Alberto here. Many of you have noted that I’ve missed two weeks of Wednesdays walking through the web. I owe my fans an explanation and do apologize for this but there is a good reason. I am still recovering from my last stroll.
The female human thought it would be amusing to invite Oliver and I out with her the first morning the stuff the humans call “snow” arrived.
She opened the glass doors and stepped onto the upstairs deck. As she filled the bird/squirrel feeder she called to us to come out. Oliver jetted out, I walked out more gingerly. The older cats sat inside, by the open door watching us. (Note to self, take a cue from the big guys, they know what’s going on.)
I had no interest in exploring the entire deck with Oliver. I pussy-footed out a few steps and as soon as the snow stuff began to numb the pads of my paws, I froze.
Oliver, on the other hand scampered away from the human until the tree dumped that load of cold wet on him.
After we skedaddled inside (and suffered the mocking of the older cats) the human remarked upon our paw prints in the snowy stuff.
And this, my friends is why I haven’t done any walking lately, through the web or elsewhere.
I promise I’ll be back to my usual tasks next week and, in the meantime, Oliver and I urge you to stay warm!