So I walk into the kitchen the other morning, looking for a snack or something - maybe some Party Mix... maybe some Treat Temptations... maybe a dish of cream... whatever might tempt my taste buds at the moment - and I sense something is amiss. At first, I couldn't quite place my paw on it. Everything appeared to be in order but you know how it is.... appearances can be deceiving.
After my snack, I hopped up onto the kitchen table. Thought I make take a little nap and since the daily paper was still lying there, what better place to nap? Of course, had the paper been open with a peep in the process of reading it, well... that would have been a better napping spot. But a folded up newspaper is still a pretty comfy thing.
I was just settling in on the newspaper, doing my three revolutions before curling up into a little ball move, when I stopped mid-turn. I don't know what made me do it but at that very moment, I looked up at the top of the refrigerator and what did my eyes see? Why, there was nosey neighbour cat! He was on my fridge in MY kitchen! I ask you, just what is this world coming to?
Nosey neighbour cat visits quite a bit. Usually we try to keep him on the outside of the house but he knows where all the entrances are. You never know when he might just wander in. It's not like we cats can keep watch of every door all the time. We try but we've got napping and snacking and other important stuff to do. Usually the big doors are closed when there isn't a peep on guard duty but there are a couple of windows that peeps leave open for us during the day. They're way too small for any peeps to use but we cats can go through them easily enough. Even my brother Rushton can fit through them and he's a pretty big boy. And apparently, so can nosey neighbour cat.
My peep says I shouldn't complain 'cause she's pretty sure my sister Tess visits nosey neighbour cat's house a lot. Tess really likes nosey neighbour cat's mom. Darn that cat's mom for being so nice to Tess, making her like her and all. I don't know if Tess has ever gone into his house but she probably would if she could. And remember, my sister Tess has some magical door opening abilities so you never know, maybe she has been inside nosey neighbour cat's house. Double darn that sister of mine for having those magical abilities!
And you know something? This wasn't the first time nosey neighbour cat was caught making himself at home in my house. One day, peep #1 found him sitting downstairs happily munching on a bag of cat food which he had managed to tear open all by himself. When I heard about this, I was appalled. The peep just laughed. She thought it was funny. Peeps have such strange senses of humour, do they not?
Oh my gosh! As God as my witness... as I sit here working on this post... here comes nosey neighbour cat a-trottin' down my driveway. What can I say? I do believe I am speechless.
It just might be time for a little conversation with your nosey neighbor kitty! (or a teachable :)ReplyDelete
Sounds like you have a very busy house hold with all the neighbors just letting themselves in and out. As long as they eventually go out, you are OK. That is too cute. Have a super SundayReplyDelete
That sound like a nosy neighbour cat with an appetite!ReplyDelete
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx
Wow...just found your bloggy via Twitter and spent a whole hour reading posts backwards. Well, not exactly backwards but yoo know what i mean. You are so smart and funny and haf a great family! Will keep visiting...but won't be as obnoxious as your nosy neighbor kitty! Promise!ReplyDelete
How great is that! A whole hour? WONDERFUL! I'm so pleased you enjoyed my blog. You come back any (and every!) time you like. The more the merrier! Yoo-hoo!!! purrsDelete
Well sometimes neighbor cats are real nice and friendly and maybe they just want to be friends with a popular cat blogger!ReplyDelete
Could be... could be... I am kinda famous these days... purrsDelete
OMC! If that happened here, goddess forbid, blood would be shed. The introoder's, ours....The mom shudders at the thought.ReplyDelete
Your neighbour cat is rather bold and rude, yes? At least you all would seem to get along well enough, though!
Gasp! Of all the nerve. Hasn't he learned the rules yet of being a good neighbor - we don't go into other houses unless invited! I'm thinking your neighborhood is pretty kitty friendly!!ReplyDelete
LOL!! We have the same thing happen here. Basil, Amber and Snowie hate it when we get 'Invaded!'ReplyDelete
Just make sure he doesn't get in your bed!
QUICK!!!! Lock up the salmon!!!ReplyDelete
; ) Katie
Your nosey neighbor cat sounds like a very bad guest! How rude that he helped himself to your food. You are lucky he wasn't sleeping on your newspaper!ReplyDelete
* grins * Oh my cat - your post made me laugh!ReplyDelete
Well I think he ehas some nerve. You are more restrained than me because I would have seen him off for sure. Mum thinks he is kind of cute though.. Hugs GJ xxReplyDelete
OMC OMC! I thought this was just the best effur! I bet that nosey neighbor kitty is a nice kitty though..BUT that was really rude not to ask first. (I would wager I would do the same. i am extraordinarily friendly).ReplyDelete
WOW!! That neighbour cat is pretty brazen ;)ReplyDelete
We were amazed at the part where he helped himself to a bag of kibble!!! We were surprised that you guys did not rip it open,heehee
Maybe you should take a trip to his house ;)
Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
Tiger,Treasure and JJ
I say you start locking your doors....or...is it possible that you were dreaming?ReplyDelete
Nope... couldn't have been dreaming. That's him in the picture, sitting up on top of my refrigerator!Delete
Awwwww Nosey Neighbour Cat is very cheeky but me and Charlie think he just wants to be friends! Yay! Take careReplyDelete
Oh noes, I think this kitty is plotting a kingdom take over! Put on your best mean kitty look and sit him straight! (Unless he is really cute, in which case.....)ReplyDelete
There's no way we'd ever let a neighbor cat in here...nosey or not!ReplyDelete
I can comes over and we gets 'em if you wants **sharpens claws**ReplyDelete
OMC! Well, what did you DO to him? I mean, aren't there like a DOZEN of you??? Of course with so many, are your really SURE that kitty doesn't actually LIVE with you? Ha ha ha! He looks pretty happy there.ReplyDelete
Nothing! Peeps get annoyed if we fight. Hmmph! He definitely does NOT live here. He's got a very good home across the street but seems to like hanging out with us, I guess. Although, we don't REALLY get along...Delete
Well isn't that something...I think I might have had a bird if that had happened to me. Good on ya for keeping your composure! (PS: The nosey neighbour is rather good lookin' not that I'm biased or anything...)ReplyDelete
Glad to hear there's no fighting. Use your sounds and gestures rather than tooths and claws. I bet nosey neighbor kitty comes and visits cause you all are so cool and have good stuffs. you should be proud that kitties wanna come visit your place.ReplyDelete
Well, at least it's just a kitteh, not an evil squirrel!ReplyDelete
*sigh* nosy neighbour cat could be Tigger. I have the same problemReplyDelete
Of all the nerve! On top of your refrigerator? Ripping open a bag of cat food? My goodness....this guy's askin' for it! I know we're supposed to be gracious and "any cat in need" open-hearted and stuff but there's a line and that guy's crossing it. I suppose as long as he just visits and doesn't try to TAKE OVER, it could be bearable. You're being VERY patient. VERY.ReplyDelete
Kitty Hugs, Sammy
Oh goodness. The nerve of the neighbor cat! To saunter right in as if the house belonged to HIM. And to even tear open YOUR bag of food. He sure is one cheeky fella!ReplyDelete
Wow, cats going from house to house... that's like having Halloween every day!ReplyDelete
What the heck? What kind of an establishment are your humans running over there?ReplyDelete
It's a cat house! hehehe...Delete
You need to teach nosy neighbor cat a thing or 2! Our neighbor's cat came into our apartment a few times and I must say I really liked his visits. He moved so I don't get visitors anymore.ReplyDelete
The nerve of that neighbor cat! Wow. We'd be appalled too.ReplyDelete
I´m speachless too !ReplyDelete
Nosey neighbour cat just might have a death wish! Let's see there is ONE of him and how many of you!!! :PReplyDelete
the critters in The Cottage xo
P.S. He is a very handsome boy!
a nosey neighbor cat..how intrusive is that!!! I have many around me...but I only make sure they don't hang around my back deck...if they do...I yowl, hiss and growl until they leave or my peeps run them off...but to share a special place INSIDE my home with them...shockingReplyDelete
It does not sound like your peeps or his peeps are helping you out any! I would not like a strange dog or cat in my house, I would be unhappy.ReplyDelete
Yes... my peeps are rather nonchalant about the whole thing, aren't they?Delete
Nerissa, I think you have a not-so-secret admirer! Has he asked you on a date yet? MOL!ReplyDelete