After all the horrible heat of last week it's time to get back out in the garden again. The green beans are starting to make an appearance! Ginger likes hanging out with the eggplants because the plants are pretty. She thinks sitting and watching them grow is helpful. As long as she stays out of my way I'm good with it.
When you are a garden cat, it's important to snoopervise the harvest of the veggies. I would not like it if all my hard work all year resulted in no veggies. I help point out which ones are ready for picking. You can do this by headbutting food within reach. If out of reach you can sit below it and meow knowingly.
Yes, mom got some good ones.
To be extra sure you can put your paw on it to test for firmness. It's really important to keep claws in so you don't put holes in the pretty eggplants. Don't you like the way the purple goes with my grey and white furs? Color coordinating with your veggies is not necessary but it's a bonus.
It turns out that my banishment from the garden due to extreme heat turned out well for me. I had to do a bit of office work anyway. My friend and garden-cat-in-training, Alfie Marshall, needed me to interview his brofur Milo for his open position as a garden cat assistant. Milo charmed me with his answers and I think there is a perfect job for him, working with Alfie! Go visit them and see how it's working out.