The heated cat-beds have been de-heated. The spring has warmed the air enough so that, though some days and nights are still cool, the beasts can do without the extra comfort of the heating pads in the beds.
The heated towels in the parlour are a different matter. I left the heating pad under them for a few reasons. One is that that pad doesn’t grow as warm as the others, so it is less uncomfortable in higher temperatures. Secondly, the towels are under a window that will be left open more frequently now, even at night. The third reason is that the Siamese princess and the big boy like the heated towels very much.
The last couple of days have, however, been unseasonably warm. The thermometer has registered 28° Celsius (82.4° Fahrenheit), and though this number will be reduced considerably by the weekend, the signs are clear - and I write of both meteorological and feline signs.
Still meaning to enjoy the comfort of the parlour couch, both Cammie and Renn chose the unwarmed side this day. After seeing cats in fur coats lying in the sunshine on hot summer days, it was somehow good to see that there is a limit to such lunacy. Though the princess snoozed on the towels at night, the spring is growing warmer and the summer will soon be here. It has become too warm for heat.