We had an exciting weekend. My parents party was fun. And something amazing happened with the kitties!
You all know that Star and Leo do NOT get along. At all. And a lot of times Star will not just leave things alone, she has to chase Leo. And he’s not so innocent, he has to poke her in the butt when she doesn’t notice he’s there.
I was sleeping or rather trying to.. The weather has been up and down and rainy on and off and that plays heck with my sinuses so badly that I have to try to sleep half sitting up/lounging to I can breath. Star wanders back and forth between laying on my stomach and leaning against one of my feet.
Just as an aside, Leo slept with us all the time upstairs, but downstairs Star seems to get the bed most. (No, we didn’t even get the bed back together during vacation..) It’s funny that they’ve kind of switched places at night.
Back to the story. Star was leaning against one of my feet and all the sudden Leo jumped up on the bed and landed smack in the middle of my stomach, oof!
I figured once he saw Star at my foot, he’d leave. But nope, he laid down across my stomach and got all kinds of pets and scritches and purred loud enough to be heard on the space station!
He’s such a big guy that I have to hold him with one arm to keep him from sliding off while I pet him with the other. Well, I started falling asleep and my started slipping. I tried to keep hold of him, but about the fifth time or so, he was done with his butt falling off the side.
His normal plan at this point, is to move down and sleep between my feet. But Star was there this time. That’s why I was stunned when he slowly made his way down to my feet anyway. I thought surely he’s going to chicken out and jump down any second. Nope.
Then I realized why he was walking so slowly and carefully. He was trying to find a sleeping spot without waking up Princess Hissyface! And he did! He found a spot leaning against my other foot where he left about three inches between them.
He was nervous, but determined to nap there. I tried not to move to wake Star up myself, as well as keeping an eye on them so there wasn’t any butt poking or smacky paws. All was well for about ten minutes. Leo settled in, but kept peeking at her, so he wasn’t quite sleeping and Star snored on.
Something, I don’t know what, finally woke Star up. She lifted her head and looked at him. He looked back. Stand off.
I talked calmly to them, nice kitty, good kitties, everything is ok kitties...
After a few minutes, Star, without moving an inch, hissed. Leo gave her one of his ‘she’s looking at me’ grumbles. Star hissed again. Neither moved.
I was braced for anything. Especially bloodshed. My own.. Remember that they were both by/between my feet! I was sure I was about to be shredded!
The shredding never came. What happened was that Star stood up and walked right past Leo to jump down from the bed. No shredding, no smacky paws, no fight. Color me stunned!
No pictures of the awesome event, but tomorrow there will be pictures of another event that happened with the kitties this weekend! I’m telling you, it was a good weekend!
Please remember that June is Adopt a Cat Month. Please check out the Winnie’s Wish Kitties on Daily Dose! You just may know the people who will become one or more of their forever families!
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