Sunday, June 1, 2008

Camera Critters - Hanging Out and Blending In


I’m back in Camera Critters this week. If you’d like to see other photos of all sorts of critters – check it out HERE.

Misty started this several weeks ago and I’m really hoping to get back into participating every Sunday. It’s always great fun to share photos so check it out.

This is ‘Sleeves’. He’s my neighbor. When his humans go away for the weekend I look after him. One of his favorite places to hang out is his big brother’s bed. As you can see – big bro loves the stuffed critters and Sleeves enjoys them too.

This reminds me of one of my favorite scenes from the movie ‘ET’ – when ET tries to hide by blending in with the stuffed animals in the closet. The finding each other and screaming scene between ET and little Drew Barrymore is delightful.

And that reminds me of a great scene from ‘My Cousin Vinny’ when Joe Pesci tells Marisa Tomei to tone it down – she needs to fit in with the small town folk and she sneers at him and says – “Yeah, and you blend”.

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45 comments:

andrée said...

those are such cute photos. Great work!

i beati said...

a veritable doll baby !! sk

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Cute pictures - reminds me of 'where's waldo'.

CG said...

OMG he looks like Shea! I'm off to tell Shea he has an American twin!

ratmammy said...

that is so cute!!

MyGoodFinds said...

Sleeves sure does look comfy with the stuffed animals. Thanks for visiting.

Tammy said...

Awwww....which one is the stuffy and which one is real. That's too cute!

Sandpiper said...

Aww, so cute! I love these.

Shannon H. said...

Too cute!!! Great Photos.

Kim said...

What a cutie, He looks so cuddly.

SwordMama said...

Oh my Gosh, Sleeves looks soo much like my Willy who had passed away at the age of fifteen. He looks just like Willy!

I like that line by Marisa Tomei too. lol

Dianne said...

thanks andree!

i beati - he is a doll. I love visiting him, he's always so glad to see me.

tamy 3 - LOL at 'where's waldo'

cg - Sleeves' human thinks he looks a bit like Siren but I don't see it. I will also tell Sleeves he has a mate in the UK :)

thanks ratmammy!!

mygoodfinds - thanks for visiting me too! sleeves loves to cuddle.

tammy - before I knew this was one of his favorite places I freaked out looking for him. he loves messing with me - he never came when I called or even when I shook the food bowl. it was like we were playing hide and seek - and he won!

sandpiper - awww thanks!

thanks shannon - I really loved your photos too :)

kim - he is a big ole cuddly, cutie, comfy kind of guy :)

swordmama - isn't it amazing and wonderful how we never forget all the loves of our lives. Willy must have been a beauty
My Cousin Vinny killed me - and it's even funnier to people like me who came from Brooklyn.

Sue said...

Hehehe what a cute set of pics :) Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a great week ahead!

byrningbunny said...

lol Cats always seem to find the coziest places to snuggle up. These are adorable.

I love My Cousin Vinny and that scene cracks me up.

My puppy Shiloh is convinced he is a BIG MAN, so he always stands tall and proud (and usually noisily.)

Have a good week.

Raven said...

Awwwww.... such a cute kitty ... and all those cool stuffed animals. I love stuffed animals almost as much as I love real ones. Wonderful photos.

tt said...

That's hilarious!
I agree...where's 'Sleeves'????

Daryl said...

Thanks for those nice words on my blog .. I just 'redecorated' ... and I love your cat .. I love how cats like to nestle into piles of things ...

:-Daryl

lingovise said...

these are very sweet shots. our dogs absolutely love bedding down on our 2 year olds plushies. so soft and cozy :)

Teena said...

Ha! That's too funny! They sure like their comfort, don't they?!

Thanks for visiting mine :)

Tere said...

He finds comfort among his stuffed friends! Nice photos!

Misty Dawn said...

Awwwww that is absolutely precious! You got some great pics here!

Odat said...

Yeah, I was thinking ET too when I looked at them....love em!
Peace

Dianne said...

happy week to you too sue!

byrningbunny - Shiloh is precious. He looked like he owned the space around him :)
thanks for coming by

thanks raven - I have tons of photos of all my furry friends and neighbors. time to share some :)

tt - I'm telling you - the first time he moved he made me so mad and made me laugh at the same time. I'd been calling him forever and he just waited and waited.

you're welcome daryl - your redecorating job was a huge success, you have a beautiful blog and I look forward to many visits.

thanks lingovise :)

teena - we can all take a lesson in comfort and napping from cats, thanks for stopping by here too :)

tere - yes he does and he has so many friends. thanks!

thanks misty!! and thanks again for starting CC - I enjoyed all the blogs I visited today. animal people are the best.

odat - yep! first thing I thought of the first time I found Sleeves hangin' with his peeps. thanks.

Smalltown RN said...

those are great photos...and how sweet of you to take care of your neighbours pet...Sleeves looks very comfy and at home with all those stuffed animals

Pagan Sphinx said...

Oh, Dianne - I'm late as usual in getting here! I love ET. It's on my top ten movie list! I of course have a photo of one of my kids amid a collection of stuffies...who, after watching that movie, could resist it?

These are adorable cat pics!

Peace,
Pagan

Sheen said...

Fun fun fun.... nice photos. :)

Sheen said...

Fun fun fun.... nice photos. :)

Indrani said...

Cool to be in the company of stuffed friends.

Vic Grace said...

That is a great photo he probably thinks he can't be found amongst all those toys. Nice shot, I like cats a lot

Gattina said...

How cute ! Sleves is also a tuxi like my Rosie ! they are a very friendly bread !

karey m. said...

you've referenced two of my favorite movies...and your 100th post was such a brilliant and strong tribute to women {and a few dudes}...

i'm a fan.

SnoopMurph said...

Too cute! And a quote from one of my favorite movies! I might have to dig it out again-Michael posted about it awhile back and I ended up putting it on. :)

Michael Manning said...

dianne: You made me laugh all over again with "My Cousin Vinny" in that crushed velour tuxedo in Court with the line: "Now, with regard to the two yutes (youths)". That slays me!!! :D) I love Cats too! At a local puppy adoption place I stop in at, there's a beautiful big Cat who sleeps on a seat at the front door to greet people who come in. He loves everyone. I thought about a Cat, but I'm leaning toward a Maltese Rescue place. :)

the walking man said...

Personally I like cats best when they live somewhere else. Right outside a rat hole is good, or wayyyyyyyy up the street. Anywhere at all but in my bed!

A Georgia wheel balance. Oh yeah had a few of those.

Peace

Zoey said...

Cute pictures!

Diane Mandy said...

The photo DOES remind me of ET --one of my favorite scenes from the movie. Thanks for the reminder and the photographs. It made me smile today!

Rambling Round said...

Cute kitty. I wonder if he likes to "talk" to all those stuffed animals!

Dianne said...

smalltown rn - glad you liked the photos. I enjoy animal sitting, so many more opportunities to be around critters.

pagan - my son was/is a horror when it comes to photos, he resists and twists and turns. Virtually every photo I have of him is candid.

thank you sheen!

indrani - sometimes I think stuffed friends are all we need. just a quiet cuddle :)

vic grace - oh I love cats! and yes - he did think I couldn't find him and for awhile he was right

gattina - he is very friendly! Rosie is such a great name. :)

karey m - wow, thank you so much!!

snoopmurph - I watched it right after Michael mentioned it and then again after I dug up these photos. It is a classic

Michael - ahhh yes the "yutes" LOL
Maltese are wonderful little dogs. I sometimes sit two of them and they're very sweet and loving. The bark is a bit shrill but that's OK. I'll have to post some pics of my matese friends.

mark - outside a rat hole!? Lord!! somebody took a grumpy pill :)

thanks zoey

diane m - it is one of my favorites, just so sweet and such fun and a happy ending. glad I made you smile :)

rambling round - sleeves doesn't talk much but who knows what happens when he and his friends are alone :)

bundle-o-contradictions said...

Oh, I love it! :)

Jo said...

Sorry I'm so late! Kitty looks so cute in there with Eeyore & Clifford.

I love My Cousin Vinny...so much in there was priceless.

Dianne said...

thank you bundle-o!

jo - yep! baby bro has a great collection.
My Cousin Vinny was always big in Brooklyn - but we usually laughed at the wrong spots ;)
and you're never late - you're fashionable.

Carletta said...

That is just way too cute!

Heart of Rachel said...

He's really cute. I'm sure he loves spending time with you when his humans are away. He looks so cute with those stuffed toys.

Thanks for visiting my other blog.

lv2scpbk said...

My grandson would love all the stuffed animals.

Dianne said...

thanks carletta

thanks rachel - sleeves is a cutie! and I love visiting him

lv2 - my neighbor's boy does have quite a collection.