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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Saturday: Cat's Bill of Rights #9

I have the right to look aloof when scolded for mistaking your toes for one of those pesky phantom creatures that hide beneath the sheets.
from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lovin' our cats
Respectfully submitted,
Madi the Diva


  1. Hey Catsister does that to M.O.M. once in a while!!! She doesn't like it either!! But even Catsister says she has Cat Rights too!!
    Hugs and wags, Mistaya

  2. Oh, Now I understand why I got that look when I had a cat! All these years I have been wondering!

  3. Hey Madi, don't humans understand that we are trying to protect them from the phantom creatures under the covers? I really hate it when one of those phantoms nibble their toes and I get blamed for it!! Pesky creature.

    Purrs & Kitty Kisses,
    Cindi Lou

  4. Well with your teeth, I'm realy not surprised, oh, was it your claws!! I've not seen them!
    See Yea George xxx

  5. I've read that book....gotta love it. And I do think you look smashing in your 'aloof' mode!!!

  6. LOL :) sweet dreams madi

  7. It is so much fun trying to get those things moving things under the blalnkets -- even for us doggies!

  8. OHHHH, your one of THOSE kitties! lol
    Have a nice weekend!

  9. Darling Madi. This is Cap'n Ripley's sister, Abby. Pleased to meet you, dear. And I just couldn't agree with you more! I mean, really. Is it OUR fault that their extremities bear such a striking resemblance to rats when beneath the sheets?

    Head bumps,

  10. I hear you girlfriend! We have the right to look aloof whenever we want!

    Purrs, Rosie

  11. Ouch! You're a toe catcher?!
    I had a cat as a kid, Frisky, who would wait under the bed in ambush, for when I came to make the bed! Grab at my ankles because they must have been "phantom creatures" to him! LOL
    Have a great weekend!

  12. Hi, Madi!
    Happy Saturday!
    Those pensky phantoms under the sheets deserve to be chased, right? Toes... or not!
    Kisses and hugs

  13. Blanket mice are so elusive! If only we could catch one, just ONCE.
    We'll never stop trying!

  14. That will teach Mom to stop wiggling her toes in her sleep!

  15. Madi,

    It's not your fault dat your momma's toes looks like "phantom creatures" under da sheets. ;)

    Howl-O-Ween Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

  16. Oh, Madi, that is so true=we have those monsters under the covers here too, but sometimes, Mommy doesn't appreciate when we attack them...Sweet dreams, beautiful girl...Happy Halloween weekend, hope to see you at Gracie's party!...kisses...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  17. Ha ha! Our phantom critters live under the bed, and really like to show themselves when momma is making the bed. Why she yelps every time I catch one is beyond me. I was SUPPOSED to be a mouser cat. Not my fault the humans decided I should be am indoor cat instead.
    Aloof AND indignignant, is why I say!

    Paws and purrs,

  18. You know, that's one thing that cats and peis have in common. You won't find either of us slinking around with our tails between our legs. If humans are displeased with me I just look puzzled, like "Whatever could your problem be?". Franklin just seems unaware that yelling means disapproval. We love human affection and love them back, but we're not subservient, now are we?

    lotsa licks, Lola

  19. Oh yeah, can't be blamed for attacking those phantom creatures!


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