Daily Photo Reprise: Innocence Lost, Regained, and Avenged, 2013

black cat Sniffing glue
Sniffing glue

I’ve often wondered about Jelly Bean’s mellow personality and sleepy expressions. Now I know.

Sniffing glue.

As a responsible cat parent, I should have been more aware…

. . . . . . . .

“Come on,” said his brother, “It’s really cool! She opens the stuff when she puts the wood things together. You go and smell that stuff in the bottle, then come over here and sit inside the wood thing.”

    Mr. Sunshine coaxes his brother.
Mr. Sunshine coaxes his brother.

“It’s way far out!!”

Sunshine describes how good it feels.
Sunshine describes how good it feels.

Bean always listens to his brothers. So he sniffed the glue and went to sit in the frame.

“So when does it happ—”

When is this thing going to happen?
When is this thing going to happen?

“Like…wow.”

"Oh."
“Oh.”

I didn’t have the heart to tell them it wasn’t that kind of glue.

They were having such a good time being bad boys.

. . . . . . .

Innocence Regained, and Avenged

Jelly Bean gets the straight stuff.
Jelly Bean gets the straight stuff.

“That’s what you get for getting me in trouble.”

“What trouble? You get yourself in enough trouble! What did I do?”

“You had me sniff that glue stuff the other day, now it’s all over the internets that Jelly Bean sniffs glue.”

“Well you did sniff glue! What’s the problem with that?”

“I wouldn’t have done it if you hadn’t led me astray!”

“Astray?! A-stray?! I led you a-stray? Where did you learn that big word? Do you even know what it means?”

“It means you made me do a bad thing I wouldn’t normally do!”

“I hardly had to pull your tail to get you to do it.”

“You know I trust you! You’re my brother!”

“Look, little brother—”

“Don’t you ‘little brother’ me!”

“You’re acting like one, like a real little brother. Real little. Anyway, it wasn’t a bad thing to do.”

“I heard sniffing glue was bad!”

“It wasn’t that kind of glue.”

“What kind of glue is that?”

“The kind that makes the room look like a psychedelic painting.”

“What do you mean?”

“I mean it was all in your head.”

“In my head? But the room was all different! And I felt different.”

“Jelly Bean…”

“You’re making fun of me aren’t you?”

“Jelly Bean…”

“You set me up to look like a fool, didn’t you?”

“Jelly Bean…”

“Some brother you are!”

“Go ahead, hit me now, you fall for it every time, it’s almost no fun.”

Innocence regained.


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One thought on “Daily Photo Reprise: Innocence Lost, Regained, and Avenged, 2013

  • March 6, 2015 at 4:35 pm
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    doodz…ewe noe grazz iz legull now…..in fact we haz taken ta growin R own…. !!

    🙂

    heerz two a flagfish N false cat shark kinda week oh end ♥♥♥

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