Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The Shoshinator

This is one of our kitties. Her name is Soshin and she's a Maine Coon. Although she has no front claws, she doesn't let that stop her from being an avid hunter.

A while back, I saw her walking around with a lizard sticking out of her mouth like a cigar. I thought of Edward G. Robinson right away... "A wild cat, yeh?" I called her Stogey for a few days.

A couple of days ago, I saw Shoshin with another lizard. This time, I ran outside and saved it. I had it in my hand and my husband remarked that it might be already dead. I told him that it didn't feel dead to me because it was moving in my hand. Just then the little sucker bit my hand! [Let me just say that sucker was not the word that came out of my mouth. I'm just keeping it clean]

Sometimes you just can't win.


At March 04, 2014 6:37 PM, Anonymous Jan said...

No good deed goes unpunished.

Love your title.

At March 04, 2014 7:12 PM, Blogger Sandee said...

What Jan said. That's exactly what I thought when I read this post. Little Bugger.

Have a fabulous day. ☺

At March 05, 2014 6:17 AM, Blogger Granny Annie said...

Definitely not a lion with a thorn in it's paw story.

At March 05, 2014 9:39 AM, Blogger sue hanes said...

Cube - Soshin is such a pretty cat. I can't believe she had a lizard in her mouth. I wonder what word came out of your mouth when the lizard bit you. : ]

At March 05, 2014 5:29 PM, Blogger cube said...

Jan: That's our Shoshin... she did appear as robot from the future and she was a key to the future of the entire world... OK, she's just a little kitty...

At March 05, 2014 5:31 PM, Blogger cube said...

Sandee: Little Bugger is right!

At March 05, 2014 5:33 PM, Blogger cube said...

Granny Annie: Not all stories end up well. I tried to do the right thing, but as Jan said, "No good deed goes unpunished." So true.

At March 05, 2014 5:35 PM, Blogger cube said...

Sue Hanes: All cats are beautiful, but they're all killers inside. Thank goodness we're not smaller.

At March 05, 2014 8:30 PM, Blogger DaBlade said...

Love the kitty! We recently visited family down in Jupiter and had a ball watching their terrier chase those miniature lizards around the yard.

At March 07, 2014 8:45 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Soshin is stunningly beautiful!

I wonder if she might have been offended that you stole her lizard?

At March 07, 2014 1:34 PM, Blogger cube said...

DaBlade: It's funny how so many animals chase other animals just because they run. My cats and dogs coexist until the cat runs and then all bets are off.

At March 07, 2014 1:39 PM, Blogger cube said...

Always On Watch: Shoshin is a beautiful cat and she's also very sweet on the inside. She just can't keep her instincts under control.

I don't think Shoshin even knew I took her lizard. Once I had saved the ungrateful little sucker, Shoshin was looking for it.


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