You will never believe what happened to me this weekend friends. It all started Thursday night when a stranger came over to the house. I thought all the talk about hoping I'd "Come Out" for the stranger, and my parents showing him where my food was odd.
I did get some extra treats out of the episode, so I was fine with it.
Then Friday morning, out came these fun zippered boxes with wheels. They had new smells, and I had a great time playing in them. Dad noticed how much fun I was having, and started adding his clothes in it. It was fun.
I was pretty tired by the time Dad wheeled them away. Then Mom and Dad snuggled me close and told me they were just gonna visit Dad's parents because they were celebrating 50 years of marriage, or something like that. They said I would hardly notice they were gone, because they would be back real soon.
You know what friends? It was a total lie. I absolutely knew they were gone! Two whole days, and nights!! And the stranger? He showed up to "Check on Me" and feed me.
Who does that? Who abandons their ample-sized kitten for two days and nights? Trusting a stranger to care for their furchild... sure Dad says he is his best pal, but he isn't mine.
Now I'm torn - do I love up on my parents so they never leave again, or do I nibble like I've never nibbled before? No one better be leaving this house again.
OMC How Rude are they to abandon you!! I think they definitely deserve some ignoring!ReplyDelete
we think it is best to make sure the food dish is full and then.... IGNORE them until treats are brought out and sufficient begging has been doneReplyDelete
I hate is when that happens Quill. If I were you I would play hard to get!ReplyDelete
You're asking the wrong cat Quill my pal. I am always horrified when we get abandoned and I pout and stuff...but then the strangers come by or even *whispers* move in. Whoa. But you know what? I love all people...and the strangers seem to play with me more and fuss over me. But when mom and dad return, I fully intend to punish them. Yes, I will turn my back and ignore them...and that lasts for about...oh...a nanosecond. I just can't do it. I run and purr and forgive instantly. It's who I am.ReplyDelete
We can't help it. As soon as Mom Paula comes home and pulls out the treats, we're putty in her hands.ReplyDelete
We don't understand this abandon thing. Why would the humans want to leave us??ReplyDelete
Play the guilt card, Quill! Hide under the bed and refuse to come out, even to eat. And when you do come out, give them the back of disrespect. That will make them feel really bad they went away.ReplyDelete
My thoughts: Give your humans LOVE, purring, snuggLz and lots of head butting. They will REsolv to never. leave. u. again. EVER! this approach has served me well for 14 years and counting . . .ReplyDelete
Make 'em feel guilty! Show them yer sad face and meow so pitifully. Hide under furniture every time ya thinks about it :)ReplyDelete
Aww, poor baby! Well, we say give them the back of disrespect for a little while, then jump on them and love on them so they know never to leave you again!ReplyDelete
Hi Quill! Charlotte here. You think you are hard done by when your parents left for 2 days. My mom left me here on Saturday and hasn't shown up since. She only called on the phone!!!! SS says she will be gone for 3 months. Imagine that, would you?ReplyDelete
Sharpen your teeth and claws for their return Quill. Let them get away with this kind of behaviour once and they'll be deliquent before you know it.ReplyDelete
Quill, how awful! Peeing in their suitcases might help, if you ever see them getting ready to leave again.ReplyDelete
Our dad checked on his friend's cat Pusscat for a week a few weeks ago. Do you want to know what Pusscat did for revenge? She peed on her mum and dad's wedding photo... just in case you wanted a fall back plan if it happens again...ReplyDelete
That is a terrible thing to do to an ample sized kitten. Hope that stranger gave that kitten ton of treats. Just don't speak to that Mom and Dad when they get home. They were very norty.ReplyDelete
Quill, it depends on what kind of cat you want to become catacter wise. Do you want to be understanding or do you want to get revenge?ReplyDelete
I don't think it is a good idea to let them get away with this rudeness. You gotta be assertive and put your paw down. Or maybe ask for some kind of reparation like being allowed to crawl on the window screens.
Dont you just hate it when they do that. I bet you got lots of loving when they got back and they did go for a good cause. Hugs GJ xxReplyDelete
So many ways you could handle this. First, showing the back of disrespect when your pawrents return. Second, peeing or pooping on the bed pillows. Third, showering them with purrs and head butts when they return. Elizabeth is right - do you want to be understanding, or do you want revenge? DEFINITELY crawl on the window screens while they are gone! We vote for revenge!ReplyDelete
Quill, to answer your questions--YES!!ReplyDelete
Quill (and Meg!) I wanted to come by and say THANK YOU for the nice birthday wishes! And thank you for all the pawsitivity and purrs you send out to the world. xxx curatorReplyDelete
My Buddie Quill(ster),ReplyDelete
I dunno what that means that they left you. It sounds horrible and I canna only hope that That Woman never, ever, never gets any same such ideas. I agree that you should nibble whatever you wantz (cept the letrical stuffs-no need for free curly hairs) and make double sure you clear off all flat surfaces of any types of stuff you don'tz like. Obviously since you will live there MORE times than they do that means you haz dibbs.
Oh Quill, another rite of passage. Not one of the happy ones. When the 'rents return, they must be punished, but then forgive them.ReplyDelete
When our Humans first started deserting us we used to ignore them when they got back. It didn't make any difference though so now we just say welcome back and pretend they never went away.ReplyDelete
NIBBLE!!! Better yet...CHOMP!ReplyDelete
Quite a dilema Quill. Our mom leaves us twice a year for a couple-three weeks. We used to hide from the people who "check" on use but, as Cory noticed, they really seem to like playing with us and we've come to like them and the little vaca from mom. We do punish her for about a half hour when she gets back and then glue ourselve to her for about 2 days. Hard to stay mad!ReplyDelete
Lizzie & 3 kitties
I hope they bring you home gifties..ReplyDelete
Did they at least bring you gifts? Sometimes they do that when they feel guilty. Yes that means humans do that to other kitties too. Sigh.ReplyDelete