Monday, May 21, 2007

Varyeeous Eyetems ov Inchrest

Karen Jo wrote a limerick for Annie!!! It's wonderful and catches her true spirit!

Now, dis ist sum imbarasink noos. 'Membur Orinch? 'Membur Maw wust goin to trap im an take im to da V-E-T fur his hoo-ha-ectomy? Well, Maw bot da deelucks trap wid 2 doors so dat wunce u trap da poodin, u kin feed it. So, Maw putz da trap togevver an finks sumting funny. She hast Paw luk at it an he sez she follow da derekshuns rite. So he sez to put da divider in front ov da feeder door so da poodin kaint pull da door opin.

So Maw putz da trap owt so Orinch kin git uzed to it. Den she setz it on da nite befor his surjery. Well, Orinch goes rite in da trap an gitz cot!!! Yoo hoo! Way to go. So, he sendz hiz fuud flyin efurrywer cuz he ist skairt. So Maw feedz him stinky goodness thru da feeder door. Sept she putz da divider in wrong. Later, der goes Orinch, racin cros da yard!!!!

So Paw tells Maw to set it agin an mebbe she git lucky an Orinch fall fur it agin. Yeah, rite. So, da necks mornin, Paw asts if Maw set it, cuz it sprung (der waz a cover ofer it). So, Paw goez owt to see if Orinch is cot agin, an luk wat he saw!!!!

Yup! Opie da Opossum! An wuz he skairt an upset!!!

So Maw toldeded Paw to opin da trap an let Opie find hiz way owt. It took bowt an hour, but he finally lefted. Dunt yu tink he haz wunnerful pearly white toofies? Dorf ist enveeyus.

In udder noos, Maw ist diggin up da hole frunt flower bedz an redoin dem wid expanded shale an compost. She ist gonna plant Texas natives an such so dey will grow bedder. An perennyuls. Yup. She wantz to plant a Smoke Tree:

Taint it purrty? (She borrowed dis pikshur frum Da Natshunal Arbor Day Site.

Luf, Us


Kaze, Latte, & Chase said...

I am TERRIFIED at that picture! Do you think it is vishus? I mean, he has some really big teeth and looks really really angry. I'm hiding under the bed now...is it safe to come out???

Sounds like Orinch is quite the smart cat!


Oscar the Puppy Cat said...

Yup, Orinch is smart! We have Opossoms here,too. They look scary and I don't like them. They have BIG teeth!

Your Mommy and Daddy are great for trying to trap Orinch so that he can have his "surgery." My Mommy and Daddy are trying to capture two kitties that live under our house. They will then release them under the house after their "surgerie," too. One of them is old and sick and so he'll take more care and may become and indoor kitty since he wants to come in and I don't really mind.

Shaggy and Scout said...

Yikes! Taht possum is fierce! e had no idea they could open their moufs so wide. We have one that visits our yoar about 11pm every night. He must go on regular rounds. We watch him through the window.
That smoke tree is very unusual. Never seen one before.
Scooby is doing much better. Nice big pee puddles.

Daisy said...

That smoke tree is very pretty!

But I am very very very SCAIRT of the opossum. His TEETHS! They are so sharp. I think he might be vishus. I am glad he got away safely.

Icon Baxter Bentley said...

Opie has very very nice teeth, indeed. I bet I would look fierce if I had my teeth, too... I bet Dorf would agree wif that.
I hope Orinch comes back. Mebbe you could disguise the trap? mebbe not.


Icon Baxter Bentley said...

pee ess

I like the limerick about Annie.

Zippy, Sadie, Speedy and M'Gee said...

Oh, Opie has furry white (and big) teefs. Yoor gonna hafta do some pretty fancy disgizing of dat trap to fool Oranch if he effur comes back. Fool me once, shame on yoo. Fool me twice if yoo think yoo can! Mom alway put ours neer da bushes and coverit wif a green moving pad. Dad wants a smoke tree in our front yard, mom duzent know if it will grow good in our kilate.

Around Your Wrist said...

oooo, i'm scared too. in fact, mama even shivered when she saw those teeth!

i'm glad opie got away safely, and i wish your mama good luck with oranj. a hoohaa ectomy is definitely in order!


(headbutts and cuddles to my friend obi)

MaoMao said...



(That possum is furry furry scary!)

Wishin' your maw good luck catchin' Oranj and man oh man I hope she don't catch no more of them scary possums!

Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao!

Karen Jo said...

I am glad that Annie likes her limerick. It's a shame that Orinch got away. Opie the possum is very scary. I'm glad he got away safely. I wish you very good luck on catching Orinch again. It's very good of you to catch and fix strays.

Unknown said...

Poor Orinch! He doesn't know how much better it would be if he was caught and civilized. I know I like being civilized. Maybe if your Maw puts lots and lots of stinky goodness in the cage, Orinch will go in there? Maybe.

That opossum looks kinda scary, doesn't he?


Lisa said...

Possums look kinda scary, kitties, but they are more scared of you than you are of them. They get so scared that they curl up in a ball and go to sleep for several minutes to several hours. They rarely get rabies because they are usually the prey and not the predator. That Opie definitely looks ticked off! LOL

The Fluffy Tribe said...

wow you caught yer very own opposum. Mom says they like marshmellons, oops we mean marshmellows. ~poiland tribe

Parker said...

AAAIIIEEE! Opie's teeths skairt me! I hope that Orinch goes in the trap again, he needs to lose his "stuff!" But I had to laugh picturing him skating out of the trap into the yard!

Zoey and the furballs said...

Man oh man I'm more scared of the vishus possum than I am of the vishus deer!

Lux said...

That *is a pretty tree, but whoa! The teeth on that opossum thing have me wanting to run away!

Big Piney Woods Cats said...

That possum is so mean looking I am scairt to look at it.

Momma loves smoke trees!!


Gattina said...

My english teacher would turn like a windmill in his grave reading cat english, lol ! Very pratical for those who don't write correctly tell that to you Maw ! I become suspicious ! I also didn't know that you have tooth problems because you fink and not sink or think !

Unknown said...

Der is possums in New Zealand - dey is considered a pest and dey is offun seen squished on da road and da bean kittens play 'count da squishy possums' when dey riding long ways in the bean masheens. Der is possums living in da forest offur da road from where I lives, and sumtimes dey try to fights wif me, but I is cleffur and runs away, cos possums are furry dangerous and vishus and wud eat little cats all up! (Well, maybee not eat dem, but hurt dem wif teefs and claws!) Dey make horrible screechy sounds wurser dan cats fighting! I dun wan' to be a possum hunter - I stick to birdies and meeces!

Headbutts and purrs,


Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

Yikes!!! We nefurr seen an Opossum befurr, and wiv a big mouf and big teefs like dat, we don't want to efurr meet one.Dat smoke tree looks purrty.
Hope yoo can git Orinch in that trap. Mebbe he will go in again cuz he knows he wuz aybull to git out last time.