Monday, 15 January 2018

Colouring with Cats #49 ~ Getting Your OM on with Mandalas on Mondays & PURRLEASE STOP SLURPING!

Supurr Monday greetings beautiful furriends

I thought that this week we'd go outside and do a little bit of Om-ing, little did I know that I'd been followed...

Anyhoo, we do hope mew've all have a totally pawesome weekend and that mew're ready fur the week ahead, so let's jump right in and start as always with our little breathing exercise, which we're sure mew all have down paw by now...  but if mew've furgotten, stop what mew're doing fur a moment and take deep fulfilling breaths; counting to five on the inhale and five on the exhale:

Breathe in
Breathe out

Breathe in
Breathe out

Breathe in
Breathe out

Don't mew feel better already?  I know I do!

Oh and I'd better mention that the P.A. has gone and injured herself... again... tut tut tut! This time she tripped and has hurt her right arm quite badly, tendon damage and she can't use it much as its too painful and she can't straighten it at all.  She thought it would be better but sadly there's not been not much improvement aftur a week, so she's really outdone herself this time... do bear with us while we muddle along at less than a snails pace, as I think this will take about 3-4 weeks to heal purroperly - many apologies! 

All the mandala's featured are created & designed by us.

So without further adieu here's this weeks mandala.
Just right click the image to save and print it...

And here's our finished version...

Coloured with mat, metallic and glitter gel pens.

If mew'd like to share your peeps pawesome artwurk feel free to upload it to our Facebook page at:

Bionic Basil & The 'B' Team @Facebook

as we'd really, really love to see your finished mandalas.

Don't furget mew can download our free Colouring with Cats ~ Books One & Two here, if mew haven't already done so:

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So on that note we'll say bye fur now and hope to see mew on Wednesday when hopefully Amber will be here sharing her latest book pick.

Until then

Keep Calm and Colour OM!

Bestest chilled and most soothing purrs

Basil & Co xox

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Sunday, 14 January 2018

Are Mew The New Face Of Frontline? Smooch Says He Wants to Win This Pawesome Competition! on Sunday Selfies

Sunday greeting pawesome pals

Hey guys, we've just got to share this pawesome competition with mew from Frontline UK.

They are running a campaign to find 6 purrfectly impurrfect pets to be the face of their new product line:

'The six most ‘perfectly-imperfect’ pets will be voted for by the public and hand-picked by animal fanatic and fashionista Gok Wan to become the face of FRONTLINE Pet Care launch campaign. We will also be working with animal charities to get them to enter their animals and hopefully we’ll find some cats and dogs new homes! The winners will not only become the faces of the FRONTLINE Real Pets campaign but will also win an exclusive photoshoot with Gok Wan!'

How Epic Is That?  It's Epically Epic!

If mew want to enter, click to visit their Facebook Page and post your favourite picture; the competition ends 21st January so hurry, hurry, hurry!  

Smooch has already got himself there, as he really likes the idea all his smoochiness reaching new heights and spreading endless joy to the wurld! MOL 


Remember this.... from August 2014

The Furrmous Imaginings of Smoochie

Welcome to SmoochieVille

Purrhaps ~ A small hamlet named after me 
[obviously get rid of the yellow peril and smashed up pallets, we'd have to have a bit of a clean up, either that or my imagination needs a bit of work]

Smoochie Cereals

 Effuryone furrmous should have their own cereals with 100% pure Catnip

The Let Me In Anywhere Pass Card

 This would grant me unrestricted access to anything, anytime & anywhere!

Smoochie Movies

 Movie magic starring yours truly, Smoochie Smoochums MacSmooch

Smoochie Pop Art

 This one's a given, if you're furrmous, mew automatically get multi-coloured pictures

 Smoochie Postage Stamps

 No licking my bottom though, they'd have to be self adhesive fur sure
[I can't have anyone just licking things willynilly!]

 Smoochie Trading Cards

 Better than your bestest effur kitty trading card

Finally me in Times Square!

Appurrently when your face is here, mew've cracked the BIG Time [whateffur that is!]


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Way to go Smooch, we hope mew get a vote or two, and now it's time fur us to hop on, so we'll wish mew all a epic Sunday and hope to see mew on the morrow when we're back with another mandala fur mew to colour and get your Om on and Zen Harmonies happening! 

Happy purrs

Basil & Co xox

Don't furget to join in the pawesome Sunday Selfies Blog Hop with

Cooper Murphy, Sawyer, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo ~ visit them at their fabulous blog:

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Friday, 12 January 2018

Basil vs The Flutterby and The Catservatory on the Pet Parade Blog Hop No: 230 ~ Hosted by Rascal & Rocco Co-Hosted by Basil & Barking from the Bayou

Happy Friday pawesome furriends

Welcome to this weeks Pet Parade, and furstly we have to say a supurr special thanks to Erin, HRH at the Palace fur furry kindly sending us a rather pawesome Flutterby Toy.  

Appurrently it was too far noisy fur one with such delicate and sensitive ears, and much more suited to a heathen hoard like ourselves who are are not bothered by such things - years of shooting, driving tanks and flying loud things will do that to mew!

Anyhoo, it was so funny, we thought Fudge would pounce on it, but in fact it was me who couldn't resist the magical allure of the blue flutterby as it teased me in such an evocative way, so here's exactly what happened.  And fur an older geezer I still think I've got the moves dudes! MOL

In other news, we're having a little catservatory put up this week, it should have been done before Catmas, but thanks to that horrific Mercury Retrograde stuffing effurything up fur most of December, the peeps arrived on Monday without warning - yep residual Mercury Retrograde still affecting 2018.  So anyhoo hopefully next week the builders will be gone and we can choose a floor and get a wood stove sorted.  

Appurrently the P.A. is planning on making the house wall a bit of cativity climbing jungle fur us, and we'll obviously be showing our pawesome pals here on the blog the pics in the next few weeks as it's completed.

So that should be fun when its finished, and hopefully Fudge's desire to be up high will be satisfied by being able to climb up the platforms and cross the rope bridge, actually it does sound a bit like an Indiana Jones movie and it could well be... Well we do have the amethyst crystal cave next to Amber's library, and we do love a bit of an adventure, so anything is pawsible here, mew guys know that furst paw! MOL

Watch this space!

If mew missed anything offur the last week, here's the latest posts fur your purrusal:

The Saturday Special ~ The Best Cat Food

Sunday Selfies ~ Furst Selfies of 2018

Colouring with Cats #48
and if mew're still bored get our free colouring books below:

We'll be back with our usual selfie selection on Sunday, so hope mew can join us then, in the meantime we wish mew all a totally terrific weekend

Bestest purrs and big hugs

Basil & Co xox

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Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Wordy on Wednesday with Biblio-Kitty Amber #54 featuring Cats Getting Stuck! Get Meowta Here!

Welcome To

With me, Amber ~ The Self-Appointed Biblio-Kitty

Supurr salutations pawesome furriends

*waves paw*

Welcome, welcome and welcome. Today I need to address the situation between Basil and myself.


End of!

Now this week I found something rather amewsing fur mew on the book front and Fudge says it's pawesome!

This week I'm sharing

Cats Getting Stuck

Here's the book blurb:

Cats Getting Stuck documents some of the funniest scrapes felines have got themselves into, from wrestling with hangers to getting wedged into glass jars, or the results of overambitious climbing! But whenever they’re caught with their paws in a twist, they style it out as though they WANTED to get tangled up in some window blinds. We can but stand back and laugh (then untangle them).

As mew can see Fudge is loving it!

Fudge sat flicking through the pages. "Yep, done that, did that, and that... oh I need to try that.... cor look at that... did that yesterday... oohhhhh that looks fun... done that.... must try that..."

If mew want a little chuckle or purrhaps a raucous outburst of laughter, this little book can make that happen, mew have 125 pics to purruse at your leisure.

So if mew're in need of a little lift in your life, then try this... in fact I think that Fudge is trying pages 71 thru 79 right now!

OH HECK I've got to go sound the alarm...

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Hardcover: 128 pages 

  • Publisher: Ebury Press; 01 edition (5 Oct. 2017)

The Amber Biblio Rating System Fur Offurall Enjoyment:

Ratings of:

Cats Getting Stuck! 

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I do hope mew enjoy this book if mew decide to give it a try... 

...and if mew've read it already, what did mew think?

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Sadly it's time fur me to say BFN or bye-fur-now as mew know the drill, so many books, so little time and don't furget that I'll be back next week with another specially paw-picked book just fur mew.

Happy reading or listening

Bestest biblio purrs and kitty kisses

Amber xox

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