Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Barn cats make lousy babysitters

 It was Sunday afternoon and Johnny's turn to keep Alan company.



 Me: You're fired.



 By Sunday evening, Alan was walking around his stall as if he hadn't been 3-legged lame 12 hours earlier,
so I turned him out in the corral overnight with George.



It was either the quickest recovery from lameness ever or
an academy-award-winning performance to get my attention.




Johnny: Told you so.




Johnny knows how to get my attention without faking an injury.



Walking vertically usually does the trick.



10 comments:

  1. JC is just about the prettiest cat ever, these photos are fantastic

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  2. So glad Alan is back to wellness.

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  3. Love the tail up in the air!

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  4. He called in sick, and found out it isn't much fun in confinement. Poor Alan.

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  5. Johnny is glad your focus is back on his ballet/gymnastics - er simply cat movement :) Great pics. Happy to know Alan is all recovered.

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  6. oh no, you can't fire him, he did the job. The best way to control a situation is to pretend you are asleep cleverly positioned on a top overlooking place.

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  7. Sounds like a hoof abscess, they show up very suddenly, make him very lame and disappear as soon as it breaks open. Tessa came up lame with one 2 days ago, but she is better today. I am glad Alan is feeling better.

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  8. I'm so glad to hear Alan is back in good health. It's a worry when our fur babies aren't feeling well, to say the least.

    Is it me, or is George getting more handsome every day?

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  9. An American in Tokyo10/28/14, 6:22 PM

    Glad to hear Alan is better! And JC is the master at keeping you entertained! ;)

    By the way, how is Fish doing?

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    1. Fish is still swimming...and still pooping in the stock tank. *sigh*

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