Domestic Protest or Just Housecat?

So, it has once again become hazardous to visit the restroom at Redquarters without being ready for a disgruntled “Mow!”

Yes, Occupy: Toilet Mat has resumed. The ongoing lie-down protest demanding, well, the usual. More sunny spots, fewer trips to the Cat Wash, more ham and tuna, better kibble, more ice in the water bowl, and fewer people insisting that the protest be relocated. Continue reading


All Nipped Out

It’s that time of year. Athena T. Cat has a fresh catnip sock. Forget getting any sort of intelligent conversation out of her.

Is there anything that does to dogs what catnip does to cats?

And no, she doesn’t seem to get the munchies after napping on her ‘nip.

Getting Athena Cat Detailed

I’ve mentioned before that once a month or so, Athena goes to the cat-wash. DadRed has mild dander allergies, and every cat that has passed through RedQuarters has gone to the groomers to get washed monthly.

This is called “a spa visit” or “getting detailed.”

However, one afternoon when I got home from work, I saw this:

Something’s missing.

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