Friendly Furs

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Meow, my day a month is here. It was amazingly cold from morning till night below 15 degrees Celsius. Mom kept an air conditioner above my bed whirring all day long to warm me, purr. By the way, why do you continue to look pleased after coming home yesterday? Danced well with horsey, good numbers on a scale. Hmm, that’s why you enjoyed rice balls and sweet dumplings beyond 8 hours.

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Water after Water

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Meow, mom rushed out changing pajamas into a T-shirt, returned in an hour and a half yesterday. Vaccination against the novel coronavirus? I heard that my breed could be infected with it as well. That is why dad also got shots months before, had a high fever and a flushed arm. And she looked surprised at numbers on her thermometer this morning, stays all day long with me. Purr …

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Pretty Posture

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Meow, we have 寒露=kanro, the 5th of autumnal 二十四節気 today. It means that dewdrops would be frozen in cold air, yet it seems all different. Room temperature keeps a bit below 30 degrees Celsius in daytime, above 20 all through the night. Mom told me that a beautiful 3rd crescent welcomed her at the nearest station, where she picked dad up in the evening.

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Smile and Stroke

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Meow, mom finally returned to normal. I feel good when she is good, bad when she is the same. That is why a macaron-shaped bed was made into a restroom. Last week was the worst: she fed me in the morning, cleaned up my cage and went to sleep with a door closed to shut me out. Similar lunch, supper, dinner and said goodnight. However, it’s all over. Please brush me more, purr.

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十六夜

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Meow, my day once in a month has come. Compared to last, it is much cooler especially in early morning and evening when my bed works well. Mom kindly stopped using air conditioner, keeping almost all windows open during daytime. A round moon appeared again in the sky after dark, Ms. Piano sang “Clair de Lune” composed by Master Debussy.

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Japanese Culture@holiday

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Meow, today is my 18th birthday. And Respect-for-the-Aged Day this year, as the 3rd Monday from 2003 when I was born. Well, “aged” sound a bit weird to me who never get it, while count 88 years old exchanged into a human lady. That might mean mom’s habit of saying animals including my species are wiser than hers, purr. I’ll keep taking care of you, always have, always will.

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Precious Paws

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Shin and Mei-Shun feel happy these days to see Mikan-chan sleep in her shining silver coat. She began to look a bit shaky in right rear leg several months before, made above couple scared of the day which they wish never comes. However, thanks to energy jelly sticks, she is all different right now — her eyes stopped sobbing, muscle grew up, etc. And oh, she quickly leaves a dining table when her mom returns from another room.

No Moon

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But me, meow. Lunar August called 八朔=hassaku starts from today with 白露=hakuro, the 3rd of autumnal 二十四節気 as well. Mom visited the nearest shrine again to greet Gods, make a wish and draw omikuji lots. 末吉=sue-kichi and 吉=kichi, lucky this time, purr. Even the former has good contents, while the latter to be kept folded for dad to read when he comes home.

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Tail Tale

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Mei-Shun quite likes to walk in the rain. Or precisely, she loves umbrellas. Thunderstorm is dangerous, while quiet rainfall nice in two ways; no crowd, a chance to exhibit her collection. Hi, lovely whites, it is great to see you open. Sorry for her excessive care leading to your rare appearance outdoors. Please stay here to dry, chatting with colleagues.

Autumn Arrival

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Meow, really an amazing change of air. A new month starts, hotness has all gone. Still, humidity seemed to stay in the bedroom of dad and mom. She put a dome-shape bed in mine, worrying a bit if I make it a restroom. That was because it is too fluffy to use at summer night, while welcome when it becomes much cooler like this early morning. Thanks for your warm regards, mom.

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