Sunday, May 19, 2024
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Mr. Sunshine’s ManCatCave

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Mr. Sunshine in his ManCatCave.

He’s got one, he’s not sure what to do with it, but he can always sit in it and look super-cool and enigmatic. Mr. Sunshine thinks of himself as the James Dean kind of a kitty. Not sure where he gets the idea. But the green bag sure beat the heck out of the pink and purple butterfly.

It’s a big green non-woven shopping bag that a customer gave to me to reproduce the artwork for printing. I put too much into it—the bag is HUGE, what else would I do?—and both handles came off. It’s come very much in handy for several days now to amuse a clowder of black cats, thereby keeping them off my desk for most of the time I’m working.

But Mr. Sunshine wasn’t sure how to decorate his mancatcave, though I did find a catnip candy cane in there. He ended up with everyone in there at one point or another, then today I saw all four of them sleeping on it, flattened. So much for the mancatcave, but Mr. Sunshine felt pretty cool for a few days there.


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5 thoughts on “Mr. Sunshine’s ManCatCave

  • Amazing how cats love small spaces, until you produce the carrier to take them to the V E T. lol

    • Carolyn, you’re exactly right! And it doesn’t matter if you leave the carrier out and they sleep in it every day, they know when it’s time.

  • I apologize for all the typos earlier! There is a lag while I’m typing on WordPress, no matter the browser I’m using, and I’m often a whole line ahead of what’s appearing on the screen. On top of that, I must proofread on paper, not on computer, so I have to print out my draft. I apparently posted before I did my corrections, and did not update–this happens now and then when the phone is still ringing even in the evening, which it was tonight!

  • My cats sit in my shopping bags as well. But they don’t look that cool as mr. sunshine. 8)

    • He is one cool kitty when he’s in something, even the drawer in the bathroom the other day.


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