A Tisket, A Tasket, A Kitty in a Basket

In my experience, all kitties love defined spaces for curling up in to sleep or to just observe the world from. Baskets seem to be a kitty's "best friend". Today's photo collection is in honor of our kitties' love of baskets.


Above: Although the top male kitty around here, Dexter still can't resist an empty basket.


Above left: Dexter isn't picky about the shape of basket. Square or round... either is fine.
Above right: Fortunately these are silk tulips that Thomasina has chosen to squish her little 7 pound body into. She thought she was invisible to everyone.


Above left: Gus Gus shows that sometimes a basket just isn't enough. Sometimes you have to lay in a box that's IN a basket. Gus Gus (our mentally challenged kitty) thinks he's much smaller than he really is. Fortunately his big lanky body is more fluff and fur than anything else.
Above right: Thomasina's diminutive size let's her sit up under the handle of this basket in her signature "diva" pose.

Okay, just hold on Gussy Bear... that isn't a basket at all!!! That's your ring toy! See, I said cats love small defined spaces.
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9 comments:

  1. Kitties do love baskets (and reing toys), and they like shoes when they're kittens. Your cats are so cute!

    allie
    www.mycozyhome.typepad.com

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  2. These cats seem to enjoy these baskets. Great photographs of lovely cats. I have five outdoor cats and I have never seen them curl up in a basket. I am missing out!
    Sara from farmingfriends

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  3. Gus is smart! What could be better than a box inside a basket?

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  4. Love your kitties! Dexter and my cat, Mick, could be litter mates! Thanks too, for your kind comments at Brushstrokes, etc. :-) -Helen

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  5. The flower basket with the kitty had me laughing!

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  6. I want to run over to your cottage and gather up all of the baskets:) filled of course:))

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  7. Wonderful kitty photos! And wonderful flower photos as well.

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  8. I love kitty's.. Why is it that they love boxes, baskets and so forth.. I will get to the meme tomorrow.. I just got my net up..

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  9. Too cute! I had to laugh at Thomasina thinking she was invisible - our dogs, especially Kobie, do that all the time. He'll stand very still - or just slightly behind a tree or lawn chair - and then pounce when you get closer - I'm sure he thinks by being still, he's hiding in plain sight - lol!

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