Thursday, March 10, 2016

Spillage

I’ve seen pictures of this occurring with other cats, but in all the years that I’ve had pets, I’ve not observed it personally. Certainly, there have been cats who didn’t fit in cat-beds. The bigger beasts can’t always stuff their girth (bulk, size, fatness, etc.) into the spot they’ve chosen for snoozing or simply relaxing. Witness these examples.



And then there are the smaller cats. Tungsten was one, of course. The tiny terror had no trouble curling in comfort in her beloved cat-bed. Cammie, too, is small, and, like her illustrious predecessor, has no difficulty fitting her little frame into a snug bed - usually.

Last night, in the corner of the sitting room where a bed, already heated by a pad from below, is warmed even more by the hot-water pipes by which it is placed, the princess was so comfortable that she slept through some feline sprawl. The picture is dark because I didn’t want to disturb her by switching on near by lamps. But you get the idea of her spillage.

Comfort is comfort, no matter how it’s shaped.

23 comments:

  1. I almost choked on my chicken (eating lunch) when I saw that first photo. :-D

    As for Cammie, at least she has carpet for her pillow!

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    1. I know some people die laughing, but I never want to cause it!

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  2. the humans may not understand, but we iz comfy...really :)

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  3. air traffic controlz...thiz iz aero cat....iz all kleer fora landing...over

    aero cat...thiz iz air traffic controlz...run way two iz kleer N safe fora landing...over

    ♥♥♥

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    1. I have another picture of him that makes him look even more like he's flying...

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  4. good example of "spillage" - so glad they find a way to be comfortable!!!

    Thanks for commenting.

    Debby
    HomelessCatCare.blogspot.com

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  5. Love seeing your cats so comfortable!

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  6. Yes, feline spillage. Each of these photos made me smile. When my Jessica was at her plumpest she often chose the smallest bed to sleep in with plenty of spillage. But she always seemed comfy. Holly has taken over my bed and has no interest in stuffing herself into cat-sized beds.

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    1. They seem to be able to fit in any space, don't they? And Holly may decide one day that those cat-beds are just perfect for her. They do that to keep us befuddled. But until then, I'm glad to read that she's making herself at home.

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  7. Awww sweet. You know as long as they are comfy it doesn't matter. Aren't our cats lucky having so many spots to snooze in - warm and dry compared to all the poor cats having to fend for themselves outside.

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    1. I'm glad I can provide that for mine.

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  8. Love the photos! Everyone looks comfortable.

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  9. Your photos are great! Thanks for sharing! I once had a vet who said that cats could fold themselves in half and still be comfortable.

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    1. I think they must have only cartilage, not bone. Like sharks.

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  10. Oh I just love the last photo of Cammie. How cute!!!!

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  11. Wonderful! Thanks for the smile.

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  12. Cute photos! It always amazes me the positions cats will get themselves in. It speaks to Cammie's comfort level that she is so relaxed. What a darling girl!

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  13. Just look at Cammie! She obviously feels comfortable and relaxed enough in her new home to allow herself to stretch out. That bit of extra warmth might have something to do with it too.

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    1. I don't believe she has any doubts about this being her home. She doesn't care for the other cats, but she is comfortable here, and goes everywhere and anywhere.

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  14. Big Rumpy Bump is our king of overhang. No matter where he lays there is a leg or two and a head hanging off into the ether. Miss Fitz is one to be curled tight and Timmy is in between.

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    1. Ha! With a name like Rumpy Bump, I should have guessed he'd be dangling.

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