Jake and Bathsheba

A blog by two cats who used to live in the same house in Northern Virginia. Unfortunately, they are both no longer with us.

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Oh, the Noise!

Weekends should be for relaxing.


But, no, not for Mom and Dad. Yesterday they worked on leaves again and powered up horrible machines, a blower and a shredder. We were peacefully lounging outside when the racket started. Mom was gracious enough to let us escape the noise and nap inside.














And what happens today?

We're just napping in our favorite spots in the house, when Mom gets that toy-sucker-upper monster* out of the closet. We bolted for the back door before she even set up that evil contraption, and Dad mercifully let us out to lounge around on the deck. It's hard for a cat to find any peace around here.


~J&B

(*We believe this expression was coined by Skeezix the Cat. I take great pride in the fact that Mom told me that one of my hockey pucks--a bottlecap, if you will--clogged up the long metal piece of the machine and she had to take it apart and use some wire to dislodge it! ~Bathsheba)






11 Comments:

At Monday, November 20, 2006 1:21:00 AM, Blogger Justin said...

Hey, thanks for checking my blog..I think my cats will agree with you coz my Mom too makes a whole lot of noise cleaning our house...hehe

 
At Monday, November 20, 2006 1:22:00 AM, Blogger Rosie & Cheeto said...

That just goes to show yoo that yoo need to make sure thare are TONS of hockey pucks all arownd the howse so yoo don't half to be arownd the evil toy suckur uppur monstur!

 
At Monday, November 20, 2006 2:19:00 AM, Blogger Skeeeeezix the Cat said...

Just fer the rekerd, the "toy sucker upper masheen" was adopted by me, but not coined by me. Altho I'm not shur hoo ferst coined it.... maybe we'll find owt!

 
At Monday, November 20, 2006 3:57:00 AM, Blogger The Famous Five said...

Selfish - just selfish - don't they realise we need our sleep - hope you meowed & woke them up when they were trying to rest
beans huh!!!!!

 
At Monday, November 20, 2006 7:30:00 AM, Blogger Ariel said...

Hi,
Found your blog while on goggle.I love cat blogs and cats.

 
At Monday, November 20, 2006 6:11:00 PM, Anonymous Karen Jo said...

Man, you kitties just can't get a break. That was a big pile of leaves your beans made. Did you get your hockey puck back after it gave the toy-sucker-upper indigestion?

 
At Tuesday, November 21, 2006 8:25:00 AM, Blogger Eric and Flynn said...

just look at all those leafs.Bet thay are gud furr diving in the middle. Can yoo scat that big pile all ofurr the place again?

 
At Tuesday, November 21, 2006 12:42:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yup, that is EXACTLY what happend at our house this past weekend. And the toy sucker upper masheen is a very very evil thing. I hate it. A lot.

Chase

 
At Tuesday, November 21, 2006 7:54:00 PM, Blogger Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

our Lady wuz workin' too much ta do all that stuff offur the weekend, but she's got Thursday off an so guess what she's lookin' forwerd ta doin'? cleanin' the bafroom, usin' the noisy suckin' macheen, cleanin' the patio an sortin' stuff ta throw away. duz that sound like a good day off ta you? us neither.

 
At Tuesday, November 21, 2006 9:21:00 PM, Blogger Jake and Bathsheba said...

Hi, everybody. Thanks for stopping by.

I did get my hockey puck back, Karen Jo; Mom wouldn't dare throw it out.

Eric and Flynn, we could drown in all those leaves. We just like LITTLE piles, not ones that are five feet high.

Grr, Midnight, and Cocoa, why will your lady be cleaning on Thursday? Doesn't she know it's the Thanksgiving Day holiday?

~Bathsheba

 
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