Thursday, January 17, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - Thirteen Things About My Life Today


Here is a picture taken of me today. I am sitting in my favorite spot - on the Food Dude's legs while he is stretched out on the couch. Since I am a sixteen year old geezer cat, I thought I'd tell you what life is like for me everyday.
1. I am formerly feral and I used to go outside all the time. These days, I only go out for a short time. But a few days ago, I ran outside like a kitten, tore through the garden, and ran up the big cedar tree in the back yard. This is just to show all the neighbor cats, raccoons, the coyote, and other animals that I am still fast and that they should fear me!
2. I usually sleep with the people. I've been doing that since I was a kitten. They fixed up a bed for me under the picture box in their bedroom that has a heater in it. Sometimes I sleep there now.
3. The people have a new chair. They put the feather toy in it so it hangs off the side so I can play with it whenever I want to. But now the rule is that if someone sits in that chair, they have agreed to play feather toy with me.
4. The people also have a few other new pieces of furniture. I like to sharpen my claws on it! The Food Dude yells when I do that. I just wait til he leaves the house and do it a hundred more times.
5. The people have big pots out in front of the house. Sometimes these flowery things grow in them. It is nice of the people to put flowers in my outside cat boxes.
6. I think my blog sucks. Not many cats visit it. Maybe I need some new people to make it better.
7. I like reading all the other cat blogs. Since my Food Lady is my main person, I especially like the blogs that make her face leak. Then she pets me alot and gives me treats!
8. I have learned how to control my people. My Food Lady understands most of my remarks. I control them after dinner by telling them to go to the couch. They sit in their assigned spots and then I sit on them.
9. I also control them when I am hungry. The Food Lady now knows when I need a Temptations treat, or a snack from the people food, or stinky goodness. She understands cat speak.
10. I also control the people when I want to go to bed. Usually this is about 9:30 P.M. They say I am a border collie. I meow and whine and stand at the stairs and tell them it is snuggle time.
11. I run after the feather toy like I am a kitten. The people like this very much.
12. I still hate the VET.
13. Rocky the Gutter Cat is the mancat of my dreams.
Hope to see you all here soon.

39 comments:

Chancy & Ernie's Voice said...

You are very interesting, 13 interesting stuffs...You have a beautiful coat, too.
I liked learning about you. I don't think I have been here before.

HUGS~Chancy

muffinmidi said...

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Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Halloween, if yoo put a linky on da catblogosphere when yoo post den lots of kitties will come and visit yoo. It's at www.blog.catblogosphere.com ...I must agree, Rocky da (former) gutter cat is like, hubba hubba!~Sadie, da original spicy vixen

Parker said...

Halloween - It's good to hear from you again! Zippy, S&S are right, link to the blogoshpere and we will know when you post! I think you are very wonderful and love it when you blog!
You have excellent taste in mancats!
Smooches!

Riley & Tiki said...

Your blog does not suck! We read through bloglines and we don't always comment. We bet others do that too.

Hot(M)BC said...

It's fun to learn about yoo. Our people kinda suck cuz they don't let us visit our furriends enough. They get sick and silly thing like that instead! Fooey on that. But yeah, the linky on the cat blogosphere is a good idear.
Purrrrrrrrrrrs,
Sanjee and the Hotties

jenianddean said...

HI Halloween! It's very nice to meet you. You are a very cute girl! It was very nice to read all about you. Hope to see you soon.

-Jasper McKitten-Cat

The Cat Realm said...

Silly you - you have a great blog!!! And the other's are right - let the blogosphere know when you post and we will come! And leave comments when you visit somewhere - we, for example always try and visit everybody who left comments on our blog.
See you around!!!
Karl

Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

you get extra treats and cuddles if your purrson's eyes leak? hmmm...wonder if all of can post something extra eye-leak-worthy for you. 'course our Lady has hardly let us post much at all recently and our visiting time has been even more limited. purrs!

Artsy Catsy said...

Halloween, you beautiful girl, now that we've met you, you'll never be lonely again! We read about you on the Cat Blogosphere, and everyone is right - just go to www.blog.catblogosphere.com whenever you post and add your link to the list, and everykitty will come rushing over!

And you have a wonderful blog; it doesn't suck at all!

Rocky
& everykitty at Artsy Catsy

Pixel said...

i like your blog. you are a pretty girl. blogging can be tough though

Ghost said...

Hi, Halloween...I'm also formally feral and a teenager (somewhere around 13 or 14). I don't post very much but I do try to get around to other's blogs. It is very nice learning more about you.

Purrs... Ghost

Smeagol & Strider (Mystery & Gizmo too!) said...

Hi Halloween, we loved learnin' about you!! We have had a hard time gettin' our Mom to help us get around to blogs and comment for awhile now. We thinks you have a wonderful blog!!

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

Hi Halloween! I'm sorry you're feeling lonely. I've checked for new posts but you were busy keeping your beans healthy. I should have commented so you wouldn't think I forgot you.

Make sure you put a link on the Cat Blogosphere news page (see Sadie's comment) page whenever you post (scroll to the bottom of the news and add your name and website starting with http://) I do that when my bean sluffs off posting so kitties find me again.

I hope you're having a great 2008! PS I'm with you Halloween, why on earth would I sleep in a "cat bed" when my bean's bead is so much more comfy?

Great job training them!

Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Hello Halloween! Nice to meet you. You are a very brave kitty to go outside. We are indoor-only cats, since we are Sphynx and have no fur.

Tiger Lily said...

You are a very beautiful and interesting kitty and smart too. It sounds like you have your humans trained very well. I am working on my humans. Fortunately they already knew a lot of kitty speak before I moved in.

We read your blog but do not always comment. I will speak with Mom about that!

Beezer said...

Hi ya Halloween!
At least ya gots a mombean that helps ya post! Mine has gotten very lazy in that regard. I must keep after her and after her. *sigh* such is the life of a cat.

The Meezers said...

lovely pikshur Halloween!!

Samantha & Tigger said...

Hi Halloween, your blog is great!! We loved learning more about you. We remember your Halloween post! And sometimes we come by and read and don't comment. But we won't any more.
I like sleeping with Mom on her bed, too!
Your FL furiends,

moshix2/aka: sachie said...

hai Halloween! This iz Goma! Nice to meet you!! you has very interesting life and you is very entertainingz. Your people take good care of u!! me can tell!! puurrs!

topcatrules said...

Hello Halloween, come and meet us on our blogs and say hi - then we will see your name and will come over to your blogs to say hi. :)

You are very pretty to look at!

We are Tigger the FBI Cat and Trixie and Pyewacket at topcatrules. We are three sisters.

http://tiggerthefbicat.blogspot.com

Donny and Marie and Casey said...

Hallowe'en, it's pawesome to meet you! We're sorry that not many cats come to visit, we think your blog's pretty pawesome! We didn't visit coz we didn't know you before - but now that we do, we hope to visit when we can.

~Donny, Marie, Casey

Chairman Mao said...

EEEK! Yur bloggie is superduper, and you are, too! It's nice to meetchya and I hope we beckome furry good furriends. You are a beeyootiful kitty and Momma wants to give you a kissie on the head.

And I'll echo what effuryone else said about puttin a linkie onna Cat Bloggiesphere when you do a post. That way we'll all know that you posted, and you'll get lots of visiturs!

Kittyhugs and purrs from yur new furriend MaoMao!

Marilyn MonREOW said...

Hi, Halloween! How lovely to meet you. You are a gorgeous kitty! I'm MaoMao's big sister. I loved reading your T13, and everyone's right about putting a link on the Cat Blogosphere (in the daily autolinkies section)... that way we'll know when you've posted.

You're sixteen? What an age of wisdom and maturity! I am impressed that you have trained your people so well. My siblings and I pride ourselves on having well-trained people, too!

Purrs and snuggles from your new friend Marilyn!

THE ZOO said...

Hi Halloween. owr beans suck too. theys always hollaring to quit fightin and tryin to get us to eet crunchy fud only. and they lyk hafin two woofers arownd, we no care less bowt those two.
yoo hafe an interestin list there and is a beyootiful gurl fur 16. yoo luk no older then 8.
owr bean readf yur dite all the tyme at werk but couldnt comment, it was blocked to comment. but she gotted in bunch p trouble and internet blocked fur her. durn she said. she said alot of bad words.
and yur blogs nise. its black so its easy to read. its easy to change yur template and colors and all just go to blogger and layout and mess arowd. owr bean tuk a long time and owrs is still simple but its personalized.

Poppy Q said...

Yoo can come and visit me on my blog - don't be lonely Halloween and have a nice weekend.

Kaz's Cats said...

G'day Halloween, nice to meet you. That was a really interesting Thursday Thirteen that you posted. We'll definitely be back to visit,

Purrs

Gypsy & Tasha

Boots & the Interlopers said...

Hrm, maybe our bean is related to yours. Our's forgets the password to our blog. Maybe we can gang up on them together.

And we read, we just never comment at times cause again, lazy mommy.

drop us a note!

Tara said...

Hey Halloween, you have a cool blog! I'll put you on my blog role so I remember to visit once in a while!

Tara

Hot(M)BC said...

I have tagged you for a meme, Halloween. Come see :)
Purrrrrrrrrs,
Gree

The Furry Fighter said...

hey - blog your don't suck - you just needed some PR!!! :)

come and join us all on the Blogosphere, visit our blogs and join in the various events that happen every week. you will love it xxxx

Poppy Q said...

Halloween I loves nip, but so do the customs agents.

Luckily my fambly who lives a wee way away has a big back garden and day grow lots of nip for me. Then my mums niece sews dem into nip mousies for me.

Have a great week.

Chen & Ollie said...

Hi Halloween! We don't think your bloggie sucks at all. That is a great photo of you and we loved reading your TT and learning more about you.
Purrs,
Mr. Chen & Ollie

Kelly Cat said...

My human has failed to keep me notified of life in the Cat Blogosphere lately, so I only just learned about your Thursday 13.

I felt the same way about blogging, and I know something that might help you. There are widgets from My Blog Log and Blog Catalog, so members don't have to comment for me to know they were there. I found out more people visit than I thought. Hope this helps!

Beezer said...

Hey, Halloween!

Its good to meet another SF kitty. I live in the 'Hood on Sutter St, so I haven't seen any coyotes. But there is this vishus garbage truck that comes by every day. I stare down at it from my living room window.

Yr Pal,
Beezer

Victor Tabbycat said...

Hi, Halloween! What a lucky cat you are to haf grate beans, indoor an outdoor toilets, an yur real sisfur for a naybor! I let Mom know it's bedtime, too. Purrs!

DEBRA said...

Halloween
It is very nice to meecha. What an interesting name you have. I bet there is a good story behind it. YOU are 16? Wow you don't look much past your kittenhood. What a lovely kitty you are.

Purrs
Abby

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

Hey Halloween! I gave you an award. Stop by and see it.

JB's Big World said...

I just found your blog. You are a beautiful kitty, and i can see how you got your name, Halloween! Very nice to meet you!
--JB