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Animal Stories: Window Sill

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One day as I sat reading a book on my comfy couch, I happened to look up and see my three cats growling at each other. Buffy, my long haired grey and white male, sat on the window sill in the living room. He growled and hissed at Terra and Abbey. As I watched them yowling at each other, I could imagine the conversation they were having.

Abbey, who was a regal looking Persian, had a rather commanding demeanour; after all she’d been with me for fifteen years. Buffy had to be more willing to share with Terra and Abbey, but being the only male in the household, it wasn’t easy for him to do. He liked being the king of the household and the window sill was one of his chosen domains.

Abbey, the oldest sat on the top of the couch looking out the front window like a royal queen watching Buffy and Terra argue back and forth as to who would sit on the ledge.

Buffy growled to Terra, “Move your butt. Two of us can’t be on here, besides I was here first.”

Terra, my long haired black and white tuxedo cat, said, “Back off, Buffy, get a life. I’m special and I have just as much right to be here as you do, so go chew on your tail.”

“Oh, yeah, what makes you so special? Buffy asked.

“I just am, okay?”

Abbey meowed and said, “Hey! Knock it off! It’s big enough for the two of you. I’m the oldest here and I should have the ledge. Buffy, who do you think you are? You’re so bossy, let Terra sit there, it can be shared!”

Buffy jumped off the window ledge with his tail between his legs, snarling. He flicked his back paws and said to Abbey and Terra, “Oh, yeah, I will be back and when I do, watch out. We shall see who gets to sit there.”

Terra said “Oh! Buffy, you just think you’re king around here” and she started to chase him only to lose her step and go crashing into a chair. And with a dazed expression on her furry face she left the room thinking Buffy is too cocky, I will need to teach him a lesson or two about courtesy.

Abbey looked at both of their unhappy faces and decided, “I’m not going to get involved in this spat between them, besides it’s just too hot today. Humph! Silly cats, what do they know anyway, they’re just youngsters,” and off she went toward her bowl to eat.
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And tune in tomorrow for the next episode of ... Thank you for reminding me of how it was when we had three cats.
Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2015 8:23:26 PM
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