5.11.2007

When It's Time to Relax, Supermeow, and There Be Cows


Our crazy Fleece Week has finally drawn to a close. Five llamas and two sheep were sheared (the cats voted unanimously not to be sheared) and, all told, 15 pounds of fiber were delivered to Zeilinger Wool this morning. I felt like Morgan--ready for a nice stretch and a really long nap. I only wish I'd rolled around in those fluffy mounds of fiber before we dropped them all off...

Oh, and I think I won something! Bellamoden had a contest over at her blog because she had surgery and needed some cheering up. It involved writing a haiku (you all know how I love a haiku, especially if it involves a big fluffy cat) and I was deemed an instant winner because mine was "the most out there entry" and "was inspired and frighteningly obscure enough to impress." Sounds like the O'Kitten you know and love, doesn't it?

If nothing else you should click so you can see her fantastic photo of Matisse the SUPERMEOW. (I should add that said entry was required to include the word SUPERMEOW.)

In other news, I love cows almost as much as haiku, and our neighbors recently got some cows that look like oreos: black on both ends and white in the middle. Apparently they must be Belted Galloways, commonly referred to as oreo-cookie cows. I scavenged some pictures for you so you could see what they look like.



11 comments:

Dee said...

Congratulations on the haiku win!

Oreo cows ---- gotta love them.

sunneshine said...

Yeah for winning!! I loved your entry!

There were lots of cows around my grandparents house, but I have never seen oreo cows before, fun!

Chris said...

Congratulations!!! I was wondering why SUPERMEOW was in your title.

Hmm, oreos and milk...

Puss-in-Boots said...

Congratulations on the haiku win...I went over and read it...you're right, it is out there!

I love cows (we used to live on a dairy farm in my early married years) and I haven't seen banded Galloways for years. They don't have them in Australia (we were on the farm in New Zealand). What a blast from the past!

Carley said...

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this is Carley, Holly's daughter.
I had no other way to contact you so I thought I would leave you a comment.

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RheLynn said...

Congratulations on your win! Interesting cows, they almost look photoshopped :) but I think I've seen one or two before as well, when passing by.

Ahh, your kitties always look so pretty.

Anonymous said...

Here in California we call them Police Car Cows.....!

bellamoden said...

You definitely won! And I'm so slow on the uptake, I was wondering why so many visits from your blog... DUH. Someday I'll not go to sleep at 8 pm and wake up at 7 am sometime soon right?

Oreo cows! Too perfect.

pins&needles said...

Those are the cutest cows I've ever seen. Strange that they all look like that.

said...

COWWWWWWWSSSSSSSSSS!!

I love cows.

Joanie said...

wow-these cows are amazing. I never saw cows that look like oreo cookies...LOL
Have been in the garden for the past week so I need to catch up on your blog. Enjoy the day....