How did they get Elvis off the lino?
On the topic of cats and slippery floors:A lot of our floors are tiled, and we have some small mats on them. When they are used as take-off ramps or landing pads they get pushed out of place and crumpled up.
When I was about 15, my mother saw me roll Millicent (long gone) onto her back, put my hand on her chest, and push her so that she slip a couple of yards across the lino. My mother was just about to shout “What are you doing to that poor cat?”, when she saw Millicent get up and walk back to me so that I could do it again.
NO, LUPIN! You can’t stop it! It will just get you too!
You Americans should remember that the French saved your butts in the War of Independence. If it were not for the French, you would all be speaking English now.
Elvis is always ready to do his duty.
Puck, unless you can get Elvis to a carpet, the vacuum cleaner will get both of you. If you are going to save him, do it quickly. We can hear the vac closing in.
My sister-in-law does some volunteer work at a museum. One day a visitor looked at her and asked “cat or dog”. She likes to wear black trousers, and she has two white cats.
The Woman very obviously does not understand the serious, and potentially dire, implications of her actions.
All three of you – on to the couch right now, before a stranger comes. Establish your ownership by your presence, and see if you can find a bit of extra fur to mark it.
The vacuum cleaner doesn’t have its usual menacing expression. It doesn’t look happy, though.