Friday, March 28, 2008

Fundamental Friday

I can see snow outside, so Junior, you didn't win the When When contest.

I have recently discovered "The Cat's Bill of Rights." I know you'll want to see it, so here it is:

I am the cat, and I have certain inalienable rights:
  • I have the right to walk over your face anytime I wish, day or night.
  • I have the right to observe and comment on any and all bathroom behavior. Further, I have the right to be highly offended by any closed door.
  • I have the right to smell your shoes to determine if you have been fraternizing or cavorting or frolicking with any highly questionable animals.
  • I have the right to assist in any food preparation, cooking, cleaning or eating event that may occur in the home.
  • I have the right to wake you at three in the morning if I find my food dish not to my satisfaction.
  • I have the right to tip over any water container I deem unsuitable for consumption.
  • I have the right to curse at squirrels and birds that may dare to pass my windows.
  • I have the right to inspect any grocery items that come into the home. Further, I have the right to inhabit any paper bag or cardboard box that you bring home for as long as I wish.
  • I have the right to nap at any time and place I darn well please, without the distraction of being called or moved just because you want to sit down, wash your hands or use your computer keyboard.
  • I have the right to sleep on top of any appliance that is warm.
  • I have the right to assist in any changing of bed linens and to chase the phantom creatures that hide beneath the sheets.
  • I have the right to look aloof when scolded for mistaking your toes for one of those pesky phantom creatures that hide beneath the sheets.
  • I have the right to kill paper-towel rolls that otherwise might sneak up on you at night.
  • I have the right to your complete attention anytime you sit down to read or work.
  • And finally, I have the right to be loved petted, pampered and entertained, for, as you know, the best things in life ... Purr.
  • And should you err in your ways, I will graciously forgive. After all, you are only human, but I love you anyway.
By: Michael Ruemmler


Toffee K. Ripple Fuzzypants & Feline American Angels said...

AMEN, sister! That's what I'M talkin' 'bout!

DK & The Fluffies said...


Motor Home Cats said...

That is great - we have been doing those all along - it is nice to know it is nice to know our rights are protected.

Tiki, Tavi, Cody and Camie

Karen Jo said...

I like the Cat Bill of Rights. It sounds very just to me.

Dragonheart, Merlin, Devi, and Chloe said...

That is a great bill of rights!

Leslie said...

We love it!

Parker said...

That's right, I'm going to make Mommy post this on the fridge!

Poppy Q said...

Ohhhhhhhhhh ohhhhhhhhhhh that is a lot of snow. I don't think I am going to win.

great rules to live by.

Have a great weekend ladies.

Poppy Q

Madness, Trouble, Squish and Milkbone said...

LOL. Madness definately believes in #2. She absolutely refuses to let me go to the bathroom alone.

Mickey's Musings said...

I like the Cat bill of rights !!!!
We are getting that snow too! :o
Purrs Mickey

jenianddean said...

I love it!! Number 11 is my favorite one!

Sorry about more snow...ugh!
-Jasper McKitten-Cat

The Furry Kids said...

We got more snow last night. :( When will it end???

We definitely agree to the bill of rights. Do we need to sign it or something?


Tybalt said...

Purrfect! Where do I sign? =^_^=

Angel Junior, Orion and Sammy said...

Bummer!!!!!! I was so hoping to win a contest. I guess I could have shared the prizes with the visitor in my home...had I won. Ah well, I will just have to send Meowm to the store instead.

PB 'n J said...

That's still a lot of snow, and my guess is for Monday - it's not looking good (I'll be purring for a heatwave!).


Monty Q. Kat said...

Erm...wasn't it a lot...'less snowy' yesterday?

Lux said...

I want to sign this bill of rights also - although I may need to add a few items to it. ;-)

Pet's are 4 Life said...

oooh, looks like it snowed again!
It snowed this morning here but it melted by noon. :)

Karen said...

I hear you got like 6 inches of snow today. Hopefully it was the last spring snow storm this year

Lisa said...

MORE Snow? Bwahahahahahahahaha!

Zippy, Sadie, Speedy and M'Gee said...

We see yoo got more snow...

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Marley, and Laz) said...

Mouse-droppings-right!!! We got rights!

Black Cat said...

Hehehehe, great Bill of Rights:) xxx

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Marley, and Laz) said...

6 paws up here on the Cat Bill of Rights...

Skeeter, LC, and Ayla