The Cats and the Contractors

Here is a post for Throwback Thursday from March of 2015. We have weird cats that want to be around strangers.

Bad Cat Chris

Today I had the day off from work and we had two contractors scheduled for the same time. The plumber arrived first and all three cats were on the patio at the same time so I just slipped the cover on the cat door so they couldn’t come inside. Chris was actually the good cat this time while Frankie and Puck were desperate to come inside.

I was a little surprised Puck was desperate to get inside a house with a stranger in it but I understood that under the bed was where he was comfortable riding out the “stranger” storm. Of course, getting to the bed meant going right past the big, bad plumber. Frankie didn’t surprise me. He is a pain when he wants to go out and a pain when he wants to come in.

I thought the desperation in both cats was worth getting on video so…

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12 thoughts on “The Cats and the Contractors

  1. lois

    Parker, my oldest cat, runs to hide under our bed as soon as she hears the doorbell ring. The other two wait a bit and then want to stay and visit with whoever has come by. But we have to watch those two–they are master escape artists.

    1. Charles Huss Post author

      Years ago my wife and I took care of a neighbor’s cats when she went away. She had nine cats. One cat was friendly, one cat was curious but cautious, and seven cats hid under the bed until we were gone.


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