pack them away for later. Depends on the mood of the day, I suppose.