Monday, October 4, 2010

Mancat Monday

This is the picture Mom picked to send in for the Friends of the Shelter calendar.  She never heard back from them, so we don't know if I will be a calendar cat or not.  I'm glad that it's Mancat Monday because, frankly, Sunday sucked.  Not only didn't Mom take a new picture of me, she ignored me all day until she went to work.  She kept talking to someone I couldn't see and even though I tried and tried to get her to play with me, she wouldn't.

Karen Jo:  I'm sorry, Herman.  When I am just chatting on the phone, I am glad to get down on the floor with you and play at the same time, but today I was talking to my aunt and it was very important.

Humpf!  You ate your lunch at the computer and wouldn't share.

Karen Jo:  I tried to share.  I offered you little bites of rib roast several times, but all you wanted to do was to try to lick the roast on my plate.  I let you get away with lots of stuff, but not licking the food on my plate.

Just what is so important that you ignore me for it?

Karen Jo:  I didn't want to tell you before, because it wasn't completely set up yet, but I got everything ironed out now.  I am going to go visit my aunt next week.

You are going to leave me here all alone?!

Karen Jo:  Yes, I am.  A friend of mine is going to come visit you every day to feed you and water you and scoop your poop.

How long are you going to be gone?

Karen Jo:  A week.

Cripes!  That's like forever!  How can you do this to me?

Karen Jo:  My aunt has been wanting me to come visit since last spring.  I couldn't go then because you were so sick.  I couldn't go this summer because we couldn't get a good time when we were both free of other commitments. My aunt is very dear to me and I really need to go see her.

So you were ignoring me in favor of making plans to desert me.  I knew that Sunday sucked but I didn't realize how much until just now.


Summer at said...

I don't blame you for being disgruntled, Herman! That sounds like it was just the worst Sunday ever!

The Florida Furkids said...

Oh no....we hate when our Mom leaves us. On the other paw, you can probably get your kitty sitter to give you loads of extra attention and treats!

The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

The Island Cats said...

Aw, poor Herman! We're sorry your mom is leaving you...we hope that friend of hers brings you some good treats to eat!!

Maggie May said...

Poor Herman! So sorry you are going to be abandoned. Don't worry, she'll be back before you know it!

Angel Simba said...

You do look a little concerned at the news, Herman. No point in worrying about it ahead of time, and when the week comes, it will actually be over faster than you realize. My folks once left me for over 3 weeks, and that went on a bit too long. By the end of the time I had pretty much given up hope of ever seeing them again. But a week is easier.

Mom and I hope your Mom has a good trip.

Kea said...

Herman, we're sorry your mom is leaving for a week, but there are a couple of bright sides to this.

1. Your sitter might spoil you with lots of extra goodies!

2. Your mom might be so wracked with guilt that when she comes back she really jumps through hoops to make it up to you. If we were in your paws, we'd use the week to plan what you want from her! Think new toys, treats, etc!

SASS....Sammy Andy Shelly Sierra said...

What a bummer that your mom is going away for a week. You could come and stay with us while she's gone....our mama would spoil you!!!!


Gemini and Ichiro said...

OH dear Herman! I think a house trashing party is in order...

Brian said...

Oh poor Herman, I hate it too when things like that happen.

Angel, Kirby and Max said...

Herman, this is your first time alone. We will come and play

The Devil Dog said...

Dear Herman, this is something your mom needs to do. She already feels guilty enough as it is, I don't think you should lay any more on her. Maybe.


Have a nice time with your aunt, Karen Jo.

Anonymous said...

Poor Herman! We are sad to hear that your mommy is leaving you for a week, but ya know what??? That lady friend will play with you (try to get her to give you treats, LOTS) and a week will be up before you know it! You can always come hang at our pad.

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...

I would demand LOTS of pressies!

PeeEssWoo: AND getting to likhk more food!

Angel Ginger Jasper said...

Ahh no wonder you are miffed.. I should sulk a while.. Hugs GJ x

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

We don't like it when the Beans desert us either. Don't worry though, you should be able to wrap the sitter round your little claw.

Katnip Lounge said...

Oh Herman...we feel for you and we hope you don't pine or get sick while your Mom is gone. Feel free to teleport over and we'll keep you company!
Remember, you should be able to milk this for a looong time...think of all the steak & sour cream!


That is a fabulous picture and we hope that the Friends of the Shelter use it in their calender.

Oh dear, we are sorry your Mom is going away for a whole week. How about we all come over for a house trashing party?