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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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.
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.
Like the bloody glove–we bet that claw sheath doesn’t fit!
Yoikes. I had successfully forgotten that awful debacle.
Forget probation – I think he deserves a treat for opening the jar without opposable thumbs!
I know! Too f’n WEIRD! Do you suppose . . . . NO!!
Maybe onespoiledcat came over to lend a thumb. Or two.
Oh no. I think we’re really in trouble. Didja see the vid in this post: https://catself.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/urgent-broken-rib-alert/
That was a fantastic documentary, and it explains the treat jar. Bugs definitely deserves a treat now – one for being more highly evolved!
Or else to distract him from joining forces for world domination.
I think that because you were so clever at getting them out of the jar you should be rewarded! With more treats!
>>thud<< That's him hitting the deck. After getting more treats. Wonder what he weighs now.
Hmmm…the evident is clearly not enough!! I hope Bugs can find his alibi
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.
Aren’t ladies always looking for the man to open those tightly stuck jar lids?
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.
There is no apology at all in that face. In fact, it looks like a challenge! I don’t think this is the end…
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.
He definately needs to work on his “innocent look”. More treats as an incentive?
No kidding. Treats. Serious business. You should see the lengths I go to, to make sure we don’t run out.
Next time, Bugs, hide the claw. Then Bean will NEVER figure out who did it!
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.
Maybe he employed his tail???? TOO funny!!
Maybe that’s the explanation!
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.
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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