Thursday, December 2, 2010

DANTE: IT'S PLAIN WE'RE NOT IN SPAIN!

These pictures were taken early last week before the snow had fallen.  The sun is very bright in the late afternoon when Dante went out for some fresh air -- maybe a little too fresh for his liking!

Dante is wearing his new Spain Football outfit (soccer to we North Americans).  Spain was, of course, the champion in the last World Cup.  Dante, too, comes from a long line of champs, so they have something in common.  Dante's father, named Sergeant Pepper, is a Master Grand Champion Maine Coon, who is now retired and still living at the cattery where Dante was born.  If you're interested, here's the link to the Lacocoon Cattery, where both Dante and his Dad appear on the Homepage.

Anyway, here's Dante out in the front, casting a mighty shadow.

He looks like a mancat on a mission.

He's come to stare at the front door.

And share a close-up of his Spain Football shirt for you to see.

"Well, it is nice an' sunny out heer" ...

... "but My Ceiling Cat, it's cold!!!"

"I don't suppose you'd open that door for me, wouldya, mama?"

"Furget it!  I'll doos it maiself!"

"At leest I finks I will."

"Brrrrrrrr!  I'm gettin' da shakes!"

"Dear Ceiling Cat:  Would yoo pleez make mai mama open da door?"

"I'm freezin' mai sockher balls off out heer!"

Mama tells Dante that it's a really nice day and he should take advantage of the good weather because soon there will be snow and ice. So he settles down in Domino's chair to wait until I come to my senses.

"Hey, is ackshully not so bad up heer!"

"Da sun is pretty darn nice, aldoe I'd trade dis ta be in Spain ware da rain falls mainly on da plain."

"It's warm in Spain all year long, ya noe!", says Dante as he basks in the glow of the Canadian sun.

14 comments:

The Paw Relations said...

Great pictures and shirt Dante. We wish we were in spain right now!

Kea said...

Gorgeous photos of lion-like Dante!

BTW, please tell the Ceiling Cat to skip winter and bring Spring!

Hannah and Lucy said...

Dante you look very sexy in your Spanish football shirt. We think you would be a great World Cup Football mascot and much more handsome to look at than the sweaty footballers.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Sammy and Andy said...

Handsome pix of you, Dante!!!!!

When mama lived in Ireland she used to secretly laugh when they called soccer football!!!!!!! But then again, they probably laughed at her when she called it soccer instead of football!!!!!!!!!

xxxxxxxx

Cheysuli and gemini said...

A nice place in the sun. Stay warm!

The Island Cats said...

Dante, you are so handsome in your soccer shirt!!

Cat said...

I agree, Dante should enjoy what little sunshine we are getting these days!!!

Marg said...

Poor Dante, that darn Mom needs to let you in or you are going to be a frozen Dante. But that sun does feel good in the winter time. Love your coat. Hope you have a super week end

8GR8LOLCATS said...

Dante your mom and my mom have the same sense of humor... Yesterday she was doing a post on the Facbook place... and she was trying to do a take off on The Rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain... Hers was The SNOW does BLOW in Stormy Buff-a-lo... You might be cold in Orleans- but we had a BIG storm up here... LOVE your soccer outfit... you kick balls... when you play soccer that is!!!

Freya's Staff said...

Your Mane looks FANTASTIC! You look *exactly* like a fully grown lion!

Admiral Hestorb said...

Dante you DO look like a lion! My little pink Tortie heart just beats faster when I see you.

AttieCattie said...

oh boy, you knows how to make that look GOOD!

Cloon said...

Nice Soccer Shirt! Theese colors look good on ya...PS: We'z sweet on Maine Coons at Headquarters. And if you ever need your "hairy paws" waxed just call our toll-free number...

Purrfect Haven said...

sometimes you just have to do it all yourself... love the clothing. Love Darcy and Bingley xx