Smupdate! March 11, 2010

WARNING: Cat-related post ahead.  I have a workout to tell you about and some recipes to share, but what’s super urgent right now is for you to see a photo of Smudge.

Sue me.

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I really, really like to snuggle Smudge. She’s put on a little weight, and it’s made her extra-squeezable. Our interactions often look like this image of Pepe le Pew, where I’m the offending skunk and she’s the poor, struggling kitty trying to escape my affection. “Why don’t you love me?” I cry as she strains to get away.

But sometimes, she becomes a snuggle bug, and I get something like this:

I was her personal divan for about 45 minutes last night. Heavenly.

And for the record, this is the softest spot on planet Earth… maybe in the universe.

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  • Erin Clare says:

    Redonk cuteness all over the place! I love how cozy you both are. I pull Pepe Le Peus all the time with Hobie. And like Smudge, he always tries to flee. So tranq him. Kidding!!

  • Megan says:

    Love the cartoon! Lucy cat is also very pudgy and cuddly. I love her fuzzy belly, but her softest spot is the front of her chest just under her neck. When I'm holding her and she's had enough of me she refuses to look at me, staring over me until I release her.

  • Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan says:

    Lucy cat is SO cute! Love the pic of her attacking the Christmas stocking… and the ultra-close-ups of her nose. She has a really excellent nose.

    You realize, we just became the crazy cat ladies.

  • Megan says:

    She is SO cute & pretty – she can get away with anything. I'm pretty sure you can't be a crazy cat lady with only 1 cat, but if you can I'm OK with that. PS – there was catnip in the stocking!

  • Megan says:

    Did you see the Paleochix post about paleo cat food?

  • MissCheryl says:

    Best way to start and end the day is with kitty belly rubs. Instant relaxation for both me and the Princess!

  • Wayne says:

    Tuxedo cats rule!

  • Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan says:

    Today is Smudge's birthday, and she asked me to tell y'all "Meow..rrreowrr. Mew." which I think translates into, "Thanks for all the compliments. Don't you wish you were as cute as I am?"