Cat Occult: Astral Dejections

Mazuzu: Loves seafood, loves to dance

The darker side of living with a Sphynx, when the madness courses through his veins and he chases the invisible…
On a couple occasions now, Mazuzu let out a blood-curling growl long and deep enough to make the rest of us look at each other and ask in hushed tones “did you hear that?!?”
That’s a new and a bit unwelcome addition to his ‘klakk-klakking” Predator sounds.
Okay, so we truly do live in the jungle, Jurassic Park-like…
And he does look at times like those small rodent looking dinosaurs who ate Newman from Seinfeld after he got out of his Jeep.
But he doesn’t venture into the valleys, no, he sticks with the high-ground at night, meaning us.
It wouldn’t be so bad if his balance was better, or his weight distribution more even, but as he walks on top of us, his paws dig into the flesh, and he then stands atop a shoulder like some Swiss dude in a Ricola commercial, except for some pathetic moans as though he were cold. But if you try to pull him down under covers, he might stay a minute licking himself making strange sounds…. Fnar- Fnar-Shog-shoggoth, as though reciting to…. Cthulu?!? Before bolting out for round two. Or five.
Oh, and the reason he chases the invisible? Because if he could catch it he would snarf it in one big snort.

Cthulu beware: you’re just calamari to Mazuzu.

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2 Replies to “Cat Occult: Astral Dejections”

  1. I just love it when our fuzzy lil’ friends show us something new in their repertoire just to remind us how “not-people”, and not really domesticated, they really are…..

    Goober used to do something very similar…. just going all hyper in the middle of the night and wrestling with invisible “thingees”….. sort of his way of getting a bit of midnight cardio exercise I guess… (Always sort of sucked though, if he was sleepin’ with me at the time though……)

    1. Funny little beings they certainly are. He has learned to get in the little bed I put on the computer desk and whine. He whines because he wants me to wrap him in his blankie so he can sleep. He’s not spoiled…. no. 🙂

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