- Cats detest clean floors and rugs. Without fail, minutes after I finish vacuuming, Swiffering, or mopping, my cat will make a lovely hairy deposit to show his appreciation.Unfortunately, I don't usually discover the morsel until it's dark and I'm barefoot. Last week when I was dealing with one of the aforementioned deposits, I was thinking that someone should write a country song about cleaning up cat blurf.
- Cats have a sensor for detecting when you are least able to pay attention to them. It doesn't matter if I'm laid out on the couch, feverish, and half dead (like I've felt this week) - the cat insists on sitting next to me, howling his head off, and staring at me with a very annoyed look until I create a lap for him to curl up on. When R was a baby, and I was completely exhausted in the evenings after I put R to bed but needed to do laundry, dishes, etc., the cat would follow me around the house, again howling his head off until I sat down on the couch to create the lap. It was enough to make me scream.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
The law of cats
Through my many years of cat ownership (that doesn't sound quite right - cat servitude, maybe?), I have observed two natural laws of catdom:
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