Monday, July 04, 2011

Father's Day

Back on Father's day, I went out to dad's new place for dinner.
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It's starting to look like a home! (A home in progress, that was recently threatened with flooding, that is.)

My dad with his new old topless Mercedes:
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Does this mean he's having a mid-life crisis? (It has a hard top that comes off.)

Dad's dog doesn't like his wife's cat.
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The dog is an outside dog, and the cat is an inside cat, but I don't think things will go well for the cat if they ever end up on the same side of the door! (Or, in this case, window.)

I call the rest of this series "taking a portrait photograph of a cat is hard":

Cat has not yet noticed the camera:
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Cat notices camera:
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Perhaps if we distract the cat:
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Cat: "Why do you retreat from me? I come closer to you!"
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"Let me rub up against you!"
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I realize the cat is fascinated by the dangling strap, and try using that to my advantage:
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Cat: "You fascinate me! Please let me rub up against you!" (They *know* when you're allergic to them, I'm sure of it!)
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Dad pulls out the laser pointer.


Ah ha! Dad tired him out! He's sitting still!
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Success! (Not perfect, but he is finally posing reasonably well.)

1 comment:

Sara said...

Cat pictures are indeed challenging.