Daily Photo: We Were Here First

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Bean and Mewsette occupy my chair.

I was forced to work standing up for a while today as Bean and Mewsette, who’d been waiting for me to report to my studio, occupied my chair when I did not show up. Even when I wheeled the chair around to see if I could get a corner of it, all the did was resettle and bathe each other.

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Mewsette bathes Bean.

Mewsette is rarely grumpy, but she was pretty clear in how she felt about me expecting to sit. “We were here first,” she said.

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We were here first.

Jelly Bean gives Mewsette a little brotherly hug as they settle closer.

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A little brotherly hug.

But Bean can’t just let things be. He had to start a wrestling match with Mewsette and nearly dump himself off the edge of the chair.

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All was fine until Bean nearly tipped off the edge.

After that fine performance I was finally permitted to sit down.

Other daily photos shared on this date

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2013: Amber Buttercup Customizes Her Window
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Amber Buttercup give me an audience.

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2012: What Is That Bright Stuff?
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What is that bright stuff on these leaves?


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3 thoughts on “Daily Photo: We Were Here First

  • January 15, 2014 at 11:37 am

    care full bean….ya noe, thiz wood knot happen if yur mom wood get her self a bigger chair then give it two ewe coz
    itz yurs any way rite frum de start…

  • January 15, 2014 at 12:58 am

    Ah yes..the way we spoil them..lol..Mine always look so comfy that I can’t bare to move them!

  • January 15, 2014 at 12:35 am

    This happens to me all the time! 🙂 My cats have taught me how to be patient and flexible. I can either wait for my turn or I could find another place to work. 🙂


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