Thursday, August 6, 2015

Jewel's Journey

Jewel, a dilute tortoiseshell Egyptian Mau mix, lays on the floor by a Yeowww catnip fish.
Have I ever told you about the first time I discovered Jewel loved catnip?  It's a really cute story.

Shortly after I became friends with Jewel's former owner, I went to visit them at their home.  I set my purse down on the couch, forgetting that I had bought a Yeowww! catnip banana earlier that day and had put it in my purse to give to Carmine and Milita later.

A little while, later I went to get something out of my purse and found Jewel with her head stuck in it!  I wondered what on earth she was doing in there.  Then I remembered that I had a Yeowww! banana stowed away in my purse.  Her former owner had told me he didn't know if she liked catnip or not.  Turns out, she did!

Over the years, I bought her several Yeowww! toys and loose catnip to enjoy.  I bought her the fish in the photo above for her 16th birthday.

Carmine and Milita are also big fans of catnip.

Does your cat enjoy catnip?

17 comments:

  1. I don't know how any cat can't love the Yeowww! catnip toys - they are amazing!

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  2. We love catnip toys and Mum puts some nip in a bag with some of our toys in it which sends us all silly.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  3. The Yeowww toys are probably one of our favorite nip toys. Even after a few years of playing with them, we still love them.

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  4. That sweet Jewel was such a sweetie and I'm sure she appreciated all the catnip toys!

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  5. We love Yeowww toys, we're glad that we can find them here ! Lovely photo of your angel Jewel. Purrs

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  6. I love catnip too, but Eric was never interested in it though.

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  7. Most of mine do like it and others get a little too excited by it so we have to monitor their nip intake!

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  8. That's such a cute story. Truffles wasn't a huge catnip lover but she was crazy about her nip nanner.

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  9. Out of all the felines I have know over the years,all have taken great pleasure in their nip.

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  10. Out of all the felines I have know over the years,all have taken great pleasure in their nip.

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  11. Out of all the felines I have know over the years,all have taken great pleasure in their nip.

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  12. That is a sweet story. That brand seems to be the most potent.

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  13. Surprisingly our kitties don't really seem to respond to catnip - I think I need to get them some of the more potent stuff!

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  14. I once bought Mister Cat a catnip toy and he never showed any interest in it!

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  15. I LOVE my Nip Nanner. I have to keep it away from the brofurs but not Miss Fitz. The nip is not her thing.
    Purrs

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  16. That's such a great story! Zoe LOVE catnip. Moosey and Gracie like it, too, but not like Zoe. :)

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