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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Whisker Humps on Hump Day

Mom thinks my whisker humps are so soft.
She likes to rub them but sometimes she just gets carried away and I have to give my 'that is enough stare'!!
Happy whisker Hump Day

We had an unexpected visitor on Sunday....
In case you cannot see the picture is is a Gray Fox...Mom has tried everything she knows how to do to get it to load.  When she sends it as an attachment to an email it is fine but what we see here is just horizontal colored stripes. If you click on the picture, it will appear.  Anyway the Gray Fox is native to NC.  Mom has  had several sightings over the last 2 weeks; however, Sunday it nearly came up on the porch to say hi.  According to what we read
it can climb a tree too.  Mom said it jumped over the neighbors fence just like a cat.  MOL 
On Sunday it was chasing birds in our yard.  Mom expects it has some pups in the woods behind our neighbor's house.
Hugs Madi and Mom


  1. Stunning whisker humps, Miss Madi! We are so glad you are an inside kitteh. That fox looks kinda fierce. Happy Whisker Hump Wednesday! XOXO from your main mancat, Prancer Pie.

  2. The fox picture appears just fine for me. Sometimes moms can't help themselves and just want to touch their favorite parts of their fur babies. I like to stroke Nina's silky ears.


  3. Madi, I am very good at that "that is enough stare" also. We have to use it for our sanity. I can see the picture of the fox and it looks like a very pretty fox. I have never seen one, so thanks.

    Loveys Sasha

  4. Oh wow Madi!! Your own personal fox!! bol


  5. Sometimes the Mamas just get to over excited and we have to give them "the stare", good job Madi!!

    That fox is a cutie!!


  6. .,Hey look totally beautiful.

    Stopping for a visit...

    Dog Fence
    Dog Containment

  7. Wow, you have a foxy friend, how nice is that. We have a foxy that comes to visit but he tends to upset the bunnies :)xx

  8. The piccy is fine without clicking this end! Ganny gets a lot of red foxes in her garden. We know she feeds them even though she doesn't admit it! You know I've never heard the phrase whisker humps before, but I know exactly what you mean. KC has ridiculously long whiskers for a small cat! Deccy x

  9. The photo looks good but I still clicked to see the larger version. We are amazed at the amount of wildlife in your yard. Maybe mama will bring the pups for a visit when they get older.

    You have beautiful whiskers Madi and we can tell those bumps are very soft. When mama rubs my whisker bumps sometimes she gets a stare and maybe a little warning grrr.
    Cindi Lou
    and The Kitty Krew

  10. You has da most beeeeeeeautiful could use one as a toothpick when one falls out. See, I is FULL of wonderful ideas.

    Them foxes is so purties but they eats dogs...or maybe my kerazy lady just tolded me dat so I would stay away from them. Dis may needs some investigation.


  11. Don't you go out there with that wolf out there, Madi... don't want anything to happen to you.

    pawhugs, Max

  12. Oh you better be careful! I sure would be skeered of him!
    Lovies, Miss Mindy

  13. I'm singing Black Eyed Peas "My Humps" with "meows" for the words... thank you very much. You are evil, like Puddles

    Shelle, Milo, Dixie and Newby

  14. Madi your whisker humps are fabulous, I think they are one of a cat's loveliest features!!! Great fox picture, my gosh it is wildlife central around your house...I'm waiting to see a deer in your garden next :-)

  15. Madi, you just look so soft and cuddly from the tip of your whiskers right down to your toes!

    Wow! Mom got a great shot of the wolf! Yu be sure you stay inside where it's safe!

  16. the photo is fine, i enlarged it and he is amazing. looks a little to thin to me. i wish i could see one. thanks for the pic. i did not know you had whisker humps. not even sure what a whisker hump is. you look soft and cuddly to me all over. happy whisker hump day

  17. You look so purrty wit your HUMPS, Madi! Your new furiend is purrty nice lookin too. Me has to keep remindin meself dat dey are wild and I can't play wit dem! :o(

  18. Do you get to chase the fox at all? I love to chase things that come into my yard! We get bunnies and chipmunks and birds!

  19. Your Whisker Humps are LOVELY.

    OH MY... that is a super picture of the FOX!! We have RED ones here... butt they can be kinda Scary you know. Don't be going outside while it is around. I'm just sayin!!!

  20. We have a gray fox that comes to the house next door. It hasn't been close enough to get a picture of it. We used to have red foxes when we lived in Charleston and they had baby kids. That was fun. The picture is terrific. Have yourselves a super day.

  21. Madi, are "whisker humps" the place on your cute nose where the whiskers shoot out from?
    Very cute idea!
    You better watch out, sounds like you have an intruder in your yard, trying to muscle in your territory! Beautiful pic Mom got of the fox!

  22. BOL - we didn't know what whisker humps were until we studied your pic. We think we have them too:)

    We can see your fox just fine - we had a red one visiting in our back yard several days last fall, but he seems to have disappeared now.

    Happy Whisker Humps Wednesday:)

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  23. He´s a walking browser... hahahaha!
    Hi MAdi, Love you!

  24. Woof! Woof! Yes its Wednesday ... half way to the weekend which means beach day for me. No Fox here just COWssss on the park ... interesting. Oh FYI our See beautiful Blog Hop starts this Friday. Lots of Golden ALOHA n Woofs, Sugar

  25. Wow, I'm glad he's not close to me, I'd probably try to chase him down & that's one fight I might lose.

    I can see the picture just fine.

    Nubbin wiggles,

  26. Great whiskers, Madi. And great fox.

  27. Madi
    We see the gray fox. Wow that was some visitor and yes indeed you do have majestic whisker humps dear girl.

  28. You have lovely whiskers and humps Madi. We can see the picture of the fox. We get red fox here, but the grey one looks bigger.

  29. Wow, we thought we had interesting visitors in our yard! We've never had a fox. That's pretty cool!

  30. Whisker humps!!! Pawesome!
    You have there a very interesting visitor!
    Kisses and hugs

  31. Whisker rubbin can feel good, but it is a must to let the Moms know when you are done. Have you got a chance to meep at the introoder fox yet Madi. BFFF Willow

  32. That area around the whiskers is very pleasant to pettins through sometimes the stare is good when wanting to go somewhere else. Did you get to meep at the fox yet or has it still been hiding wondering your BFFF Willow

  33. Goodness sake Madi, you look a lot like Cleo except she does not have a freckle on her nose like you. That makes you look unique.

    I know I'm getting late at getting my responses out but I want to thank you very much for your purrs and hugs on the passing of Casper. It was very much appreciated. Thank you again.


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