Stop in for awhile and have virtual
visit with our furry felines of days gone by :)
Funke Kitties of the past (2004)
Minnie "the moocher"
Primmy, being as "prim" as ever.. She had a sister kitten named "proper" :)
Scooter exploring a plant rack playing jungle kitty..:)
Winkie, the ball of fluff.
Kelley, the nursery cat. No need to wonder
where she is at, she's Kelley the nursery cat! Sometimes she likes
to play office kitty.. :)
Kitties of the past, alas these sweeties
have gone on to kitty heaven but will always remain in our hearts
Tommy, a true ham as usual keeping a watchful
the sales counter... Mice beware!!
Kali the calico cat. "Kali O'malley, ol kitty
'ol pie, recahin' right up and touchin' the sky, if you don't know then
ask me why, Kali O'malley 'ol kitty 'ol pie!"
Sunshine, truly a bright and cheery dude!
Marigold a real bloomer.. She's a bloomin'
cat she is!
Snowball, the winter visitor.
Mr. Boots watching the floor.
Manny hanging out after breakfast.
Our fall 1998 babies oscar and sheba
decorate a pine wreath! some help!!
Leo keeping an eye on the sales floor...
LV, short for "little voice", she had the
tiniest "mew" for a meow.. Such a loving cat that I alwasy said you put an
"O" in the middle and an "E" on the end and LV spells love. :) A true
Pinkie. Hey pinkie! Where's the brain!? :)
Princess. Such royalty!
Here are a few group pics of the Funke's kitty clan
of the era.
Raccoons can do a lot of damage in a greenhouse garden store so we'd
often trap and remove them but occasionally "curiosity traps the cats"!
Here's a fun little romp with some
cute kitty quotes. :)
"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast."
"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats
have never forgotten this." --Anonymous
"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to
pull a sled through snow." --Jeff Valdez
"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat." --Ellen Perry
"Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get
back to you later." --Mary Bly
"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to
a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from
insomnia." --Joseph Wood Krutch
"People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next
life." --Faith Resnick
"There are many intelligent species in the universe. They
are all owned by cats." --Anonymous
"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom
of cats is infinitely superior." --Hippolyte Taine
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God."