Sunday 31 July 2022

Smooch's Relaxing Garden Selfie on The Sunday Selfies & Caturday Art Blog Hops

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Epic greetings supurr furiends

Welcome to another selfie selection, and today our little tripawed dude is here sharing:

Smooch's Relaxing Garden Selfie 

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Smooch adores being in the garden, in fact if he doesn't get outside he gets rather depressed. He could never be an indoor only cat.

We're also joining in the lovely Athena's Art Hop so do stop by and show off your pawesome arty-farty skills.

Smooch's Relaxing Garden Selfie ©BionicBasil®Caturday Art

The effect was created with ios Prisma App and we used the effect:- Sea Buckthorn. We really like this effect, we tried many in BeFunky, but nothing really suited the photo so we decided to try our next go-to App of Prisma.

We also turned this fab arty-farty picture into a puzzle, so do stop by the puzzle page and take the Puzzle Challenge, see if mew can beat our time of 10 mins 43 secs. 

Anyhoo it's time for us to go and snoopervise in the kitchen as Nanny and Grampaw are coming for lunch, and there's going to be blackberry and apple pie with custard or ice cream, and if we are lucky we might get to try a lick of ice cream, mmmmmmm yummy! 

We do hope mew have a totally terrific day and look forward to your company in the morning when we'll be back bright and breezy!

Wishing mew lots of snoozy Sunday snuggles

Supurr Purrs

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Friday 29 July 2022

Welcome To Friday Fluffers ~ Showcasing The Latest Batch of Photo Bloopers From The BBHQ Archives Starring Pandora's Freaked Out By The Clown Collar, Peek-a-Boo Melvyn and Amber About To Blow A Gasket in The Library ~ PLUS Friendly Fill-Ins & Pet Photo Fails

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Happy Friyay Fab Pals

Welcome to our Friday Fluffers post where we showcase a selection of photo bloopers or photo fails from BBHQ, the photos that we thought would neffur see the light of day, buried deep, deep, deep in the archives on level 12 of our secret bunker, with no chance of effur being seen on the interwebs for the wurld to see... UNTIL NOW!

Are mew ready for some fun outtakes from The B Team? Of course, mew are!

And as it's the last Friday of the month, today is also... 

...and luckily we think this selection fits the criteria! MOL

And furst on the podium is 

Pandora's Freaked Out About Wearing The Clown Collar

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This was from July 2021.

Pandora never wants to wear the clown collar again!

Next up is, Peek-a-Boo Melvyn

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This was from December 2019, when Melvyn was hiding under the sofa and thought we didn't know he was there.

And finally,  Amber About To Blow A Gasket in The Library

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Amber in August 2016, when she went to find a book in the library.

Only to discover it wasn't on the shelf... COD help us all! 

The next ten minutes weren't pretty, and that's an understatement! MOL

This week we're also joining in Friday Fill-ins with the fabulous 15 & Meowing and Four-Legged Furballs.
1. I would rather hear nails on a chalkboard than ________________________________.
2. The best part of ____________________ is ___________________________.
3. I wouldn’t mind if _________ disappeared.
4. If I could create one rule that everyone in the world had to follow, it would be _________.

The P.A.'s answers are...

1. I would rather hear nails on a chalkboard than pigs squealing at the livestock market.

2. The best part of having a large cat family is there's always a kitty to cuddle whichever room you go in to!

3. I wouldn’t mind if covid, fuel prices, energy prices, inflation, rising food prices, monkeypox, the Russian/Ukraine war and the elites trying to ruin the world disappeared.

4. If I could create one rule that everyone in the world had to follow, it would be no animal cruelty at all.


We do hope mew enjoyed today's fluffers, and we'll be back next Friyay with more funny photos.

Join us again on Sunday when we're here with our usual selfie selection, in the meantime...

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Wednesday 27 July 2022

Welcome to The BBHQ Midweek News Round-Up ~ It Did Break 40C Last Week, Follow the Floof Day 8 and Smooch Caught Red-Pawed Sleeping On The Job **PLUS** BBHQ Q&A Who Sounds Like A Politician?

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 Epic Greetings Furiends

Welcome to the BBHQ midweek news round-up!

We hope wherever mew are that your week has been fabulous and the weather is clement! 

First up in the news this week

It did break 40C last Chewsday at BBHQ, the hottest ever day ever in the history of Mewton-Clawson and it remained warm until the weekend.

Luckily we have a portable air-con unit for upstairs which the P.A. purrchased way back in 2015, so sleeping wasn't a problem, but the house was still heaving with heat for days after as the bricks slowly cooled down.

We've had a few light showers but nothing noteworthy yet, and in the news, it said that we're headed for a drought. If it's not one thing it's another, and it's all bad.

 Mew know ever since covid appeared, it's just been bad news after bad news, and when we thought things were improving Russia declared war on Ukraine, fuel and energy prices soared into outer space and continue to head off into uncharted territory, food prices are increasing daily, inflation is in another universe, and then monkey-pox decides it wants to join the endless bad news pawty.

It's like wow - seriously what the fluff is going on?

Next up in the news

Well after the bad news segment above, we thought we needed to share something much, much lighter, so Fudge is here with more Follow the Floof!

The BBHQ Midweek News Round-Up ©BionicBasil® Fudge in Full Purradator Mode

Fudge decided to stalk a pigeon up the tree and went into full purredator mode!!! MOL

Watch the video on TikTok

Follow the Floof Day 8 

We're still waiting for his report, he says he's typing it up and we'll get to read it soon but in the meantime stay tuned for more Follow the Floof.

Finally this week

Smooch Caught Red-Pawed Sleeping On The Job

Look at that!!!

The BBHQ Midweek News Round-Up ©BionicBasil® Smooch Caught Red-Pawed Sleeping On The Job

Can mew believe that Smooch was caught snoozing on the job?  WOW, we can't either! MOL

If mew like Smooch's desk, check out how we made it on our Crafting with Cat's post here.

And in Smooch's defence, he did say that he'd been on nights in the bunker, so he was allowed a quick nap under the desk! 

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If mew have any questions for us, about anything, ask away and we'll answer on next week's post.

Plus we'll also answer any questions left in the comments over the last few days in this section too.

Parsley, I meant to ask you...are you and @Admiralhester1 and @Katiebella2 connected on Twitter?

We checked our Twitter account, and yes we are following both of mew! But we don't go on Twitter a lot, we're more on Instagram and TikTok. 

Although on TikTok we only share vids, we're more sociable on Instagram.

I hope none of the fires are near you. Most of the fires this way are moorland, most likely caused by people being careless with BBQs!

On Chewsday evening aka the hottest day, we could smell burning grass and see a plume of smoke further down the village near another cousin of the P.A.'s. So she made a call to see if they were burning and if they needed assistance, but it was all ok, thank goodness. 

There was a huge fire on one farm further up from the P.A.'s business, and sadly a lot of woodland was scorched too.

We hope all is well in your neck of the woods too! 

Cathy Keishasaid on Amber's Surprise book review

Great book review altho the fill-in answers sounded a bit like a politician skirting around the issues. 

The P.A. is laughing, no one has ever compared her to a politician before, she's normally accused of being too blunt and basically shooting at point-blank range with zero regard for fall-out! LOL LOL

Eastside Catssaid on our second Crafting with Cats post: 

Hmm...wonder if I can adapt this design to make voodoo dolls.
Hahahaha...just kidding! *wink*

OHHHHHH nice idea, and yes they would make excellent voodoo dolls! 

That's us done for today, we will be back on Friday with another fluffers post just for mew, and if mew missed yesterday's post click here to catch up on 

Epic purrs

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Tuesday 26 July 2022

WHAT'S IN THE BOX? A BBHQ Product Review featuring Gus & Bella Purr for Nature Box

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Wunderpurr greetings fabulous furiends

Today we're sharing one of our *sponsored posts with mew from the ameowzing peeps at...

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Who asked us if we'd like to try their Purr for Nature goodie box, of course we'd love to try one; your subscription boxes are legendary at BBHQ!

So let's show mew what was in the Purr for Nature box.

Fudge was really excited to see what was in the box this time.

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Gus & Bella Purr For Nature Box with Fudge

And here's a closer look at all the lovely goodies!

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Gus & Bella Purr For Nature Box with Fudge and Melvyn

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Gus & Bella Purr For Nature Box with Fudge and Melvyn

Watch the video to see the full unboxing

 Fudge was very helpful and did assist the P.A. a couple of times or maybe not (MOL) and mew can see Melvyn chase after the toys! 

Or watch direct on YouTube

As always Gus & Bella delivered oodles of happiness to the B Team cats and their human, aka The P.A. 

Their subscription boxes are always an utter delight to open, mew never know what mew going to discover, but mew do know it's going to be fabulous!

The Purr for Nature box was full of fabulous things all inspired by their sustainability, which we love.

The felted wool balls and catnip cushion were very well received as were the Catit treats and tuna.

The P.A. was thrilled with the reusable straws with a bag and cleaning brush. The shopping bag is a handy addition to keep in her handbag, and the wooden keyring will be used for the potting shed door, a purrfect match. 

As we've found with each Gus & Bella box we've reviewed, they are expertly curated and guaranteed to purrlease most cats and their staff.

We give the Purr for Nature box 10 out of 10! 

And to see our previous Gus and Bella box reviews, here are the links:

For context, so mew know how good the quality is on the items they pick for the boxes; in the November 2019 box there was a mug with Don't Stress Meowt printed on it - that mug is the P.A.'s favourite. It goes in the dishwasher at least four times a week, and it's still going strong nearly three years later.

Thank mew furry much to all the team at Gus & Bella for letting us try their ameowzing Purr for Nature box.

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Many thanks for joining us today and don't furget to stop by tomorrow when we will be here with our regular news round-up

Until then

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