CHECK THIS OUT!
All of you have been so kind to tell me how brave I was to have my teefies cleaned and two extracted. I thank you all for that. But that toof stuff was nuthin’ compared to what I did last week.
I’ll let you see for yourself.
Bet you are wondering what the heck that was all about. I wanted to earn my Level 2 Swimming Merit Badge from Cat Scouts, and I had no other choice than to take the plunge. As you can see, it’s not something I enjoyed. My Cat Scout friends say it sounded as if I was hollering, “No, no, no!” And they would be 100 purrcent correct. But I earned my badge and 100 Karma points. Here’s the badge.
To my surprise, I was awarded a trophy on Wednesday after class at Cat Scouts University. This swimming stuff is a pretty big deal for us cats. Here’s my trophy, which was presented to me by Academic Advisor Gracie and Chancellor Sammy. I had no idea this was coming, so I was a bit overwhelmed.
So, that’s the end of my bravery. I’m looking forward to returning to my sedentary lifestyle of guarding the house from the front porch rocker. I think Cat Scouts needs a Watch Cat Badge. What do you think?
Mom has promised my sisfurs that I will not be here for Caturday Art or Sunday Selfies. They already think I’m a blog hog, and as much as I hate to admit it, they’re probably right.
Mom and Dad asked me to convey their thanks for all the nice comments and best wishes on their anniversary.
Purrs and paw-pats, Mauricio (with kisses and love to Allie)
OMC!! You were evfur so furry brave indeed…way more than we would be, MOL!
Good thing you got out quickly!
This is PAWESOME Mau! Congratulations on your badge. Like me you look like you’d be quite fast… I have to have to have help back onto the boat though and you’re lucky there that you can claw your way out! hehe! It’s all an experience hey?!
Oh! My! Cod!!! Yous is totally brave!
The only time I ever saw my cats in the pool was when they fell in while running and playing. They hated it but they were natural born swimmers! Who would thunk it? 😉
They wouldn’t come near me when I was getting in the pool! I think if I had tried to pick one up and place him or her into the water, I would have been shredded! LOL
Most of my cats would rather have their teeth removed than swim. You did a great job Mau!
Mau, I can’t believe your peeps made you do that. I will never get this badge…probably because we don’t have a pool. ~Wally
Great job Mau – love the badge!!
You certainly earned that badge, Mau!
Srsly, someone would be losing half their face if they did that to me. Go treat something they love to a toothy death.
Oh you poor thing Mau. Sure glad we don’t want that badge. Glad you were able to get out of there in a hurry.
No, no, no! That’s what my kitties would be saying too. 🙂
Oh Mau! You poor thing! You should be the Master of all Masters Scout after that! At least you were able to make a quick getaway!
Happy Anniversary to your mom and dad! We’re sorry we’re late but we do wish them many more years of love and happiness together!
A big concats on earning your badge Mau but we think you’ll be staying out of the pool from now on!
Congrats on earning your swimming badge, Mau! I think you should get a badge for valor as well. Purrs!
Wow congrats on that swimming badge and trophy!
We heard you say NO NO NO…..Allie wanted to teleport over and get you out and dry you off!!!
Blog Hog? Allie says 100% Mau every day….Mom told her that isn’t fair to the other Kitties Blue though.
The Florida Furkids with bazillion smoochies and tons of love to Mau from Allie
Oh my friend Mau……when I heard you say NO NO NO I knew it was heartfelt! That’s the sound I make right before I get sick to my tummy – I am NOT happy. You were so brave and you got your badge so now you need not worry that you will be involuntarily forced to swim again – EVER!
Mau, you poor guy! I can tell you did not like that at all! I wouldn’t have wanted to do that either… although I probably would have complained a lot less, since I am used to getting wet from all the baths I’ve taken.
Concats on getting your swimming badge Maurice – thank goodness we weren’t invited to join in!
What da meow? You’s CRAZY dood!
Mauricio, I am sooooo proud of you. What a brave kitty!!!
Wow! Good job. We have had cats who hated water and cats who lovd it. We have had land lubbers, waders, and swimmers. To each their own. But, you were a brave guy, and it paid off! Congratulations!