Daily Feline Prompt: At night we all look alike

Tabby 04.06 (3)

Uniform? I am me, unique, exclusive. This is not a uniform, it is a designer dress. There are no two felines with the same pattern: even the MacDonalds “M” on our forehead varies, according to the location of the various coloured fur particles, although mum said I did resemble my dad, but this is doubtful.

It was a dark night, the moon was not even shining, although she said it did. She loved to add a bit of romance to the story. I do not really think there was very much romance involved. She was black in colour, looked quite a bit like my litter sister Nera (may she be happy catching mice in the eternal corn chambers) and according to mum I look liked dad, but who knows. There was no paw holding, or meowing to the shade of the moon, I think dad had a sniff, meowed “move over” and in a few minutes they parted, not without mum giving him a paw swipe on the nose before he left. She had no time, Nera’s dad was waiting on the next roof tile.

And so is feline life – we might all look alike, but not really. We all have our little differences. Although I often wonder where the reddish hue on my fur comes from. Oh well, who knows, it was a dark night and mum is colour blind in any case. And Nera’s dad was nothing better. I think she moved onto the next tile afterwards. There were four of us in the litter – so who knows what happened on that dark night, all felines look alike.

Daily Feline Prompt: At night we all look alike

4 thoughts on “Daily Feline Prompt: At night we all look alike

  1. Dear Tabby, My sister Mindy is the only one of us who wears a “uniform” because she is a purebred dog and they breed them to look a certain way. But under her uniform, I can tell you, there’s a completely unique canine. She doesn’t do a single interesting thing, but everyone loves her. Maybe that’s why? Yours forever and ever, Dusty T. Dog

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    • Meow Dusty
      We felines tend to have different uniforms, but mine is naturally the best. Nera had a very big uniform, but was carry snails and other strange objects in her fur. Perhaps they were something special. I am also unique, but no-one seems to believe it. They all think we tabby cats look alike. I have a black stripe from the top to bottom of my tail, not everyone has that.
      Tabby T. Cat.

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