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Weird mouse

There's a two frame glass door on the front of the house. When I came home last night I found a mouse sitting on the bar in the middle. Like any reasonable person, I immediately caught it. (It seemed strangely tired.) I stuck it in an empty breadcrumb container, gave it a cherry tomato for food and water, put plastic wrap over the top, and poked some holes in for air flow, planning to take it out tomorrow somewhere far away from the cats.

It starts jumping around a lot, which gets the hunter-cat interested, so I put it in another room and close the door. That seems sufficient to get her to forget it exists.

Later, when I'm trying to sleep, my cat is going crazy. She keeps coming in and meowing really loudly, which always means either "something's really wrong waaah" or "hey I killed a thing hey hey look I killed a thing" so I have to wake up and check every time. I finally fall asleep only to be woken up by "DEFINITELY KILLED A THING YES" from her. She drops a mouse on the floor. It seems dead but I'm pretty tired at this point and not really on the ball with finding a container. It suddenly gets up and skitters away, and the cat keeps catching it, dropping it, and losing it as it runs again. Finally it goes under my bed and my cat comes back out without it.

I sit up for a while longer waiting for the cat to make another attempt which she doesn't. She just rolls around purring like an idiot. Finally I start looking and I find it burrowed into a blanket I kicked off the bed. I get it into a container, find a tall plastic thing to transfer it into, put the plastic wrap on, and go to put it up with the other mouse.

Of course, it is the other mouse, the stupid little asshole having held onto the lip of the first container long enough to chew through the plastic and get out, so I have to go get a real lid and stab holes in that.

Anyway the mouse didn't escape that and didn't die over the night - it's in surprisingly good shape for a mouse that got caught so many times! On the other hand, that means the annoying stove mouse is still there, ready to be caught another night at whatever hour the cat knows is least convenient.

3/3 April fics complete!

2/2 Undertale passive-aggressings:

Silence Like a Cancer Grows
FFN and AOOOOOOOOOOOO

love
AOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO and FFN.

and 1 (1) additional pokemon ficage vaguely related to the general April theme:

Image of God (Ch1/hahahahahahahaha updating)
FFN and AOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Decided to try making all-natural catfood

I think the stuff we're buying has too much weird fillers and crap. To the blender!
The stupid cat is currently sitting next to me, staring, because when I ate chicken some days ago, I gave him the cartilage.

With normal cats, the thought process goes:

Chicken smell -> go to -> i can has? ->yes!!!

Apparently with him:

person chewing -> MAGIC FOOD APPEARED????

It's like a dog, except dogs are there because they actually want the food, making him a double failure as a cat.

He also got hailed on for god knows how long because he just stands in front of the door silently waiting for it to open, as always. It's not like he has any problem making noise because he started wailing as soon as I looked out, he just grasp that you can use sound to communicate with things that aren't in your direct line of sight.

Happy April, everyone!

Ah, March, in like a lion, out like a lamb, just like they say! Now we're on to what looks like a gorgeous April, full of warm rain and sprouting plants. What wonderful weather!

Reflection

It's really freaky how bright it is when it's snowing at night.

Also back to chugging away at Undertale.

Cat adventures

Almost killed the dumb cat. We learned that he doesn't seek shelter and he also doesn't make any noise to indicate he's right outside, he just stays there in the cold all night. Despite this we're still letting him out because he's still scared of litterboxes.

Some girls came by and were confused to see the smart cat in the window, because apparently they're trying to track down some strays someone else has been feeding.

"Oh, that can't be her," I said, "she hates people."

"It's a stray cat terrified of anyone getting near it," they said.

"Oh. In that case it's definitely my cat you've been feeding. Sorry about that."

And pudding cat continues to be a fat fat pudding cat. She moves with the majesty of a whale.

Fruiting

AOOOOOOOO and FFN.

In which I remind everyone that you don't say your ipod has gone renegade if somebody else walks off with it.

HOT TOPIC ANIME GIRL

I was starting to feel bad because maybe your parents threw out stuff you actually wanted but that was before we reached the layer of unused gift cards and digital cameras.

WHY DON'T YOU JUST DONATE STUFF

we are now in hour two of cataloging THE PILE
half of it was already wrecked because it's WINTER and snow
YOU SEEM TO HAVE DELIBERATELY PUT A FUCKING SLAB ON TOP
OUT OF SPITE OR SOMETHING
it's the principle of the thing at this point
TOYS
EXPENSIVE TOYS
WHAT SORT OF MONSTERS ARE YOU