If you regularly read Texts from Mittens, you know there’s an entire cast of characters in Mittens’ world. His best friend Stumpy, an indoor-outdoor cat, visits often to watch TV and brag about his fancy fountain. Grandma stops by with treats and lots of grandmotherly cuddles, and Drunk Patty is the annoying neighbor who dotes on Mittens and sometimes feeds him when his mom’s running late. And of course, there’s Mittens’ long-suffering mom. Phil the dog doesn’t have a cell phone yet, and Mittens is just fine with that. He sees enough of that “filthy hound” all day anyway.
Lately, readers have told me they’d like to see some texts between Mittens and these characters who share his world. So here you go — a deeper peek into the world of our favorite text-happy cat.
And by the way, when I write Mittens, I always hear the voice of Stewie from Family Guy. When I mentioned this on the Texts from Mittens Facebook page, a ton of people came forward and said they’d imagined him exactly the same way! Whadddaya know … I guess his self-serving, condescending vibe is infectious.
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About the Author: Angie Bailey is an eternal optimist with an adoration of all things silly. Loves pre-adolescent boy humor, puns, making up parody songs, thinking about cats doing people things and The Smiths. Writes Catladyland, a cat humor blog, Texts from Mittens (birthed right here on Catster) and authored whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds, a silly book about cats wheeling and dealing online. Partner in a production company and writes and acts in comedy web series that features sketches and mockumentaries. Mother to two humans and three cats, all of which want her to make them food.
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