Jozef is 12 years old today but we will be celebrating his birthday tomorrow as it hasn’t been a very good day for him.

We have been out fund raising for Cats Protection so he and Walter had to stay in, they were not happy boyz.

Poor Jo’s birthday started with a furball and tonight he has to have his medication for his allergy and then on top of all that Walter was a bad boy and jumped on him, poor Jo must have got the blame for the having to stay in lol

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Hi, I'm a 74-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare. If you want to read more click here.

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26 Responses

  1. maewkaew says:

    Dear Jozef I hope you had a lovely birthday except for those nasty pills and visiting the pill-selling lady.

  2. Rose says:

    Belated happy birthday little puss x
    I hope you are better now

  3. leanne (kays hill animal sanctuary) says:

    how cute is that 8 wks old pic?????

  4. leanne (kays hill animal sanctuary) says:

    happy (slightly late!!) birthday my son. i bet on top of the nastys you got plentys of nices too. can either ruth or barbara please give jozef a tickle behind the ear from all at kays hill.

    • Ruth aka Kattaddorra says:

      Tickle passed on to Jozef from Auntie Leanne, I just climbed on the wash house roof to give him it lol

    • Barbara says:

      He wouldn’t let me near enough to tickle his ear at the moment he would think I had a pill in my tickling hand LOL, you’d think I was going to kick him with a hobnailed boot on if you saw the way he looks at me when I approach with pill in hand, very OTT is our Jo.

      • leanne (kays hill animal sanctuary) says:

        you are going to have to work extra hard to make up for all of this barbara, otherwise he’ll NEVER forgive you!! lol. ruth i bet he was laughing his cap off to see you climbing about on the wash house roof, as, i imagine, were the neighbours. haha

  5. Dee (Florida) says:

    Best belated wishes to the birthday boy!
    It’s so hard when we have do nasty things to them for their own good. They don’t understand; but, they are always eventually forgiving.

    • Jozef says:

      Thank you and they keep saying Jozef it’s for your own good but it’s horrible getting pills shoved down and going to see that woman who sells them

  6. Jozef says:

    Thank you every one, I had a horrible day I hate staying in but the mammies say our lad and I have to stay safely home when they are not around.
    So they went out raising money for other cats and left us and I’m on the sick at the moment and have to go back to see the vet on Wednesday and while she’s a nice kind lady and I do feel better I hate her and I hate Babz too right now with her pills.
    Anyway I got her up at 4.30am today for her punishment.
    This is the picture that went with this page but it got lost somewhere and never got to Uncle Michael. Red is my favourite colour.

    • marc says:

      Hope you get well soon 🙂 Love the pictures by the way 🙂

      • Jozef says:

        Thank you.
        Well the vet was pleased with me today even though I was in a bad mood and didn’t want to come out of my basket but three of them females bullied me out.
        I hate going to that place but she said I needn’t go any more unless the mammies are worried but I have to take the tablets for a while yet.
        Well I’ll make sure not to cough or sneeze or scratch when they are around, so there.
        See I had to get a thorough wash where she touched me.

  7. Marc says:

    Happy Birthday Josef – for some reason I though Walt and Jo were siblings born on the same day so it would be both of their birthdays.

    Hope Jo has a wonderful day today instead of yesterday then.

    • Barbara says:

      Hi Marc, no they’re not from the same litter or even from the same town, Walter came first and was so naughty bothering Ebony (Grandma) that in desperation we decided to get him a playmate, and unbelievably there were no kittens available locally (not even at CP) so we travelled 25 miles for our little Jo, I can still see Walter’s face the moment he set eyes on Jozef, he was so happy he lit up like an electric light.

      • marc says:

        Aw how wonderful – they are just so playful and social when they are little – I must say I get totally hooked. They make everything into a toy or a game. I bet he must have been so happy the furst time he saw his new playmate. That’s such a sweet image you just put in my head.

        • Barbara says:

          Jozef has been heard to grumble that he didn’t even have time to unpack before his brother started playing games with him LOL

    • Jozef says:

      See uncle Marc, this is Babz amusing us when we were naughty little boyz, she’s kind and I love her really and she gives me my pills and not Ruth does because I sleep with her and they didn’t want me to be scared to go to bed.
      I have to see that vet again tomorrow, I’m a bit fed up of this week.

      • marc says:

        🙂 – it looks like they have Babz on a lead and they are taking turns at yanking it and pulling her around 🙂 Very sweet little kittens 🙂

        If Babz ever gets too much with the pills you can always blackmail her with either the photo or a session with the mask/lead thing again – ha ha 🙂

  8. Barbara says:

    It wasn’t much of a birthday what with one thing and another, at the moment he hates me because I’m the pill-pusher, it wasn’t too bad last Wednesday when his course of tablets began but by now he cringes when he sees me coming as though I have a poison pill in my fingers, and tries to spit them out as fast as I pop them in he doesn’t realise the tablets are helping and I’m doling out “tough-love” never mind, I can take it LOL. Anyway lets hope today is a better day for him and he can celebrate his birthday once I’ve poisoned him again and gone to work with his curses ringing in my ears.

  9. Greetings to “Jozef” from cats Matahari & Matata in Mumbai.

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  11. Leah says:

    Happy birthday Jozef hope you have a wonderful puuurfect kitty day with your mammies!!!

    Lots of love Afie, Honey and Ozzie xxxxxxxxxx

  12. Elisa says:

    Oh poor baby. I hope he gets spoiled to make up for the bad day. Tell Jozef that Furby said he’ll come and whip anyones tail that messes with him. Tell him happy happy birthday from Furbys House.

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