A few words from Marty

2009-10-26 21:49:52.000 – Marty,  Summit Cat

Spending time outside, while I still can.

It’s been almost two months since I’ve contributed to the Observer Comments, so I figure it’s about time I make an appearance and, you know, give the people what they want…more of me! So I commandeered Brian to translate for me (even though he says its past his bedtime); I still haven’t quite mastered the English language or that darn keyboard. Take a look, in the Comments Archive, at my very first comment on April 28, 2008 to see what happens when I don’t get someone to translate! Luckily, in general, I’ve discovered it’s very easy to get my humans to do whatever I want them to do. All I have to do is rub up against their legs a little bit and give a stern “meow” and magically, things I want happen: doors get opened for me, my treats and toys drawer in the weather room opens up, and food appears in my bowl, among other things of course.

Otherwise, things have been business as usual over the last couple months on the summit for the most part. I’ve gotten a bunch of new toys and those are always fun. Of course I’ve been doing my fair share of napping, after all, being Top Cat is stressful and tiring!

I’m starting to wrap up my second year on the mountain and am starting to get very good at recognizing the change in seasons. I’ve noticed the air getting colder over the last few weeks and that cold white stuff has made a comeback too. This has been a bit inconvenient for me as it has severely limited my desire to go outside and get some fresh air. The other night, I decided to sneak out behind one of those State Park humans (being a black cat has its advantages!) when it was in the 20’s with lots of heavy, clear ice forming which I’m told is called glaze ice. When I had enough and went to the deck door to be let in, I had already been covered in a coating of this ice. It was not a good time, but thanks to Ryan, I got warmed up quickly and immediately headed for the treats drawer.

Well that’s all for meow. I suppose I’ll go for a stroll around the building and see if I can find some mice. That’s if any are left after all the ones I have caught this summer and fall!


Marty,  Summit Cat

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