Weekend Cat Blogging with Sam Sam: Sick Days and Stormy Weather

It happens almost every year. After returning home from NAMM, a few days later I fall ill with what we affectionately call the “NAMMthrax”. I suppose it’s not surprising, being in close quarters with thousands of musicians and others over four days and compromised immune systems from all our drinking and debauchery. This year’s hit hard around Wednesday, and has lingered into the weekend. But fortunately Sam Sam is here, and being both a great companion and a great nurse.

When I lie down to rest, she is usually by my side. Of course, being a cat, she takes frequent naps herself.

There is something so peaceful and calming about her curled up and resting. And it seems to fit well visually and spiritually with the stormy weather that has settled in this weekend. Since December, we have been hit with a series of really nasty winter storms with high winds and flooding. It is not pleasant, and sometimes even stressful, but I know I shouldn’t complain as much of the country is in a deep freeze.

I like this portrait of Sam Sam sitting down in “loaf” pose on the ledge. And if you want to see a bit of action, here she is in our most recent Instagram.

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We hope you all have a warm, dry, and safe weekend. More post-NAMM coverage on the way soon.

2 thoughts on “Weekend Cat Blogging with Sam Sam: Sick Days and Stormy Weather

  1. We always love seeing Sam Sam! What a treat. We are, however, sad to hear about you getting sick, Amanda. It sounds like Nurse Sam Sam is one the case, so we hope you are on the mend really soon. Hugs!

  2. Cats do make great healing companions 🙂
    We like seeing SamSam too 🙂
    We purr you feel better soon.
    Storms are not fun and we purr for those that have extreme cold.
    We are on the edge of the vortex so we are missing the BIG CHILL.
    We are happy about that 😉
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

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