Saturday, 22 August 2015

Standoff!

It's Six Word Saturday time!








A stray cat took up residence!

Don't know why it chose me

Let me tell you what happened...


It knocked on my door the other day. He/she/it didn’t actually knock on it of course; it kind of scratched at it. Anyway, being the idiot I’m oft-told I am, I let the blessed thing in. I have to say, it looked beautiful; nay, splendid. It appeared well cared for with plump chops, a bushy tail and a gleaming black fur coat.

I said ‘Hey stray, you can stay, just so long as you don’t spray!’  (I didn’t really- I just had a poetic moment!)

Sadly, my mutts Fuzzybut and Scruff didn’t share my enthusiasm. They stood with their backs arched, and hissed and spat at my visitor.

Now I detest any form of racism, and to see my two pure white kitty-cats  being so mean our jet black guest was concerning to say the least. So I put them in separate rooms until I decided what I should do. However, I felt a little guilty as I seemed to be unintentionally performing an act of apartheid.

Thankfully a few hours later a neighbour from one of the apartments below called on me asking if I’d seen her shadow. I said I hadn’t been outside in the dark that evening, so I couldn’t have! Then she giggled and said ‘No silly, (bloody cheek!) I mean Shadow, have you seen my pussy? Then realising what she meant, and resisting the temptation to comment on her inadvertent double-entendre about pet names and body parts, I invited her inside to collect her cat.

I’m not sure whether Fuzz and Scruff, or Shadow was most pleased to be torn asunder from the other!










7 comments:

  1. not a cat person, so when a stray cat enters my yard i say to it

    "this is not your yard LEAVE"

    much love...

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  2. Probably just as well that your stray was reclaimed!

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  3. Too bad the owner claimed it. Black cats are delicious, and far more tender than whites, provided (of course) that they're properly grilled.

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  4. I think this is an 'all's well that ends well?' :)

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