Thursday, 12 May 2016

What Would YOU Do With Nine Lives?


Being possessed of nine lives, cats inevitably reincarnate over and over again. But they don't always come back as ordinary felines, oh no. Some cats are MUCH more ambitious than that. Based on my extensive research into this area, I present for your edification a cross-section of some popular kitty cat choices for reincarnation.

Certain BAD-ASS cats always try to come back as ruthless and infamous Dictators. It's as if they WANT to run our lives and make us obey their every command. Like the Little Corporal of France --Napoleon Bonapurr!


And here's one who enslaved millions and millions of humans -- Chairman Meow!


But here's the WORST one of the whole bunch -- Adolf Kitler!


Some more INSIGHTFUL cats prefer to return to this world as beloved characters of literature and the silver screen. Like this certain hard-boiled private detective --


Or this enigmatic pursuer of the American Dream --


How PURRFECT it must be to come back as the righteous upholder of Truth and Justice from To Kill a Mockingbird!


But then again, SOME cats just want to make you an offer you can't refuse.


The most literary-minded cats of all prefer to come back as GREAT POETS! Like this feline who toiled his entire life to write a single book of poetry, Leaves of Cat Grass --


And finally, here's a cat who chose to reappear as one of my FAVOURITE female poets! One of her most famous poems was about that classic feline activity of catching and eating birds. It contains the immortal line: "hope is the thing with feathers."


47 comments:

anne marie in philly said...

wonderful pussy pics! but grumpy cat as "the godfather"?

Marie Smith said...

LOL! Great start to a busy day. Thank you!

Anna of the Mutton Years said...

Someone has some time on their hands.

Mark said...

If I had nine lives I'd probably just do what cats do. Muck about for eight then decide to be serious for the ninth.

laurie said...

oh wow, these were great,, that hitler cat and sam spayed,, I'm still laughing,,

baili said...

this week i was teaching my grade five lesson from their English book about superstitions among people about cats and what a coincident your both posts has interesting stuff which resemble to that lesson ,really enjoyed with smile ,but let me share that when i was a baby once my mom saw a cat near my bed staring at me while i was sleeping,mom got scared and later when i was one and a half year old i got stuck in a room upstairs and my mom was unable to reach to me as the door was stuck strangely ,

now when i am forty six i sometime see cat wandering on wall or roof to defeat my fear i stare at them while they do same and i ask myself is the fear still somewhere inside me still hidden ?

Jeanne said...

Aahhh...the famous and infamous in the Cat World. :o)
Is HRH going to be reincarnated? Maybe coming back as a kitten???

Cheryl said...

Cats being reincarnated as evil leaders??? That would explain a lot of things.

I always enjoy your funny cartoons and such...You have a real knack for finding funny stuff.

Adam said...

The Chinese (and Japanese) character for cat doesn't make much sense until you look at it upside down, it's like a kitty cat. You can see it near the head of Chairman Meow

Leeanna said...

These were great. especially "The Tardfather"

jaz@octoberfarm said...

emily lickerson...hahahaha!

Brewella Deville said...

Catticus Finch, come on! That works on so many levels.

Miss Val's Creations said...

The Kitler cat has quite the determined look on his face. What a mustache!

Jono said...

I did used to have Princess Puffy Pants. Kitler is spooky!

DEZMOND said...

Napoleon Bonapurr LOL

bill lisleman said...

Walt Whiskers is a great name. I should have used it as my online name.

Martin Kloess said...

Fun. Thank you for sharing.

Guillaume said...

Oh I love cats! Check my blog tomorrow for another homage to a special cat.

Janie Junebug said...

F. Cat Fitzgerald wrote The Great Catsby.

Love,
Janie

Kay G. said...

If I had nine lives, I am sure I would mess up in each one. Good thing I've got a sense of humor! Funny pictures.

Bob Johns said...

Oh, man to funny!! I think I'm on life number 8 so I best behave

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Catticus Finch...BAHAHAHA.... Damn but this post was so funny!

Birdie said...

I am thinking about getting another cat and these are some great names. However, I still think Norbert is a great names for a cat. Norbert doesn't agree.

G. B. Miller said...

Now this is an excellent way to start off my stressful Friday.

Father Nature's Corner

Elsie Amata said...

The Hitler cat had me laughing. It'd be hard to be his owner and not see that EVERY time you look at him. Good stuff!

Missy George said...

Love the last one..I guess the cats have it figured out..I'm not sure I would want nine lives???

bj said...

Hahhaa...you are so much fun, Debra. I just loved every bit of this post.
and...wanted to tell you how neat looking your blog is. I bet your home looks the same way, all nice and neat and everything in it's place. I am so UNorganized..I fly by the seat of my pants most of the time. My blog page is filled with sidebar pics of all different sizes while yours seems perfect..guess I'll work on mine soon....

Lynn said...

Awesome post. :) Catticus reminds me of my late Sophie. And my late kitty Cleo - a gorgeous Calico - could have ruled the world. She sure bossed me around enough.

Magaly Guerrero said...

I will be grinning at that hanger crown for days. :-D

Jim said...

THANK YOU! Loved this!

Ol'Buzzard said...

I suspicion you are correct. We are here to serve; but each cat has to decide how.
the Ol'Buzzard

Fundy Blue said...

LOL, Debra! What a wonderfully funny sendoff for me as my computer goes dark and hibernates for a while. Take care, my friend! Sending you hugs!

Neesie said...

Oh my you gave me such a giggle. Each one just purrfect!
Thank you for making my day that bit brighter.

lgsquirrel said...

Wonderful imagination! Thanks. My personal favorite is Chairman Meow.

Variations On Light said...

Same mistakes; x9.

Magic Love Crow said...

LOL! Very, very cute!! Thanks for the smile!!!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

You always have the most fun posts - ever!!!

A Magical Whimsy said...

Amazing post about the nine lives of cats of various personages of the centuries. If I had nine lives, I would re-create myself, and explore all of the nuances of art, the language of trees, the stars, the oceans, the tiny world of infinitely created things which can hardly be seen with a microscope, the deep minds of the most intelligent people who have lived upon the Earth such as Einstein, why things go bump in the night, and why the dryer always gobbles up pairs of socks leaving only one, and why women are so much like cats, and men are so much like dogs. And the infinite questions of Life, the Universe, and Everything, which is number 42 as per se Douglas Adams of the Hitch Hikers Guide to the Universe. Which brings us back full circle as it would take nine lives of a cat to unravel the mystery of cats.

The Happy Whisk said...

These were pretty good. Got me thinking. What if a cat came back to be a dog. Oh no! The horror!

The Captain said...

My cat must have all nine still intact since she's nervous of the outside world. She stays on the garden when she goes out unless the birds come, then she legs it into the house.

A Beer For The Shower said...

All of these literary cats and no mention of Henry David Purreau? For shame!

dbs said...

Hope is INDEED a thing with feathers. Haha.

Snap said...

Catching up again. I love all your cat "stuff"!
ox

Victoria said...

Hi kindred..such sweet kitties.. all of it so cute and funny...I always leave here with a smile, thanks for the giggles!
Wishing you a sparkling day
Victoria

e said...

Possibly the best cat-themed post I've seen yet this year. Love Emily Lickinson! :-)

Ramzu Zahini said...

A CATastrophy indeed!

Fearsome Beard said...

Oh my. ...grin..