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The cat and the cock

The Rooster

The cat and the cock

Rough start to the day. My first official work day where I am in charge of the animals morning afternoon and evening and potentially already lost a cat.

It’s freaking me out. I did everything fine but you know how easy it is for me to get distracted and I didn’t fully close the door. Still means a cat would have had to get by me and jump quite high to the second window of the door to get out but apparently it’s happened before so now I have to spend my day trying to find if it’s in the kitchen or if it’s outside or if it’s gone and that’s the worst case scenario because he’s not going to get home till quite late and the last thing he wants to do is hear the there’s a cat outside.

So day one of one of the easiest jobs ever and I still figure out a way to screw it up. Twice I let the cats in the living room too but that was easy there used to getting caught and go back into the kitchen.

He hasn’t trained his cats to come to that cat treat sound. The one that’s missing is the stealth one that sometimes I don’t see for a while. In fact up until Sunday I was sure there were only two cats in the kitchen and that one may be died while I was away but I didn’t want to ask. Then on Sunday bam three cats yesterday three cats. Today two cats

Anyway I’m trying to be very productive this week since I wake up in the morning I’m not going back to bed and I’m trying to get things done. I’ve got a nice little list that’s all possible. I have till the end of August at least, and less he hates the job so much he quits..

I honestly don’t know how he handles it. He leaves the house by 5:00 a.m. doesn’t come home till who knows when but I’m guessing around 10:00 p.m. and the drive is 2 hours.

My biggest fear is that he’s speeding so much in his super sports car but just for that reason, that he could very easily lose his license and have his car impounded. To say that it won’t happen when he does this 5 days a week for the rest of the summer is a luck beyond absurd. Because of I’m a police officer and I see his car today but I don’t get it I know he’s coming tomorrow and the next day too.

Confirmed. The cat is out in the yard hiding from the rooster as am I. Not sure how to get it out without being injured by either party. The fucking rooster has its eye on me all the time crowing away even when the other hands are nowhere near. He’s like the mafia boss that doesn’t quite understand we’re not all against him

So I have a 15 minute break and then less than 2 minutes to go to where the cat is and talk to it and try and get it to come out of the underground before the rooster shows up. I have a tool to show the rooster I mean business but I’m not sure. I think it’s faster than me anyway.

10:16am. Cat was happy to come inside of his own free will. My guess is he enjoyed his adventure, but probably also hates that fucking rooster

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