Daily Photo: Mr. Sunshine and the Basket

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Mr. Sunshine enjoys the basket.

Today I came in with my little gathering basket full of tomatoes of various types and sizes, and Mr. Sunshine was ready.

First he thought the contents were something he’d like to eat and gestured for me to bring the basket to him on the cabinet where he eagerly inspected the contents, then gave me a feline look of mild annoyance.

But as I removed the tomatoes into their respective baskets on the table, he was ready for the real purpose for this gathering basket—not a tomato carrier, but a very comfortable cat bed. He had seen Giuseppe try it out the other day and he was ready to have it all to himself.

Before I had had all the tomatoes out of the basket he was stepping into it…

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Unconcerned about the tomatoes in the basket…

…and apparently couldn’t figure out why Giuseppe had found it so comfortable with all those lumps in the bottom.

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Hatching the tomatoes. I wouldn’t mind.

Of course, I rescued the rest of my tomatoes and removed the plaid napkin so he could totally enjoy just the basket, as you see above.


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6 thoughts on “Daily Photo: Mr. Sunshine and the Basket

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  • August 31, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    ((let’s cross our paws next time the basket will be full with fish))

    The first picture, particularly, is beautiful!


    • August 31, 2012 at 11:48 pm

      Texas, we don’t think our mama grows fishies out there, but there is always hope. Merci beaucoup! L’image est beau par que le modèle est beau. (think something is wrong, par que?)

        • September 1, 2012 at 9:47 pm

          I could translate that without looking! I used to be able to read French, but not speak it. I get Spanish and French terms confused, not by meaning but by sound. Ronrons pour vous! We always have room for a cream and orange visitor.


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