An Awesome Predator

Hey, where is everybody today?

Well, for those who are here, we have a cat performing marvelous athletic feats in the course of his bug-hunts. If it wasn’t for the dopey music, you could hear him talking to the bugs. My cat Henry used to do that. “Come down off that ceiling, you coward!” This to a moth. “Come down and show me what you got!” It was all in cat-language, but the meaning was quite clear.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

4 responses to “An Awesome Predator

  • UnKnowable

    What amazes me is the degree of success cats have in catching flying insects. Cats can’t fly, but they don’t know that.


  • marlene

    LOL – it’s so funny how they persistently chase the bug, but when they reach it, they just look at it and wait for another chase. It’s about the gotcha. If kids had cats like these, they’d spend less time on their iPads.

    BTW – most of us are probably Christmas shopping; some who don’t have snow may be in the shops and others snowed in may be online.


  • Erlene

    I did not have access to the computer for most of the day. My son only has weekends off and he is using the computer a lot on those days. He did fix the sound problem, though, so it was well worth it.


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