A Motivated Girlie

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The other day Miss Chompy drew a picture for me.

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It was a very important picture, this one. She told me that I should hang it up so that Jiffy and I would never forget.

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We’ll remember, Chompy.

Smarty-pants.

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A Particularly Private Kitty

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So, I come into my room, minding my own business, thinking that I’ll just plop down on my bed. But wait…

Who flipped my pillow upside down?

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What the…?

Apparently, this girl kitty has found a way to turn my pillow sham into her own private sleeping bag hide away.

Good grief.

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She’s just lucky I didn’t dive right on top of her.

Silly thing. Let me just tip toe back out, so as not to disturb Queen Jiff.

Why do I get the feeling that she thinks she sharing this room with me–instead of the other way around?

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The New Kid

100 Happy Days #49

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In case someone thought that we didn’t have enough kitties around here…

Introducing Princess PeachyO Momo Thomas. PeachyO for short. Miss Chompy pretty much won her as a super prize for doing a scary, hard, challenging thing…and doing it well.

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Such a cute little prize–wouldn’t you say?

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Uncle Beany has a “meh” attitude to the new kid, but OH My WORD Jiffy is ticked. She hisses and spits every time Peach comes in the room. But this little thing doesn’t care one bit. In fact, she was last seen chasing Miss Jiff into the garage.

This is gonna be good.

Heh, heh, heh.

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The Dude

100 Happy Days #34

014This old cat–

~that wakes me up at 3 am because he wants something different to eat…

~that still thinks he can beat up great big dogs, like he used to…

~that once caught a fly in mid air by slapping his two paws together…

~that is on a owner imposed diet of 100% meat…

~that is back to weighing over 10 pounds…

~that has a thicker, shiney-er coat than he’s ever had in his life…

~that has survived four deadly infections, a near-completely severed tail, bone cancer and multiple b-b-shots…

~that has no idea he is missing a back leg…

~that has moved with us 5 different times…

~that likes to lay by my feet…no matter where I am sitting…

~that has front claws like grappling hooks which he uses to jump on my bed and which will easily go through your toenail if you happen to get in his way…

~that is three times older than my oldest grandchild and 3 years younger than my grown up son…

makes me very happy–except for the toenail part–indeed.

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That Tough Guy

100 Happy Days #6

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What would a list of happiness be without a picture of my dear, sweet, silly old three legged cat…hmmmm? This sturdy fellow has had a pretty tough old life. As a matter of fact, this guy has been a fighter since he was very young–quite literally–whopping great, big, mean cats out of our yard and sometimes neighborhood, not to mention the dogs, three times his size that are sorry they ever met him. He’s come home with cuts and scrapes and even a completely broken tail one time. He’s been shot with a bebe gun more times than I care to think about–(an angry post that shall forever remain unwritten) and has several nicks in his ears and scars on his head to prove it. He was kidnapped–no, I’m not kidding–and taken nearly 50 miles away and after 9 days, found his way back to us–terrifically skinny and scarred up, but happily home. Then, last year, as you may know, he broke his back leg and was so brave about it, that we didn’t even know for a month. Eventually, he lost that leg, but sincerely–if you saw him, you’d swear he had no idea it was even gone. He’s gained weight since and his coat is thick and shiny again as if he were a youngster…but he’s not.

He has followed me around since he was a kitten and still seems to be happy enough just sitting a few inches away from me–no matter where I am. This very minute, he is laying dangerously close to the office chair I’m typing in, completely content to stay until I go upstairs. He’ll come with me, I know.

I’m pretty sure, this little kitty is the dearest, most loyal, non-judgemental friend I have ever had. I love him so much.

Please, just live forever, Beany.

Could you do that?

It would make me so happy.

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