From the Cartoon Laws of Physics comes the following wisdom:
Cartoon Law VIII: Any violent rearrangement of feline matter is impermanent.
Cartoon cats possess even more deaths than the traditional nine lives might
comfortably afford. They can be decimated, spliced, splayed,
accordion-pleated, spindled, or disassembled, but they cannot be destroyed.
After a few moments of blinking self pity, they reinflate, elongate, snap
back, or solidify.
Corollary: A cat will assume the shape of its container.
The other day I got a box of swag from Digi-Key.
Each week, @digikey holds “Twrivia Thursdays” on Twitter, and a few weeks back they asked “What is the name of the recycled product we use for packaging?” I didn’t realize this was a contest, but I had to answer immediately, because we know it as one of the best cat toys ever!
Anyway, I’m thrilled to have gotten my box of misc (and it says “misc” on the invoice) because it came packed with– surprise– that same packing material, Geämi, which the cats are playing with even as I type.
We posted the picture below, of JellyBean tangled in the stuff, a couple of years ago. But it deserves another viewing:
My grandmother made my mother a lap quilt to keep handy in the living room, but whenever my mother wanted to use it, there would be a cat sitting on it. So my grandmother made a simple cat quilt out of four squares of leftover fabric. The cat always had a quilt to sit on, so the lap quilt was free for my mom.
In that spirit, here’s a simple fishbowl quilt you can make for your feline companion.