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Critterpated

Okay, so I love the Tiny One. My Bad.

So she stole my heart. Deal with it.

Okay, I never imagined I would ever say this about a tiny little grabby-pawed tornado, but this one surprised me. She’s different. It’s like one day she realized that I really am a living, breathing kitty with feelings and she started trying to not scare me, and then she wanted to start feeding me treats, and all of a sudden, I have a tiny human best friend.

So, now, I always (carefully) come out to say hello when I hear her tiny little voice in the mornings, and she always rushes over to pet me and give me treats. (I knew this little thing could come in handy one day)! So now, I stay near her -(when the Can Opener is close-by, just in case she gets a little TOO happy, and loud and friendly and starts chasing me again).

So the last time she was here, I waited until the human was going to help her practice writing and learning new things, and then I made sure to let them know they had my approval, by rubbing my scent all over her workbook. This also served the purpose of letting them both know I wanted to play. You know, to break up the monotony of all that tedious learning stuff that kids don’t want to do because they want to play. You’re welcome, human. I call it helping her learn…(how to please the cat).

Knowing the difference between ‘real’ and ‘pretend’ situations
Helping her learn to use the computer and work on her math lessons.
Knowing what does or doesn’t belong together
Watercolor / making new colors

Best of all, she’s also learning how to take care of kitties and learning to read our body language. She’s actually getting pretty good at it- I think Sushi and I are pretty good teachers (but we let the human take the credit)…okay. I guess Abby and Serafina get credit too, since they are here kitties when she’s home. Not bad for a little Critter.


Critter Chases Mouse…

photo by Olenka-Sergie (Pexels)

My post is late today, because I had to babysit the Can Opener yesterday. Instead of typing my post for me like a good little human, she had a bad headache and couldn’t look at the computer without complaining that it made her headace worse. WHINE, WHINE, WHINE!

I just nipped her hand. Not too hard, though – she opens the cans.

Too happy from her birthday celebration, the Can Opener stayed up really late the night before last, and spent all day resting yesterday (even though she had a headache). So since last night, when I normally have her type for me, she wouldn’t do it- the little brat.

Yesterday, the tiny Critter was here and the Can Opener worked with her on her school work at abcmouse.com. Well, when I heard the word ‘mouse,’ I got excited and kept eagerly waiting for her to catch the mouse for me.

But not only did she not catch a mouse, she wasn’t even trying!! And not only that, but the only ‘mouse’ I saw I couldn’t have gotten my paws on anyway! What a disappointment!

Here- see for yourself!

I think I’ll just go back to hunting my own mice.