Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Mom's staycation

Chester here. I was expecting the usual to happen after those two days that my humans stay at home with me  but mom surprised me and didn't leave the apartment for most of the day yesterday! And she hasn't left today yet, either! It turns out she's on a staycation. This sounds a lot like what I do all the time but for people it means that they do it for only a few days.

I'm not sure why but when humans talk about anything with "-cation" in it, others want to know what they "did." I didn't like the first part - mom and dad took me outside in my walking jacket and leash for the first time. More on that in another blog entry.  I'm sure you all want to see what I looked like, though ::sigh:: Please whatever you do, DO NOT tell the other cats and dogs about this.



Then they went out for a birthday dinner for mom at a french bistro - I can't pronounce the name. (It's La Boite en Bois Chester's mom.)

Mom also slept and slept and slept. I did, too.





Here I'm sleeping on mom's hand - she wanted it back after awhile but it was very comfy.



On Monday she went out of the house to get a 20-minute neck and back massage. Even though she slept so much, her neck and upper back were still really tight from the stress of her dad being sick, the virus she had that made her so achy and worn out, her big work project, and insomnia. She says it really helped and was only $20! I get my neck rubs for free but for a human that's a "good deal".

Ok, I'm sure you're dying to see another picture of me in my "walking jacket". My human parents have been doing practice runs with me in the apartment hallway so I get used to the harness. Dad took this picture of me - it's from before I started shedding so I look a little scruffy:


10 comments:

  1. That a very smart walking jacket Chester.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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    1. Why thank you, though it's taking some getting used to!

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  2. My goodness Chester ... all kinds of wonderful new things going on in your life. Happy day to you, cutie pie.

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  3. How wonderful you get to go walking! You need to watch out for ticks when you are out in the grass, sweetie. They are nastier than fleas!

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    1. Oooh good point - my mom and dad didn't think to look!

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  4. Chester, I think you look quite debonaire in your walking suit but... since I know you're not all that happy 'bout it, I'll keep quiet. Won't tell a soul. Promise!

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    1. Thanks so much for keeping my secret (I guess I do look sharp...)

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  5. Hardy har har TOO LATE! :D Actually I think you look rather spiffy in your cat duds ;)Enjoy your staycation! :)

    Waggin at ya,
    Roo

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    1. Thank you Roo! The good thing to come out of all of this is that my humans did not order the optional bow tie...

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