Resistance is futile

Clearly the feline dictators benign rulers of this abode see it as a truth apparent to all, that, in exchange for their daily tribute of kibble, it behooves them to make sure that nothing of a textile-in-progress nature should be allowed the slightest possibility of escape.

To this end, Suki designated herself the sitter-upon-er of the pieced quilt borders that I was attempting to attach to their designated quilt

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Sumi, not to be outdone by this display of feline virtue, sat my freshly washed black linen into submission

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and MissC – clearly in competition with the other two – demonstrated that her role was to prevent any escape attempts by the rest of the quilt

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although she did take over linen squashing duties briefly while Sumi was otherwise occupied with secret cat business

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At about this point, I realised that it was almost time to drive into town for a couple of hours of chai / crochet / chat at The Dove with Marcie, and to forestall anything untoward happening while I was gone, the remaining borders were pinned to the design wall and the quilt folded safely on a shelf, while I quickly updated my FB status with the latest feline activities. This probably took all of five two minutes

… ahem

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Bear must’ve been feeling a bit left out:

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5 thoughts on “Resistance is futile

  1. Marcie says:

    Yet people look at us strangely when we confess that we vacuum our quilts! God bless all helpful cats.

  2. ozjane says:

    Bless the little darlings……they just love their Mummy. I am contemplating if I and Ophelia could drag ourselves into the car on Saturday but I am all confused with dates and life in general…..and am reading on Sun morning so if wet I shall hide in bed instead…and draw strength from day sleeping!!
    Mogs has adopted as her new one and only bed (apart from my chest of a night on the sofa) a cushion thingy I bought for a tablet or whatever to sit on. I had to repair the darn thing as it began to leak tiny beads.

  3. dorothyoz says:

    Great post …. loved the cats but Bear just cracked me up. xox

  4. donna lee says:

    You sure that fabric isn’t catnip infused? I was pinning out a pattern for my daughter’s wedding dress and realized I had no cats to sit on it as I tried to cut the fabric. Tragedy!

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