The Cat’s Agenda

Left to myself, I’d be in bed right now, probably asleep, possibly still reading; teeth cleaned, face creamed, pyjamaed and cosy.

I was working this evening and got home shortly before eleven. Himself was pleased to see me.

 Himself


Himself

I thought he might like to go out. So did he. But when I came in, so did he. He wanted to play. With me. These pictures aren’t from the past hour but they could have been.


Now I love my cat. Anyone who reads this blog knows I love my cat. I am pleased and flattered that a game with me is high on his list of Favourite Things To Do. But an hour of playing? A whole hour, at this time of night?

I threw toys for him to leap at and catch; rolled the tennis ball so he could cover it and kill it; waggled the feather thing; hid the feather thing under the rug; retrieved silver paper from beneath the sofa.

Finally, at midnight he thought he’d go out.

I reckon it was because I had issued an ultimatum: Out, or Bed. He chose out. I told him he has half an hour.

So now I am going to clean my teeth and do all those other things, and hope that when he comes in, he thinks having a sleep is a good idea.

Just who is in charge around here? That’s what I want to know.

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17 thoughts on “The Cat’s Agenda

  1. Should you actually be asking about the hierarchy in your home? We all know what it looks like. Get with the programme woman! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. how delightful! i really love the string theory, and ‘under here’. what a character. ๐Ÿ™‚
     
    looks like i have some posts to catch up on. have been away a bit this weekend. always a delight to see MasterB’s face ๐Ÿ™‚

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