Thursday, July 26, 2007

Chuck's a Mom

So Chuck the Cat has been having a bit of trouble adjusting to living with Rupert the Kitty. Often when Chuck was doing his favorite things, like eating and sleeping and getting cuddles on the bed with Jenn and Jim, Rupert would run over and jump on Chuck, and then Chuck would just leave in a disappointed huff. So yesterday, Jim sat down with Chuck, and 'splained to him that it was okay to be more dominoo, and to set boundaries with Rupert. And today, Chuck's behavior totally changed!

We Bears were very much amazed. Nobody ever listened to Jim's advice befoo.

*much laughing of Bears*

Anyway, in his new dominoo role, today Chuck became an Alpha Mom. Just like a Momma Cat, Chuck started grabbing Rupert by the scruff of the neck

and carrying him aroo.

The first time Jenn, Jim and all of us Bears saw Chuck carry Rupert in by the neck, we all had the same thought.

Yes, that one.

But it was okay. Chuck is very gentle when picking up Rupert, and Rupert totally goes into submissive kitten mode.

Jenn said she had never seen a male cat do that before, so she called the Vet to make sure.

Jenn: So I called the Vet to make sure aboo Chuck's behavior.

Jim: You mean to see if he's gay?

*much making of disgusted noise by Jenn*

Jenn: No, to make sure it was safe, and Chuck wasn't going to hurt Rupert. The Vet said it was normal, and not to worry.

Jenn shared the story of Chuck's new motherhood with her Mom, making sure to tell her she had checked with the Vet.

Jenn's Mom: You mean to see if Chuck's gay?

*repeat of disgusted noise by Jenn*

We Bears all support Chuck in whatever lifestyle choices he makes. And we think he's shaping up to be a wonderfoo Mother.

OK Bye

6 people left us caaaandy:

Blogger Eileen said...

Aaw, bless!

5:46 AM  
Blogger Lolly said...

All you bears kill me.


9:26 AM  
Blogger Angela said...

Good job Chuck!

~Sabre, who wishes that young whippersnapper Zoe would grow out of the jumping out from behind things phase already!

12:49 PM  
Blogger Leone said...

Thanks for the photos Bears! I can see why you had that one (yes, that one) but they are soooo cute!

4:32 PM  
Blogger liz said...

DYING!!!! Oh my goodness.

And Hey! I take Jim's advice, you've just never seen me do it.

11:49 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Thanks for posting the photos! That is just too cute. :-) Chuck's a mommy.

10:28 AM  

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