Those of you who have been hanging around the blog for a while know that we are a cat family. You may recall our beloved Mr. Tabbers went to kitty Heaven this fall. Our poor, crushed hearts were only resuscitated in December when we welcomed a new kitten, Scooter, to the clan.
I have to confess it’s a big change. We went from having a blind, 14 pound cat who was 18-years-old to having a frisky, 3 pound kitten who can see.
Besides sleeping on our neck (?), our kitten Scooter is a lot of fun. And, sometimes having her sleep on your neck is fun anyway. Because who wakes up thinking, “Today, a cat will sleep RIGHT HERE on me.”
Raising her right
Just like with kids, I’m trying to provide Scooter with enough love, discipline, and food to make it in the world.
I find that I’m saying a lot of things to the kitten that I used to say to my kids. In fact, the similarity between what I say to the kitten and what I used to say to my babies is almost eerie–as well as hilarious.
Here, for your reading pleasure and general amusement, are the 10 Things You Can Say to a Kitten or a Baby:
1. You are so cute!
2. You are hungry AGAIN?
3. I cannot believe something so BIG came out of someone so LITTLE.
4. Who’s Mama’s girl? Who’s Mama’s girl?
5. Ouch! You bit me!
6. It’s 4 am. Please stop crying.
7. Wow. You can fall asleep anywhere.
8. You are so stinky.
9. I love you sooooo much.
10. Where are you? I can’t find you anywhere. (Kidding. That one only applies to the kitten!)
There you have it, the 10 Things You Can Say to a Kitten or Baby. What did I miss? Is there anything you say to a pet that you also say to the kids? What fur babies do you have?