Bugs The HeistMeister

The scene of the crime when Bean left the house at 8:15 on the morning of October 15th.

The scene when Bean returned at 12:01 pm.  The treats were completely gone.

Bugs pleads not guilty.

The smoking claw.

What do you think.  Probation and six months community service?

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Anita loves cats. This must be because she, too, has had nine lives. She’s been dancing since she could walk, she was a commercial artist and advertising producer, she earned a third-degree black belt in Aikido, she is a drummer with the Afrique Aya Dance Company, she is an attorney, and she’s a meditator and a devoted student of Nonviolent Communication. She also spent one lifetime sidelined with a devastating back injury in 1992. Since then – FELDENKRAIS METHOD® to the rescue. The FELDENKRAIS METHOD is all about dreaming concretely – thinking intelligently and independently by way of a gracious and kind physicality. The work affords all who study it a process by which to reach, with movement, into the mind and the heart, to make nine lives into one whole being.
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27 Responses to Bugs The HeistMeister

  1. minlit says:

    We had a similar situation recently, involving a spate of courgette assaults. My report was filed here, sarge: http://confessionsofacatwoman.com/2011/08/12/csi-miaowmi/ Not sure if there are any links between the felons. Sorry, Felines.

  2. nadbugs says:

    I saw the corpse over at your place. Not a pretty site. Copycat crime?
    Sorry for the puns. The lamest form of humo(u)r, I believe.
    Still. You’re the one who said “mice to meet you.” Turnabout is fair play.

  3. Like the bloody glove–we bet that claw sheath doesn’t fit!

  4. Forget probation – I think he deserves a treat for opening the jar without opposable thumbs!

  5. nadbugs says:

    I know! Too f’n WEIRD! Do you suppose . . . . NO!!

  6. That was a fantastic documentary, and it explains the treat jar. Bugs definitely deserves a treat now – one for being more highly evolved!

  7. I think that because you were so clever at getting them out of the jar you should be rewarded! With more treats!

  8. Kame says:

    Hmmm…the evident is clearly not enough!! I hope Bugs can find his alibi

    • nadbugs says:

      Well, Kame, you can see from the comments so far what law-enforcement has to put up with around here. Rewarding the guilty. So they can go out and re-offend.

  9. Oldcat says:

    Aren’t ladies always looking for the man to open those tightly stuck jar lids?

    • nadbugs says:

      Especially those ladies — and gents — with arthritis. The question is, tho: Will the gentleman be willing to oblige even though treats are not in the container? This is the question.
      I feel certain Bugs will answer this question in the negative.
      So in this household it’s best not to rely on this if-come, then.
      My solution is to whack on the side of the lid with a knife-handle — and to keep it up until either the lid pops a-loose or the jar breaks. Either way. I prefer the former but hey. You can’t always get what you want. Just as long as you get what you need.

  10. Eleanor says:

    There is no apology at all in that face. In fact, it looks like a challenge! I don’t think this is the end…

    • nadbugs says:

      Isn’t that always the way. It’s the slippery slope. Give him an inch and he takes a mile. Some folks would call that enterprise. I call it bloody-minded persistence. Call it what you will. Whatev. Bugs shall rule the roost.

  11. Wazeau says:

    He definately needs to work on his “innocent look”. More treats as an incentive?

  12. nadbugs says:

    No kidding. Treats. Serious business. You should see the lengths I go to, to make sure we don’t run out.

  13. Melanie says:

    Next time, Bugs, hide the claw. Then Bean will NEVER figure out who did it!

  14. nadbugs says:

    You are so right. Matter of fact, even tho I know darn well he did this, I have to say I’m awestruck. HOW??? I mean, leaving the top on the chair, and the jar on the floor? Opposable thumbs. It’s the only answer.

  15. Marcy Benham says:

    Maybe he employed his tail???? TOO funny!!

  16. Anne D says:

    One of my cats jumped on a counter, pried open an iron cooking pot (over 100 years old) to reach the cat food which I had thought was stored safely therein. The cover of the pot fell to the cement below, cracked and had to be repaired by a machine shop.
    amdla

    • nadbugs says:

      This cat is a real heavyweight. Bugs wants to know what gym he or she goes to? And if she, can she come over and teach him a few moves? Bean is conveying this message with deep misgivings.

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