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Friday, September 25, 2009

Daggers in America

Those of you who've been following this blog for a while know we lost our handsome and well-loved Oscar Wilde earlier this year. Well, Prodigal Wife's birthday came around, bringing along a lovely new kitten. We've named him Daggers (see last post). It's the perfect name for him--he's a tough little lad, even though he's not much bigger than my hand. He's friendly though and, at least so far, we haven't seen any English-style reticence (a little bit of demure wouldn't be so bad!). So join me in welcoming our new family member--and wishing Happy Birthday to the Prodigal Wife, of course!

12 comments:

Expat mum said...

But will he say "meouwww" with a Dagenham accent? One rather hopes not. Fnar fnar. (Just kidding BTW.)

Argentum Vulgaris said...

Indeed, Happy Birthday to Prodigal Wife.

Welcome also to Daggers. It's all in a name:
I don't know if you have discovered Life is Just Like That... yet (AV- mind like a sieve) http://itsnotthecoffin.blogspot.com/
You'll see how my Meow Meow got his name.

AV

Smitten by Britain said...

Hiya Daggers!

I love your name.
London says "woof" and many happy returns to your mummy Frances.

Maggie said...

Happy Happy Birthday 'Wife'!!! I think the best people in the world have Sept. birthdays! :) [see me blog tomorrow to understand this if you haven't guessed already!]

and your kitten is adorable!

Hope your day dawns bright and you find much love- and do whatever the heck you wanna on your special day!

Carol @ TheWritersPorch said...

Lucky You married to a Virgo? Or is she Libra? Still lucky!:)

Cute Kitty, sorry about Oscar! :(

Daffycat said...

Happy birthday, Frances! What an awesome birthday present! Little Daggers is a cutie-pie!

Amy said...

Happy Birthday, Frances! What a gorgeous birthday present!!

ProdigalWife said...

Thank you so much everyone! Yes, Daggers is a little cutie--and so tiny, almost like a toy but scared of nothing! You have to smile when you see him...
And yes, Carol, I am a Virgo, and I keep telling Denis how lucky he is! Sounds like Maggie has a birthday coming, Happy Birthday in advance!

The Prodigal Tourist said...

'ello everyone! Fank you for the warm welcome, very 'appy to be 'ere!
ExpatMum--'course I don't have a Dagenham accent, I'm American, ain't I? (Mummy says I'm a bit of a squeaker, actually--what's that?)
AV--Fank you! Will visit your meow meow when I'm old enough to go out...
Auntie Melissa--not sure about doglets, but London sounds alright I guess.
Maggie--adorable, me? Well, alright, fank you!
Carol: Yes, Daddy is lucky, isn't he? (Fink he knows that.) Fanks for compliment!
'ello daffy--is that a cow dancing? Where's the cat? And what do you mean birthday present? I thought they were my birthday present? Very confusing... gotta nap now...

Emm said...

Oh, what a lovely kitten! Beautiful! Must.stop.looking.before.I.conveince.husband.I.need.a.new.kitten.

*closes eyes*

Happy birthday Prodigal Wife!

Nishant said...

Thank you so much everyone! Yes, Daggers is a little cutie--and so tiny, almost like a toy but scared of nothing! You have to smile when you see him...
And yes, Carol, I am a Virgo, and I keep telling Denis how lucky he is! Sounds like Maggie has a birthday coming, Happy Birthday in advance!
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Scully Love Promo said...

I'm so sorry to read about the loss of your beloved Oscar Wilde but happy that Daggers has come into your life to entertain and love you both! More photos please! He's extremely cute!