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A catty picture story (blog marathon post 12)

There used to be a cat which used to regularly visit me in India. Everyone thought she was my pet. She even gave birth to kittens once in my patio and once in my son's wardrobe! But she was just a stray who had adopted me  and let me think that I had kind of adopted her :-) There are many adventures which have happened with this cat which i will save for another post.

Here in the UK too, one cat visits me regularly. It is a pet cat as there are no strays in UK and it is fat and well fed. Reminds me of Garfield (and I love Garfield, btw) and that is what I have named this cat.


Here is a picture story of one of Garfield's visits  :-)



 Hey you--Do not click my picture please!




 I told you No photos. I don't like photos. Put that camera down and pet me right now!



 Hmppph. You can kiss my ___________  ! 



 

You are not listening to me, you crazy woman with the camera. I asked you to pet me, not click my picture.



 If you do not listen to me I shall go away. 



Okay--I am giving you a last chance. Will you put that camera down and pet me or no?




 You have had your chance and you have blown it! Good bye, you crazy woman with the camera...


And yes, the pictures better be good! I have a reputation you know!

Psst: Pay no attention to Garfield.. He will be back tomorrow. Who can resist my charms? ;-)
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Current mood video: (see right) : Everybody wants to be a cat--the Aristocats

Comments

  1. Even small like things like this u made it interesting Hats off :) :)

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  2. Thank you Nischit! That is indeed a fantastic compliment for any writer :) Much obliged :)

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  3. :-)) Garfield is just too good!! And you sure have kept up his reputation;-)!!

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  4. Loved those clics and the story of the cat.. :)

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  5. :) hahaha...

    tell him the pictures were good, see how many will end up admiring him :)

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  6. Lol!
    Holy Moly! It was freakin frackin funny! :))))

    Look at that cat's fur! Wow! Talk about fashion!

    P.S: Am so not a cat person but I totally loved this post! I'm smiling like a jenny ass! Huh?

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  7. Dear Billi
    See what the crazy woman did to your photos
    She posted it on internet :O, now dogs around on internet might download & drool over it or worst, they might even misuse it on social networking sites like facebook.

    What?
    Ya ya!
    I agree, this crazy lady with camera at times become crazy with keyboard too...

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  8. Loved the post :) The cat really does look like Garfield! Good thing you didn't put the camera down and start petting the cat coz then we would have missed out on this lovely post :)
    I used to like Garfield a lot too :)

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  10. Just saw the mood video now too :) It was brilliantly funny :)

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  11. The word catty when it appeared on my blogroll didnt fool me at all;-D

    Nice pics....it cd be clearly be made out tht Garfield was just showing off all the way;-D.

    I like Hobbes;-D

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  12. Cool post..hmm.. makes me think - do cats and women have something in common?
    Personally I prefer dogs :)

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  13. Loll, well the cat does look like Garfield, and you added to its reputation by taking great shots and blogging about it. Garfield's gonna be very happy with that!

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  14. Since i am a cat lover, i absolutely loved your post. Made me smile :)

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  16. Reminded me of my cats in India, Gundu and Bukku........;o)
    Do you remember them?

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  17. Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha ... Garfield, indeed, is a wonderful cat :) No wonder u couldn't resist clicking his pics...

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  18. Harman:Thanks :)

    Palsworld: :)

    Sandya: hahaha--i did not remember their names but I remember ollama and commando training :P :D LOL

    Aswathi: Glad it did :)

    Thinker: can garfield ever be happy? :)

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  19. Nandagopan: i too prefer dogs any day over cats. But cats are so darn graceful. U gotta give them that :)

    Reflections: I LOVE Hobbes :) I love Calvin too :) But hey- wait..I think I love Bill watterson more :P (how many i love!) :D

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  20. Ajay: same pinch :D I think you are the only one who saw that video. i loved it too! :) So cute they were isnt it? :)

    Rohit: Worse--horror of horrors Billis will start getting lovehip and fradship requests :D hehehehehe.

    Sparkling: heeeeee heeeee haaaaww hawww hawww :D I also am no a cat person at all..But i love animals in general :)

    Suma :Yes

    Sushobhan:Thanks :)

    Durga: yes--thanks :)

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  21. Nice pictures with really funny captions.. I like cats too and I had also pet cats in the past. They are lovely creatures.

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  22. aww :) so sweet! such a sweet narration of Garfield's escapade! Thanks to you hes a famous tabby now!

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  23. Wat a story.. LOL.. Was fun reading. Sorry but I am not a big fan of cats. Somehow the creep me out.. :(

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