Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Busted ... and proud

As I've said before, Bear lives his life with his whole heart. He admits to almost nothing and isn't sorry if him being himself interferes with another's enjoyment. As someone who grew up being the "good girl" and always striving to meet a standard that was inhuman, I can't help but deeply admire Bear's outlook on life. Don't like what he does?!? He doesn't care. Bear does what he wants when he wants.

Even more, being caught and having an audience only encourages him ... and you better believe he won't stop until there's several Bear Cat-shaped holes in the wall. He knows how to make me laugh. He out-stubborns me (growing up, my parents always said they hoped I had a child as stubborn as I am ... wish granted!!). The amazing thing though? He loves me just the way I am. When I lay down, he's almost always by my side. When he doesn't feel good, he doesn't hide, he cuddles up to me. He's a sweetheart, a cuddle bug, a love bug, my Bear-ka-sprinkles.

"So sleepy ... this is so comfy ... warm ... soft ... can't keep my eyes op ... "


"Do you mind?!?! I'm trying to sleep here ... WHAT?!?! You act like I'm not sleeping on you ... that I'm sleeping on The Boy. Wait a ... if you're over there with the camera, who's under this ... "


"Oh, @#$%^*&!!!! What's HE doing here?"


"AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! I didn't do it! I've been framed!"


"RATS! I'm never going to live this down. It IS comfortable though ..."


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"What do you mean I'm on the stove? I'm not on the stove! I SWEAR!"


"Erm ... it just sneaked up on me!"


"HA! I'm not on the stove anymore. "

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"Why should I move? This desk chair is more comfortable than Momma's!!"
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"I'm not coming out ... EVER! Don't tell the vacuum where I am!"


"If the vacuum comes any closer, I'm going to open up my can of furry fury whoop-ass on it."


"The vacuum's after me! It's after me! It's going to eat me! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!"


"I'll be safe back here. The vacuum can't see me."
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"Come on, Momma! Give me just a TINY piece of ground beef! I'm not leaving ... nope ... not until you give me some!!! PLEEEEEEEEEEEEASE?!?!?!"

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"We're NOT touching! I'm touching the blanket ... and the blanket is on The Boy ... so we're both touching the blanket ... but not touching each other!"

"Wait a ... this is MY spot, Smellie! You have to move! You have one more chance ... move, or I'll MAKE you move!"


"Oh, *@# it. I'm starting to think she's not scared of me. I'm tired ... the blanket's comfy ... I'll just pretend she isn't here."


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"ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ... torties ... tasty whole chickens ... tuna ... I can almost smell ... {SNIFF} {SNIFF} Ellie's butt?!?!"


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"I'm NOT moving! I was here FIRST! It's not MY fault Ellie's all up in my business!"



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"She started it!!!"




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"Smellie copies me ALL. THE. TIME."

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*** OLDIES ... BUT GOODIES: THE BEST OF THE PAST ***

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"I don't DESTROY ... I REDECORATE."




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"Hahahahaha. If Momma sees me, I'm going to be in so much ..."
MK: "BEAR!"
"BINGO!"


"Oh, FINE! Don't mess with the fluff in the closet she says ... but she didn't say anything about the laundry basket of fluff!"

"Don't mess with the fluff I'm stuffing the pillow with ... hmph. FINE! I know this blanket is FULL of fluff that's begging to be liberated! Momma 0 ... Bear Cat 781,967,391!!!"

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"You said you were too busy working to pet me ... fine. I'll just hang out here until you can find a second to pet me. And yes, I know what that button that says,'P-O-W-E-R' does."

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"You mean get off MY desk chair ..."

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"What's in HERE?!?! Tasty whole chickens?!?! Where are the tasty whole chickens, Momma?"


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"I'm not on the counter ... I swear!"

"NOW I'm on the counter. Oooh! Let's see what food is out!"



"All this counter-surfing is exhausting ... time for a nap!"

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"These would be perfect for my collection ... "

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"Naaaah NAH. Naaaah NAH. N-AH N-AH N-AH ... I'm the shark!"


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"I know my favorite toy is in the pantry ... if I can just get the door open ..."

"Just a little bit more ..."

"I got it!!!!"

"It's mine! It's mine! ... It's STUCK!"




"I'll just pull REALLY hard!"


"HA! GOT IT! ... Ummm ... now what do I DO with it?"
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"My favorite new toy is in one of these bags ... but where?!?!" 

"It's MINE. All MINE!"

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"I'm not begging ... I'm asking nicely."

"I must take matters into my own paws ..."

52 comments:

  1. BC, you are an inspiration to us all.

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  2. You are such a special and fun guy Bear and I do love seeing you and Ellie Mae together!

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    1. Smellie? What does SHE have to do with this?!? ~Bear Cat

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  3. Can't a man cat have a moment's privacy? LOL

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    1. Apparently not!!! If it isn't Momma ... it's that annoying Smellie! ~Bear Cat

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  4. You are very determined, Bear. It looks like you always get your way.

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    1. Yep :) Pretty much. Unless Smellie ruins it! ~Bear Cat

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  5. Bear, I don't see a scratching post for you...only furniture! Tell your momma to find a carpet roll tube, and some sisal rope, and make a really tall scratching post for you! The one's at the pet stores are too low; only good for baby kittens. And there are some great horizontal scratchers around too, and tell her to think BIG...you are THE BEAR; you need BIG! LOL!

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    1. We have a cat tree with 10+ scratching posts. You should see the look on Bear's face when Ellie messes with his pristine scratching posts :)

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  6. Bear, you sure are a busy boy. Just into everything, but that is what a cat is supposed to do. Great pictures of you and Ellie Mae. Have a great day.

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    1. Thank you! I AM busy ... and I still sleep 18 hours a day too! No time left in my schedule! ~Bear Cat

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  7. Bear, you are such a fun, lovable kitty!

    I love those pics of you and Ellie together!

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    1. Momma does too! Hmph. I'll never live it down! ~Bear Cat

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  8. Bear you deserve a chunk of hamburger after you busy day.
    Hugs madi your bfff

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  9. Bear, don't totally hate us for saying this, but we sort of think that maybe you like The Boy, even just a little? That being said, you are a mancat of many talents, as proven in this post. You're our idol!

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    1. THANK YOU! I love an adoring public! ~Bear Cat
      ps - maybe on The Boy. But don't tell anyone :)

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  10. Animals can do that. They are genuine and have no apologies to make. But, with humans, it is not quite so easy. We cannot, should not go through life with no regard to how our actions affect others. Just as we should not go around making apologies for not being perfect. That is our mission, the important part of our journey: to find the balance, because in that, we find ourselves.

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  11. You are truly one of a kind, Bear! Those first pictures of you caught napping with The Boy are priceless! MOL

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    1. Yeah. Yeah. A kitty gets cuddly and he never hears the end of it! ~Bear Cat

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  12. Bear, please tell your momma that her description of you also describes our angel, Lily Olivia, purrfectly. And her description of herself might as well be our mom. Hmmm...very interesting! Do you think they are interchangeable? XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer

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  13. Bear, we love your personality - your determination to live every minute to the fullest and make no apologies! ♥

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  14. Bear! You are my hero! I want to be just like you when I grow up! (But no Smellie...Jo Jo and Kozmo are enough)
    Purrs
    Marv

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    1. Oh, Marv. You have everything you need already inside you. Besides, putting up with humans takes a hero :) ~Bear Cat

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  15. Don't worry Bear, we know all these photos were photoshopped :) Just kidding. I know you are a special kitty. XO

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  16. You truly are a character, Bear! There is no disputing that! We loved hearing you are such a cuddlebug and we promise your secret is safe with us ;p Our Mama says she loves how well you and Ellie are getting along now but don't worry we know that is just an act for the flashy box ;p

    the critters in the cottage xo

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    1. SHHHHHH! She cuddles up to me ... and I can't really deny her my wonderfulness, can I? Wouldn't that be cruel and unusual punishment?! ~Bear Cat

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  17. guyz...foto shoot two day getz 984 PAWZ UP !!!! de coppee catz were total lee awesum

    like total lee !!! N itz nice ta see ewe N dad chillaxin; afturr de big game; had a nice
    slite snax ya shared...while de gurlz did...gurl stuffz ~~~~~ yea ~~~ ♥♥♥

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    1. Thank you. He's not so bad ... MOSTLY. ~Bear Cat

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  18. Heh, heh...I've got one just like Bear in canine form. LOVE that photo with the reflection! So jealous...my counter always seems to have a water spot or twenty. LOL

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  19. You're special, Bear ! You're a true digest of cattitudes of all kind ! Purrs

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  20. Love all these photos :) It sounds like you and Bear have the perfect relationship! <3

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  21. Oh Bear, we luv all the fotos. You look so handsum. Ellie be lookin' bootyful too. Big hugs

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Raena

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    1. As much as I hate having my picture taken ... Momma's new camera sure gives me a chance to strut my stuff! ~Bear Cat

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  22. Hey, it's a cat's prerogative to do what he wants when he wants. That's just how it is.

    PURRS.

    PS. LOVE the pictures of you up in the cupboard. I don't think I fit in ours. MOUSES!

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    1. If anycat would understand ... it's you Sivvy <3

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  23. Such Bearific photos! I luvs them all! Don't worry about the vacuum, Bear, remember YOU are the Shark, even it it tries to assume that identity! You might want to paw up a disclosure agreement so your humans can't use these photos against you when you become County Commissioner, Governor or Purr-esident. Hugs!

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    1. Hmmm ... Momma never can mind her own business! ~Bear Cat

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  24. Hmm, I would be worried that she's got all that photo evidence (alleged) of you doing stuff. I say all circumstantial and above board, unless it was under something, in which case it would be under board MOL Anyways as we all knows, a cat does what she or he pleases and is right all the times that we need to be. Any other occasions where we are wrong are purely fake news and we are actually right.

    Toodle pips
    ERin

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    1. Well, the one part was in the cup-board ;) ~Bear Cat

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  25. We love this post, Momma Kat. Bear has such a wonderful and big personality, and there are certainly lessons we can all learn from him. :)

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    1. Thank you. You're right ... he's very special and quite a character!

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  26. What a great series of photos! I loved the (almost) copy cats the best. :-)

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    1. Thank you! This new camera is a work in progress!

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