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Posted on Monday, August 27th, 2012

Dave!Tonight I had a craving for a cheese & potato chip sandwich. And since I didn't have any cheese, potato chips, or bread (not to mention toilet paper), I decided to go to the grocery store. Something I most definitely did not want to do, but at least it wouldn't be crowded at 8:30 at night.

As usual, I found tons of other crap to buy... meaning a $10 run to the store ended up costing me $60... but whatever. I had my ingredients for a cheese & potato chip sandwich, so I drove back home.

Where I almost ran over Spanky the cat.

As I mentioned last week, she likes to plop down in the middle of the parking lot for no reason. But I always assumed she went home at night (wherever that is). Now I know she doesn't. Spanky totally hangs around the complex in the evenings too.

This is a very bad situation, because the cat is the exact same color as the pavement and very difficult to see after the sun goes down. I was practically on top of her before I realized she was even there. And she never bothered to move. I eventually had to back up and drive around her.

After grabbing my bags of groceries I went over to tell her that she needs to move so she doesn't get run over, but she was having none of it...

Spanky on the Pavement
Spanky did not like the flash from my iPhone... nor does she like to have her picture taken.

And then she started rolling around in an attempt to get a belly rub...

Spanky on the Pavement
Cat aerobics. On the pavement. In the middle of a parking lot. At night.

And since it is impossible to resist giving a belly rub to a cat, I had to drop all my groceries and give her one.

And now I know I'll be losing even more sleep because I'll be worrying about Spanky getting run over. Some of the people living in this complex are not the best drivers.

Stupid kitty. =sniff=

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  1. Kailyn says:

    Yes, worry about Spanky. He has no skills. Forget about moving while you were driving in. I’m talking about the belly rub. Most cats use this move as a ploy to lure you in so they can grasp your arm and bunny kick it. Spanky, sadly, has not learned this ploy. Someone needs to take him in or he probably will not be long for this world.

  2. mrs. hall says:

    soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur, happy kitty, sleepy kitty, purr purr purr . . . :)

  3. B.E. Earl says:

    Spanky is freaking me out. I had a cat growing up that wasn’t afraid of cars. It didn’t end well. His owners need to make him an indoor cat. Indoor cats live much longer. But then you wouldn’t have the occasional pleasure of giving him a belly rub.

    Wait…you can get your own cat!!!

  4. Megan says:

    Now I’m worried about Spanky. :(

  5. martymankins says:

    Any cat in the middle of the road or a parking lot is stupid… regardless of how cute they are .

    Hope Spanky can be more careful in the future. Not everyone is kind to cats in the road.

  6. Kyra Wilson says:

    I think you probably need to adopt him. ;)

  7. sizzle says:

    Kitty! You crazy!

    That makes me nervous. Cats are so dumb.

  8. or bring spanky inside your place! cohabitation for the win!

  9. Cyndy says:

    He looks just like my cat, old Frank. And Frank does the same thing…laying in the drive way and asking for belly rubs. Try honking at him right when you are up on him. It worked for Frank and he now gets up and moves when a car comes.

  10. Robin says:

    I think a talk with Spanky about his well being would have been better than a belly rub….you have now taught him that he gets a belly rub if he doesn’t move…it’s going to be your fault if he gets hurt. Just sayin…

  11. Stacey says:

    Oh no, Spanky! I hope he starts looking out for himself better.

  12. Deb says:

    Spanky looks very much like my kitty Willow. I worry enough about him, now I must worry about Spanky. Maybe a reflective vest?

  13. Michelle M. says:

    As if I don’t have enough to worry about. Someone needs to invent a non-toxic glow in the dark cat spray STAT.

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