Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The Lookout.

It has been quite hot* here lately so mum has been taking us for walks in the evenings when it is cooler.

I stand here on my vantage point and look across the fields to make sure there is no danger in the coming darkness.

I make sure I look in all directions.

Okay, that is enough of that. Lets go and get some supper.

*We know our US friends will consider our weather to be cool, but when our temperature reaches the low 70's, that is hot to us.

38 comments:

  1. Oh, I'd LOVE to go for rambly summer twilight walks with you. Happy summer solstice!

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  2. Oh yea, we would like some 70s, been mid 90s here! Have fun you ManCats!

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  3. Low 70s sounds absolutely perfect to us, couldn't ask for a better day! It gets very hot and very muggy in the summers here in southern Ontario, Canada, too, into the 90s, even can reach 100+ F with the humidex. But it's all relative and when you're not used to it, yep, low 70s would be hot. Your evening strolls look wonderful, actually.

    Happy Summer!

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  4. Ah, low 70s is just purrfect! It's only about 40 here in the evenings. That's too old for this kitty!

    Wish I can go on strolls in the fields like you.

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  5. I mead cold, not old. Bad SS!

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  6. We would love to have your weather-- it's been well into the 100's here
    we would also love to go on your twilight walks!

    purrs
    Abby

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  7. Thats a great vantage point! I would love to nap up there

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  8. We know how it is guys...we are just purring that we get in the 70's this week and it would be too much to purr for to hope we'd get in the 80's.

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  9. We would like to get to 79 at night! It is still in the 90's here at almost 10 pm

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  10. Eric you are an awesome watchcat - we bet your Mum feels safe with you on the lookout for danger!!!

    70's sounds just perfect to us - we've been in the 80's for a few weeks now & that's a little too warm for us!!

    Have a happy day!!

    ~Nico, Simon & JayJay :)

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  11. North, South, East, West...Home is best. Eric, you are a fantastic lookout Cat!

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  12. You are the purrfect sentinel cat.

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  13. You are a great watch cat, Eric and the photos of your twilight walk are lovely...It has been around 100F for weeks here in Louisiana/USA=incredibly hot for May/June; it is usually this hot the end of July and August...kisses x3 handsome boys...Calle, Halle, Sukki

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  14. Although it is hot here in Sidmouth there is a beautiful sea breeze that takes the edge off the heat. Early evening is lovely though ...

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  15. I think being a lookout in the evening is better because it looks so much more dramatic!

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  16. hey boys, you are doing great job patrolling around your place.This pictures are outstanding with such a fabulous sky colour!
    purrs and love
    Luna

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  17. Eric... are you looking for me? I'm right here darling, come over for a cuddle!!


    -Rumblemum

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  18. Our Mom prefers the evening walks also, except we're not allowed to go with her like you guys!

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  19. You are doing a great job of patrolling, Eric!

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  20. What a nice spot to lookout, Eric! And all the evil stuff comes out at night, so keep watching!! And you're right, our mom says she considers 70s "pleasant!"

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  21. What great evening pictures! You two always have such fun!

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  22. I'd give anything to have that kind of weather here!

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  23. Good morning Eric and Flynn,
    We enjoyed the pictures taken at dusk on your property. Quite lovely indeed. Oh how we would enjoy 70 degrees. We do understand that 70 is hot for you though. What is the average summer temperature for you?
    We are expecting 98 here today. In fact it will be above 95 each day this week.

    Mom and I thank you for the answers about the horse blankets and the explanation of the phrases in our post today. We love learning new things

    Madi and Mom

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  24. our the mom wants to know what she has to do to move where you live - the low 70's is as hot as she can stand!

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  25. What a perfect evening to go for a stroll in the fields with your mum.
    Did you spy any mousies?

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  26. it was 91 here on Lawn Guyland yesterday guys!!! your evening walk looks verreh nice and relaxing though.

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  27. Great pictures!!!!!!!

    Our mama remembers those wonderful days when she lived in Ireland with the cool temps....and she remembers how they considered anything over 70 as HOT.

    It is forecast to be 96F/36C here today....can we all come and visit you for the next 4 months?????? xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  28. OOOoOOOoOOoo - we'd love to live where you do, anything over 71 degrees and the Mom gets pretty crabby!

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  29. We love your evening photo's. Your beautiful fur just seems to glisten against the darkening sky. So beautiful.
    We really enjoy when you show us photos of your lovely farm and tell us about the beautiful weather.
    We get 76F/24.4C at 3 or 4AM! We'll have 110F/ 43.3C today as our high and we are really not in the dog days of summer yet. So what we'll do is nap away the hottest part of the day and dream we're catching mousies with you.

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  30. Great pictures. I am only allowed out with mum and dad in the day. You loog brilliant playing king of the castle.. Hugs GJ xx

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  31. Enjoying the sweet softness of summer evenings. There's really nothing like it.

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  32. YOu two are so very mancatly! You looks even manlier standing on those rocks face to the horizons.
    Has a good nights

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  33. This is so cool. What would your beans do without you? You are a great look out Eric!

    bonks

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  34. Such a difference in how temps are perceived. It depends on what is normal to you. Anything else is too hot or too cold. It's 96 very humid degrees here today and we're sweltering. In winter we're freezing in temps others consider "warm."

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  35. Eric you are so handsome silhouetted against the twilight sky!

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  36. Looks like you are having a great time on your walk. :)

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  37. What fun to see you at Sunset!

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  38. Here on the Northern Coast of CA, we feel the same way about the temperatures. 70 degrees is a very hot day.

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