Wednesday 31 January 2024

The BBHQ Midweek News Round-Up ~ Fudge is Reclining while Pandora is Meatloafing, Smooch is Schlumping and Melvyn's Wearing This Weeks Surprise Bandana

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Epic Wednesday Greetings Furiends

Welcome to the BBHQ midweek news round-up!

How's your week going? 

We've had a busy few days at BBHQ, and we finally managed to herd the P.A. outside to start some rose pruning on Caturday. Luckily it was not bad weather-wise at an incredibly heady 12C or 53.6F.

So she spent about four hours pruning many of the BBHQ roses, though, at about 4pm, she turned to Fudge and said, "Dude, I've had enough now. I'm going indoors!"

Can mew believe it?  

Fudge replied, "But mew haven't pruned the two standard roses, or any of the rambling roses on the fence yet. And let's not forget the three shrub roses either!"

Seriously, mew just can't get the staff! 

Anyhoo, we've made a deal with her, that if she completes the pruning this weekend, we may (may - being a very loose interpretation) buy her something for her birthday on Monday, though we're not promising as Amber's thrashed Parsley's credit card again and all funds are currently locked down - but the P.A. doesn't know any of this! MOL

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First up in the news 

Fudge is Reclining, while Pandora is Meatloafing

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Fudge was enjoying a really relaxing time on the sofa the other day; just look at that supurr, reclining pose! 

While Pandora was in her classic and well-loved meatloafing and completely oblivious to all snoozing position.

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Next up in the news

 Smooch is Schlumping 

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When Smooch sits like this, for want of a better expression, like a sack of spuds. We call him Schlumpy Smooch.

We did just go and check the official definition of SCHLUMP, as we thought we'd better do a bit of recon just in case it was offensive because so many seemingly ordinary words can now have many connotations, some of which may not be what we think they are.

So the definition of Schlump from is:

a dull, colourless person

a slovenly person; slob

verb (used without object)
to loaf or idle

Obviously, the first two are not applicable to Smooch, as he's definitely not any of those; however, the third, when used as a verb without object, is bang on the money, to loaf or idle, and fits the criteria perfectly.

So if mew're ever looking for a fun word to describe general loafing, schlumping is the way to go! MOL

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And finally this week

Melvyn's Modelling The Top Bandana Pick

Today, Melvyn is modelling the Surprise Lucky Clover bandana; it was chosen at random because we didn't check how many Wednesdays were in January and we fluffed up! MOL

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We think he looks epically fluffing lucky, and we've just remembered that it's St Paddy's Day in March, so now we're going to have to find some other lucky bandanas to share then! MOL

Check out his videos on your preferred social media channel:

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Which one should he model next?

We did have to go back into the bandana archive to find this selection, as sadly, the P.A. didn't have time to make any new ones.

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The February Valentine's Collection:

1. Multi-coloured hearts with lilac fringing

2. Red hearts with red fringing

3.  White hearts with glitter ribbon

4. Red heart with red tassels

Leave a comment with your top pick for next week!

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That's us done for today. Amber will be back on Friday with another fab book just for mew. And if mew missed Monday's post, click here to catch up on our fourth Valentine's Crafting with Cats post. And we'll be back again tomorrow with another supurr crafty project just for mew!

Also, Chapter Thirteen of our epically exciting adventure, Claws of Terror was posted yesterday, so if mew missed that, click here to catch up on all the action. Mew won't actually be able to catch your breath this week while reading it.

In the meantime

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  1. Lilac Fringe gets my vote!
    Schlumpy Smooch...hahahaha

  2. We vote for multi-coloured hearts with lilac fringing, Melvyn. Fudge, Pandora, and Smooch, you three sure do look comfortable!

    We hope the PA gets that pruning done so she can have a fun and relaxing birthday.


  3. Reclining, meatloafing, schlumping, and pruning. It sounds busy over there!

    Melvyn, you are a delightful model to watch.

    I like the Lilac Fringe, too.

  4. Schlumping, I like it! I choose the lilac fringe too.

  5. Those are fun photos! Y'all really got the recining thing down! Thanks for joining Angel Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  6. Number 1 for next week. Love the fringe.

    Schlumping done right. Love it.

    Have a purrfect day and rest of the week. Scritches all around and a hug to mom. ♥

  7. Number 3...number 3!! Hey, we schlump all the time around here!

  8. Number 3 ♥️ great photos off you all lounging around. xxx

  9. Love all the photos and the Lucky Clover bandana is cool! We like the Lilac Fringe for next week!

  10. I think Melvyn already chose #2 for next week. XO

  11. That clover bandana is wonderful!
    We think all of those Heart Bandanas are great, and we can't choose a fav!! So anyone goes!

    Loved seeing the poses your kitties do!


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