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In memory of Foreground Cat

In memory of Foreground Cat

Foreground Cat joined our household in January when he turned up here with his son, Gord. Despite his name, he was the least photogenic cat, often in the background and at first very skittish. After a while, we built up some trust and eventually he loved to be brushed...
Make Music Day 2020

Make Music Day 2020

Last year on the summer solstice, The Hill Sisters played some shows as part of Make Music Upper Perk. This year, we are separated by travel restrictions. But I decided I needed to perform anyway – the HILL SISTER Plays Alone – and set up a one woman show...
Happy 1st birthday to the weather four-cats!

Happy 1st birthday to the weather four-cats!

One year ago today, Three birthed four tiny kittens. We had a birthday party for them and their friends, but they were so eager to get the food, they didn’t blow out the candles! Only one cat (Futatsuyama, of course) was slightly singed. Maura, firstborn. He has...
Toilet paper crisis

Toilet paper crisis

We have a crisis. There’s a run on toilet paper (and hand sanitizer and masks) thanks to the coronavirus. People are panic-buying every last roll.  We were ok, because we’d bought an 8 roll package recently as our stocks dwindled. Eight rolls last a long...
Meet Gord

Meet Gord

Looking at this video from this afternoon, I have to admit that we now have 5 cats at home. Gord appeared one January day, following his big brother/father, Foreground Cat, to steal food. Captured on the cat cam a week after his first visit: Within days, he cheekily...