9.18.2010

London calling...

I'm across the pond with my family visiting my lovely brother and didn't expect to be doing any posting, but there is a beautiful ladycat here so I thought a guest appearance was in order.

Hello Dolly!
 We are staying at the home of friends of my brother and his wife, and this is their beautiful British Blue named Dolly.  Dolly has fantastic amber eyes and a plush, soft coat of steely blue velvet.  She is very talkative and affectionate and loves to be stroked and cuddled.  She sleeps on an armchair in my room but unfortunately I haven't been able to coax her onto the bed.  There is a cat flap here so she is able to come and go at will.  Since I have indoor cats, it takes a little getting used to when she is out in the dark...I worry too much.

She doesn't seem to like the flashy box much, but I managed to get these pictures.  I miss my kitties so I am thrilled to have Dolly to fuss over :-)
she loves her scratching post

and visits it regularly
and the tinsel dancer I brought for her

about to bunny kick a scrunch ball
waiting for a call from Mum

blissed out after an extensive brushing

32 comments:

Simba said...

Oooh, your kitties will be jealous about this post!

Dolly is beautiful,and so cute with her scratching post. She reminds me a lot of our friend Poppy Q in New Zealand.

Hannah and Lucy said...

Dolly is a very beautiful lady cat - we can see how much she loves her scratching post - it looks ragged like ours does!!
We come and go as we please too although we live in a cul-de-sac so there isn't much traffic and at the back of the properties across the road is the village cemetery so there is always plenty of wildlife to chase - haha!!

Sweet Praline said...

Dolly is a beautiful ladycat!

TK and Squashies said...

Hello Dolly! You sure are a purrty girl!
We hopes Cat is having a nice visit.

Busby and Raymond said...

Dolly is a doll! She looks a lot like Poppy Q, who blogs from New Zealand.

Eric and Flynn said...

We hope you are having a good time here in the UK. Dolly is a beauty.

Sammy and Andy said...

Hello, Dolly!!!!!!!!!! You are a gorgeous gal for sure.

Natalie said...

Ooh, she's beautiful!

I always worry about outdoor cats too, even the ones in my neighborhood that are outdoors most of the time. It's a dangerous world out there for kitties!

Sparkle said...

Dolly looks like a lot of fun, even if she is a bit camera shy. I hear that people in the U.K. more often let their cats go in and out - maybe it is not as dangerous there as it is in the U.S.

Kea said...

You must be having a wonderful trip! Dolly is gorgeous, but yes, I'd worry too if she were out at night. I'd never sleep, if any of mine were. Have fun!

daily dose of dogs (aka cats with your coffee) said...

Dolly is gorgeous. I'm SO glad you have a kitty to keep you entertained while you are away from your own.

Ginger Jasper said...

Oh what fun you are over here.. You should come to Yorkshire and see me. I though dont go out at night.. No way.. Dolly is beautiful.. Hugs GJ x

Katnip Lounge said...

You couldn't ask for a more fantastic "Cat Stand-in" on vacation than Dolly! She looks totally smoochable.

Oskar said...

We're so happy you have Dolly to play with. She really is a beautiful cat!

Thanks so much for joining Pet Blogs United. We would love it if you would put the PBU button on your blog so others can come & play too.

Also, we are sending you an e-mail about being our featured blogger!

Nubbin' wiggles,
Oskar

Tamago said...

Oh Dolly is a beautiful cat! In the picture with scratching post, she looks like a gymnast performing on a horizontal bar.

Brian said...

Dolly is quite a pretty girl, my Sister Dolly send her purrs!

♥I am Holly♥ said...

Dolly is very beautiful!!!! Lots of love, Holly and mom

The Island Cats said...

Wow! Dolly is beautiful!! We hope you are having a good trip!

Mama Bear said...

How wonderful that you can get a cat "fix" during your travels. Always good when you can meet other cat loving friends, also.

Hope you enjoy your holiday...somehow a week doesn't seem long enough.

Au and Target said...

Lovely looking kitty. And what sharp claws she has!

Au and Target said...

hey ouyr note keeps disappearing! We love this Blue kitty - and her sharp claws.

cats of wildcat woods said...

Isn't it nice to be able to get a kitty fix when away from yours? Dolly is lovely!

Miss Kitty said...

Greetings my dear,

It is so very nice of you to introduce us to Dolly from across the big pond. She is such a doll and her mum really takes very good care of her.

I know you miss your darlings who are under the care of daddy, but a week passes quickly.

Wishing you all the very best,
Miss Kitty

Huffle Mawson said...

I have a cat door too. But it only lets me in the back yard. Dolly looks like a nice girl!

Poppy Q said...

Dolly, you do look like me, and I have a cat door too. I don't like cuddles though!!!

Poppy Q

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

Dolly is beautiful, but yoo might have some jealousy issues waiting for yoo back home! Just sayin'!

ABBY said...

Dolly is indeed a beautiful blue British Shorthair.Oh that face is so purrfect!

purrin
xo
Abby

Amy and The House of Cats said...

Dolly is a cutie! We think it is great that you have a kitty to spend some time with while you are away from your own kitties!

Marg said...

Dolly, you sure are a pretty gal. We sure are glad you did a guest post so we could meet Dolly. Love her face. Have a great week.

Goldie, Shade and Banshee said...

Dolly sure is pretty!!! What a cutie! Hope your trip is going well.

Ninja, the Sensei Master said...

I understand why Dolly doesn't like the flashy box. I don't like it either! But, she sure is a lovely girl!
Ninja

Queen Bambi said...

Hello Molly! We are from the Dowager Queen blog. It was named for our Calico lady cat who lived a long time like you. We are pleased to meet you and your family.
Queen Bambi