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Annals of Athena

It's Not Fair!

August 2nd 2013 9:09 pm
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Meow, well, I just don't think it's fair, that's all!

Late every afternoon I get a Teatime Treat. Mom puts ten Temptation treats out fur me on a plate in the kitchen, on the floor near the refrigerator. I sit in the dining room and watch while she gets them ready, and if she's late, I remind her by moving pointedly to the doorway to the kitchen and sitting there to make sure she sees I am waiting.

Today, because of something she read on Catster, she did something different, though. Instead of just putting my well-deserved treats on the plate, she cut an empty cardboard paper towel roll in half and put the treats inside it, and then put the roll on the plate. I had to extract the treats one by one with my paw before I could eat them. It took me at least twice as long as usual.

Really, mom! I don't care what you read about "making things interesting" for kitties and "challenging kitties mentally." I just want my treats, that's all! And do you really think it's a "challenge" to get treats out of a paper towel roll? I'm not a kitten, you know, and I'm quite accustomed to using my paws. Please give up this ridiculous idea!

*flips tail in annoyance* Meow, if she does it again, maybe I'll show her how good I am at using my paws by taking a swipe or two at her leg. . . .


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Purred by: Tiger (Catster Member)

August 2nd 2013 at 9:55 pm

I agree, it's not fair! Mommy used to make me sit to get a treat just because she liked me to eat them from her hand one at a time. She thought she was teaching me tricks! I taught her a trick though. I wouldn't sit anymore. I knew if I rubbed against her legs enough times she would just give yhem to me. I ,ove Temptation, and I shouldn't have to work for them. Neither should you! You are a princess, after all!
Purred by: Hazel Mazel (Mazie) (Catster Member)

August 2nd 2013 at 11:16 pm

Not fair that you have to work for treats!
Purred by: MILO BLUE EYES DB#73 (Catster Member)

August 3rd 2013 at 6:18 am

MOL~ Oh Athena, dat bites bit time~! Mom tried dat a few times too fur me 'n Mallee 'n Mallee went fur it, but not me, I knew it wuz a TRICK~! I am not a piggy like Mallee anyfur.
Swat away, gurlie gurl~! U shouldn't haz to 'work' fur treats in my opinion~! We bof like tempation treats soft 'n hard but only cheesey craze on da hard. Yesh, definitely a Purrincess should NOT has to work fur spawcial treats~! XOXO Love ya~!

Milo 'n Mallee too
Purred by: Phantom -- Dreamboat # 113 (Catster Member)

August 3rd 2013 at 10:33 am

You might have to work on teaching mom a few tricks and see if she likes to have to work for her treats
Purred by: Athena (Forever Loved) (Catster Member)

August 3rd 2013 at 8:14 pm

Thanks fur your support, guys! I think mom's gotten the message! *giggles*
Purred by: Angel ♥Kally Kat♥ (Catster Member)

August 4th 2013 at 1:04 pm

Yew haz tew do fur yur TREATS!
Hhmmmm, maybe tewnite, she'll bees a litta betta about how ya gits yur Treats!

Yew cud tinks, ov anotha pawsible way tew let yew know how ya feel.

How Sad fur yew Athena ) :

Mommy maid yew werks SO hawd fur yur treats, well I neva!!!!

Lookie heyah Athena, sumtin furry wunnaful!

This is wut Mommy gives me a litta treat on a Corelle litta bowl mol…mol…

Dey bees Weruva Freeze Dried Meats, 100% all meats!

Luvs ya,
Kally Kat♥♥♥

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