Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Josie Enjoys a Chuckle

Josie is a fairly good-humoured cat. When she wants attention, she is not obnoxious about seeking it, and when she doesn’t want it foisted upon her, she is not grumpy in her protests. She can be insistent when demanding her soft-meal foods, but that is just feline impatience. She is pleasant-tempered but not noted for her joking demeanour, nor for her appreciation of irony.

Once in a while, however, My Chubs surprises me, whether it is her intention or not. This weekend, I was doing the laundry. I had washed and dried clothes, and had folded them at the dining table, which is the largest flat, clean surface fit for the task. Next, I wanted to change the sheets on the bed. Josie was lying there, no doubt very comfortably. She complained at her forced eviction, but she had been removed from places of rest before, so she told me how unfair the process was, waddled down the steps to the floor and away from the bedroom. I changed the sheets, then I returned to finishing with the towels I had left on the dining table.

Josie had found another comfortable spot: a freshly laundered bath-towel, now covered with her easily-shed fur. Oh, she removed herself readily enough from there; her point had been made. I think I saw a smirk on that little alien cat-face as she settled herself on a chair cushion instead. Very droll, my Chubs, very droll.

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  1. Oh, she sure knows how to communicate with you!

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  2. Oh, well done, Josie! You definitely made your point. :-)

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  3. High paws two ewe Josie..... !!!! that will teech yur dad ta make ya move frum a nappin spot....next time...furz on hiz good werk trouserz he has laid out for de day ♥♥♥

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  4. Never underestimate a cat!! MOL

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  5. Cats do have a sense of humor. Good job Josie. Hope all of you have a great day.

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  6. Josie, you make me laugh! From Eileen and Jessica

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    1. She looks so innocent in the photograph, doesn't she?

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  7. Hahaha that made us smile too. We are engrossed in our very own couch wars at the moment. Miss Pops sat for 6 hours last night at my feet, meowing at me the whole time wanting me to move my seat (that I have sat in for 2 years). As soon as I go to the bathroom she climbs up and pretends to sleep. Little minx.

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    1. It's marvellous how they can change the habits of a lifetime in a day.

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  8. I think makers of laundry detergent must mix a special cat attractant in with their usual scents. Nothing but nothing attracts cats like a load of freshly done laundry.

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  9. Josie you do know how to get your point across. MOL

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