Daily Photo Reprise: Keeping the World Safe From Little Sticks, 2012

two black cats
Mewsette and Sunshine, ready for amusement.

Hmmm, what would you do with two bored cats when you want to get some housework done?

I toss a little stick from a basket just in front of them. Both carefully study the stick for quite some time. Whole minutes quietly go by while their predator instincts determine the best course of action.

two black cats
Oh, look, a stick.

Suddenly, Mr. Sunshine takes action, attempting to bite the stick.

two black cats
Sunshine “gits” the stick.

Then, more lengthy consideration.

two black cats
More contemplation.

Suddenly, Mewsette swats the stick.

two black cats
Mewsette “gits” the stick.

Now they are ready for the next organized play activity.

two black cats
What’s next?

Well, that was exciting.

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