He was practically asleep in this photo. And, yes he does have a boo-boo on his head but it is healing nicely. Oh, and if you haven't tried Keene sport sandals, they are the most comfortable every day walk around sandals I have. Pricey, yes, but worth it!
Thursday, May 17, 2007
Embarassed? Me? Nahh
Does embarass have one r or two? I'm drawing a blank so forgive me if it is mispelled.
I'm always totally amazed at the individuality of all the animals I have known. They all have their own likes and dislikes, cats hang out with certain other cats, while swiping and hissing at another cat walking by. Then there are their eccentricities.
Take Sweet Pea
I took Sweet Pea in as a stray in 2001. At the time I already had two cats, Butterball and Apu. Sweet Pea was a little wild so I kept him outside during the day and brought him in at night (when he would terrorize Apu). Then in the fall of 2002 I decided to keep him in 24/7. This was not appreciated by any of the cats and it was a hellish couple of months but then things eventually quieted down.
I noticed that Sweet Pea developed a (how do I say this) kind of shoe fetish. My shoes to be exact. And, to put it delicately, only after I had been wearing them all day! I would take off my shoes, go in the kitchen to start feeding the cats and notice Sweet Pea burrowing his head in my shoes, then rubbing his whole head over them. So we started this little game. I would come home and take off my shoes, Sweet Pea would come for some shoe burrowing while I would say in a high pitched voice "stinky shoes! Sweet Pea loves my stinky shoes!" This has now developed into when I come home and Sweet Pea is no where to be found, all I have to do is yell in a high pitched voice "Stinky Shoes," and Sweet Pea comes arunnin!
Yesterday I came in from working in the yard to have some lunch and check the internet. When I was ready to go back out, this is what I found