Saturday, May 26, 2007

I'm Just a Human Bean

I give up.
I just don't fit in.

I tried to brush up on my Catspeak this morning after getting a letter from Siamese kitty Cheysuli, but it's just not working. I can sing in Latin, German, French and Italian but all I know how to say in cat-talk is puuurr and hiss. Oh the humanity.

Take this for example. Cheysuli writes, "As a presidential candidate, I am a strong proponent of peace. I feel that naps are far more important than war and any war that disrupts naptime is completely without merit."
Who knew they had such far-reaching influence. Who knew??!

(Mimi taking notes from the cats...."Naps are more important than war." What a soundbite. What a concept. They'll get my vote! )

I've decided to be a Persian.
Do you think they'll let me in the Cat Blogosphere now?
But first, I think I'll take a nap.


Patti said...

I love your avatar ~ she looks like you. How did you do that?

I heard a hum and then I realized you had the song going again. I'll be OK.
I guess I am overtired! It's morning but I could use a cat nap anyway.

Happy Sunday and happy napping.

Gale said...

Wow. Cats ARE taking over the Internet. Who knew? Run for your virtual sandboxes, America. I love how lazy and casual cats are...if I ever come back as an animal, I want to be a cat!

Linda said...

Make snores, not wars!

Now that's a platform I could get behind!

Dragonheart said...

You have the perfect cat attitude, so I think we could make you an honourary cat blosophere member! :)

Chey is a great presidential candidate - I hope she wins!

Feel free to tag yourself for the True Confessions meme. :) We cats frequently are tagged my humans, so I don't see anything wrong with cats tagging humans in return! :D

Mimi Lenox said...

Patti - You need a loooonnngggg nap, sweetie. (grin) Yes, the music is humming for some strange reason before it plays. You're new to the blogosphere so let me explain.

The song you hear "You and Me" by Lifehouse is the theme song for BlogBlast for Peace. Forget for a moment about the romantic video and imagine just the words relating to our collective effort here. For some reason last year, the song just fit. I will play it until BlogBlast is over. Everytime I hear it, I get chills and remember how awesome November 7, 2006 really was.

The avatar - Go to and make one for your blog. It's fun, it's free and it's addictive! If you need help, email and I'll try. You can try on all sorts of clothes and jewelry. It's like playing with paper dolls (back in the day) online. Matter of fact, I think I'll forget the nap and go there now.

I'm such a priss.

Maryam in Marrakesh said...

I am so glad you decided to be Persian! I love company....:-)

Mimi Lenox said...

Gale - Yes, the Cat Blogosphere is a force to be reckoned with. Now, if I could just get the dogs to participate.

Mimi Lenox said...

Linda - Ha! Great slogan.
I'm getting sleepy again....

Mimi Lenox said...

Cheysuli - Please let me know when you officially announce your cat candidacy. I want to be the first to conCAtulate you. See there? I am learning catspeak.

Mimi Lenox said...

Dragonheart! Do you mean it? Don't you have to vote on or something?


Mimi Lenox said...

Oops.....I mean puuuurrrr.....

Mimi Lenox said...

Maryam - Of course I'm Persian. They're the best. Everybody knows that.

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

mimi you haf to learn to talk like a kitty! it is furry important to them. and i like naps too!!!

smiles, bee

Mimi Lenox said...

Bee - Is there a class somewhere?

Cheysuli said...

Mimi, I'm quite honored and I'll be getting up my memorial day post to say so!

I have actually already officially announced my candidacy. I run around the country and speak. I've raised 10s of dollars! Can you imagine?!

At any rate, you should get to my official site by clicking the chey for pres button on the right sidebar of my blog!

By the way, welcome to the cat blogosphere!

Finnegan & Buddy said...

Miss Mimi,

We want you in the Cat Bloggospheer too, and no, we don't fink there has to be enny voting. All the cats love you furry much!!

Lots of love & hugs & purrrrrrs,
Finny & Buddy

Mimi Lenox said...

Finny & Buddy,

Thank you. I would be honored and thrilled. And I promise to do my furry best to learn catspeak.

Love and purrs,


Mimi Lenox said...

Cheysuli - I feel so royal. The Cat Blogosphere is the place to be.

I'll continue to follow your catpaign with purrs of interest.
Thanks for allowing a human bean inside the cat circle.

Humbly yours,

The Meowers from Missouri said...

there's no better catidate than chey!! you chose . . . wisely.

we knows you are hafing a busy time assembling the peace globes, but we hopes you are taking some time out for fun this weekend, as well as time for remembrance of why we beans haf an extra weekend day. our mom & dad told us why, an' that's why we posted. our bean grandaddies were boff inna doubleyoudoubleyou two, an' we unnderstan' it was a turrible thing. we see why peace globe day is so important!

soft, rumbly purrs to you, miss mimi, and some soft whisker tickles, too. (we loves your avatar!)

Mimi Lenox said...

"doubleyoudoubleyou two" ---you're cracking me up.

I love this new language of yours (new to me but not to you).Thanks for reminding all of us why Memorial Day is sacred and Peace Globes are important.

I do hope you'll get along with my Persian Patti Cakes. She's just a mess!!

The Meowers from Missouri said...

we are furry curious about miss patti cakes. she seems really, really nice, an' is a sweet, fluffy, pretty girl, an' has a nifty cushion an' plenty of nappitude. an' you say she doesn't eat much . . . uh, not fur nuthin', but . . . does she have a litterbox?

The Meezers said...

Miss Mimi - concatulations on being a member of the cat blogsphere!!!! we all loves you furry much! we can't wait for the 6th

Mimi Lenox said...

Meowers -Darn! I forgot to get the litter box.

Mimi Lenox said...

Thanks, kitties. I'm very excited about being catducted into the kitty sphere.

Now, if you'll excuse me I have to shopping for a litter box. Do you think they have them at Neiman Marcus?

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