Monday, April 7, 2014

Tom Cat Orange, Little Orange and Bushy Orange


This was our Villa in San Juan Del Sur this Winter.  That sounds so snooty.  But when you can stay at a place like this cheaper than a Comfort Inn in Fargo, North Dakota,  it's something you can feel free to brag about. And we even had our own cat.  Tom Cat Orange made an appearance on our last morning at Villas Palermo. And many more through out our week here.  It really was paradise let me tell you.   


Tom Cat Orange


But it was Little Orange that really stole our hearts.  We were fast friends the first morning she smelled bacon frying in Villa # 18.  The funny thing is, I don't think we were the only ones feeding her.  By the middle of the day her stomach was huge!  Now who is Bushy Orange you ask?  He was an unpopular fluffy orange cat that stayed close to the restaurant area.  And I over heard the staff warning people that Bushy Orange wasn't the friendliest.  Of course these were just names we made up.  I sure hope we see Little Orange again someday...


The bacon feeding frenzy.



Our cats weren't the only ones hanging around before we left our piece of paradise.  A family of Groove-billed Ani's were watching our departure.  They were like this big black clump of bird in our tree.



They probably wonder why the cats get all the tourist attention.  At least from us.

Stay tuned.  Next week I'll show you our view and another bird we spotted here.

For more birds visit Wild Bird Wednesday

18 comments:

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

I love that your villa came with cats. That really made it home.

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

How nice that you got to have kitties around on your vacation! Those birds really do look like a clump in the tree.

TexWisGirl said...

sweet hang-around cats! those anis are too cool!

Carole M. said...

...those Ani's are really interesting birds; they look very social and I bet they chatter a lot!! The villa looks fabulous - what a great holiday place. I liked how they'd added the pebbles for the threshold

eileeninmd said...

What a nice place to stay! I love the Groove-billed Ani's.. Great shots!

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DJan said...

You really do have some cat locator gene in your blood, Sharon. I just love the pretty orange cats, but the little one really is adorable. :-)

Chris Rohrer said...

You are so fortunate to get to observe these birds! They are one of my favorites....plus I love their calls. Great pics and cute kitty:)

Janet Shaw said...

Great series of shots!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

I love both the cats and the birds. They're having their family portrait taken. :)

HansHB said...

Nice post for the bird-theme!
Well done!

Caren Gittleman said...

What fun!! Knowing me I would want to take them home :) I cannot believe you got such a great villa that was so inexpensive!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Of course having a kitty around when your lodging,, makes things much nicer- cause you can hear him purrr!
love
tweedles

Margaret Adamson said...

Oh the kitties are gorgeous. Great bird shots also.

Stewart M said...

Great looking birds - they remind me of our Apostle Birds - which also gets around in groups (but not always 12s!)

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Shey Wicklund said...

Cute cats, I agree. Looks like a wonderful place to go and that flock of ani's are a delightful bonus!

bailey-road.com said...

I love the cts that hung around, but the clump birds take the cake!

Pat Tillett said...

I've never heard of those birds before, but they are nice looking and it's cute that they tend to clump up like that.
Always nice to have a cat around. I'm happy that people take care of them.