The Magic Shopping Bag

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Bean is in the bag!

I unpacked my groceries when I got home, and just as I thought I had emptied the bag I turned around and there was a black kitty in there! Where did he come from?! I didn’t go to the store where they have kitties for adoption, so how could a kitty have gotten into my bag, and under all my groceries?

Then I saw the white brushes in the kitty’s ears—it was Jelly Bean! And he had neatly hopped into my really big and tall shopping bag without touching the sides. What a kitty! Then he jumped back out without touching the sides.

Not to be outdone, Mr. Sunshine was next. “Take my picture please,” said the confident Mr. Sunshine, waiting patiently while I focused on his nose.

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Mr. Sunshine is in the bag.

And then Giuseppe saw what was up, and you know that all three boys have to do the same things together. Giuseppe hadn’t been in on the beginning so he wasn’t sure what to do. Still, when Mr. Sunshine jumped out of the bag, Giuseppe jumped in and sat down to look at me. “Is this what I’m supposed to do? Am I just supposed to sit here?” he asked. Giuseppe is a little bit of a worrier.

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Giuseppe is in the bag!

“That’s perfect, Giuseppe,” I told him. “Just stay exactly as you are while I take your photo…and in fact, you can stay just exactly as you are forever, all of you, because you’re all such perfectly nice kitties!”

So that’s the story of the Magic Shopping Bag, silly but true.


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6 thoughts on “The Magic Shopping Bag

    • June 6, 2012 at 11:11 pm

      Cynthia, I was hoping to get more than one in there, but I guess they didn’t feel like sharing.

  • June 5, 2012 at 7:36 am

    Our cats show us a bit of magic with everything they do!

    • June 6, 2012 at 11:12 pm

      Laurie, I think the magic is in the eye of the beholders…

  • June 4, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Excuse me, Whole Foods? I need to return this, it bit me!

    • June 4, 2012 at 10:56 pm

      Yes. Mr. Sunshine does like to “taste” me to make sure I’m the same human he saw earlier!


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