I got out of the shower yesterday and saw Chris on the floor waiting for me. As I dried myself Chris jumped on the toilet and then on the sink. He looked like he wanted to jump on my shoulders, just like the old days, so I put my towel over my shoulders and let him.
There is something else Chris did in the old days. He would use me as a springboard to get to a higher place. That thought didn’t occur to me until two seconds after he jumped on my shoulders and then jumped up to the top of the linen closet.
By then Floki was in the bathroom. Upon seeing where Chris was he jumped on the sink and started crying at me.
I let him up on my shoulders too.
I thought he would jump up there with Chris but I think he was afraid to try. He stood on his hind legs and had a short conversation with Chris but decided not to join him.
That left me with the problem of getting Chris down. When he was young he could jump down but now he is old and heavy so I didn’t want to risk him getting hurt.
I finished getting dressed and went downstairs and got the stepladder. I then pulled Chris off the shelf, which he was not happy about.
I am glad Chris still has some of that adventurous spirit in him, despite his age and weight. It gives me hope for my future.
Chris the adventurer….nice he remembered his Dad makes a great “stepladder”…….We get older but the spirit of adventure is still there……….
Frankie is a good example of that. He is ten and a half and still gets the zoomies.
you said it well… it gives us hope for our future …
Yes, it does. 🙂
Yay for Chris!
It sure is nice to see.
For a second I thought you had both on your shoulders at once!
No, but that has happened in the past.
Whoa, that was quite a leap! Kitties always provide a little adventure.
Yes, they sure do.
That is pretty amazing Chris and thanks for the lift to Dad!
I think some nice shelves are in order (If they fit) that Chris can use to get to “his” spot
I think that’s a good idea. Perhaps some other high place where there is more room.
It’s nice seeing Chris up to his old tricks. 🙂
It sure is.
Glad he still likes to explore. 🙂
You and me both. 🙂
In many ways, kitties never grow old.
I think you are right.
Roary is similar to Chris, just be glad that he doesn’t jump OVER the shower stall like Roary does…..Roary has jumped on my husband TWICE when he was showering….BTW Roary LOVES water.
That is very unusual for a cat to like water and I don’t think I would want to be in the shower and then get jumped on by a cat.
Sometimes, you think it up, but don’t think it through, Chris. Be careful!
Love and licks,
I’m not sure if cats ever think past the next step.
A weight of nineteen pounds doesn’t seem to hinder Cooper Murphy, but maybe because he is still a young cat. You are a good dad. If one of ours was up there, our attitude would be, you got up there, now figure out how to get down! XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, angel Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy, Sawyer & Kizmet
I figured he needed me to get up so he would need me to get down.
LOL! Children… It’s good that daddy comes to the resue.