Meet Sockington, Twitter Superstar
Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix here. If, like me, yer on Twitter and yer a cat, yoo are probly a follower of Sockington, hoo yesterday reeched a major milestone: 5000 followers! I was lukky enuf to be able to catch Sockington between naps and treets and tweets for an exkloosive Cat's Meow interview:
SKEEZIX: Is it true yoo started owt life as a street urchin? How did yoo end up at yer current home?
SOCKINGTON: I AM TOTALLY STREET YO lost mom around a corner still not sure where NICE LADY WITH GLASSES PICKED ME UP later passed around like cookie THEN PILLOWS
SKEEZIX: How long have yoo been tweeting?
SOCKINGTON: SINCE 2004 but on twitter since june 2007
SKEEZIX: How'd yoo git others to rite yoo a theeme song? I've been waiting furever fur my own theeme song!
SOCKINGTON: SOCKS + BEG + FOLLOWERS + TIME + BEG + SOCKS = THEME note that only one person of thousands recorded actual song I DON'T KNOW IF 1:4500 RATIO IS ALL THAT HOT but therefore get 4500 followers song will follow P.S. THANKS JEN
SKEEZIX: How does one become a member of the Socks Army? Is it enuf to follow yoo on Twitter, or do yoo have to pay dooz and git initiated?
SOCKINGTON: TOTALLY OPEN not picky WHY KICK PEOPLE OUT THEY HAVE FOOD
SKEEZIX: Ware do yoo see yer innernet fame taking yoo?
SKEEZIX: How are you planning to sellubrate yer 5000-follower milestone?
SOCKINGTON: TO BE HONEST we can be honest with each other I AM COMPLETELY AMAZED AT THIS if one hundred followers petted me every day IT WOULD TAKE A COUPLE MONTHS OF PETTING TO GET THEM ALL that's beyond cat math technology BUT FOR NOW I BELIEVE IT WILL END UP BEING EXPRESSED IN A CELEBRATORY NAP
SKEEZIX: Do yoo sell Sockington swag? Ware can I buy my armband?
SOCKINGTON: ARMBANDS FORTHCOMING ACCORDING TO PENNY going to be awesome in a GET IT OFF ME sort of way REMEMBER www.sockington.org FOR ALL SOCKINGTON NEEDS penny likes the attention DID I MENTION PENNY BEFORE oh well
SKEEZIX: Whut an honor to be a finulist in the Humor Category for the Shorty Awards! What did yoo do win yoo lernd yoo were a finulist? If twitterers want to vote for yoo, what do they need to do?
SOCKINGTON: BEAR IN MIND THIS THING IS A COMPLETE FARCE and I am not 100 percent happy being followed by darth vader DUDE IS SCARY PEOPLE but go to sockington.org for voting directions if you want EITHER WAY I APPRECIATE THE LOVE
SKEEZIX: Whut's yer favorite treet?
SOCKINGTON: GREENIES ARE LIKE CATNIP wait CATNIP IS LIKE GREENIES agggggg JUST LOOK IF I CAN GET IT INTO MY MOUTH IT IS AN AUTOMATIC WIN also some users sent me stuff in the mail and COME ON HOW GREAT IS THAT I would lick them if I could
SKEEZIX: For thoze of us on Twitter hoo are stagnating at a pathetic few hundred followers, do yoo have any werds of encouragement, or tips on ratcheting up owr follower count?
SOCKINGTON: BE YOURSELF also remember FOLLOWERS ARE NOT FOOD lost a few that way GOOD LUCK ADDITIONAL TWEETING CAT FRIENDS besides HUNDREDS OF FOLLOWERS IS VERY AWESOME make them send pets
ALSO litterbox jokes never get old
SKEEZIX: Thanks, Socks, fur taking the time away frum yer tweeting to talk to me. Readers, if yer one of the few cats left in the universe that duzn't follow Sockington on Twitter, chek him out!
- Sockington on Twitter
- Sockington's Website
- Sockington's Flickr Album
- Vote for Sockington for the Shorty Award
In the meentime, anybuddy know any good litterbox jokes I could use to get a few thowsand more followers??? Tweet me: @skeezixthecat.