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Saturday, June 02, 2007

The Beast at 3:00 O’clock in the Morning

So, what was an old dude like me, who easily tires and should have been asleep, doing awake and on my front porch on Friday at 3:00 a.m.?

The damned cat—otherwise known as Alex—refused to come into the house:




I must admit that Alex may have the right idea. The heat and pollution are so bad during the day, that it was quite pleasant to be outside at 3:00 a.m.




Addendum

Alex and I mourn the death of Oscar, our feline Blogging buddy.

Puss-in-Boots has informed us that Oscar “was hit by a car and killed instantly on Thursday night/early Friday morning.”

We shall miss Oscar. He was a wonderful companion for Robyn and a remarkable cat.

12 comments:

  1. Hi Nick ~~ I see Alex is still ruling the roost at your place. Do you have a fan for when it's hot or air-conditioning? I hope you have
    something to help against the heat.

    I was saddened to hear of Oscar's demise and will visit Robyn again.
    She will be so sad and is such a nice person.

    I think the ICE idea is a good one, and so sad that you do not know who you would list !!! Not Your sons
    or even your ex?? Take care, Nick,
    Regards, Merle.

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  2. Alex has your wrapped around his little finger—I mean claw or paw or whatever.

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  3. Alex just wanted a belly rub on the porch where others could see! What a vouyeristic kitty cat!

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  4. RIP Oscar. I hope he felt nothing.

    And Alex looks soooo happy at 3AM. Cats rule.

    -N

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  5. I've seen this before with you cat people. Clearly, he's the boss of you.

    Sorry about Oscar. Sounds like he was a good guy.

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  6. Saint Nick, you are retired, aren’t you? So why worry about when you sleep. Let Alex guide you! That’s what cats are best at doing.

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  7. Sorry about your friend's loss, Nick.

    Glad Alex is taking good care of you - but don't let him keep you out too late!

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  8. So sorry to hear of Oscar's passing.

    Hugs,
    Laurie

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  9. alex is a card.

    sorry about oscar.

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  10. Alex is such a cat!

    So sorry to hear about Oscar. Losing a pet hurts like losing a human family member.

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  11. That is so sad.I now live with 4 dogs.I can feel the pain of losing anyone of then.

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