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Thursday Inspiration 60 — Cheeky Beast!

Mountain bear

Five minutes after opening the back slider, I heard a terrible caterwauling from the kitchen. It wasn’t Mlady and it wasn’t Dotty. Coming around the corner, I saw Dotty puffed out like a Halloween cat. She looked almost normal size. She tip-toed forward, her eyes fixed on the beast outside of the screen. The macho cat, Two Hung Low (2HL,) stared and waited. As I approached the screen, he walked over to the maimed catnip plant that survived the winter indoors and is trying to recover outside and began assaulting it.

Mlady crept around the corner and began watching 2HL chomp the plant. All three of us remained mesmerized by the cheeky beast for a couple of minutes. It almost seemed as if he was pleased by his audience.

I heard the gurgling of the coffee pot and wandered back to the kitchen to pour a cuppajoe. By the time I got back to watch the show, 2HL was a good twenty yards out back, walking along the mown path, headed towards the tall grass.


Paula Light is the host of Thursday Inspiration.  Paula says:
This week’s theme is beast and the picture is [above.]  Here is the song snippet from “Beast of Burden,” a 1978 song from the Rolling Stones.

I’ll never be your beast of burden
My back is broad but it’s a hurting
All I want for you to make love to me
I’ll never be your beast of burden
I’ve walked for miles my feet are hurting
All I want for you to make love to me

11 thoughts on “Thursday Inspiration 60 — Cheeky Beast!

  1. Oh my! It’s called catnip for a reason! This was write and video were delightful. Love the Rolling Stone reference, immediate earworm, I had to queue it up in my iTunes to give it a listen.

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