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Not wanting the Niblets to get all the holiday attention, Pia insisted she have her own Christmas card this year and… that might have had something to do with wanting to share with her boyfriend Dexter of Cherry City Kitties. In that case, D’s going to see it twice because Pia demanded Mom post it on Facebook last week. So here it is (again) for everyone else.
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Today is Festivus, a parody holiday sometimes celebrated here at Colehaus. We generally forgo the official dinner, setting up an unadorned aluminum pole, the labeling of easily explainable events and the feats of strength unless insisted upon.
But we don’t pass up the Airing of Grievances. Someone or many someones often have things to say here so this is their big chance to let loose on all those year-long stored up complaints.
Maxx complains: Just because I’m a big boy doesn’t mean I should always get stuck with the battleship-gray crate.
Our comments: Actually, it does mean just that, Maxx, because you’d get stuck IN our colorful smaller crates. But we understand your point and we’ll work on changing that next year. Colorful Sharpies or stickers, perhaps? Next!
Miss Newton says: I don’t want to complain but… I don’t think I get enough online air time.
Our comments: Fair enough. Just remember who doesn’t like the flashy box the next time Mom has it out, okay? Next!
Tessa complains: Someone, whose name begins with M-O-M, keeps taking my pee. I know just where I left it and then, suddenly, it’s gone. Why is that? Don’t you know I’m putting my pee where I think it should go? And maybe more importantly, where IS it going? Somehow, I don’t think it’s being used for anything more important, and this place just isn’t the same without my pee. So I’d like my pee back, please. All of it!
Our comments: You’ve got to be kidding. Tessa, your grievance is over removal of urine? Next!
Pia withdraws her grievance because her holiday card was posted twice. Whew! Missed a bullet there!
Quint says: Step away from my train, Olivia. It’s mine! I’m commandeering this thing.
Olivia counters: I think your train is short a caboose!
Our comments: So, no real complaints here, we take it? Anyone? Anyone? Okay, next!
Ruby mentions: Not really a grievance or anything but could I share something other than just a stunningly gorgeous photo of me? Something with a little artsy pizazz?
Our comments: What, a semi-blurry photo of you at your morning yoga not cutting it, Ruby? Okay, consider your request done.
Thankfully, Erinn Zuzu didn’t have a single grievance to share especially since she’s been getting daily time away from the Niblet girls. She says: I wasn’t here for a whole year. Plus, I was taken care of while I had kittens. Nope, no complaints. I think you should take all those other grievances with a speck of kibble.
Our comments: We’ll do that, Erinn Zuzu!
As for our own grievances, Dad has a cold and Mom is trying hard not to catch it before visitors arrive tomorrow. 2013 was a big year and we’ll recap all that next week. And with that, it looks like we survived another Festivus! Hope your grievances are aired and properly addressed!