Monday, October 02, 2006

Mail Makes Kitties Happy


A few weeks back, I was trying to find a photo of Mr. Kitters's favorite treats so I could illustrate an entry about how said treats are like Kitty Crack. I didn't find a photo (and never wrote the entry), but I did find a site where I could sign up for a free sample of the treats.

Since free is ALWAYS good, I signed up. One of the blanks asked for the pet's name, which I thought was sort of cute. Once I submitted the form, I pretty much forgot all about it, until today when the mail arrived.

Today we received a padded mailing envelope addressed thusly:

"TO: Mr. Kitters--Ocean Fish Feline Greenies

c/o Velocibadgergirl
Badgerhome
Badgercity, state etc."


And they didn't just send a sample packet like the ones we found at PetSmart for 99 cents. Oh no. They sent the regular-sized five-dollars-at-PetSmart bag. It's like Kitty Christmas up in this house.

It might be a coincidence that the cat's mood has vastly improved since yesterday...but then again, it could be the Kitty Crack.





Mail Makes Girls Happy, Too

At least it does when it includes $5 clearance T-shirts from Hot Topic.




But Sometimes, Mail Sucks

Like when it's a "Fabulous Furs" catalog, and I'm dialing their 1-800 number and preparing for a righteous take-me-off-your-mailing-list-you-dirty-furmongers shitfit when I thankfully notice the teeny tiny subtitle: "The Finest Faux Furs." Hissy averted, narrowly.



Luckily, Mail Is Often Funny Enough To Make Up For It

For example, when it includes an invitation to a Halloween party that goes like this:

          You Are Invited!
          For:  Halloween Party
          Date:  Nov. 3rd
          Time:  7 PM
          Place:  EvilDucky and Mr. EvilDucky's House
          Given By:  See above
          RSVP:  Sure, why not.


Reading: Y: the Last Man. I'm not usually a big fan of graphic novels, but I read the first collected volume of this at Barnes & Noble a few months ago and really liked it, so I got the 2nd and 3rd books from the library today.

Playing: Eve 6


Peace returns to the realm...for now, anyway.


6 comments:

  1. Oh... I totally, totally laughed my f****** ass off reading about the fab. furs.

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  2. Evilducky7710:19 AM

    ooh, how do we sign up for free greenies for our kitties?

    :)

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  3. Unfortunately, I can now only find a link on their site for dog Greenies. I guess the kitty cat offer expired :(

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  4. Evilducky7711:17 AM

    hmm, thats okay...the dog will be happy. (shh, don't tell the cat.)

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  5. we can't have greenies, because pete is allergic. he loved it, but then he exploded on the carpet, and it was green.

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  6. You should submit this photo to a contest ... it's a winner!

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