Highlight Of The Morning


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Watching a cat contemplate suicide.

Since I am (still) painting my room and the weather has been fabulous, I have my window open. Yes. My one window. As I was busily caulking, something, I watched the cat leap to the open window and gaze down to the ground, a mere two stories below.

I thought about rescuing him, it, her, whatever. Knowing that if I said I WATCHED the cat kill itself, I could potentially not bode quite so well for me. But, at the same time, to BE ABLE TO SAY I watched a cat commit purposeful murder of itself, would be SO WORTH IT.

After a quick moral debate, the bragging rights won out. And then, the furry bugger had to ruin my morning BY NOT JUMPING. Sitting. Looking. TAUNTING.

Yes. I am a disturbed person if I get such enjoyment out of watching animals kill themselves. Don't bother telling me, I already know.


On the bright side, this is a sign of normalcy!


5 Responses to “Highlight Of The Morning”

  1. Blogger Blue944 

    I used to have a cat that would do the same thing...I know she was thinking about jumping but never did.

    On a different note, I can not blogroll your site. When I try, I get your old site. Not sure if you can fix this, but it is damn annoying. Anyone else ever have this problem. Not being annoyed, but blogrolling you?

  2. Blogger Blue944 

    Nevermind. Had to trick bloglines, but finally got the right address. Funny site I will be back.

  3. Blogger Sask 1 

    I think you need to get out more.The paint fumes are getting to you.
    June

  4. Blogger Memphis Steve 

    You'd be amazed at what cats can survive falling, I mean, jumping off of. Not that I'm admitting to anything, but they can leap from a 2nd story window with no problem so long as they don't land on concrete.

    Ever painted a cat? Not that I'm suggesting you do it, but there are washable paints that won't hurt them and you can make all sorts of wild patterns on their fur. Somewhere around here I have photos to prove it.

  5. Blogger JG 

    you're a sick, sad little man steve..with way too much time on your hands lol. My cat's hair actually knotted up so badly on her back that i actually shaved it. Not the Whole thing..just the bottom of her back. poor thing looked like George from seinfeld...maybe i have too much time on my hands..

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