Thursday, November 08, 2007

Thursday Thirteen (24th)

FELINE PHYSICS

1. Law of Cat Inertia- A cat at rest will tend to remain at rest, unless acted upon by some outside force, such as the opening of cat food or a nearby scurrying mouse.

2. Law of Cat Magnetism -All blue blazers and black sweaters attract cat hair in direct proportion to the darkness of the fabric.

3. Law of Cat Thermodynamics -Heat flows from a warmer to a cooler body, except in the case of a cat, in which case all heat flows to the cat.

4. Law of Cat Elongation-A cat can make her body long enough to reach just about any counter top that has anything remotely interesting on it.

5. Law of Dinner Table Attendance-Cats must attend all meals when anything good is served.

6. Law of Obedience Resistance- A cat's resistance varies in proportion to a human's desire for her to do something.

7. Law of Bag/Box Occupancy- All bags and boxes in a given room must contain a cat within the earliest possible nanosecond.

8. Law of Cat Embarrassment- A cat's irritation rises in direct proportion to her embarrassment times the amount of human laughter.

9. Law of Furniture Replacement- A cat's desire to scratch furniture is directly proportional to the cost of the furniture.

10. Law of Cat Landing- A cat will always land in the softest place possible; often the mid-section of an unsuspecting, reclining human.

11. Law of Cat Disinterest- A cat's interest level will vary in inverse proportion to the amount of effort a human expends in trying to interest him.

12. Law of Pill Rejection- Any pill given to a cat has the potential energy to reach escape velocity.

13. Law of RandomComfort Seeking- A cat will always seek, and usually take over, the most comfortable spot in any given room.



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60 Comments:

Blogger Carolan Ivey said...

LOL!! I wish I could have a cat. Unfortunately my dachshunds would see "furry!" and think "chase it!"

November 07, 2007 6:50 PM  
Blogger Janet said...

love #11 LOL!

November 07, 2007 6:59 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

You couldn't have hit the nail on the head any better!! Having 3 cats, I totally agree with all your "Laws" -- I would like to add to #4 -- it includes beds too. My cats take up the whole bed and I have about a 4x6 square in which to sleep!!
Great TT and thanks for visiting!!

November 07, 2007 7:20 PM  
Blogger Susan Helene Gottfried said...

These are SO true, Raggedy!!

Happy TT, babe!

November 07, 2007 7:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those are all so true, especially, as we were recently reminded, #12.

November 07, 2007 7:57 PM  
Blogger jenn said...

Oh yes. My monster must sleep on my youngests pillow~and will fight her for it, waking her in the middle of the night!
Happy TT!

November 07, 2007 7:57 PM  
Blogger Jubilee on Earth said...

This was great! I'm a huge fan of cats. (Although I've had dog issues lately.) Anyway, head on over to mine to get your name on my list and check out my thirteen immunity boosters for the cold/flu season.

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Maria
www.jubileeonearth.com

November 07, 2007 8:03 PM  
Blogger Addicted to crafting said...

I love cats!!!!!

November 07, 2007 8:24 PM  
Blogger Joyismygoal said...

#2 is true weather you own the cat or not:>

November 07, 2007 9:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really dislike cats. As much as I can dislike an animal(lol) I have one in the house and three who live in the woodshed, two more who stop over for dinner about 4 or 5 days a week. I absolutely love the physics. They are all true. My house cat is obcessed with my hair. she has to sleep on my head. UGH! Can you help? LOL. Happy TT.

November 07, 2007 9:13 PM  
Blogger Candy Minx said...

What is it with cats and pills...actually I am pretty good at giving cats pills...but it is amazing when they sneak them under their tongue...then eject them later.

This was hilarious...I love it when cats climb in boxes so cute.

Here is my TT list:

http://gnosticminx.blogspot.com/2007/11/pop-stars-and-sunglasses.html

November 08, 2007 12:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL! I wished I can have a cat! :D Nice list too, very creative:D

Mine is up here;
Thursday Thirteen
Happy TT!

November 08, 2007 4:58 AM  
Blogger Susan Demeter said...

Fun list idea!! Happy TT :)

November 08, 2007 6:07 AM  
Blogger Skunkfeathers said...

What timing...I'm running a column on 'catmonsters' ;)

November 08, 2007 7:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So so true and very funny!
Have a great weekend!

November 08, 2007 7:39 AM  
Blogger Nancy J. Bond said...

These are great! I've been a cat lover all my life, and have never been without one. :) Happy TT!

November 08, 2007 7:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice Thursday post! I love Thursdays, Time to watch Greys anatomy , ER and then fall asleep. I just posted my Thursday post. I had my tooth pulled yesterday so Im still under the weather, but dont worry the post doesnt show pictures of my tooth!

Have a great Thursday!

DEB

November 08, 2007 7:44 AM  
Blogger Forgetfulone said...

I love cats!

November 08, 2007 7:50 AM  
Blogger Mom not Mum (Sandy) said...

I have a mean cat - she will wait until I nice and snug on the couch to take a little rest and then she will very vocally let me know she wants to go outside.

November 08, 2007 8:05 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Love that pic it is sooo cute!

November 08, 2007 8:09 AM  
Blogger DoubleDeckerBusGuy said...

Law of Cat Curiosity: Cat's seem most interested in humans when we go to the bathroom and DARE to close the door to it while they are outside. (Note the little paws scrambling to get in to see what's happening.)

This is because, as a friend once pointed out, that cat's are aliens... sent to Earth to monitor human bathroom habits. Those times, when you think the cat is "zoned out" staring at the wall... no... it's just using telepathy to communicate to the mother ship.

November 08, 2007 8:09 AM  
Blogger Sandee said...

Loved the picture of the kitty in the purse. These are all true. Have agreat TT. :)

November 08, 2007 8:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love them all! I have a cat and it doesn't matter if the meal is good or not, he's sitting in front of me waiting for me to feed him! He also loves to play with mice in front of me so I can give him rewards! Thanks for stopping by. Happy TT

November 08, 2007 8:17 AM  
Blogger Alasandra, The Cats and Dogs said...

Love your list. Here is one more for the list. A cat MUST know what you are doing at all times.

Thanks for visiting my TT on topaz.

November 08, 2007 8:18 AM  
Blogger The Mistress of the Dark said...

All of those are so true they are scary!

Great TT!

November 08, 2007 8:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL - All very true, great post!

Happy TT!

November 08, 2007 8:35 AM  
Blogger Sabrina Luna said...

That is just purrr-fect! Thx! ;)

Hugs,
S )O(

November 08, 2007 8:43 AM  
Blogger Gellianne said...

I like the cat in the bag and the bag!Nice post and picture!

November 08, 2007 8:44 AM  
Blogger michico*Adan*Lego-小芥*阿丹*樂高 said...

All of them are very true~!

Nice to meet you, it's my first time to be here and I lot your blog~!!

November 08, 2007 8:44 AM  
Blogger kenju said...

I saw #4 in action this morning, when my cat saw an empty toilet paper roll on the bathroom counter...LOL

November 08, 2007 8:46 AM  
Blogger Lazy Daisy said...

Oh my goodness are these ever true. Love the list...we have two cats so can certainly give you and "Amen" to the items listed.

November 08, 2007 9:42 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Geez....cats sound an awful lot like elves. Especially #'s 6 and 11. Happy TT and Merry Christmas!

November 08, 2007 9:55 AM  
Blogger Open Grove Claudia said...

Gosh, I had no idea cats got embarrassed! They always seem so full of themselves!

Happy TT!

November 08, 2007 10:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I currently have 8 cats. So yeah, I'm really familiar with these laws.

God. Help. Me.

Thanks for visiting my TT today!

http://sleepingmommy.com/?p=408

November 08, 2007 11:00 AM  
Blogger Holly said...

Oh VERY funny! Thought at first it said "cat PSYCHICS" - ha ha!

Smiles,
Holly
http://theabundanceplace.com

November 08, 2007 11:10 AM  
Blogger The Gal Herself said...

All so funny and so true! Kudos to your feline friends for training you so thoroughly! Thanks for stopping by my TT

November 08, 2007 11:17 AM  
Blogger DrillerAA said...

I'm not a cat person, but my neighbor has one of the most interesting cats I know.
He has been declawed, but he still manages to climb anywhere he needs to go, hunt down squirrels, mice, and chipmunks and generally live a completely independent life.

Happy TT

November 08, 2007 11:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cats are interesting creatures...
Happy TT...

November 08, 2007 11:36 AM  
Blogger pussreboots said...

#7 -- yes my cat lives by that rule. Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.

November 08, 2007 11:45 AM  
Blogger Julia Phillips Smith said...

'Law of Cat Landing' - my favorite! To watch, not participate in!

November 08, 2007 11:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello, m'dear! Thanks for the good thoughts ... I love your 13 (of course, being a real cat lover, I can attest to the absolute truth in every one of those!).

Hope everything is good for you!
(hugs)
P.

November 08, 2007 12:08 PM  
Blogger ms blue said...

My cat once walked into the room that we were laughing, meowed and walked out. It really looked like he was telling us to be quiet.

November 08, 2007 12:21 PM  
Blogger Patti said...

Haha! What a great list!! And all so true!!! Happy Thursday!

November 08, 2007 12:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love all those cat's rhs

November 08, 2007 12:51 PM  
Blogger Viggie's Veggies said...

Those are so funny and true! I think there is also one related to cats giving affection to humans wearing clothing opposite the color of the cats fur.

November 08, 2007 1:31 PM  
Blogger Chelle Y. said...

Those are cute. I am learning them about my cat too, especially the counter one!

November 08, 2007 1:34 PM  
Blogger 2nd Cup of Coffee said...

Love kittens in spite of allergies. Guess I'll never be a cat person, but I do like to look at them.

November 08, 2007 2:48 PM  
Blogger Cynthia said...

LOL! My kitty is a monster but we love him anyway!

November 08, 2007 3:03 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

#11 explains why cats like me...

November 08, 2007 3:39 PM  
Blogger Siani said...

What a great list - every single one of those statements is oh so true. Happy TT!

November 08, 2007 3:44 PM  
Blogger JO said...

:-)

happy TT.

November 08, 2007 4:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL! Those are all so very true. Great TT!

November 08, 2007 6:22 PM  
Blogger OldLady Of The Hills said...

LOL, LOL..This is so true and so very dear, too, Raggedy....Aren't cats the BEST? I love my "Sweetie" more than I can say, but he does have a mind of his own. Though he does not suffer from many of the things mentioned..I feel that somewhere in his sweet little cat psyche he nderstands that I am among the "older" folks now, so he doesn't beg for food, ever....Never been interested in people food...He NEVER junps up on tables and rarely on furniture, though he is on my bed more than not...THAT is his favorite place. He is there right now, and that's more than fine by me....!
Wonderful TT, my dear Raggedy.

November 08, 2007 6:29 PM  
Blogger Teresa said...

Law of Cat in Trouble--tearing up the screen door last night. The cat doesn't even have claws and she was inside and now I have this big ass whole in my screen. I am really mad at Miss Lucy right now.

November 08, 2007 7:37 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

I think you forgot the attraction of a cat for any human body part! One of my cat did bit my underarm.
Ironicly, he was a devil, but the only cat we could keep in without any allergy reaction from my behalf!

November 08, 2007 9:31 PM  
Blogger Kendra said...

i absolutely love this post!

happy TT and thanks for stopping by!

November 08, 2007 10:06 PM  
Blogger Shan said...

This is so true! Cats are a different creature, that's for sure. I can't have cats inside (my husband is allergic), but my mom and dad have an outside cat who fits most of these laws.

Thanks for visting yesterday! Come back soon.

November 09, 2007 5:25 AM  
Blogger Tink said...

Terrific list, purrfect! I copied it to my files.
Thanks for visiting my symbols TT!

November 09, 2007 5:33 AM  
Blogger Lori said...

Thanks for reminding me why I'm such a "cat person." Great job on covering all of the laws (smile).

November 09, 2007 9:04 AM  
Blogger Norma said...

You've been watching my cat! Especially that hair on black pants.

http://collectingmythoughts.blogspot.com/2007/11/thursday-thirteen-13-warnings-1-for.html

November 12, 2007 2:32 PM  

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