Holiday Busy-ness!

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No time to think!

There have been back-to-back birthdays to prepare for, (including her own this week)- Critters to teach, referee, and entertain, hubby not feeling well, Psycho Sheba (cat) next door trying to take over our house, Christmas gifts to make (and wrap)- baking, planning, and cleaning.

Then there’s Sushi and cute little me. The schedule has changed, routine has changed, and everything else on earth has changed. No wonder the Can Opener rarely takes time to play with me!

I know you’re busy, Human. But it’s raining and I’m BORED! There’s not even a Christmas tree to knock over!

BUT she did yesterday! She knows I love paper bags, and sparkly, shiny things and ribbons and bows and GOLF BALLS – and BOXES!

I had so much fun- I was sure that when I kicked the golfball to her on her yoga mat today as she was getting ready for her workout- (not yoga)- that she was going to tell me she couldn’t play with me yet. But she DIDN’T!

Psycho Sheba gets locked out of her house and then pushes her way in our door and hunts for our treats!
This is how I feel when the Critters are here all day.

And right when I start to think she has forgotten to take care of herself, she starts to work out. Great. I’d rather play. But she tells me that she can’t afford to not work out with all the stress in her life and I try my best to give her the look to make her feel guilty….

And that reminds me of how special she makes me feel and how lucky I am not to be a stray anymore.

Maybe I’ll stop making her feel guilty… for now.

She gets mad at our human when she’s not allowed to eat our treats and growls and hisses at her- then gets escorted out.
The Can Opener has been playing games with the tiny Critter too.

Sometimes I think our Human is so busy taking care of everyone else that she forgets to take care of herself too.

Then I remember the new bed she bought me that I still haven’t used. Because I like hers best.

4 thoughts on “Holiday Busy-ness!

    1. Thank you! Sushi loves hers- (when she wants to go in the bedroom and be left alone with no one to try to play with her or pick her up)- the rest of the time she stays on the Can Opener’s lap- or right by her on the couch.

      I’m not using mine yet. I have to wait until she starts to think I don’t like it and decide what to do with it. Then I’ll all of a sudden be in it every chance I get. That’s the way it works! MOL!

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    1. Oh yes- she’s always telling us that we both have an uncanny way of knowing when things are starting to get to her too much- then either Sushi comes and plants herself in the Can Opener’s lap and starts purring, or I come attack her toes to make her play!!

      I haven’t figured out yet why she always yelps when I do that. That’s not part of the game!

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