Autumn works

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It’s autumn here, and we need to prepare the garden for winter : cut raspberry bushes, clean the kitchen garden, harvest apples, collect dead leaves, tidy up the oustside equipment, … Claire takes advantage of her holidays to do it, with our help of course.

We introduced a colored visitor in the house : an elegant goldfinch (carduelis carduelis). We would have enjoyed his company longer, but Claire did not want. She delicately caught the bird on the curtain of the kitchen (he was a little breathless to have played with us) and put him on the outside edge of the window so that he can rest before flying away towards other adventures.

24 thoughts on “Autumn works

  1. Mickey's Musings

    Claire did a good job of getting the garden ready for Winter 🙂
    That finch is quite pretty.While we are sure you would like to have played with her,
    we think she has other places to go.
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

  2. Canadian Cats

    Nice visitor…too bad he couldn’t stay. He could keep you two amused all winter. Mom says that’s not nice but it’s true. Your garden looks nice and clean.
    Shoko and Kali

  3. LP

    It’s so pretty at your home Pixie! And that lovely bird is waiting patiently for you to befriend her ;p
    the critters in the cottage xo

  4. Raven

    My Mom & Dad are starting those same chores, but I do not get to join in the fun. I’m glad your mom saved the pretty bird from your “playing” paws.

  5. Basil

    Oh wow your garden looks supurr, we were doing the same thing yesterday, but today with all the gail force winds there are leaves everywhere and it looks like we did nothing!!! MOL

    Happy week to mew all

    Big hugs

    Basil & Co xox

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