Friday, May 23, 2014

Disdain

My cats are traitors.  They were so happy to snuggle with me all winter when there was 20 inches of snow on the ground.  But now that it's warm outside?  I've been abandoned for the lure of mouse and mole hunting.

This is the look I get when I try to call one of them inside to read a book with me.  Can you see the tail, all twitchy with irritation? 

Yeah, we'll see who comes crawling back next October when the nights get cold. 

37 comments:

A Quiet Corner said...

LOL! Yet do you see the gleam in the eyes....saying, Mommy I'll be back because I love you!!!...:)JP

Sunnybrook Farm said...

You should be out there helping to ambush mice! They are disappointed with you for slacking off during hunting season.

Jacquelineand.... said...

Typical cat; comfort hogs when it's convenient.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

Her eyes tell the whole story!

Enie Dub said...

That's cats for you! ;-)

Buttons said...

I'm sorry Lisa I got to go with the cats on this one:) It is beautiful outside and winter will be back before you know it:) Hug B

Kerri Farley said...

Made me smile!
Hope you have a GREAT Weekend!

Roan said...

You know they will be back when the cold wind blows. Cute kitty.

Lin said...

No kidding! Ask for a little snuggle or maybe a little pet....NOPE. Sheesh. That's the thanks we get for all that food and shelter we provide.

troutbirder said...

Yup. There mercenaries using us that's for sure....:)

Out on the prairie said...

I have a pet door so mine want to share the hunt with me--YUCK!

Linda said...

LOL, that's why people say dogs are more loyal.

Busy Bee Suz said...

Ha ha ha ….that is so funny. This is how cats are; users!! :)

Liz Mays said...

Total traitors. The sad thing is that when they do an about face in October, you'll totally forgive them and snuggle. :)

TexWisGirl said...

fair weather friends, er, foul weather friends in this case...

Sally Crowe said...

LOL! Yeah, you'll be the best friend come winter. :)

xoxo

Shell said...

That look is so funny! I used to get that from our cat- everyone did except for one of my boys.

mail4rosey said...

And of course you'll be happy to have them back. hahaha

Cats are awesome! :)

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

Yes, that look says, "What do you WANT, Mom?" Kitties have their own plans, don't they? But when the cold weather comes, I know you will welcome them back with open arms. :-)

Chase Bird doesn't go outside, but he loves to go out on our enclosed back porch and do reconnaissance.

Ginny said...

Priceless. But, I guess you should be glad he even decided to give you a look! There are birds, and mice, and grass, and flies...it's been a long winter.

Laura Lee said...

Lol, cute! Catching mice and moles is a good thing though right? That cat's earning his/her keep :)

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

You have this so right! We put the cats into the cat motel for a week. They were a bit tetchy! The wedding was fun, though!

jackie said...

Ohh!!!! The tail is saying NO? Beautiful cat.

Gail Dixon said...

Those independent cats! That's why I have dogs. Except they want to snuggle--under blankets--even when it's 95 degrees. :/

Harry Flashman said...

Ingrates. You should surround yourself with loyal ferrets. They will not abandon you.

LisaS said...

Gotta love em !

Tweedles -- that's me said...

spring is calling the kitties outside!
love
tweedles

Montanagirl said...

HaHa! Cats are so independent aren't they? Except when they need a warm place to sleep!

Annette said...

You're so right. Cats...one day they're your best friend, and the other day, they act as if they don't even know you. I guess you won't see much of them this summer...unless they're hungry that is :)

Starry Dawn said...

Hi Lisa,
Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Lisa,
family, loved ones!
I am a cat lady, so I know how they feel, think and act.
Your cat loves you for sure.
Cats have a strong hunting drive,
like all felines do.
Can you imagine living with
a lion or a tiger?...
I love them too.
I respect their behaviours.
I really love felines.
I also love dogs and horses.
I am an animal lover...
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Greetings from Poet Starry.

Angela said...

Cats are odd creatures! lol I'm sure they will come running when it gets cold outside too! They will even try to serenade you with song with their purr! lol

Lynn said...

gorgeous shot-we've three cats that can't live without us, more like little dogs and one that is much like yours, comes and goes at his leisure with many down his nose glances.

Mila said...

Truth be told, I don't want to be inside when it's so nice and warm outside!

Chatty Crone said...

Think of this way - at least you won't be cuddling with any mouse!

Slamdunk said...

Aww great shot. Out young cats stay indoors, but are always trying to sneak out. Sometimes I feel like a prison warden here--I guess the mice, bugs, birds and other critters are too tempting.

I hope you are having a nice holiday weekend.

Barbara said...

Ah yes, but do they bring their "treasures" back to show you?

alissa apel said...

Cats certainly aren't as people friendly as dogs. We just had a stray that gave birth to 5 kittens up by our shed. Travis was just about to call a nonprofit to come and get them. It's called Feline Friendz. Then today they were gone. The momma cat must of gotten the message.