Sorry it took us so long to update! Mom and I have both been very busy lately. Nothing much has changed! I still have my irresistible athletic shape, and I am very active. Taking photos of me is a very rare opportunity because I can't sit still for long! I am always on the go! Maya is still my best friend in the world, but she doesn't like playing with me very much. Mom thinks it's because I am aggressive when I play (jumping on her and biting). I only do it because I don't get my way (I let people know I'm not impressed when I don't get my way!)!! If she would play with me, I wouldn't have to do that. Sheesh. Speaking of, Maya will be staying with me and Mom soon for a few months while grandma is in Florida. Grandma is very nervous, but of course I am very excited to have a playmate come stay with me!!
In other kitty news, both Mr. Fluffy and I won the "Coolest Cat Award" on CatChannel.com!!! A special thanks to all who voted for us adorable kitties!! On a happy/sad note, the first anniversary of Fluffy's passing is coming up in about a month, but it will also be my first birthday!
In news for Mom, she went through a bit of a hard time during the holidays, including finding out that her dad has cancer. Mom and her dad did not get along very well and constantly banged heads because ironically, they were too much alike (personality-wise), among other reasons, but the good thing is that their relationship has changed since finding this out.
Work for Mom has been busy too. Exams have finished, and term 2 is beginning soon. She is anxious to meet her new students. She will miss a lot of her students. Overall, they were great! Unfortunately, she is in the process of moving classrooms (she had a gorgeous huge classroom with 2 big windows, and is moving to a windowless room in the basement). She is sad about the move, but at the very least, at least she has one. Teaching jobs are extremely difficult to land where we live, and she was unbelievably lucky to even get a job as soon as she graduated (actually, even before that).
Last, but certainly not least, Mom is very anxious for the summer.. It is snowy and cold here, but mainly because she will be going to see New Kids on the Block in concert!!!!! She was OBSESSED with this group since she was 8 years old until they disintegrated, and has always dreamed of seeing them in concert. When she was a child, she had a pillow case of them, and her bedtime routine always ended with her kissing them each goodnight before heading off to La La Land. Her ticket has been purchased, and her dream is becoming a reality in July. They have floor tickets which is even more exciting, but they cost quite a bit more than Mom was hoping to pay. :S She will be travelling to the other side of the country to see them with 3 other friends, and it will be a nice visit with a good friend of hers who moved there a few years ago. She has never met her son, and her 2nd baby is due in April, so she will finally get to meet her little ones. Lots to look forward to. Mom isn't 100% sure who will be taking care of me, but she is pretty sure it will be our neighbour who lives across the hall from us. I LOVE her!!! Everytime Mom comes home, I leave the apartment and run across the hall and wait at her door in hopes that she will come out to see me. Sometimes she does! I love to rub against her, and I let her pet me. It completely baffles Mom that I'm so friendly with her, but she certainly isn't complaining!!! I really hope she can come take care of me and play with me while Mom's away!!
Well, it is getting late, so I guess it's bedtime for us! (Oh yeah, I sleep with Mom every night now!!)
To end, here is a photo of my beautiful self on our bed at Grandma's!! (Notice how tiny I am still??)