Sunday, December 14, 2008

Sometimes it's really cool fun being a human.

The Scene.

My cousin, her husband and their two small people's house.

The Characters.

My cousin's husband (MCH) and one of their cats, Angus ( the mental one whose been on Prozac due to trying to lick all his fur off).

The Dialogue.

Angus: Meow! Meooooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwwww!

MCH: Go away!

Angus: Meowwwwwwwwwww. Reowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!

MCH: You've been fed, stop being so needy, please go away!

Angus: Meow, meow, meow.



Stand off.

A few minutes later.

MCH leans forward, put his hands up so Angus can see them. Wiggles his thumbs in circles.

MCH: Hey look Angus! Opposable thumbs.

MCH: Na ni na ni na naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. I've got opposable thumbs, you haven't. Heh! Observe.

MCH picks up remote, changes channel. Sits back in chair, very pleased with himself.

Cat skulks from room.

Humans: 1
Felines: 0


Holemaster said...

I know what you mean, after watching my friend's dog for five minutes trying to open a bottle of wine, I said "ah here, I'll do it". He's better at burying bones though.

laughykate said...


I once did a story once about dog Prozac and I asked the woman if there was any chance if dogs would get addicted to it. She said, 'No, they don't have opposable thumbs.'

She had a point.

Anonymous said...

Hurrah for the humans!

I once heard the saying "Dogs have owners, cats have staff," and it's so true.

They're so full of themselves that even a small victory like MCH's makes you feel good.

laughykate said...

It was quite glorious to observe, Tinman.

Medbh said...

Cats really aren't impressed by us, I don't think.
No one throws the stink eye like a cat.

laughykate said...

You're so right.

but speaking of humans who aren't impressed with cute animals, have you seen

I think the white tiger post is my favourite, kanagroo and moose made me chuckle as well.