Friday, January 28, 2011

A Special Stuffing

True love.
Well, we know it’s no secret that I love my cats. Especially Hairy, my mental kitten.

The other day I was ruminating on our love, and I remarked to Husband that when Hairy dies, if I don’t die from shock! and horror! and devastation! myself, that I’d like to get her stuffed. You know, like take her to a legit taxidermist and everything. And then I’ll have her posed in a very regal position, with her beautiful poofy fur all fluffed out, and set her on my coffee table for all to admire and pay homage to when they see her.
Paying homage.
Husband shivered.
Told me I was GROSS,
then told me that having her body around would only tempt her spirit to remain with us, and he won’t have that. He said that she’ll come back to haunt us, and could just picture going to bed one evening, with her perching on the coffee table, to waking up in the middle of the night, and realizing with horror that she is sitting at the foot of the bed, in her cold stuffed body, watching him with her glassy green eyes.
I thought that sounded WONDERFUL.
Husband did not. I theeeeenk he mentioned the D word (divorce) if I stuff her.
But…I don’t know…so…tempting…


Tia said...

you're too funny, lol.

lisalisa said...

make a recording of her meow now, and when she is stuffed you can have a motion activated feature where she meows whenever you walk by. I bet Big B would love that!

Cammy said...

So this may or may not surprise you, but I have total cred for stuffing animals. My style is more for museum specimens than a pet you'd put in your living room, so not offering services or anything...but how often do I have the opportunity to mention that skill in casual conversation??? ;)

<3 you Brie!

allegri said...

sweetheart. Brie, Oh Brie.... No. No. I might divorce you as a friend + blog follower if you do. Thats just G-ROSS.

Icky Icky.

brie said...

don't worry K. i am, indeed, joking. :)

Kara said...

Hey Brie! Sorry I've been MIA for so long! Mucho congratulations on being preggers!! My prayers are with you.

This taxodermy post is hilarious - but um, I'm also glad to know you are kidding. I've been to houses with stuffed animal heads as trophies of "the hunt" and it is just so beyond creepy.

So, if you do indeed cave and decide to get Hairy stuffed, just don't mount him on the wall, okay? :)

Sheryl said...


Kimberly Achelis Hoggan said...

hehe the cats yeah I am happpy to see a pic