Cat Version of March Madness

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It’s that time of year again when basketball fans are so excited to see who ends up in the Final Four and who goes on to win it all. Cats don’t really care, but they do consider the following things as MADNESS!

Being obedient

Lack of attention

Things hoomans do

Not catching birds

Having a dog around

 Not enough time to relax
Finding hidden toys
Having to explain themselves
Getting lost
Being dressed up

So I guess we all have our version of madness. Mine is going through withdrawal when football season is over. What’s yours?

 

 

 

Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667

What Do Cats Think About the World Series?

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Several cats in the town of Mudville decided they should have a baseball team. They had watched their humans laughing, yelling, jumping up and down and doing all kind of crazy things when they watched the World Series. It looked like a lot of fun! They called themselves the Mudville Mousers. It was tough to get the right cats to play the different areas of the field, but they finally did it. Kirby was the pitcher because it looked like he was quite good with his paws on AND off the field.

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Muffins was the catcher because that’s what he could do!

The Reflexes of a Cat

Next to be chosen were the outfielders. Their names were Huey, Louie, and Dewey.

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Muggles was chosen to be the shortstop because he was so talented.

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Cleo was on first base,

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Cuddles played second base,

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and Ginger was on third base because nobody wanted to mess with her.

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The day and time for the game with the Farthington Felines was set, but the game was never played. The Felines never showed up because they were taking a nap. When the Mousers were interviewed about how they felt about their game and the World Series, these were the results.

 Those who really didn’t want to play and liked the Chicago Cubs:
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Those who did want to play and liked the Cleveland Indians:
You're Still Talking

Well, so much for that. Maybe one of these days these cats will get their act together and play a game. In the meantime, I’m sure they’re enjoying their naps!

Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667

The “Kitten” Bowl is About to Start!

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It’s a beautiful day in Santa Clara, California, and everyone is anticipating the start of the “Kitten” Bowl. There are eight contestants on each team. The goal is to see which team can get to the catnip in the end zone first. The contestants were introduced last week in this blog. If you missed that, you can check them out while you’re waiting for the game to start.

Looks like we’re ready. Team A gets to go first. Will they get to the catnip or will Team B be able to stop them? The whistle blows and here we go!!!!

I said the whistle blows and here we go!!! Ummmm, maybe the referee will tell us what’s happening because there’s no activity on the field. What in the world?!!

Referee: Team A has a five yard penalty for delay of game!

Seems like there are several problems with this team. Sandy is trying to sing the National Anthem (or should I say screech the National Anthem)

Whenever I Have a Problem I Sing

Ginger ran too much in practice and is too tired to play.

What Are You Talking About

Tabby couldn’t find the right shoes.

These Aren't My Shoes

Merlin decided he didn’t like the moment and was going to take a nap.

Today I Will Live in the Moment

Kirby was too busy smelling the flowers.

Smells So Good!

The only one who seemed to be ready was Fluffy. He was ready to receive anything he could catch.

Let It Snow

Referee: Since Team A can’t get their act together, it will be Team B’s turn!!

Okay, now maybe we’ll see some action. Since Team A is all over the field doing their thing, Team B should be able to go right down the field and get the catnip first. Here we go!!!!!!   Or not……..

Arvin likes to eat flowers

He Doesn't Really Care If She Loves Him

which Fang thinks is really funny!

I'll Laugh At You

Rhett is sad because of Scarlett

Tell Scarlett I Do Give a Damn

and Whiskers is having a fit about his whiskers not looking good.

Don't Look At My Whiskers

Snuggles is looking for a friend.

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Sammy would rather run in the house instead of on a grassy field.

I Have to Run

So, of course, the referee is going to give Team B a five-yard penalty also. Now what are we going to do? Morris, from Team A, is really disgusted about the whole thing.

You're Still Talking

Smarty, from Team B, seems to have all the answers, but that’s not much help.

I Have All the Answers

What about the quarterbacks. Which one is going to lead their team to the catnip? Guess it won’t be the one for Team B. He’s too busy showing off his beautiful coat!

Amazing Tail

Here comes the quarterback from Team A. Now we’re talking! I know who’s going to win this game!

No Time to Explain

His team piles in, they grab the catnip, and win the game! Way to go Team A!

Whew! Finally got through that one. I think the big boys had better forget the Kitten Bowl next year and leave it up to the kittens. They seem to have the energy to pull it off better. Oh, well, live and learn. Hope you enjoyed it.

Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667

Contestants For the “Kitten” Bowl

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On to the Super Bowl!!! Of course, that’s for us humans to get excited about. The cats get excited about the Kitten Bowl which is really cute. They decided, however, that it shouldn’t just be for the kittens. The big guys wanted in on the action also. Let’s see who wants to be in grown up version of the “Kitten” Bowl.

There are only eight players on each team, but they’ll play offense and defense. Okay, who’s ready to play?

On Team A, we have:

Kirby-Guard

Smells So Good!

Sandy-Tackle

Whenever I Have a Problem I Sing

Morris-Tight End

You're Still Talking

Ginger=Running Back

What Are You Talking About

Muffin-Quarterback (He can drive them down the field)

No Time to Explain

Tabby-Guard

These Aren't My Shoes

Fluffy-Wide Receiver

Let It Snow

Merlin-Tackle

Today I Will Live in the Moment

Now for Team B

Champion-Quarterback

Amazing Tail

Snuggles-Tackle

Adorable

Whiskers-Tight End

Don't Look At My Whiskers

Arvin-Tackle

He Doesn't Really Care If She Loves Him

Fang-Guard

I'll Laugh At You

Smarty-Guard

I Have All the Answers

Rhett-Wide Receiver

Tell Scarlett I Do Give a Damn

Sammy-Running Back

I Have to Run

 So, how will all of this turn out? You’ll have to wait until next week for the game. It should be very entertaining!

Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667

Cats and Baseball

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Tuesday was the All-Star game which was very exciting if you like baseball. Some of the greats were honored before the game with a standing ovation. The League my favorite team is part of didn’t win, but it was still fun to see all the great talent that’s out there. A little less known game is the All-Paws game which was played by kitty cats. That gave me the idea of forming a baseball team of my own. Asked Kirby and Sammy if they wanted to be part of the team, but Kirby thought that was too much work. Sammy said he was comfortable in his hiding place and would have to think about it.

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Guess that means they’ll just be by-standers if they can stay awake that long! Here are my choices.

Claude has good coordination skills, so he will be the pitcher.

This Looked So Easy

Ike looks comfortable in the catcher’s position.

Missing the Remote Control and a Beer

Now we need someone on the bases. How about these three?

Wez Cool

Also need a shortstop. Thought this one would be purrrfect because that look would stop anyone short!

Mom's A Grouch!

Fielders need good eye/hand coordination too, so we’ll put Jose in left field.

I Big Scary Monster

Merlin will play center.

The Spider Was This Big

One of the triplets can play right field. Should it be Curly, Larry, or Moe?

What Cha Doin

Of course, as with the All-Star game, there are alternates. Max could be on one of the bases since he likes to steal things.

Black Cats Don't Steal Your Heart

We also need a coach to plan the strategy for the game.

Doing Research

The coach needs an assistant to help him keep things organized.

Ad Ass Cat

Let’s not forget the Umpire!

Officer Cat

Of course, the press is always there to record the whole thing.

My Assistant

Think I have “all the bases covered” now. Hope you enjoy the game! Let me know which position is your favorite one!

Marion Lovato is the author of Sam, the Superkitty.  Her book describes an ordinary cat changing into a superhero to protect his family from things that go bump in the night.  Available on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle edition.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1604588667