Aby-a-Day – October 20: What makes you so special?

Like most households, cats are not allowed on the counters in our apartment.

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While most of the cats know this rule and abide by it, for some reason Jacoby seems to think that the rule doesn’t apply to him.

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I am not sure why he thinks this.

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We tell him, “No, Jake!” and “Get down, Jake!” but he doesn’t listen.

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Actually, I take that back. Jake does listen. We tell him, “Get off the counter, Jake!” and he does get off the counter.

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Technically.

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Because sitting on the rice cooker is not, technically, sitting on the counter. It’s sitting on the rice cooker.

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And Jake can’t see the meat from the floor, so he’s perfectly willing to push that technicality for a better view.

2 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – October 20: What makes you so special?

    1. I don’t mind him being on the counter per se…it’s when I’m working on dinner (mine or his) and he tries to start eating before I’ve even finished that I get a little annoyed. We also don’t have a lot of counter space, and if the stove top is on it could be dangerous. It’s just when I tell him to “get off the counter,” he gets on something: the rice cooker, the microwave, or the toaster oven. He’s really smart…

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