Seabass’ Diary…Day 168…It’s Not What You Think…

December 11, 2017- “Shhhh! There it is again!” I whispered. Simba and I waited in silence to hear the meowing one last time before moving in.

“Are you positive you heard it? Because I’m not sure-I think my mind is playing tricks on me,” Simba asked.

“I’m positive,” I answered, “It’s coming from that direction.” I motioned for Simba to follow me.

We crept down the hallway, past a few closed bedroom doors and a bathroom until the sound of meowing was undeniable.

“There. It’s coming from inside that room!” Simba whispered. I held my breath for a second and tried to think of the best way to execute an unthought of exit-strategy, but before I had my wits about me, Simba had vanished into the darkness.

“Simba!” I hissed, “Wait! It’s too dangerous for you to go in alone!” But there was no answer to my pleas. I tried to keep myself as close to the floor as possible as not to be noticed in case someone came out of the darkness and spotted me.

The meowing was getting louder, and I knew that in a few steps that I would come face to face with the animal. I would have to convince it to come with me, and I wasn’t sure how I was going to do that at this point. All I knew was that I needed to get out of this house with Simba and the animal in tow.

I took one step, then another and turned the corner. What I saw next made my guts lurch forward, and my voice catch in my throat.

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How to Keep Cats Safe this Christmas

December 5, 2017-The upcoming holiday season spells excitement for most people; animals also get excited because there is so much to see and so many new things to get into! Read the tips below from our friends at The Spruce! Happy Holidays<3

https://www.thespruce.com/holiday-safety-for-cats-4154543

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Seabass’ Diary…Day 167…Not So Fast

December 4, 2017- I crept out of the closet and returned to Simba.

“What are you doing?” Simba whispered, “There are animals in there that need saving!”

“No. There are no animals in the closet you fool!” I said with contempt.

“YES. THERE. ARE!” Simba hissed.

I shook my head and stayed silent for a moment. How was I going to get this through his thick skull?

“There are NO animals in the closet. I’ll prove it to you.”

“You’re going to have to because I’m not leaving until they’re rescued!”

I roll my eyes, “Come with me.”

I lead Simba to the closet one careful step at a time. Fear rips through with back with every sound as the floorboards creak beneath our combined weight. Thoughts of Amelia returning to capture us is enough to make me want to get out of here as fast as we can. There is no way that  I could spend another second with her; she was insane and I know that is a horrible thing to say about a little girl, but a spade is a spade.

“See? Look!” I hiss at Simba, “These are the so-called “animals” you’ve been worried about!” I gesture to the ceiling and point to the various one-piece pyjamas with various animal hoods. I still wasn’t sure how Simba made such a grievous error. Surely he knew the difference between real animals and clothing!

There are a few moments of silence before Simba speaks first, “Wait a second, so this is it? The animals that I thought were trapped in here are just pyjamas?”

“Yes.”

“How could I be so stupid?” Simba moaned.

I wanted to agree with him, that he was reckless and didn’t have his facts straight, and put us in a position of danger, but I couldn’t bring myself to scold him.

“You’re not stupid, I would have probably done the exact same thing…I…do you hear that?” I whisper. There is a faint sound coming from down the hall; it’s meowing.

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You CAN Teach Your Cat Tricks!

November 20, 2017-Well who would have thought? I did! I knew that this was possible because I’ve done it! I have one cat that comes when called and another one who simply flips me the middle finger and runs off in the opposite direction…guess which one I’m referring to:(

Click on the link below to find out how you can teach your cat to come to you when called! From our friends at Star2.com.

http://www.star2.com/living/animals/2017/11/13/you-can-teach-your-cat-to-come-to-you-when-called/

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Straight From the Magazine! 5 Ways to Stimulate Your Indoor Cat…

November 16, 2017- This article is from the good people at Modern Cat Magazine; it focuses on the stay-at-home cat and how to keep them interested with inexpensive and inventive ideas! Enjoy and as always, please sound off in the comments section below.

https://moderncat.com/articles/5-ways-stimulate-your-stay-home-cat/001

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Why Living Like A Cat Could Be The Key to Success!

November 14, 2017-A new book has just hit the market! You guys have got to check this out-click on the link below from our friends at Standard.co.uk.

https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/london-life/how-to-live-like-your-cat-stephane-garnier-key-to-happiness-and-success-a3677441.html

Simon’s Cat…Behind the Scenes!

November 10, 2017-You guys are in for a treat! In the video below, Simon Tofield demonstrates, from start to finish, how he colours one of the pages from his book – Simon’s Cat Vs The World.