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Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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... My wife calls her Tiny, because she is. I call her The Terror. ...

Image © 2011, Karla Dorman

How can I stay mad at her?

All she has to do is look at me with those liquid eyes of innocence.  "Who?  ME??"

Or purr.  That gets me every time.

I'm talking about my cat.  Six pounds of long orange fur on four paws.  My wife calls her Tiny, because she is.  I call her The Terror.

Nothing is safe from her inquisitive claws.  No letter, no toilet paper on the roll, no paper sack, no box.

She has to shred them.

Have had to hide the mail, or else.  She hasn't figured out how to get into the locking metal filing cabinet we had to buy.

Yet.

She knows the mail goes in there.  She just can't figure out how to get into it.

Haven't put out any magazines in a while:  they were fair fame to her.

Books?  Ensconced in the new bookshelves with glass doors that open and shut.  

Oh, the temptation.  She sits in front of them, meowing.  She can't get to them any more and it's driving her crazy.

Last year, we were two months behind on the mortgage payment, thanks to The Terror.  The bank was understanding.  I don't think I would have been.

"Sure, Mr. Henderson.  I've heard of blaming the dog, but a CAT?!?"

How many times I've threatened to have her declawed, but my wife says that's cruel.

Well, this morning, when I got up ... there was The Terror, sitting in the middle of a mess.  Toilet paper everywhere.

Stone.  Cold.  BUSTED.  When I started to yell at her, tell her "NO!!,"  she gave me The Look.

When I sat down to contemplate the mess, she had the audacity to jump up in my lap and dissolve into purrs.

Rolling on her back, wanting her tummy scratched.

And there I was:  shaking my head, patting her, telling her what a GOOD KITTY she is.

At least she hasn't gotten into the garbage can.  Or discovered where we keep her food and treats.

Yet.

© 2011, Karla Dorman (9/29)


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Reviewed by Jon Willey 10/5/2011
Karla, your story is literally the cat's meow -- pets were meant to be spoiled -- it is how they were fashioned -- to grab our love and pull us into their spell - I bid you love and peace my dear friend --Jon Michael
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 10/4/2011
Great cat story and I am happy to see a change of pace from you. I have a cat named Miss Kizzabella, the glamor cat and she is great company.
Well done Karla
peace, Carole~
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 10/1/2011
KARLA ...

WHAT DOES A 400 POUND CANARY SAY ?
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?
?
'HERE KITTY, KITTY, KITTY!"

MEOW?
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 9/29/2011














Good one, Karla, and so familiar to this old cat lover. -gene.




Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/29/2011
Karla, this. Is. Awesome!! So great to see you stretching your literary muscles! Good on you! Wonderful story; please do more! You write so well! Thanks for helping me improve on mine! Much appreciated!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D

That picture is too adorable for words! Awwe!! Made me purr! LOL
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 9/29/2011
I've never been a cat person. obviously I've never owned a cat, or, from what I've been told, I've never been owned by a cat. What a neat story this is. I've a dog that steals stuff, but never damages what he steals, only hovers over it daring you to try to get it away from him. Really nice story, Karla
Mark

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