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Today’s #mbfeb prompt is “pompasetting”, which apparently is a Caribbean word meaning “showing off”. Gidget has an exquisite belly which she loves to show off 😉 (Photo from three years ago, now.)

a tabby cat rolled on her side to show off a pristine white belly

Some of my favourite recent photos that I haven’t already posted are these: Gizmo munching on his dentastick! Probably anxiously, to make sure notorious bickie thieves (me and my family) can’t steal them. It’s a hard life being a dog 🐶

a white dog looks uncertainly at the camera, on a bed, treat clutched between his paws a white dog raises his head while chewing, showing off his lower front teeth a white dog eats a close-to-last piece of treat between his paws

Gidget’s now five and a half, but the tidying I did yesterday uncovered a purple hair tie that she used to play fetch with as a little baby cat. When she found it, she excitedly demanded an immediate game of fetch, even though it was 10:30pm 😂 Still a kitten at heart! #mbfeb

a tabby cat rests on a pile of work clothes

Yesterday we got to bring Gizmo to the beach for the first time in a few weeks! Gizmo was loving it, charging around exploring every shrub, darting back and forth… he even got in a game of chasey with this other dog he met there. Great day 🐶

a small white dog standing on sand a small white dog standing on sand with his tongue out two small dogs, one white and one tan, sniff each other two small dogs, one white and one tan, start chasing each other

🐈 For today’s #mbfeb challenge post, I thought I’d share another photo of Gidget during the spell of hot weather we had last week. She wasn’t too convinced about needing to have her photo taken yet again 😅

a tabby cat lies sprawled out on a wooden floor, head raised to look quizzically at the camera

So it’s 28°C outside and this cat is begging me to turn the heater on… 🤨

a tabby cat lies stretched out on an off-white carpet, in front of a small space heater

Ever the erudite cat, this one was transfixed by the quoll documentary that was on the other night. At least, I’m sure it was the thirst for knowledge and not any other reason that kept her glued to the screen 🤣 #mbfeb

close-up of a tabby cat, profile view, intently watching something off-camera

Today I have another photo from when Gidget was a kitten. She’s always found comfort hiding behind the couch, and in this picture you can see some of her in the reflection in the window, too 😸 #mbfeb

a picture of a tabby kitten sandwiched between a grey couch and a window, taken top-down

Gidget says, “Mum… tell those mice to have some compassion and come out to be eaten!” 😼 #mbfeb

a tabby cat sits amidst some grassy weeds

My neighbour’s cat, Gracie, has made herself a lovely bed out of a flowerpot 😸

a tortoiseshell cat lazes in a flowerpot amidst some other greenery, next to a concrete porch and near a red brick wall
photo of Jessica Smith is a left-wing feminist who loves animals, books, gaming, and cooking; she’s also very interested in linguistics, history, technology and society.