In the world of catdom much is happening. At least I discovered this yesterday while watching
CBS Sunday Morning.
There was a segment on cat videos. A cat video convention or program of some kind in Minnesota. (I was doing other things as this segment was on the TV, so I missed some of the details). The
fact that there was this event in Minnesota brought me back to sit and watch the segment.
It said that 13,000 people paid to watch cat videos and to judge the best one at which time a trophy was awarded to "Grumpy Cat"!
Now, if you haven't heard of Grumpy Cat don't feel left out. I had never either. It appears we are the only ones! Grumpy Cat has "followers". Grumpy Cat has an agent. In addition, all kinds of merchandise for sale and I presume a website. Grumpy Cat makes money due, in part, to the fact that he was born with his mouth turning down in a frown.
I'm NOT making this up.
So, it got me to thinking. Hmmmm, what about Velcro's antics? A cat sleeping? Not interesting enough. A cat leaping on my chest at nap time to sleep with me? Nope. A cat drinking water out of the sink? Boring...........A cat bringing in dead creatures? Well, if I amped that up to a scene of terror, mine, maybe so.
I've decided that Velcro, although a good cat, does not rate an agent nor would she make money for me. That however is all right with me.
We have gone from cohabitation to actually connecting from time to time now. It IS about time.
She has been a full-time, non-paying live-in for the last seven years.
And, she has brought many smiles to me and to others.