Sunday, May 15, 2011

Bad Mom

 Here I am in the stroller, all ready to go to the vet's.  Mom has been really bad.  She hasn't blogged or visited in nearly a week.

Karen Jo:  I know.  I have been really busy and/or tired.  I will try to do much better.

I didn't go to the vet's on Tuesday after all.

Karen Jo:  It was beautiful Tuesday morning and I went for my mammogram (all normal) and walked home and enjoyed it very much.  By the time I fixed and ate lunch, the wind had blown in some clouds and it got really nasty.  I did manage to get to the vet's to pick up your medicine and weigh the stroller, but I didn't enjoy it at all. Thursday was pretty nice, though.

Off I went to the vet's on Thursday afternoon.  I didn't enjoy it at all.  I meowed all the way there and all the way home.  I even tapped at the little window in the back with my paw to let Mom know that I wanted out of that contraption.

Karen Jo:  I didn't much enjoy the results.  You actually gained a pound.  On the way home Tuesday, I picked up a new bag of healthy kitten kibble, confidant that you had lost weight and you had actually gained.  I found it hard to believe.  You are more active and jumping up on things again, which you weren't doing when you first gained the extra two pounds.  I, and two of my friends, who also live with cats, think that you have converted some of the fat to muscle, which explains the gain, yet improved jumping ability.  You get to keep the kitten kibble, but I am changing your other kibble to healthier versions, as you run out of what you have now.  We will see what that does.

That healthy kitten kibble doesn't taste as good as the Kitten Chow.

Emma:  I agree.  We aren't eating as much of the new stuff.

Karen Jo:  It's Now kitten kibble and it has no grains or gluten in it, so it's better for you.  I think it's a good thing that you aren't eating as much of it.  I am going to see it Now makes a kibble for overweight kitties and use that to replace your other dry food.  You get to keep the Green Pea and Duck, though.

Big deal.  Neither one of us eats much of the Green Pea and Duck. What if we don't like the food for overweight kitties?

Karen Jo:  Then you won't eat much of it and maybe you will lose those pounds.  If you do eat it, it's better for you than what you are eating now, so maybe you will lose weight.  We all win, either way.

That doesn't sound like much of a win to me.

Emma:  Not to me, either.  I don't have to lose weight.  Why do I have to suffer because Herman is a fatty?

Karen Jo:  Because there is no place I could feed you that Herman couldn't get to, except the high window sill and I can't see the food staying there without getting knocked off and making a mess.  I guess I should monitor your weight as well, to make sure that you don't start losing weight.

Can't we keep the Fancy Feast Filet Mignon dry food?  You said that it doesn't have much bad stuff in it.

Karen Jo:  No.  I want the weight to come off.  After you lose the three pounds that you need to lose, maybe you can have it back.

You are not only a bad blogger, you are getting mean.

Emma:  I am enjoying the view of the bird feeder from the big pillow on the table in the living room.  This has become my favorite place in the early afternoon.  Lots of birds show up just after Mom puts out new food and water.  I even nap up here.  We have been getting a little fresh air through the windows, but not much.

Karen Jo:  I am sad about that, too.  I also want the windows open, but it is just too cold still.


Summer at said...

You can send some of those extra pounds over here! My human keeps nagging me about being too thin!

Brian said...

Don't you just hate it when that "diet" word comes up?!?! Y'all have a great Sunday!

Admiral Hestorb said...

Boy, I could use being a fatty too. herman, send me some of those fuds. Emma..I laffed at your comment.

The Island Cats said...

Oh Herman, your mom is only looking out for your best interest. But we agree, not being able to eat the tasty stuff is no fun.

Angel Ginger Jasper said...

Your mum is just looking out for you sweet one, I could use some of your weight though as I am the other way and not heavy enough at the moment. Hugs GJ xx

Jacqueline said...

Diets are never fun; our Mommy has been trying to feed us less lately too and we don't like it!!...Happy Sunday and have a fun week ahead, wonderful friends...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

meowmeowmans said...

Sorry to hear you guys have to eat the diet food ... we have it here, too. We've pretty much gotten used to it, but it is not as tasty as our old food. :(

we hope you all have a great Sunday!

Sammy and Moosey

Anonymous said...

Herman your mom really is a good mom and cares about your health. Eat what you need to and lose those pounds so you can get back that yummy food soon. Get some extra activity in and maybe those pounds will come off quick as a flash. We wish you great, fast success. Hugs and nose kisses

The Florida Furkids said...

Tamir shudders when he hears the "d" word. We Birman girls are tiny and can eat all we want.

The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

Katnip Lounge said...

Herman, we agree that you may be more muscular now. You were a pretty sick kitty for a while, and your body may have atrophied in fitness. However, getting grain free food is so much better for your tummy, and we all slimmed down on grain free food. You just keep playing with Emma to work off you suppers!

Gemini and Ichiro said...

The woman worries about Gemini too and she gained weight. Some cats hide it well..

Athena said...

I bet you gained muscle. You are so much more active now.


Herman and Emma
Your Mom just loves you so much she wants you to be healthy.

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Abby Ping Jinx Boo Gracie

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Marley, and Laz) said...

Well, I dont know very much about all those foods and stuff, but I did wanna say that I often get my meals on a high windowsill, and I havent knocked any off yet...