All The Gear . . .

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     These days, if you are serious about your sports activities, be they mousing, napping, or yoga (yes, yoga is a sort in the feline world!) you just have to have the gear, be seen wearing it in all the right places–like the supermarket, or stretching all the right bits so they warm and flexible before you start.

     As Mrs H said I wasn’t allowed to wear spandex as it would cut off my circulation and was unseemly for a princess, I decided to ask Santa for a yoga mat for my birthday instead. Imagine my surprise when on the big day, 25th December, I opened my presents and found a delightful yoga cum exercise and sports mat, delivered from my beloved Valentine of Noir Kitty Mews, in Portland. Clearly Santa had wisely elected to leave these things to Valentine, who is a master of style and interior design. Val had risen to the challenge, and hand picked the perfect mat, in a tuxedo design no less. What a thoughtful guy he is!

     In this weeks selfie you can see me limbering up before a practice session on my new mat.  This pose is called the LAP or Legs Akimbo Pose. MOL


     How do you guys limber up, and do you have a favourite pose you want to share with your fellow yoga masters?

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34 thoughts on “All The Gear . . .

  1. Wow, you are so flexible, Your Royal Highness!And you are quite right, too. A kitty has to keep fit – otherwise, how could We continue to run rings around the Humans (mol).

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  2. Oh Princess, what a great idea — to use the mat not only for napping on but also for yoga exercises! I hadn't thought of that when I picked it out for you, but I'm so glad it is multipurpose! You are such a modern lady and trendsetting. That is nice of you to share your mat with your nip manner. My nanner usually hangs out on my work table. Mom keeps it off the floor so she and Dad don't trip on it and so the doggie doesn't maul it. Tee hee hee.Wishing you were here with me, dearest. Paw kisses. Your Prince, V -Valentine (& Kerry) of Noir Kitty Mews

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  3. What a great yoga mat! You are very lucky to have that…some of us kitties who will not be mentioned by name (ahem, Zoey, Rolz, Mia, and Peanut) have been engaging in a territorial pee war…a yoga mat would be fair game for sure…thus the human not getting us one… Purrs from Deb and the Zee/Zoey gang.

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  4. Yup, them rings don't come easy. . . . just think of all the calories we have to save by not running anywhere . . . well not unless theres a mouse or cream or nip involved MOLPurrsERin

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  5. Oh yes, it is so soft and comfy, almost too good if you know what I mean. LAP is ok once you get the hang of balancing and the akimbo bit. Not for the faint hearted MOLPurrsERin

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  6. Hi Noodle. Thanks, we shall try, but only once I have finished my next LAP session. After that I can chill out for the rest of the day, followed by a long nap and a large breakfast or indeed a long breakfast and a large nap :)PurrsERin

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  7. Aww, thanks, that is very kind to say. It has been a struggle to learn such poses without a proper instructor, but with my new mat from my sweetheart, Val, I feel I can at least cogitate moves in style ;)PurrsERin

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  8. I sure am, I mean what princess could ask for more? I have a loving prince, fire in the hearth a fridge of cream. OK so a jet and a tropical island were on the list, but I figure even Santa might have problems getting those down the chimney MOLToodle pips and Airedale purrsERin X

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  9. Thanks, we like to make people have fun. I'm sure if you joined my yoga class we could have a swell time trying to get the best pose. Yes, if you haven't a yoga mat, do get one. They are great for not just yoga, but also to reserve spots on sofas sun loungers and queues at the sales !PurrsERin

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  10. You picked so well, and wisely my wooly bear. What more could a gal want but a yoga mat to exercise the stresses of the day away on, whilst at the same time enjoying the essence of her beloved in his gift. Purrfect.My nip nana is ontop of my desk, just to stop Mrs H doing unspeakable things to it with a vacuum cleaner! Purrs, smooches and cheek rubs from across the waves and landERinXOX

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  11. Oh no, that just wouldn't do at all. Maybe you need a no pee zone, and then have the mats purely for yoga and then roll them away again?Or maybe plastic covered mats like they have for senior cats and humans?PurrsERin

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  12. Thank you, I haven't quite mastered the Savasana pose, and still need some soft wool duvets around me to help balance. BUT I am good at the half savasana 😉 MOLPurrsERin

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  13. Fifty, huh, sounds like I may have been under doing mine ;)Thanks for the tip, I think shall apply it retrospectively, so I'll see you in about . . . . . 6 months and 1 year from now ;)PurrsERin

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