When we came to West Virginia we left Chris and Floki’s Cardboard Cat Homes at our Florida home, but we brought Frankie’s house with us. He really liked lying on top of it so I thought he would enjoy it here too.
I took it apart and when we got to our home here I put it on a shelf, thinking I would put it together as soon as I finished more important things. By the time those important things were done I just forgot about it until my wife reminded me.
I put it together Sunday afternoon while the cats were lounging on the catio and then brought it out there and set it down near Frankie. He gave it a few sniffs and seemed interested for about five seconds.
That is when a stray cat decided to walk past us within inches of the screen. It was like he, or she, owned the place. Frankie immediately ran to the screen and followed while the cat walked around the catio and into the neighbor’s yard. Neither cat made a sound, which surprised me. Perhaps it was a female and the hissing and growling are reserved for males. I don’t know how that works.
In any case, we brought the cats inside shortly after that and then I brought the house into the living room where Chris and Floki took an interest in it.
Later, when I sat down to write this post, Frankie lied down on top of the house, just like he used to do.
I guess there’s no place like home, even if it is cardboard.
Maybe he enjoyed his cardboard house INSIDE more than OUTSIDE because it’s INSIDE when it’s in Florida???? Who knows what goes on in their brains – it’s a mystery (and they like it to be a mystery to us!).
I have learned so much about cats but there is still so much that is a mystery.
well said… and we agree ;O)
Home, sweet cardboard home. Have fun, kids.
Love and licks,
Awww, they look cute with their cardboard house, I’m sure it has a welcome familiar scent.
That is probably true.
Hooray for the house in the house and some happy kitties!
Frankie likes his house and he likes to be where he likes on it. Yep, its a cat house
And it’s Frankie’s cat house. It even has his name on it. 🙂
I bet the other cats will try to use it too.
No doubt about that.
That is a nice house. 🙂
Yes, it is like the Cadillac of boxes.
Frankie realized he couldn’t just ignore it, or the others would take it over! So of course he had to reclaim it.
That was smart of him.
Just needed to make sure the house was secure first. 😸