Friday, November 16, 2007

Fred the Cat gets Frisky

I don’t know what it says about me, but cool mornings make me frisky.

In south Florida waking up to temperatures in the mid to upper fifties makes me turn into a freakin’ frisky, Fred the Cat. I do crazy things like run laps around the patio just as fast as I can. Don’t even think about trying to catch me either.

My favorite frisky thing to do is to quickly run up behind Pop, stand up on my back legs, wrap my front paws around her leg and pretend I’m going to bite her. Just as she feels my teeth I take off and run more laps. No matter how many times I do it, it gives her a start every time. Now that’s some feline fun. And yes, sometimes when I do it she starts talking about “ducks” again.

Pop is super frisky today and it has nothing to do with cooler weather, it has to do with Madam Karma. I’ll let her tell you about it Monday. It’s a good story because I’m in it.

Is it just me or does the cool weather make you feel a little frisky too?

Have a great weekend and watch that friskiness

Fred the Cat (the cat who loves you guys)


Blogger FranIAm said...

Here in NY cold weather has a different meaning... I am not a bear but it makes me want to hibernate!

You are just too darn cute Fred, you really are.

Duck duck duck indeed! You little rascal!

November 16, 2007 3:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Like franiam, cold weather makes want to hibernate. Warm weather is energizing. The difference is that 'round these parts, fiftyish temperatures are what we call a heat wave.

November 16, 2007 4:49 AM  
Blogger mommanator said...

cooler weather is just fine, I am not about winter and ice storms! I do like the leaves turning to different hues a the animals getting ready for their winter
Have a great weekend Fred and keep on running

November 16, 2007 5:20 AM  
Blogger Jazz said...

Dear Fred,

Maybe you should come live in Montreal. It was barely above freezing this morning. If you get frisker as it cools, I shudder to think of how you'd be when it's 20 below.

November 16, 2007 5:48 AM  
Blogger Comandante Agí said...

Frisky, eh? I sure hope you are fixed. Don't want that friskiness rubbing off on the lady cats in the neighborhood.

November 16, 2007 5:54 AM  
Blogger SB Gypsy said...

Me, I just loves bein' frisky!

November 16, 2007 6:06 AM  
Blogger Forty Paws said...

Oh yeah. We get frisky and race around the house like our butts are on fire. We run up cat trees and leap off and chase each other. We love cooler weather. Yup.

Luf, Us

November 16, 2007 6:25 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's a toss up between frisky and funky. But maybe I'll just cure it by running up behind MathMan and biting his leg.

November 16, 2007 7:05 AM  
Blogger niCk (Mem Beth) said...

Fred, I was just saying on my blog today how the cool weather puts me in a good mood, and much more energitic. Want to go for a run? Or would that be a scamper?

November 16, 2007 7:44 AM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

Cool weather makes me want to get out and take a hike. I like a bit of briskness on a long walk.

Have a great weekend, hope it's cool and the friskiness goes on and on.

November 16, 2007 7:54 AM  
Blogger TaraDharma said...

cool weather is...COOL! It does make me frisky, but it makes the cats around here huddle up under the rose bushes like little garden cat statues. And at night, they are wanting under the covers, for crying out loud.

November 16, 2007 9:31 AM  
Blogger annie said...

happy friday, sweet fred!
the north coast is cool and damp again.
cassidy the kitten doesn't need any excuse for friskiness. she's kooky.

November 16, 2007 10:01 AM  
Blogger PeterAtLarge said...

Hey, Fred, you look like a handsome guy to me, even though you ARE a cat. I wouldn't mind frisking around with you a bit, if you didn't live on the other side of the world. Woof anyway, George the dog.

November 16, 2007 11:21 AM  
Blogger fashiongirl said...

FtC you better watch your back man or PoP is going to put some catnip in your dinner and you're going to be channeling Amy Winehouse all weekend.

November 16, 2007 12:47 PM  
Blogger MichaelBains said...

When you've been alone as long as I have, just about anything makes ya frisky!

Happy Friday, Fred!

November 16, 2007 1:18 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

it's cold weather here makes us all look for the electric blanket.

November 16, 2007 1:58 PM  
Blogger Distributorcap said... (my george) hides under the blanket when it is too cool....

then he thinks he fools me

do you hide from your parents?

November 16, 2007 2:18 PM  
Blogger Scarlet W. Blue said...

That's very nice of you not to actually bite, Fred. My cat just goes ahead and bites.

November 16, 2007 3:28 PM  
Blogger enigma4ever said...

Xena the Cat here - Fred- good for you for keeping that POP on her toes....( I dont know why she always complains about ducks though....)Have a good weekend...stay warmm...or stay frisky...

November 16, 2007 4:05 PM  
Blogger Dr. Know said...

E4E, would your cat's name, by any chance, be based on the princess warrior?

November 16, 2007 6:18 PM  
Blogger sumo said... of these days POP is going to accidentally step on your manicured paws if you aren't careful. That's not the way to get cosmic catnip either mister! Santa will be coming soon...if you want a treat'd better think about being a good kitty and not scaring the daylights out of her. Silly!

November 16, 2007 9:44 PM  
Blogger Sparky Duck said...

hey, el gato, behave with the ducks, we are people too

November 16, 2007 10:09 PM  
Blogger pineapple said...


My dogs get frisky and very hungry when the weather cools down. They wake up in the morning wagging their tails and ready to run through the house like a couple of wild animals. Then they like to wait until I am settled on the couch with my coffee and dive bomb me. There is nothing more exciting than hot coffee and two 60 pound dogs that want to be in your lap to give you kisses.

November 17, 2007 6:13 AM  
Blogger betmo said...

fred- you have company. isaac and sophie have already done their laps around the apartment, wrestled and killed each other, and are now working on getting toys out of their toy box to play with. i think it might be 30 ish degrees here in upstate new york :)

November 17, 2007 6:15 AM  
Blogger Mary Ellen said...

I don't think I've ever seen a cat run before. Usually, I see them laid out sleeping on a chair or bed.

Cool weather is great...freezing weather sucks. I'm glad Fred is in Florida, a great place for a cat.

November 17, 2007 6:37 AM  
Blogger an average patriot said...

Gee Fred you look rather comfortable to me. Can't wait till Monday!

November 17, 2007 4:35 PM  
Blogger Michael Manning said...

Fred: You are a "cool cat"!

November 17, 2007 6:32 PM  
Blogger oldwhitelady said...

Hey Fred the Cat - Your mom sure likes to talk about ducks, doesn't she? Cooler weather makes me feel better, but cold weather makes me want to stay in bed.

November 18, 2007 12:24 PM  
Blogger Mauigirl said...

Our dog loves the cooler weather. She gets frisky, for sure. I'm like Fran - I hibernate in the winter. I don't feel like doing anything or going anywhere in the winter!

November 18, 2007 6:57 PM  
Blogger WeezieLou said...

hey fred, roscoe the dog here. if you came to my house and acted like a runnin' fool, i would chase you and chase you and come close enough to tree you! then i would bark my fool head off. but watch out - i'm a shetland sheepdog and we herd everything (just ask the 3 cats i live with, well, maybe not, they scare me!)

November 19, 2007 1:14 AM  

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