sweep her off her feet

This made me chuckle. We discovered one of our mugs in an Etsy gift guide (hey, Forest Bound!). It would be hilarious to you if you knew Monty (the "Monty" on the mug isn't yet permanent, it was just an inside joke).

Monty was this cat who belonged to my former downstairs neighbour -- who herself was quite a character. Monty roamed the neighbourhood and greeted us when we arrived at the front door. One time I came home pretty early in the morning and saw him being chased down the street by a pack of skunks. He used to sit at my bedroom window on the fire escape, making Oreo hiss, and he got into brawls with raccoons. I miss that cat.

He looked exactly like this guy.


  1. aw yay for that gift guide! your mugs are looking so nice these days. funny - i just sold that tote!

  2. oh my god i love that cat!!

    and yay for the gift guide, that is so very awesome. you'll have to let me know when you make more ties in other fabrics. matthew already has a gingham, would like to get him something else.

  3. I like the part where he stops licking his chest to stare down the paparazzi with that "WTF are you looking at" face! Awesome!