Friday, March 6, 2015

Scratcher Wars

KATIE:  Great. A Townhouse FULL of scratchers and there's STILL not enough scratchers. I see trouble.



WAFFLES:  Hey Boss? Are you using this scratcher?

KATIE:  Seriously? What does it look like? Of COURSE I'm using this scratcher.

WAFFLES:  Because you're not really scratching. You're just sitting.

KATIE:  Waffles, it's a scratcher/lounger. Just like the scratcher/lounger upstairs. Just like the scratcher/lounger downstairs. Just like the scratcher/lounger a few feet away from where you're standing RIGHT NOW. Four scratcher/loungers. We have four.

WAFFLES:  But I like this one.

KATIE:  Waffles, it's exactly the same as all the other ones.

WAFFLES:  No it's not. I like this one.

KATIE:  Ok, Waffles. How is this scratcher different from all the others? 

WAFFLES:  I don't know. I just like this one.

KATIE:  Does this have anything to do with the fact that I'M sitting on this scratcher? 

WAFFLES:  Um. No?



KATIE:  This townhouse is not big enough. Not for me and Waffles. Not for any more scratchers. 



26 comments:

  1. I know what you are going through - kitties are really good at looking out for themselves!

    Debby in Arizona
    http://homelesscatcare.blogspot.com/

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  2. It's always the scratcher/kitteh tree/litterbox you're using. You have my deepest sympathies, Katie. -
    Precious

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  3. There are benefits to being an only cat, Katie. Just sayin' ;) --Truffles

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  4. Funny enough, we are all pretty good about sharing loungers and beds and scratchers. Just not so much with treats.

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  5. Uh oh! Waffles, you need to "suddenly" discover the fantastic qualities of a different scratcher. Right. Now. ;)

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  6. Our Ben does this too Katie but he will shove his siblings out of what he wants to take over. I just ordered this scratcher! Funny coincidence. But I had to return the Sleepypod today. None of the kitties wanted anything to do with it. I had to pay twice duty fees! Argh!! Ah well. Have a great day on your scratchers guys!

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  7. It's the same thing here Katie. Never fails

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  8. Katie, you'll have to take your scratcher into the closet to get any peace .....

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  9. sounds like you need a Waffle sized addition to the townhouse :)

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  10. Katie, I have the same problem around here. Though mine is named Ernie and not Waffles. ;) ~Wally

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  11. Kids!!! They always want what you've got!! So immature! MOL

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  12. Men, whether human or cat, just don't make sense. Four identical scratchers seems to be quite sufficient, but we know if you move to another one, Waffles will then want that one. Katie, you are a saint to put up with all of Waffle's foolishness. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  13. Something about another cat enjoying themselves just asks fur an investigation and maybe an self serving invitation! MOL

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  14. Katie you have two paws full, no question about it.

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  15. Yup. That's how it works around here, too, Katie. ::sigh::

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  16. Totally typical little brother stuff. "If I see you, I will bug you".

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  17. Waffles you ARE a typical little brother. In every way! Mom said she saw all my human brothers acting like that too! Katie, you're a saint.

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  18. Yup..I agree with the others...little brother has to annoy big sister..it's his goal in life..MOL..

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  19. The best scratcher is always the one that someone else has.

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  20. The grass is always greener and the scratcher is always more appealing when someone else is using it.

    The Florida Furkids

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  21. We have one like that and everyone wants it too. LOL.
    Sue B

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  22. ummmm yeah Katie...we have kind'a over done the scratcher products around here too

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  23. Katie, you need to teach that orange tabby a thing or two!

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  24. Yeah, Derby and I went through that too. When I had something, he wanted it and then it worked the other way too. That's Life!

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  25. That looks like TW in the gym. Two treadmills but she can only use the one that’s occupied.

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