Badtux the Snarky Penguin

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Friday, March 09, 2007

Friday Guest Cat Blogging

Mencken and The Mighty Fang went on strike this week. I pulled out my camera and tried to take a picture of Mencken on top of the kitchen cabinets, but a) he started running like a scalded cat to get away from my evil camera, and b) I forgot to put a memory card into the camera before I started trying to get cat pictures, so the camera just started flashing its lights at me anyhow. Once I found a memory card and inserted it, Mencken was gone. I don't know where, but gone. And The Mighty Fang had seen fit to abscond also, leaving me standing in the middle of my apartment with a camera but no cats to photograph. Maybe they didn't like getting poked with needles at the kitty doctor and are punishing me. Hmm.

So instead, I have a guest cat, Fred The Cat, the cat that owns Pissed Off Patricia. Fred is a very wise and dignified cat. Read Fred's comparison of conditions for veterans at Walter Reed with the conditions for cats at Little Feet Veterinary Hospital. Sadly, it appears that cats get better care than wounded veterans... what does that say about our national priorities?

Of course, I'm sure Fred, Fang, and Mencken would all agree that cats are better than people thus it is only right that cats should get better medical care. But they're cats. They have brains the size of walnuts. People are supposed to be smarter than that -- but apparently aren't. Alas.

-- Badtux the Cat-owned Penguin

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Posted by: BadTux / 3/09/2007 12:03:00 PM  


Hey, I thought that cat looked familiar. What'd he do? Come over for a visit?
# posted by oldwhitelady : 9/3/07 9:39 PM  

Fred the Cat asked me to convey his gratitude for allowing him to guest blog at your site. He also asked me to tell you that he believes his brain to be about the size of a walnut, but that doesn't mean he's nuts in the head. :)
# posted by pissed off patricia : 10/3/07 4:53 AM  

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