Cat and mouse in a vase on Monday

Sitting in my little vase, alongside John Maltby’s cats, are a few stems of common mouse-ear (Cerastium fontanel) and a couple of field forget-me-not (Myosotis ramosissima), which is a member of the borage family.  I love these tiny wild flowers.  The mouse-ear is barely visible as you walk along, but their tiny white flowers and hairy stems are really very delightful on close examination.  And who doesn’t love forget-me-not!

 

16 thoughts on “Cat and mouse in a vase on Monday”

    1. I couldn’t agree more Susie! I love the tiny flowers. It’s all there – but in miniature and that is quite miraculous I think! A

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  1. Ah forget me nots are so delicate – one of my favourite seeds to grow or throw randomly in the garden beds! They love it here in Oz!
    Those cats are cool! They have a Beatrix Potter – (illustrations from the books) quality about them!
    Sweet!
    Love to all xxx

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    1. Never thought of Beatrix Potter before in relation to those to puss cats Sally, but you are right! They do have a look about them! Love to you all. A xx

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  2. The wild flowers are indeed very pretty, and the potter has captured the spirit of cats very well………

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    1. Wild flowers are my ‘go to’ place at the moment for our vases, in the absence of a garden, but then I probably love wild flowers more anyway! A

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  3. Such a sweet little vase, and shows that size is not everything!! And I love the cats too, especially as you can see how they have just been pressed out of a piece of clay with fingers and thumbs – adorable

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  4. This is such a sweet little arrangement with your cute cats. Yes, I love forget-me-nots too. And even more so when they are growing in the wild. 😃

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  5. Thank you Cathy. Very tiny but I agree, the flowers are sweet! The photos don’t show that lovely blue of the forget-me-not but at least we all know how pretty it is! A

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  6. Oh those fabulous cats look as if they’re looking at real mice Amanda – they have that knowing glint in their eyes 😂 Such a soft blue flower.

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