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I had to bite my mum

February 4th 2013 10:36 pm
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Now I know some cats don't approve of biting the hand that feeds (and mum would like it known she never bites us) but I had really had enough.

Everything started companionably enough. Mum watching TV, me playing with my Pokey Paw box and then settling down for a happy snuggle by hjer side. But what was she watching? A programme about dogs?! And she was liking it.

She kept saying, "Look at that cute puppy. How gorgeous is that dog?!" On and on so I just grabbed her arm and bit it. Not hard of course. I was going for the gentle rebuke. I think she was more surprised than anything else.

"Why aren't you watching a programme about cats?" I demanded to know.

"They didn't make one" she seemed to think that settled it.

"Why not?"

She considered this.

"If you look at those dogs they do lots of stuff - they protect people and they fetch things and they follow instructions. Cats not so much"

I drew myself up. "When you look this good you do not do, you are. I would make a TV programme that would be us gorgeous cats all day long."

Mum thought fast and I think redeemed herself.

"But then no-one would go to work as we would all be watching it and then no-one would be making the kitty food and the toys and warm cushions and all the things cats love."

Good answer so we are back on good terms and I let her finish watching the dogs.


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Purred by: ☀ Charlie RIP ☀ (Catster Member)

February 5th 2013 at 12:14 am

I think she deserved that bite - MOL!
Purred by: Monster (Catster Member)

February 5th 2013 at 8:09 am

MOL! However, one should never bite the pawrents unless it's a love bite.
Purred by: Minuette (Catster Member)

February 5th 2013 at 10:37 pm

Oh, I go a bit further: anytime my Mom watches Cats 101 on Animal Planet channel, I stand in front of the screen and block her view of any breed except us Tonks, which I seem to approve of. Can't get her thinking about any other breed being quite so wonderful! MOL
Purred by: Calísta (Catster Member)

February 5th 2013 at 11:13 pm

MOL! MOL! MOL! Your mamma sounds like quite the quick thinker to explain her way out of that one! But you could'a just stuck your rear in her face or something.

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