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January 2, 2013

If It Weren’t For the Cat….
Posted by Jim Macdonald at 09:17 PM * 133 comments

So…. tonight, while clearing the table after supper, Doyle said, “If it weren’t for the cat we could leave the cheese out.”

Alex (our younger son) said, “If it weren’t for the cat, the funeral would have been open casket.”

Doyle said, “If it weren’t for the cat, we would never have known the bishop wears a toupee.”

“If it weren’t for the cat I would have had the whiskey all to myself.”

“If it weren’t for the cat no one would have heard of Schrodinger.”

“If it weren’t for the cat the noise would have had no earthly explanation.”

And so it went. Another typical night at Madhouse Manor.

Comments on If It Weren't For the Cat....:
#1 ::: Keith Edwards ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 09:41 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the water pitcher would not have just been broken.

#2 ::: Mary Dell ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 09:43 PM:

For want of a cat, the cheese was left out.

#3 ::: P J Evans ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 09:57 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, we wouldn't need to buy mousetraps.

#4 ::: Tony Zbaraschuk ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:06 PM:

I would have pulled it off, if it hadn't been for these kids and their meddling cat!

#5 ::: Lila ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:07 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, we could sleep with the bedroom door open.

#6 ::: James Fraleigh ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:13 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, nobody would come back the very next day.

#7 ::: Avram ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:18 PM:

If it weren’t for the cat, nobody would have given a mouse some cheese.

#8 ::: Thena ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:31 PM:

@4

If it weren't for the cat, I could sleep with the door closed.

#9 ::: Laura ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:37 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I could sleep.

#10 ::: Rob Thornton ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:38 PM:

They're right--it was the cat.

#11 ::: jnh ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:48 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the violin would be silent.

#12 ::: Darth Paradox ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:55 PM:

If it weren't for the cats, I'd be extremely confused about all this fecal matter on the floor.

#13 ::: Sisuile ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 10:59 PM:

If it weren't for the cats, I could probably get away with sweeping once a week.

#14 ::: P J Evans ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 11:04 PM:

(We really did have to buy mousetraps because of the cat(s). The house was well-enough closed that that was the only way the mice could get in. The cats would get bored and voila! Mouse in the house, loose.)

#15 ::: Stephan Zielinski ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 11:16 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the dead horse would go unflogged.

#16 ::: Jim Macdonald ::: (view all by) ::: January 02, 2013, 11:21 PM:

If it weren't for the cat the Age of Miracles would be over.

#17 ::: Mary Frances ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:08 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, we would still be living in Italy.

#18 ::: eric ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:13 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't have a pierced nipple.

#19 ::: Laura ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:32 AM:

If it weren't for the cats, my scratching posts and catnip mice would be in much better condition.

#20 ::: Edmund Schweppe ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:36 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, there'd be enough room to store the gamelan.

#21 ::: Edmund Schweppe hath been gnomed ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:38 AM:

Which wouldn't have happened if it weren't for the cat. Shortbread cookies, gentlegnomes?

#22 ::: HenryR ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:47 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, we'd own an alarm clock.

If it weren't for the cat, the butter would be soft.

#23 ::: Tom Whitmore ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 02:37 AM:

If it weren't for the deaf white cat, Karen wouldn't live in this neighborhood.

If it weren't for the cat, my father wouldn't have survived infancy. At least, he thought so.

If it weren't for the cat, we wouldn't have had kittens.

There are stories behind each of those, and only the last is obvious....

#24 ::: Jeremy Leader ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 03:15 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I would have posted a reference to the Gamelan before Edmund Schweppe @20 beat me to it.

#25 ::: tykewriter ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 03:49 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, Tinkerbell would still be.

#26 ::: Niall McAuley ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 03:58 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the courier wouldn't have let her sign for it.

#27 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:22 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, all your base are belong to us.

#28 ::: tykewriter ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:51 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't be up so early.

If it weren't for the cat, the mice would play the gamelan.

And I wouldn't be up so early if it weren't for the mice playing the gamelan.

Because we haven't got a cat.

#29 ::: tykewriter ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:55 AM:

When I previewed my last post, and then when I posted it, I got this message:

Got an error: Connection error: Too many connections.

I don't know what it means. I post this for the information of any interested persons, or gnomes.

The same is happening with this message.

#30 ::: philsuth ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:57 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, what would become of the grin?

#31 ::: Laura ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 05:02 AM:

If it weren't for the cats, it would just be raining dogs.

#32 ::: Paul A. ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 06:45 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, discipline on pirate ships would be much worse.

#33 ::: James E ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:00 AM:

If it weren't for the qat, I'd drink an awful lot more coffee.

#34 ::: Astraea ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:13 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I would be able to visit my friends without taking drugs.

#35 ::: Cadbury Moose agrees it's spam ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:24 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, we'd be using "lean burn" petrol engines.

#36 ::: abi ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:30 AM:

If it weren't for the Cat, we wouldn't have the road down the mountain. (We're not Deere people.)

#37 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:32 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the correct poster name would have been used.

#38 ::: Cadbury Moose fully expects to be chastised by the gnomes for this post ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:52 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I could not have cheezburger.

#39 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 08:02 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, Dibble would be Chief by now.

#40 ::: jnh ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 08:28 AM:

if it weren't for the Cat the Hat would be empty.

#41 ::: elise ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 08:30 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I would have been a soprano this week.

#42 ::: dcb ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:07 AM:

If it wasn't for the cat, a king-sized bed would provide plenty of sleeping room for two people.*

*but we wouldn't be without her. And we'd prefer it if I was writing "if it wasn't for the cats", even though there was even less room for humans when we were a proper two-humans-two-cats household.

#43 ::: Cadbury Moose is being stood in the corner by the gnomes ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:32 AM:

...for posting an incredibly bloated Google images URL.

Would their lownesses care for some double chocolate stout?

#44 ::: Sica ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:36 AM:

If it weren't for the cat there wouldn't be a full glass of water on the kitchen floor

#45 ::: Studer ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:38 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, tykewriter wouldn't have gotten a connection error: Too many connections.

#46 ::: Sarah S ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:45 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, all we'd have would be sodomy and rum.

#48 ::: Persephone ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:15 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, most of my clothes would actually be a uniform color (rather than tabby-speckled).

#49 ::: Serge Broom ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:16 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, there'd be no "The Cat Came Back" animation short from Canada's National Film Board.

#50 ::: Anne Sheller ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:28 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I could have had an avocado.

#51 ::: Cath ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:44 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, my strings would stay separated.

#52 ::: James E ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:56 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, a few more of the Nostromo's crew might have made it.

#53 ::: DanR ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 11:18 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, we wouldn't have toxoplasmosis.

#54 ::: Clifton ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 11:36 AM:

If it weren't for the cats, we'd have to read Neruda ourselves.

#55 ::: DBarr ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 11:50 AM:

Dan murmured, " 'The Old Man and The Sea' would have been published sooner."

#56 ::: Nangleator ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 11:56 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, worldwide lap temperatures would be lower, which would mean higher worldwide sperm production, which would mean higher incidence of pregnancy, a larger world population, greater stress on resources... Peak Oil and Peak Food would have been passed by now, and the world would look more like the more speculative of Jean-Claude Van Damme's movies.

Good kitty!

#57 ::: dcolb121 ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:19 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, Fievel wouldn't have gone West.

#58 ::: theophylact ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:25 PM:

If it weren't for Cat, Salvo Montalbano wouldn't be able to read a suspect's computer files.

#59 ::: Cally Soukup ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:41 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the actress wouldn't have had anything to say to the bishop.

#60 ::: Victoria ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:42 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, my dog wouldn't have danced.

#61 ::: Michael Pullmann ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 12:57 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't have spent that year in college.

#62 ::: Cally Soukup ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 01:24 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, "Whatever" would still be known as just a pronoun.

#64 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 02:07 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, there'd be no white hairs on my trousers.

#65 ::: Laertes ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 02:34 PM:

This Is Just To Say

I have eaten
the hamster
that was in
the tank

and which
you were probably
keeping
as a pet

Forgive me
he was delicious
so meaty
and so slow

#66 ::: Zelda ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 02:34 PM:

Michael Pullmann @61: Wasn't that a horse?

#67 ::: Debbie ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 02:54 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, it would only be an astrophe. Which is something entirely different.

#68 ::: Kevin Marks ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 03:20 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the dog wouldn't have smashed a glass trying to reach her leftover food on the countertop, and I wouldn't have had to go outside in the frost looking for the dustpan and brush.

#69 ::: Laertes ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 03:39 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, she wouldn't have swallowed the dog.

#70 ::: TomB ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:02 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, it would have been for you.

#71 ::: Jim Macdonald ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:52 PM:

If it weren't for the cat the Bremen Town Musicians would have lacked a second soprano.

#72 ::: Cally Soukup ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:55 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, Curiosity wouldn't be standing trial for murder.

#73 ::: rea ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 04:57 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't have scars on my arms from pulling her out of the fish tank . . .

#74 ::: Jacque ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 05:06 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the piano wouldn't play without humans.

#75 ::: Gray Woodland ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 05:30 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't get any calls at all.

#76 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 05:40 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, we'd divide by seven, not six.

If it weren't for the cat, all those mice would still be cluttering up Purgatory.

#77 ::: micah ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 06:18 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, this messalkge woqwuld be t807yped better.

#78 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 06:27 PM:

If it weren't for the cat I wouldn't have tripped.

#79 ::: Mary Aileen ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 06:31 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, 'egory' would be a word.

#80 ::: Cally Soukup ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 06:35 PM:

Teresa: I always wondered why Hell was full of mice. Now I know.

#81 ::: Xopher Halftongue ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 06:56 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, "Priest of Bastet" would have been a much higher-risk job.

If it weren't for the cat, Europeans would still be using ferrets (who are comparatively stinky) to control rodents.

(Xopher, you may not be getting into the proper spirit for this.)

#82 ::: David in Chicago ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:48 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, we never would have found the third man.

#83 ::: Allan Beatty ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 07:53 PM:

Because for that is what I am mewing.

#84 ::: Mary Aileen ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 08:14 PM:

Allan Beatty (83): HA! I love it.

#85 ::: Jordin ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 08:37 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, we'd live in a dog-eat-dog world, as the philosophical basis for proper behavior would be the Egorical Imperative.

#86 ::: P J Evans ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:08 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I would have had cereal for breakfast.

#87 ::: P J Evans ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:09 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, my mother wouldn't have had to toss a nearly-new set of slip-ons.

#88 ::: Nancy C. Mittens ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 09:26 PM:

It if weren't for the cat, I'd be alone and unhappy instead of paired and happy.

#89 ::: Teka Lynn ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:32 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't have to fight for the computer chair.

#90 ::: Edmund Schweppe ::: (view all by) ::: January 03, 2013, 10:48 PM:

If it weren't for the cat(1), Unix shell scripts would be far less useful.

#91 ::: Dave Bell ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 01:28 AM:

If it wasn't for the cat, I wouldn't have a chance to stroke pussy in public.

[insert baffled feline look]

#92 ::: Linkmeister ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 01:49 AM:

If it weren't for the (newly-moved-in) cat, I'd have a lot more room when I sleep.

#93 ::: TomB ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 01:57 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, Jim would have had to scratch out a post on his own.

#94 ::: dcb ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 03:20 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, there wouldn't be mugs of water on my desk and the bathroom windowsill, and the top drawer of my dest wouldn't be permanently open and furnished with a comfortable cushion.

#95 ::: Niall McAuley ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 03:39 AM:

If it weren't for the cats, no-one would have remembered Queen Berúthiel.

#96 ::: OtterB ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 08:10 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the parakeet would never have learned to meow.

#97 ::: Fragano Ledgister sees possible spam ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 08:44 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, I would have woken up later this morning.

#98 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 08:45 AM:

No, I didn't see possible spam. I just didn't catch the header till too late. Sorry.

#99 ::: fidelio ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 08:53 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the hashtag #morningCATface would not exist.

#100 ::: Claire ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 11:44 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, my internet would be wireless.

#101 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 12:25 PM:

If it weren't for the CAT, the Xerox 860 wouldn't have been the DWP it was.

#102 ::: Fragano Ledgister hath Gnomed been ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 12:29 PM:

Here, o Gnomes, I have cookies.

[Fragano, you're getting gnomed for three spaces in a row. Check your name; I think they may be up there somewhere. -- Cario Borisi, Duty Gnome]

#103 ::: SamChevre ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 01:37 PM:

If it weren’t for the cat,
There would have been mice,
To have eaten the malt all seasoned with spice
That Jack had prepared—and not in a trice,
For of Belgian-ale brewing--which he thought would be nice,
And laid in the house that Jack built.

#104 ::: Sara E ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 02:59 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, there would be no reason to wonder when it will come back.

#105 ::: Tom Whitmore ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 03:01 PM:

If it weren't for the cats, HPL would not have visited Ulthar.

#106 ::: bryan ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 04:46 PM:

if it weren't for the cat, the cheese would be left out
if it weren't for the cheese being left in, the mice wouldn't go hungry
if it weren't for the mice going hungry, the rats wouldn't have climbed through the walls
if it weren't for the rats in the walls Renfield wouldn't have enough blood
if it weren't for Renfield having enough blood the vampires wouldn't have come to stay
if it weren't for the vampires coming to stay, the cat wouldn't have gone off
if it weren't for the cat having gone off, the cheese would be left in.

#107 ::: Betty Firth ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 04:47 PM:

If it weren't for the cats, I'd be snuggling with inappropriate bedmates.

#108 ::: xeger ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 11:30 PM:

If it weren't for the cats, I'd know that the puddle at the door was melted snow ...

#109 ::: Lenora Rose ::: (view all by) ::: January 04, 2013, 11:51 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, Old Mr. Johnson wouldn't have troubles of his own.

#110 ::: Paula Helm Murray ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 12:01 AM:

If it weren't for the cat(s), the little Christmas tree might have stayed upright with all the little ornaments still on it.

If it weren't for the cat, I would have slept through the night without getting too warm in bed.

#111 ::: Xopher Halftongue ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 12:13 AM:

If it weren't for the cat we could touch everything without a glove.

#112 ::: Cally Soukup ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 12:25 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the owl would have remained a bachelor.

#113 ::: Rob Rusick ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 06:13 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, Fred would win the fight.

#114 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 09:35 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the kettle would have been put on first.

#115 ::: xeger ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 09:52 AM:

If it weren't for the cat(s) paper bags and cardboard boxes would be recycled.

#116 ::: Erik Nelson ::: (view all by) ::: January 05, 2013, 11:40 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, what would man do?

#117 ::: TomB ::: (view all by) ::: January 06, 2013, 02:25 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, they'd be free by now.

#118 ::: Bill Stewart ::: (view all by) ::: January 06, 2013, 03:10 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, nobody would know you were a dog. On the Internets.

#119 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: January 06, 2013, 06:45 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, John Scalzi would have taped bacon to an armadillo.

#120 ::: janetl ::: (view all by) ::: January 06, 2013, 12:26 PM:

TomB @ 117: I am mystified by the prison-break cat :

Why did the cat move with things strapped around its body? My cats have all collapsed when a sock (or similar) is tied loosely around them. They usually manage to stagger if something is just draped over them.

OK, we'll assume that with extensive training, the cat would move with things strapped around it. Having gone to that effort, why didn't they add a top layer of something that looked like cat fur?

#121 ::: TomB ::: (view all by) ::: January 07, 2013, 03:39 AM:

janetl @120: Yes. If it weren't for the cat, we would not be mystified.

#122 ::: Cadbury Moose reflected ::: (view all by) ::: January 07, 2013, 09:46 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, a dioptric would not involve mirrors.

#123 ::: The_L ::: (view all by) ::: January 08, 2013, 05:30 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't be king. (But nobody noticed.)

If it weren't for the cat, I'd have fewer scars. (Wrong kind of cat?)

#124 ::: David DeLaney ::: (view all by) ::: January 09, 2013, 07:06 PM:

If it weren't for the cat AND the cheese, "She, sir." would never have become a meme.

--Dave, and the course of future comedy would have been very different

#125 ::: Beth ::: (view all by) ::: January 09, 2013, 10:13 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, I wouldn't have all these calico and gingham shreds messing up the floor.

#126 ::: Beth ::: (view all by) ::: January 09, 2013, 10:17 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, the king would have to look at himself.

#127 ::: tykewriter ::: (view all by) ::: January 10, 2013, 05:31 AM:

If it weren't for the cat, the wheelie-bin would have been empty.

#128 ::: dcb ::: (view all by) ::: January 10, 2013, 08:05 AM:

I have to ask: was that due to kitty litter etc. going into the wheelie-bin, or because there was a cat in the bin???

#129 ::: tykewriter ::: (view all by) ::: January 10, 2013, 08:27 AM:

A woman in Coventry was caught on CCTV throwing her neighbour's cat into a wheelie-bin. The story got quite a bit of publicity at the time, probably more so in the UK.

#130 ::: dcb ::: (view all by) ::: January 10, 2013, 08:43 AM:

Oh yes, I do remember that one (I'm in the UK). Just failed to catch the reference, for some reason.

(Also, about 30% of what goes into our rubbish bin, as opposed to the recyling or compost bin, is kitty litter/kitty poop).

#131 ::: Janet Brennan Croft ::: (view all by) ::: January 10, 2013, 10:35 AM:

If it weren't for the cat(s), I wouldn't be digging out my upholstery and slipcovering books.

#132 ::: Tom Whitmore ::: (view all by) ::: January 27, 2013, 08:06 PM:

If it weren't for the cat, we wouldn't be seeing a veterinary oncologist tomorrow (and might not even know such a specialty exists).

#133 ::: Dave Harmon ::: (view all by) ::: January 27, 2013, 09:13 PM:

Janet Brennan Croft #131: Ouch.

I have to say, though, my cat never did as much damage as my dog has (though the dog is more targeted -- always the bedclothes). And both of them together haven't done as much damage as my rabbit did!

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