this is me being an alarm cat for mommy. (huffle, this is another archived picture.)
shortly after mommy pressed the publish button last night, she started hearing lots of noise. a few minutes later, daddy got home and told us that we were getting thunder and lightning and needed to turn the computer off. so... mommy turned the computer off and we all went downstairs except for freya who decided that she wanted to remain upstairs in her lair for awhile longer. (she thinks mommy's study is hers and lets mommy use it occasionally.)
i slept with mommy last night to keep her safe and when she woke up this morning, i was on top of her. we had a nice wake-up snuggle before she got up to get breakfast. afterwards, she and daddy and i watched a show on the history channel about vlad the impaler who i guess is the basis for the character "dracula". he was a nasty person and some of the things he did grossed mommy out.
mommy left to go run errands a little later and reported that the rain had stopped and that it was just kind of drippy outside. while she was gone, i took my noon and early afternoon naps and watched the bunnies, birds, and trains out the window.
mommy is home now and will be cooking things downstairs as soon as daddy finishes making his pizza dough. i hope she's making something i can eat too -- i love helping mommy cook.
no word yet on bartholemew coming home. i'm hoping that mommy isn't right and he hasn't been eaten by coyotes.