A Fool of Myself

There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person.

Well, Mowgli has been in our family for three weeks now, and I think it’s time to show you some pictures!

Figure 1. Mowgli is smart.
Mowgli is smart.In this first picture, you can see evidence of Mowgli’s intelligence. Note the glowing eyes that seem to thirst for knowledge. Mowgli will be going to University in the fall, where he will study the art of seduction begging for attention. He will also join the Mouse Chasers club and train for the 2012 Feline Olympic Trials. We hope to display a medal in the family trophy case.

Figure 2. Mowgli is enthusiastic.

Mowgli is enthusiastic.In this second picture, note Mowgli’s perked ears. As you can see, he loves having his picture taken, and he loves his new owners. In his spare time, Mowgli likes to knead Sarah and Chris’s bellies, pounce on Ravi, and beg for attention (and tuna treats). He also likes to rub noses with his new friends and likes to generally be underfoot whenever Sarah or Chris are in the kitchen.

Figure 3. Mowgli is untameable.
Mowgli is untameable.In this third picture, see the raw power that emanates from Mowgli’s fur and paws. He is strong as a lion and swift as a leopard. He can jump over tall couches and chase plastic toys with the agility of a panther. After University, Mowgli hopes to get a job with the circus. He also hopes to meet a real lion.

Figure 4. Ravi likes pencils.
Ravi likes pencils.So that’s your introduction to Mowgli, the newest member of the Austin clan. For those of you who know our “first-born,” you can see the brotherly resemblance, but when you see them together, it’s easier to tell them apart. Mowgli is fluffier than Ravi, Mowgli is smaller than Ravi (except in the tummy), and Mowgli purrs louder than Ravi. In Figure 4, you can see that Ravi, on the other hand, is sleek, can jump higher, and likes snuggling quietly.

There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person.” — Dan Greenberg

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3 thoughts on “There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person.

  1. Aww! Mowgli is so cute! I can’t believe it’s already been three weeks! Your post is hilarious, I love the way you write. 🙂

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