A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Monday, September 13, 2021

Beans on the Job

 

During our second night in Sun Valley there was a lot of commotion going on at 2 a.m.  I turned on the light.  Beans was after a mouse.  “Get it Beans!  Get the mouse!”  She chased it about until the mouse got somewhere she couldn’t get to.  Usual procedure.  I went back the bed.  An hour later the game was on again.  This time I was able to whack it with my hiking stick.  She never intentionally kills anything.  She just wants to play with and torment whatever she catches.  I tossed it outside and went back to bed.

Geez Dad, why’d you do that?  Now it won’t play with me.


The next morning I gave her a new fresh catnip banana as a reward.


Afterwards she fell asleep.  A busy night.


How can she sleep with her face buried in like that?


Update:  Picked up the battery for the Honda 90 yesterday.  Nice to have it back running again.



4 comments:

  1. When we lived way out in the country my son left the door open and a mouse came inside. Our cat saw it and hightailed it in the other direction. She was a scaredy-cat.

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    1. Oh that poor cat; I feel sorry for it, but I did laugh reading that.

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  2. Living in such a small space, you need to keep the varmints to a low population...silly cat, of course, playing at night is her preference!

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