Karen Jo: Oh, yes I did, Herman. Remember those four balls you batted around last night? You were too busy grooming yourself to notice when I dropped them on the floor last night.
Three balls, Mom. I only played with three balls. One was purple with pink spots. What kind of toy is that for a mancat?
Karen Jo: They came in a package all together, Herman. To get the white, red and blue balls I had to get the purple one, too. Besides I noticed that you played with the purple one while I was at work.
Well, it's boring here without you. I had to do something besides sleep. You didn't bring me anything tonight.
Karen Jo: Remember that red spot that you chased all around tonight after you had your dinner? I brought that home.
You mean you are responsible for the invasion of the red bug? Grrrr! I can see it, but I can't smell it or catch it or even bite it. I finally gave up trying.
Karen Jo: But you sure had fun trying. I haven't seen you play that long with anything before.
I had fun with foods today, too. Before Mom even changed her furs this morning she went to the room with the slick floor and got a BIG piece of meat out of the cold box. It smelled so yummy that I jumped up and tried to lick it, but Mom caught me and put me back on the floor. Then she put it into a silver thing and put it all in another box that got hot. Pretty soon the whole room smelled really good. After a long time, she took the silver thing out of the hot box and put the meat on a wooden thing. It smelled so good that I jumped up and tried to lick it again, but Mom caught me again and put me back on the floor. Then she cut a piece off of it and put it on one of her food dishes and I tried once more to lick it, but she is too fast for me. Then she cut up a piece and put it on one of my food dishes and put it on the floor for me. I ate one piece and walked away. Then I meowed and meowed and meowed for my chick-hen. She got out my chick-hen and put that on my food dish, too. I ate some chick-hen, but that other stuff was yucky.
Karen Jo: Right, Herman. That was roast beef I gave you first. If you thought it was so yucky, why was it mostly gone when I got back from work?
I got hungry and I have to eat something.
Karen Jo: Like you didn't have Stinky Goodness and crunchies out the whole time.
I ate most of my Stinky Goodness, too.
Karen Jo: I think you just found a way to get roast beef and chicken, too.