Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Target Is A Fur Brain

Target is walking about like an old lady. Having his dislocated bones put back in place, every muscle and tendon in his paw and shoulder are sore. Also, as he must have used tremendous force to pull his paw out of whatever trap it was in, he also damaged the muscles on his haunches and back paws. Plus, he scraped all the skin off his undamaged front paw. In other words, our little fuzz is in total recovery mode.

Until that is, a very soft spoken friendly man rattled our gate to announce he was here (our doorbell doesn't work) thereby sending Target out of bed, out of the window, down to the wall, down to the ground and into the storm drain system.

We were so worried he'd hurt his paw again, we hustled our guests out of the house. (Sorry about that Joleen and Ang!) Target appeared 1 minute after their cars vanished down the road.

I love Target but sometimes he is such a fur brain that I want to strangle him! And how come he's so good and calm and brave in the vet and a scaredy cat maniac at home???

Here he is, resting his sore bones on two pillows placed on his rug by Tom, the other servant.

There is no Katz Tales or Dog Talk out this weekend but Sharon from Bibliobuli will guest blog about her cat Nisbo on Friday. It's a good story so see you then.

In the meantime, do please take look at my new books Katz Tales: Living Under The Velvet Paw and Logomania: Where Common Phrases Come From And How To Use Them.

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Gemini and Ichiro said...

Oh Target! I know exactly how you are! I am like that too! But don't hurt yourself being a scardy cat!!

boo_licious said...

I often think if Target could talk, he will be telling us one helluva story abt what happened to him.

Kitties are like that, they hear people coming besides their servants and they run. Mine are just the same.

Boo-Bah AKA Iris said...

We are scaredy cats too. Marshmellow is more so than me. We dug hiding places in Mama's brand new box spring. It is a neat place to hide.
Try to hide somewhere inside where you won't get hurt.

Your pals
Marshmellow and Peanut

brattcat said...

Poor, poor puss. But he's getting the best of care from you and he seems to be recovering nicely. Sigh.

BeadedTail said...

Oh poor Target! We didn't know about what happened to him until today. We're so sorry to hear he got hurt but are glad he's okay and is recovering.

Pam said...

Poor Target! He would get along so well with Sassie. She hides when anyone comes to the door or when we have visitors.
Sassie doesn't like kids for some reason.
I'm glad he's receiving such great care.

Cheyenne -Millie said...

We are sorry! We know how it is to hurt!

You look handsome surrounded by the cloud of blue!

The Chair Speaks said...

If Target could move so fast to hide, it means he is getting better. Come to think of it, that scene is rather hilarious. :)

~CovertOperations78~ said...

Pls don't call him a furbrain! He is a cute little fuzzy. I love him. He looks so sad resting there. It's okay to be a bit skittish. My Daisy Girl used to be skittish too, but now she loves having guests. I don't know when it happened. It literally happened overnight -- in the evening she was hiding from our guest, in the morning, we found her sleeping in the same bed as our guest and letting herself be stroked and petted. I am so glad Target is recovering. I would like to bring both Au and Target some nice treats! Am still looking for your book. Haven't had the time to shop yet. Maybe next week!

The Oceanside Animals said...

Poor Target! You need to relax! I hear that soothing music and the color pink can work wonders ...

Cat with a Garden said...

Target, you need to give yourself and the humans a rest. What a scare - again! You're quite the stunt cat. Please, from now on rest, relax and snooze the day away, recovering from that surely horrible paw trapping experience. We're both sending healing nosekissies. Maybe Au could wash you, I did that when Chilli was sick and it helped a lot.
Many purrs, please recover quickly.

Dora said...

Hope to grab ur book soon!

wenn said...

Target is so cute..

Al said...

Target you have to be careful next time! You got me worried here, well it happened to me and Mom doesn't know what really happened. She took care of me very well. Hugs


Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear of Target's injury! We are all glad he is home and meding well. Lots of love to you boy!

Anya said...

Ik ben laat
ik had een flinke verkoudheid :(
Target is een mooie
hij moet ook eens rusten en jullie blijven altijd maar bezig met hem.
Wat zielig dat hij weer iets had,
ze zeggen weleens een kat heeft 9 levens nou dat kan Target wel gebruiken !!!
Ik hoop dat hij zich rustig gedraagd van de week zodat hij kan herstellen :-)

Naddy said...

Cute poor target. But since he is in good hands he should be fine soon.