I decided I should finally interview my cat Sophie. She really does not like dogs and she is pretty boring spending most of her time just hanging out looking gorgeous. I am like her least favorite living creature so I decided to go hang out with her in the guestroom on the guest bed where she spends most of her time in isolation in her cat cuddle bed. To my surprise, she did not race away and actually agreed to let me interview her – up close and personal!
Emma: Hi Sophie, how are you doing?
Sophie: I am in the middle of my afternoon nap, Emma, can you just get to the point, please. (big yawn)
Emma: Why do you like to be in the guestroom all by yourself most of the time, don’t you get bored and lonely?
Sophie: Well, Emma, I am a cat and cats are kind of loners by nature. I like it here because it is quiet, no one really comes upstairs during the day so my sleep in not interrupted much. Plus you dogs aren’t allowed on the furniture…ahem…
Emma: Why don’t you like Katie and I, we are your dog siblings you know. Woof!
Sophie: You just answered your own question, you are dogs, smelly, weird, loud animals. I don’t want to be messed up with such creatures.
Emma: But Bert likes us and hangs out with us dogs too sometimes and he is a cat.
Sophie: He is a male cat with an identification problem, I don’t like to hang around with him either. (Grrr)
Emma: Who do you like then?
Sophie: I don’t mind mom most of the time, we have some good times together but she is really the only one.
Emma: Aren’t you bored since you have no one to play with?
Sophie: No, I need my 20+ hours a day of beauty rest which takes up most of my time. (purr)
Sophie: Emma, can I ask you something?
Sophie: Why do you chase me sometimes, that is really scary.
Emma: It is fun because you are so scared and I feel like I am hunting but I try not to chase you because it gets me in lots of trouble.
Emma: Back to you. If you would just relax around us dogs we would not be so tempted to chase you, you know.
Sophie: Sorry, I just can’t imagine hanging around with some panting, smelly, shaggy thing like you. (hiss)
Emma: So, there is really no chance of us being friends then?
Sophie: Yawn…no, I don’t think so. I don’t need dogs in my life and right now what I need is to get back to my nap. Can you get out of here as you might leave dog scent here and I would not like that at all.
Emma: Fine, you just continue on with your beauty nap and lonely, boring life. I am going downstairs to have some fun and enjoy my life! Arrrrooooo!!!
Sophie: Can you please be quiet, I am trying to get some rest you know…hiss…