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Indoor Kitchen Mats? Why Not Get A Pet Placemat?

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by

Zzzzzz…

Oh, I’m sorry. I didn’t notice you reading there. I am seriously sleep deprived. I think I’ve touched on this topic before but I have a son. His name is Bobby and he has a crepuscular eating disorder. This means that he enjoys eating copious amounts of food at dawn and twilight. Occasionally he’ll nibble throughout the day, but he gets up before his parents. A typical night will consist of me being out for the count rolled up with my body pillow sometime around 11:30pm midnight if I’m lucky. By 5:00am, he swats me across the face a couple of times knocking my sleeping mask off to wake me and then stares. Just stares… You see, Bobby is a cat. And what a cat. He’s an adorable little loverboy. There isn’t a single violent bone on the cats’ body and he’s soft as a pillow. However, he is not the cleanest eater.

After stumbling my way half awake to the fridge to get him some wet food pre-dawn, I usually kick the dish on accident, spill some water, and on my worst mornings, step right ON his food from the day before… This is unacceptable according to my girlfriend, so it has been decide for me to make the investment in a pet placemat, as if we don’t have enough pet products already. That way if I spill more of the cats food (again, ME not the cat because that would be too far fetched), we can rest easy knowing that it’s not on the carpet. The really very nice carpet that the cat grinds its claws on anyway. We may as well invest in some nice indoor kitchen mats and olefin carpet for him to destroy while we’re at it.

Cats are jerks but… gotta love em.