Who’s a Scaredy Cat?

We are having our house painted and, of course, when the painter arrived this morning to pressure wash, Frankie ran out the door. I put my shoes on and went out to look for him as soon as I was done talking to the painter. I found him ten or fifteen minutes later in front of the neighbors house but he went under their car when I approached. Since the car was relatively tall and since he was not very far under it I decided to try to grab him. I reached under the car and got the scruff of his neck and dragged him out. He didn’t resist as I picked him up and carried him to our house.

He didn’t resist at first but by then the painter was pressure washing the house. The pressure washer was running to the left of the door and the guy was spraying to the right of the door. Frankie was not happy about going through the middle of that and made every effort to get away. I held tight, despite the pain, and quickly opened the door and let him jump to safety inside.

Ten minutes later Floki was hiding under our bed and Frankie was on the bed paying very close attention to the noises outside. Chris then joined Frankie on the bed and promptly fell asleep while Frankie kept his ears and eyes on where the noise was coming from.

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It seems Chris has almost no fear or anxiety except maybe when his food bowl is empty.


24 thoughts on “Who’s a Scaredy Cat?

  1. Summer

    I don’t think I’d like that noise either! Kitty ears are very sensitive, and a noise like that can almost be painful. I don’t know how Chris was so cool with it.

  2. iamthesunking

    Aw, poor scared kitties! Louis Catorze would have run screaming at the workman and rolled all over his machinery, causing the job to take much longer.

  3. angelswhisper2011

    I hide too, Frankie, all strangers and strange noises do that to me…family too though…MOL๐Ÿ˜บClean Pawkisses for a Happy Tuesday. Stay Safe Healthy and Yourselfie๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜ฝ๐Ÿ’ž


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