Friday, October 28, 2016

Missing Patmore Pictures Found! Hooray!

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 The last couple of days a litter is with us I take a lot of photographs.  Mostly because I'm trying to have plenty of images to write their farewell tales, but also so I can have some content to fill the days until the next batch arrives.

After the Patmore Four had left, I imported about 500 photos, then deleted them from the SD card. After ejecting the card, my computer froze up, and those images were lost. I was pretty heartbroken at the time because I knew there a couple of gems in that batch, but felt there was nothing I could do, so I had to accept this loss and move on.

Because I take a squillion photos, my computer hard drive is always maxed out, and when it reaches that point, it starts behaving strangely. It froze up the other day while I was working in iPhoto, and when I restarted it, it automatically began repairing the photo library, and those lost images suddenly reappeared!

I had forgotten what I had lost, but when I saw these yesterday, I remembered why I was so sad.  Just look at these cutie pies!

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And this video! Oh my, this video!  





 Have a great weekend, everyone!  I'll be back Monday with our darling Starlings and lots of Halloween fun!


18 comments:

  1. Yay!
    I love how the same toy or bed becomes something totallly different to them. Once a cubby, not always a cubby.
    They're so creative!

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  2. Horizontal cat pod climbing! Love it.

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  3. Oy my! So cute! Love the kitten-go-round!

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  4. That video was adorable! What a fun toy!

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  5. OMG! Just when you think kittens can't get an cuter they gobsmack you to the floor laughing! "Adorable" hardly cover it.

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  6. Sooooo glad you got the photos back! In case it ever happens again, there are a million free utilities out there that can recover photos deleted from an SD card, assuming nothing has over-written them by the time you try to recover them. So the moment you think they're lost, just Google for a recovery utility. And don't put the SD card into anything else until you find an appropriate utility and follow the instructions for it.

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  7. Oh, my. I see why you were so crushed to lose the photos at the time. The ones you've shared are definite winners, and that video is hilarious. Kitten-go-round, indeed! XD What a bunch of sillies! Any updates on these sweeties?

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  8. What a lovely surprise! Wish I was a kitten, so I could try the Kitten-Go-Round: it looks like a lot of fun.

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  9. You need to get an external harddrive if you don't have one. NEED to. (But whatever you do, don't get a Western Digital. I recommend Toshiba Red. It was recommended to me by the tech guy where I had my WDs repaired...)

    Also: squee!! The little video, hehe. "You spin me 'round like a record, round round..."

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    1. Things are backed up on multiple external drives, I am just slow to pull them off my laptop because I like to have them handy. it fills up fast because I take thousands of photos of each litter and videos too.

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  10. Great pics! The video was so cute and made my day so much better...I'm going to play this a lot! So glad you were able to recover them.

    Linda

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  11. Oh, don't you just HATE when you lose good pictures? I'm so glad you found them again - they're soo cute peeking over the edge of the chair!

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  12. Too, too cute! So glad you found the photos, Laurie! I love the kitten-go-round. They find the best ways to amuse themselves! And you find the best ways to make us smile, Laurie!

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  13. Aw, glad you found those adorable kitten-at-table pics, and the video makes me lol!

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  14. Carbonite backup allows for instant retrieval of photos or data. only about $100 for 2 years and unlimited data storage. I have too many precious memories to risk to loss in fire, theft or malfunction. Your site is so cute!!!

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  15. I want them and so does a friend of mine can we have them please :(:(:(:(:(

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    1. Sorry, but they've already been adopted.

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