The Cat Is Bored…..

March 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm 3 comments

boredMaslow, the furball baby, is bored.

He is bored because no-one is paying him any attention. C is out and I am working from home. Despite the cat. Maslow has done everything in his power to distract me. He has played with my computer cables. He has stolen my pen. He has sat on my pad. And, he has walked up and down my keyboard.

Once it became clear that he was not getting any food, he has been running around the house like a demented thing, howling at make-believe monsters that live in the corners of the ceiling, and chasing sunspots.

And now he is playing with his toy mouse. The killer instinct. You never lose it.


Entry filed under: middleman. Tags: , , , , , , .

Argo Happy Mother’s Day

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Expatnewby  |  March 4, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    Yes S does that also when bored..maybe its a boy thing? how’s his diet going? Xx


  • 2. dannyllama  |  March 5, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    I had a small and enterprising Yorkshire Terrier once. It was bored one day and decided to have a chew on some cables under the desk. Somewhat to my surprise I heard a bang, lost Internet connectivity and saw the dog disappearing at a rate of knots. There was a smokey trial following it. I then noticed the dog had chewed through the router’s 240V cable ! A bored animal is an enterprising animal. Bit like crew members on a ship. Or a bored Alan Partridge.


    • 3. Middle Man  |  March 5, 2013 at 5:41 pm

      I had a colleague who had the same problem with a pet rabbit. More fool him for keeping it in the house.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Follow me on Twitter

My Tweets

Enter your email address to receive new posts.

Join 209 other followers

Blogs I Follow

Blog Stats

  • 658,552 hits

Flag Counter


    Talking in circles

    Graduate, dog-lover and cake aficionado. Really.

    21c Scotland

    Scottish Blue Badge Guide


    These are the sometimes irreverent ramblings and observations of an English middle-aged man and middle manager.....

    Public Value for Money

    These are the sometimes irreverent ramblings and observations of an English middle-aged man and middle manager.....

    fit and fabulous at 40 plus

    Getting fit and fabulous using cutting edge nutrition

    Akinsankofa's Blog

    Just another weblog


    My own, honest (ish) thoughts and fears of expat life.


    Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

    Join 209 other followers

    %d bloggers like this: