While sharing the couch with Fleegle and watching television, I say, “Fleegle, you know what I envy about you?”
“Beside my cold wet nose and paws scented like Fritos, no, tell me.”
“When you worry, it’s always about something immediate, and then it passes. You never waste your time worrying about tomorrow.”
“I can’t worry about something that doesn’t exist. I don’t worry about werecats, do I?”
“Like werewolves, but cats?”
“Yeah, because they don’t exist, just like tomorrow doesn’t exist until it gets here. And what’s the point worrying about the now? It’s much easier to deal with the now than worry about it. Maybe you just like to worry.” He rolls onto his back. “I think I’ll take a nap.”
“Sleep tight, don’t let the werecats bite.”
Fleegle looks at me, then hops off the couch. As he heads toward the bedroom, he says, “I’m going to nap on your pillow. It soaks up drool better than mine.”
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Riley and Xander had Frito Toes too!
Fleegle gets philosophical !! All the wise approaches and attitudes to life that we can learn from man’s best friend !! Fleegle is a precious star !!
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