I approach the back steps, while he parks on the bottom stair...
He waits for just the right moment...
And then lets loose with a mighty lionesque scratch.
The presence of such might and power elicits fear and respect.
A rough translation of the markings:
BEASTY LION-WARRIOR PROWLS HERE
MOUSES & N'TRUDERS BEWARES
You are the manliest of man cats ever to guard a porch! Your Dad is lucky to have you!!! I hope he knows how your protection gives an imbrella of safety to your home!!ReplyDelete
He is a very handsome and brave cat! :)ReplyDelete
That is a very special greeting!!!ReplyDelete
We'll also add that he's warning everyone else to stay away from HIS human! :-DReplyDelete
Oliver you are one tough hombre (on Cinco de meow)!!ReplyDelete
I'm pretty sure that is EXACTLY what that says..ReplyDelete
I'm shakin' in my boots, Oliver! Sir Yes SIR!ReplyDelete
dood...thatz sum total lee awesum scratchinz ther....we can see em kleer over heer in de land oh trout which iz like 98,367 miles a way !!! eggs cell ant job !!!! ♥♥♥ pee ezz...due ya sell yur bee ware signs online purr chance ?? !!!!!ReplyDelete
he's sooo handsome :)ReplyDelete
He's a beautiful boy! Black cats are my very favourite. They seem to have extraordinary personalities and intelligence.ReplyDelete
What a joy to come home to that reception! He is surely glad to see you!ReplyDelete
Beautiful cat! I love the black and white photo's.ReplyDelete
I wouldn't want to be that railing :)ReplyDelete