Mom is Weird

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There is now a web site called “How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You“.  Unfortunately, our neurotic parental unit stumbled onto this site.  They are now paranoid that we are trying to orchestrate their demise.

::sigh::

Yes, I like to knead on Mom’s squishy belleh and get me some good lap action.

Yes, Meerkat is an expert at staring contests.

Yes, I paw at Mom’s head while she sleeps.

Yes, we hunt for mousies to offer as gifts.

So when Mom took this quiz she FREAKED OUT when she saw the results:

Is your cat plotting to kill you?

Seriously doods, why would I want to kill the Can Opener Lady or the Pooper Scooper Man?  It’s just not in our best interest.

Whatever you do, don’t let your parents take the quiz!

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Mom has this really annoying thing that she does.  She walks around the house looking for one of us Furry Bambinos, while calling out “Who wants a hug?”

That’s our cue to vamos, hide, and make ourselves scarce.

If she finds one of us, she grabs us, picks us up, and given a human style hug.  Blech!

Mom, we are cats.  We do not want to be hugged.  Petted, scritched, told how beyootifull we are, YES. Hugged, NO!  You are destroying my image as a Big Man Cat!

Padre Man Cat

If you do it again, I am calling the ASPCA.

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to thank aunt deb for taking such good care of us while mommy and daddy were away, mommy decided to get a thank you gift for aunt deb.

mommy knows that aunt deb really enjoys reading and visiting her favorite bookstore, joseph-beth booksellers, so mommy got aunt deb a gift card for that store. so far, so good.

while mommy and daddy were in meowssouri, they visited the university bookstore and bought a stuffed tiger for aunt deb. tigers are very important in meowssouri. something about being the mascot. in this  picture, the tiger mom got for aunt deb is on the right. again, so far, so good.

but then mommy went and gave aunt deb the common cold! all right, it was a stuffed animal version. it is the creepy looking blue thing sitting next to the tiger in the above photo. i hope the tiger didn’t catch the cold!

personally, i thought that the common cold gift was actually rude. and kind of gross. (apparently, aunt patty agreed with me.)

but mommy said that aunt deb (gasp!) loved the common cold. maybe aunt deb has a weird sense of humor, too.

Mom Here: Actually, several months ago, Deb was the one who emailed me the web site link about the “Giant Microbes”. They are beanie baby sized plush toys, made to look like what the microbes appear like under a microscope. Well, except for the eyes. They were originally intended to be a learning tool. I think they’re a scream, and I forwarded the link to other friends who either studied bio and/or who have a similar sense of humor.

The University of Missouri Bookstore had Giant Microbes for sale in their medical section. I bought a “Common Cold” for myself, as well as a “Bookworm”.