I’ve been gagging for a cat ever since I was about 5, when I befriended a chubby half-blind tabby that I named Big-Eyed Boris (RIP BEB!). Unfortunately, for all animal loving kids everywhere, you can’t have pets if your mum hates animals. Especially cats.
Despite my declaration that I was “definitely getting a cat as soon as I moved out“, it’s taken my quite a long time to actually get round to fulfilling the promise. Flatmates, landlords and moving every few years don’t really bode well with pets.
So, hurrah for Three Small Apples HQ!! Not only do I have a place that I’m finally allowed to decorate (within reason… although compromise can be so boring!! What do you mean I can’t have everything my way all the time?!), but I’ve got a home (and garden) that I can offer to a little ball of fur. Or two.
Meet Har Gao.
And Siu Mai.
Two little chums, named after the most popular dumplings in Dim Sum, and adopted from Celia Hammond Animal Trust just yesterday!
As expected, I’m obsessed with them. Note to self: Don’t turn into a crazy cat lady.
Although I fear it might be too late…
And this super cute, gold-plated, kitty necklace from Little Nell is definitely not helping!