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Toby's Diary

Who is sneakiest?

October 3rd 2012 10:40 pm
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Yesterday I was not ready to come indoors when my mum was ready to go to work so I remembered that she cannot see me under the Christmas Tree so I hid there.

She remembered that too and after I heard her calling I saw her lift up one of the big fronds and peer in.

"There you are. Come in now."

I squiggled closer to the trunk of the tree. I did not want to come in. She reached for me but her arm wasn't long enough. I am so sneaky!!

She vanished and came back a moment later. I heard the rustle of a treats bag.

"I have Chicken Dreamies. Mmmm! Would you like one?"

She wafted the open bag in my direction. Tempting, but no. Be firm Toby. I was not going in.

She selected a long piece of grass and wibbled it in my direction. I pounced on the end when it came near me but she has tried that one before. I remembered where that one ends and I let it slide out from under the tree without me following it.

She was starting to sound a bit grumpy and went away again. What would she try next? Who was the sneakiest?

I have to admit she nearly got me with her next attempt - the red dot. It splits into strands over the grass and I just had to chase it. I had even come out from my sanctuary when luckily we heard a load of people making a load of noise and I realised how close I was to being caught and ran back.

She sighed. "OK. I give up. I'm going indoors to read my book. Come on Josie - let's go and eat Dreamies." and off they went.

Victory! I had won. I was in the glorious outdoors and they were indoors. I started wondering what they were doing. Was Josie getting to chase my red dot? Was she eating all the Dreamies? I just had to know. I would run in real fast and check and then run out again.

It didn't quite work out like that. They looked all calm but when I ran my mum was up and sliding that door shut before you could say "Felix Special Mix" and she had grabbed her things and gone to work before I knew what was happening. And I got no Dreamies.

I need to be just a bit more sneaky next time.

That won't be today. I'm staying in this morning. It looks cold out there.


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Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

October 4th 2012 at 2:37 am

No dreamies? You shoulda gotten some since she tricked you!
Purred by: Ka - zar 1.6.1998 to 25.2.2014 (Catster Member)

October 4th 2012 at 3:24 am

I feel your pain mate. Grandpa has a hospital appointment today and mum and Grandma went with him and uncle Grant wasn't up. It was nice sunny morning so I decided to steal some z's in my chair outside for the first time in a long time.

Mum came out as she always does to see what the weather was doing and then asked me to come in. I gave her my cutest do I have to look and she walked inside. Came out a few minutes later and then I went inside mind you I really didn't want to.
Purred by: Monster (Catster Member)

October 4th 2012 at 8:10 am

Ha! I think your mom has stolen a page from your book!

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