About the Melville Cat

I am Smokey, the Melville Cat. When I feel like it, I reside with Heather in Melville. I also write occasional guest posts for 2Summers.

Learn how I first found Heather in The Double Life of a Melville Cat. Read all of my posts here. You can also follow me on Instagram at @theMelvilleCat.

14 Comments

  • Reply The Wanderlust Gene April 18, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    Totally in love … What is he, a Burmese? I inherited a red (burmese) who was very much in the vein as Mr S Melville. We found out after a while that he had human admirers around several streets, that he would come to visit, have a chat and a bit of a preen, then be on his way – regularly. Everybody was in love with him too … Oh, and I love the way you’re telling his story. Know the feeling.

    • Reply 2summers April 18, 2012 at 9:55 pm

      I’m not sure what he is…I don’t know much about cat breeds but some people say he looks like a Russian Blue. I’m glad you like Smokey’s posts! He’s a very interesting cat.

  • Reply jonahkruvant August 23, 2013 at 11:54 pm

    No way – I have the same cat named Smokey! Yes, Russian Blue is the breed, so I’ve been told.

    • Reply 2summers August 24, 2013 at 10:13 am

      Oh, that’s so interesting! It’s amazing how many cats you see that look like this. I often have to do a double-take when I see identical cats in other neighborhoods and think that they are Smokey. I guess it’s no surprise that the name fits so well too 🙂

  • Reply DARIUS May 27, 2014 at 11:24 am

    I cant believe I googled how to bake bought bread dough and now have ended up reading
    about “SMOKEY” LOVE IT!! HA HA H AI CLEAN FORGOT ABOUT THE BREAD BUT HEY WILL DEFFS TRY ITT!!

    • Reply 2summers May 27, 2014 at 11:34 am

      Ha! Glad to hear that. I agree that Smokey is more interesting than baking bread. Did you find my post on Spar bread dough too?

  • Reply elainedodge June 17, 2015 at 11:14 am

    I was given a cat that looks identical except has green eyes. All over smokey grey coloured cats are usually Blues, there’s a number of varieties. Mine was also called Smokey. He now goes by the moniker Henry.

    • Reply 2summers June 20, 2015 at 1:54 pm

      Interesting! Thanks for sharing your Smokey story.

  • Reply autumnashbough July 30, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    I adore the photo of the two eyes over the wall. MC does look like a Russian Blue, only perhaps a little less sleek?

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  • Reply Claire October 28, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    Awe, I missed my Smokey (10 yrs old, Blue Russia) who have just killed by my two small breeds last year. It just looks exactly the same as yours. Too beautiful! 😉

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