Gizmo and the Mystery Hay…

Gizmos gifts have become a bit weirder in the last few days… Not only does he bring me ‘live’ gifts, like shrews and field mice, but he has recently started bringing me mouthfuls of hay. Yes, you read that correctly. Hay. As in animal bedding, dried grass, that sort of hay… This first happened on Sunday, and I found Gizmo lying on the living room, … Continue reading Gizmo and the Mystery Hay…

A human game of ‘Mousetrap’…?!!

Following a succession of LIVE ‘gifts’ from Gizmo recently, I bought him a new (very realistic) mouse toy yesterday, in the hope he wouldn’t feel the need to bring home LIVE gifts. However, I don’t think Gizmo fully understood that he didn’t need to hunt live gifts anymore… Today is my last day off work for a while, and I was enjoying a ‘lie in’ … Continue reading A human game of ‘Mousetrap’…?!!

The ‘Taking’ of the Shrew…

Gizmos hunting expeditions are showing no signs of stopping any time soon. Since the dead shrew I was ‘given’ a few weeks ago, the gifts have continued… Being a 10 month old kitten, Giz is constantly reminding me he is a ‘growing boy’ and seems to demand a lot of food each day, often targeting different people in the house in succession to beg them … Continue reading The ‘Taking’ of the Shrew…

Gizmos Latest Gift…

Gizmo is getting some well deserved rest. Hes had a busy few days…. Since his first hunting expeditions inside the house (catching flies, spiders, etc), Giz has continued to develop his skills outside too. I was beginning to think the he is a vegetarian cat as he hadn’t brought home anything ‘living’ (and to be fair, I’m still waiting for him to dispel this theory, … Continue reading Gizmos Latest Gift…

Gizmo attempts to make friends with the next door neighbour…

Nine month old Gizmo is quite the explorer! He now regularly takes himself off for hours at a time, reappearing when its feeding time, or just before it goes dark. But most of the time, I believe he is in my next door neighbours garden… ‘Mr A’ as I will call him is a lovely retired chap, with a stunning garden. His garden is beautifully … Continue reading Gizmo attempts to make friends with the next door neighbour…