Sunday, July 31

The Quilt

The Frenchman’s wife, “What are you two doing on
the quilt I'm making!?”

Caline, “I wasn’t doing anything but playing with this
strange fruit.”
Frère, “It’s ok we know that you intend this quilt for us!”

Caline, “We really like it! We are very thankful for this
quilt which you are making for us!!!”

Frère, “It is such a nice quilt!”
The Frenchman’s wife, “You two are bad! I’m not making
this quilt for you!!!”

Caline, “Well who are you making it for then?”

Saturday, July 30

New Boxes!

The Frenchman, “Caline, how do you like the
boxes we bought?”
Caline, “They're very fun to climb in!”

The Frenchman, “What do you think, Frère?”

Frère, “I like this one!”

Frère, “It’s big enough to be my new bed!”

Friday, July 29

Buckets for Beds!

The Frenchman, “We just finished cleaning and now you
two are using the buckets for beds, you’re so lazy!”

Caline, “Well what’s wrong with that?”

Frère, “We’re not so lazy, see we’re playing!”

*Note: A few seconds later.

Frère, “Ok point proven back to napping!”
Caline, “No more playing?”

*Note: Caline always wants to play and Frère only wants to sleep!  To see Caline playing under one of these buckets click here.

Thursday, July 28

Un Sachet Carton

The Frenchman’s wife, “I was going to use that bag.”
Caline, “Too late.”

Caline, “I am going to use it as a hiding place.”

Caline, “And then when Frère comes by I’m going
to attack him!”
The Frenchman’s wife, “Well you’ll have to wait a long
time because he’s sleeping.”

Wednesday, July 27

Old Habits Die Hard!

The Frenchman’s wife, “You two act like that chair is
yours! But in fact it’s mine.”

Caline, “That’s why we like it so much.”
Frère, “Shhh, you're bothering us.”

*Note: To see Caline and Frère in this same chair when they were younger and to see how much smaller they were click here.

Tuesday, July 26

The Eavesdropper

The Frenchman’s wife, “Caline, what are
you looking at?”
Caline, “There’s a really ugly cat in
that apartment!”
The Frenchman’s wife, “That’s not
very nice to say.”

Monday, July 25

Hunt on the French Prairies

The Buffalo, “It’s such a nice day to graze in the
French prairies.”
Frère, “Carefully I wait and snick up on the Buffalo,
and then…”

The Buffalo, “AHHH… A GIANT TIGER!!!”

The Remaining Buffalo, “Oh no he’s eating him alive!”
Frère, “Tasty!”

*Note: These are Buffalo imported from a strange country, they are not native to France.
To see other pictures of Caline and Frère with their cat grass click here.

Sunday, July 24

Merci Beaucoup!

The Frenchman’s wife, “Today we received
a box from my family and in it were toys
for Caline and Frère. These are the toys
that they got.”

Caline, “This one is my favorite!!!”

Frère, “I want to play with it too.”
Caline and Frère, “Thank you so very much
people from a strange country!”

Saturday, July 23

Trop Grand...

The Frenchman, “Caline, I think there’s
not enough space for you”

Caline, “There is plenty…see!
Frenchman, “But you are hanging of a bit
and you seem to be squishing Frère.
You are not as small as you used to be.”

*Note: To see what Caline and Frère looked like when they both fit on the tower click here.

Friday, July 22

Too Much Love!

Tiger, “Help! My face is falling off! Help!!!”
The Frenchman’s wife, “Ok, hang on and I’ll sew it up!”

*Note: A short while later after all is done.

Tiger, “Please put me out of reach so that
I can recover in peace.”
The Frenchman’s wife, “Ok I’ll put you
up here.”

Tiger, “OH NO! THE BEAST!!!”

Tiger, “PLEASE HELP ME!!!”

*Note: After a fast rescue…

The Frenchman’s wife, “I’ll put you down
here where she can’t get to you.”

Tiger, “Thank you so very much!”

Tiger, “Without you I would surely have
lost my head by now! But then again I'm
a very tough tiger and nothing can...”

The Frenchman’s wife, “Sorry Tiger, but
she ran off with you and I can't
catch her.”

*Note: To see more posts about Tiger and his first wound click here.

Thursday, July 21

Bonne Nuit

The Frenchman, “What are you two doing in the chair?”
Frère, “Sleeping can’t you tell.”
Caline, “Shhh…”

*Note: Caline and Frère normally only sleep in this chair at night.

Wednesday, July 20

The Bath Wins!

Caline, “Six baths and I can never shake off the water!”

Frère, “This is all your fault! If you hadn’t peed we…”
Caline, “Tais-toi!”
(Translation: Shut up!)

Frère, “Now we have to lick all of this dry and straight,
also your fault!”
Caline, “Your not helping!”

*Note: Later that evening Caline and Frère both had to have there paws re-washed due to the fact that they got them very dirty!
To see bath number 5 click here.

Tuesday, July 19

Cuteness vs. Bath

The Frenchman’s wife, “You two look so cute sleeping
there together! But Don’t forget you’re getting
your bath today.”

Frère, “What!”
Caline, “It’s ok brother, I have a plan.”

Caline, “We'll stay here and keep being cute she’ll
forget because of our cuteness.”
The Frenchman’s wife, “I doubt it will work.”

Monday, July 18

Home Sweet Home!

Caline, “I had to come out of the cage when
we first got on the train because it was too
uncomfortable without the pillow.”

Frère, “It’s your fault we don’t have the
pillow! You peed on it!!!”
The Frenchman’s wife, “And because of that,
you both will have to have a bath soon.”

*Note: A few hours later and finally home.

Frère, “Let us out!”

The Frenchman’s wife, “There you go.”

Frère, “Yipi! We’re home!!!!”

Caline, “I love home!!!!”

Frère, “I missed you so much home!!!!”

*Note: After Caline and Frère rolled some more on the balcony and went around to check and make sure that everything was just as they left it they came to join us as we unpacked.

Frère, “If we help you unpack will you change your
mind about giving us a bath?”
The Frenchman, “No, sorry.”