Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Best Toy Ever





Cricket's Favorite Toy

Hello, Cricket here. I wanted to show you something that I have been playing with since last Fall. I actually went into the closet where Momma had it stored and dragged it out by it's string. I keep it behind the sofa and pull it out whenever I feel like having some fun. What is it?
A paper lantern for Halloween! Momma had it hanging from the front porch last year along with a garland of (fake) leaves. It looked really pretty. After Halloween she took it in and put it away. She, however, underestimated my "See, Want, Take," attitude. I just had to have that lantern! I love toys on strings that I can drag around the house and up onto the top of furniture. I'm like a jungle panther with my prey!
Of course I always get my way and Momma thought I was adorable playing with it. She always says, "Oh, oh, Cricket's getting the party decorations out!" when ever I start dragging my lantern around. It's all mine too! The other kitties do not like it. They like the nip toys when they play. I don't have anything against a good nip mouse on occasion, but the lantern is much more fun and kinda noisy when I drag it around.
Do any of you have an unconventional toy?

Momma spent most of the weekend resting. She gets very hurty if she stands or walks for a length of time. She said grocery shopping was awful!
She mostly just hangs out at home with a heat pack and pain reliever. Oh and good old Benadryl because her allergies are bad this year. Billie's too. And Cody has been hacking up a hairball like, every other day!
The other kitties got their Frontline treatment for fleas, but I did not. I seem to be allergic to flea medicine. My fur comes out where it is applied and I get all spacy and barf. That's okay though. I don't think any flea would dare to hop on me!

We hope you are all having a good September so far. Momma has been negligent in her visiting and will try to catch up this week.

Be Naughty Kitties!
Cricket~

6 comments:

Daisy said...

Cricket, I see you are already getting ready for the Halloween holiday season!

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

There's NOTHING wrong with getting the decorations ready for the kick-off to the Holiday Season!!! That's really kyute. We each have our own faves...
Skeeter: A 'Nip-filled Dog
King: Little furry mice
Pandora: Krinkle balls

Reese =^..^= said...

I'm so glad you told me what that was. I would have never have guessed.

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

That looks like a very fun toy.
I like to catch birdies in the sunlight....not sure if you remember, this is when my mom pets me and lets my furs fly in the sunlight and I try to catch them. I do this every afternoon.
Hope your momma is feeling ok. It is no fun being hurty.
--JB

Shaggy, Scooby and Scout said...

That lantern does look like it would be fun!!!!
Oh your poor momma! hope the heat & meds works, at least a little bit!!!
Come see what Zolie did!

Amy and The House of Cats said...

We are super late in posting - but there are a couple odd toys in our house - mainly cotton balls and socks. But nothing as exotic as a lantern.

We hope your mom is starting to feel better. It sounds like she is just stuck resting, which stinks for her (although sometimes resting is fun). We hope she is better soon!