I hope everyone is having an enjoyable Christmas. Ours here at the Cosy Apartment has been good. We are getting in a lot of naps and other kinds of relaxation. I have a new plan for Neville’s diabetes, and will let readers know more of that once I see some results, one way or another.
In the meantime, let me tell you about this guy. I have noticed something about Hector. When he is presented with food he does not like, he will, after sniffing at it, flick one of his forepaws in the air. It’s much like a dismissive wave of a human’s hand; an indication of disdain at what he has been given. He won’t do it after he has eaten an amount of enjoyable food, even if he leaves some in the bowl. It occurs when he is asked to consume something which does not meet his standards, or when I should know that he is sated, and wants for no more. Then I receive the paw of disdain.
There was a time when this guy was homeless, and eating scraps, you know…
I'm so glad you and the cats had a good Christmas, John. As for Hector...It looks like he never heard the saying, "Beggars can't be choosers." Even though Hector started out living on the street, he sure adjusted to being an indoor cat quickly.ReplyDelete
Hector is now in a position to request something he likes!ReplyDelete
Interesting gesture, Hec!ReplyDelete
Hector sounds like he knows what he wants, and how great that he shows you with his paw gesture. :)ReplyDelete
We look forward to hearing about how your new plan for Neville's diabetes works out.
Miss Pops is like that too.ReplyDelete
I am glad you all had a good Christmas. Hector made me laugh. That is exactly what Flynn used to do if he decided the food wasn't what he wanted. I used to put the boys bowls in front of the fridge and most days had to clean off maybe a tiny amount of food, or if he was making a protest the fridge door would be plastered in it!ReplyDelete
I am smiling at his intelligence. He is really quite the mancat! I enjoyed reading about this. And handsome!ReplyDelete
Ah, however he has become a custom to living The High Life. As well he deserves. He just knows that you are his servant and when you see him make this motion, that it is time for you to serve up a better plate of food.ReplyDelete
Hahaha. Hector's disdain is a measure of how far he's come with you. Now he lives like the "king" he truly is. :-)ReplyDelete
It does not take long for we cats to know what we like and what we don't like ;)ReplyDelete
Oh Hector you have such cute characteristics! I know lately my girls have been very picky. Even my outside cats are picky. Go figure.ReplyDelete
Lol Hector! It certainly doesn't take a kitty long to acclimate to a life of luxury. :)ReplyDelete
Good to see Cosy Apartment has been good. OMD, Hector is a handsome kitty!!ReplyDelete
I like Kea's comment. So true how quickly they forget what life on the street was like! I think the flick of the paw is pretty smart of him! My first smile today. Thank you Hector.ReplyDelete
I'm glad to hear you had a peaceful Christmas--that can be a rarity when you live with multiple cats. :) One of my cats would do a similar thing when the menu displeased him, only he'd scratch at the bowl as if he were covering up something he just left in the litter box!ReplyDelete
You can't get a more explicit "thumbs-down" review than that.