Before and After --- Master Bathroom Remodeling

The old master bathroom is dark and ugly, with only one sink and w/o tub.

master bathroom (before) master bathroom (before)

We wanted a master bathroom that is modern and bright, and at the same time with a sense of Zen. We also wanted it to have two sink and separate shower and tub. Three …

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Gift Buying Guide for Your Family and Friends in China

China is a fast-changing country. Not surprisingly, the list of popular gifts for Chinese family, relatives and friends keeps on changing as well.  When I return to China, I always do some extensive research to gather an updated shopping list of gifts to buy. Here is a summary based on …

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Review on Hex Bug as Cat Toy

I am consistantly looking for new ways to entertain the cats, as they get bored with their toys very quickly. One new toy I have recently bought for them is Hex Ant.

I tried it during the cats outdoor time.  Mayori completely ingored it, while Tom was obviously attracted to …

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Review of The Refined Feline Lotus Cat Tower

The old cat tree of Mayori and Tom were bought nearly 4 years ago and has started to show its age. I have been shopping for a new cat tree for a while now. I need something that is nicer than the typical carpet covered cat tree and goes well …

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Cat with Evil Eyes

Mayori is mostly a very sweet girl. However, she can have evil eyes as well. Look at the follow photo when she wants to hunt to the toy mouse. She certainly looks more like a leopard than a domestic cat!

cat with evil eyes

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Cat Boxing

Mayori and Tom grow up together ever since they were still little kittens in the shelter. However, they still love to fight, especially for the best spot for window-watching the outside.

cat fight

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Cat with Impeccable Taste

As a cat, Mayori has impeccable taste, as represented by her favorite furniture in the house --- a Bertoia Diamond Lounge chair.

It is certainly a modern classic and a piece of highly functional cat furniture as well – Mayori can attack Tom easily from all different angels and only need to …

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Cat Drinking from Wine Glass

Mayori loves drinking fresh-served water, especially from a wine glass. Obviously she believes that is the right way to drink water for a cat princess.

cat drink from wine glass

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Cat in a Drawer

Mayori loves to play hide-and-seek with us. The top drawer of our dresser is now her new hiding place.

cat in a drawer.

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Cat Pizza Delivery

Cat in a pizza box?

Either Mayori believes that she tastes better than the fresh baked version or that she believe that she needs a new bed smelled like fresh baked pizza. Either way she obviously enjoys the pizza box. 

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Tails & No Tales Cat Show

This is the first time we have even been to a cat show. We have enjoyed it a lot!

The show cats are all very tidy and cute. Too bad that spectaculors like me cannot touch or pet any of them. :(

But I still love my kitties adopted from shelter …

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Thanksgiving Dinner

I have been waiting to try the Tofurkey for a few weeks ever since I saw the ad from Trader Joe about it. So I finally tried out on Thanksgiving.

This is what Tofurkey looks like out of the box. Then I cooked it in the oven. It tastes better …

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"Finding happiness: a cat's story"

Long long time ago, there's a prince named Thomas. He's a handsome boy, but often sad, because he's parents passed away when he's very young.

很久很久以前,有一个年轻英俊的王子叫作唐唐。他名如其人,长得仪表唐唐。可是因为从小就父母双亡的缘故,他的心里总是充满了淡淡的忧伤。

One day, Thomas prays to Godess Felines: dear goddess, I have been good all these years. Please give me …

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