The Big Piney Woods Cats

Monday, May 22, 2006

Lightning Storms

A few nights ago, something terribly scary happened. there were lights in the sky that looked like swords that kept flashing at us, and then, to make it worse, they made huge booming sounds. I got so scared I hid and it took The Mom forever too find me. I was in the cupboard in the kitchen; tucked behind the canned goods. I can open them up with my paws and the door shuts behind me. It is the best place, when fire lights up the sky and the clouds rumble.

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Posted by One Of The Girls at 7:24 AM


  • Blogger Oreo posted at 6:56 AM  
    I hide unner the bed when it storms. Momma says the lightening is purrty though!
  • Blogger =^..^= posted at 7:02 AM  
    Awww... poor Mittens... I unferstand how you feel. I dun like lightnings too. I always hide under the cabinet with my bruffer Bangles when the lightnings come.

  • Blogger The Meezers posted at 7:22 AM  
    Miles doesn't like the lightening. But, when Mommy holds me and kisses on me and massages my neck, I don't get upset at the swords in the sky. Mommy says I keep her from getting 'scairt of it. - Sammy
  • Blogger Gemini posted at 9:01 AM  
    I hide under the blankets. Momma would be mad if I got in the cupboards, but then we don't have as much room in ours! Momma laughed when she saw the space as she says it's way to crowded here anyway!
  • Blogger jenianddean posted at 9:20 AM  
    We had those storms this weekend too. They were crazy. The thunderstorms were something else! Sounded like we were under attack.
  • Blogger Muddy, posted at 9:58 AM  
    I am sorry you were so scared. Myst gets scared, too. He thinks the sky is falling when it rains.
  • Blogger Finnegan & Buddy posted at 10:03 AM  
    I hates the loud noises like that too. I go in mom's closet and just snuggle down in my speshul blankie that mom leaves in there for me. Hope you are ok now, Miss Mittens.

  • Blogger DEBRA posted at 10:26 AM  
    We don't like the eel-lic-tri-cal storms either and we gets lots of dem here in Florida. Dat and dos big wet water storms that Momma is scarit of -- water storms season starts June 1st...and dey are pre-dick-in 4-6 major water storms for de Atlandtic Oshshun.

    *ABBY( finkin' dis doesn't sound good)
  • Blogger The Tower Hill Mob posted at 11:04 AM  
    I don't like thunderstorms either! I make sure Mum is nearby.
    - Toby
  • Blogger Beau Beau & Angie posted at 12:17 PM  
    Those lightnin bolts are furry scary! Good fing you found a good place to hide.
  • Blogger George, Tipper, Max & Misty posted at 12:17 PM  
    Mittens, it's a good thing you have a special place to hide and be safe.
  • Blogger brandi posted at 1:18 PM  
    I don't mind storms that much. I maybe hide in the bedroom on the bed, but not under it. Sometimes I just curl up on mama, and she pets me. What I hate is when the fire alarm goes off! Nasty loud thing! For that I hide under the bed or in the closet! Sometimes in the window, cause it's the farthest away I can get, and the curtains muffle the sound a little.
  • Anonymous nikkirae posted at 2:48 PM  
    Great hiding place!

    I wonder where Mistrie hid?

  • Blogger Scooby, Shaggy & Scout posted at 3:50 PM  
    You found a great place to hide!!!!
  • Blogger Derby posted at 6:06 PM  
    Ohhh, wow. I likes to watch storms, I don't hide. Did your mum take the picture of the lightning?
  • Blogger Les Trois Chats posted at 8:32 PM  
    Wow, Mittens - I'd bet you would be UNBEATABLE at hide-and-go-seek. I hate storms, too. They make my ears go flat and I hide under the comforter, where Mom says I look like her bed swallowed a cantalope. Harumph.
    ~ moose
  • Blogger Maggie & Molly posted at 9:47 PM  
    We haven't had a thunder storm here since I came to live with momma and daddy, but if we do I am going to come hide in your cupboard
    with you. Momma keeps the doors to ours shut real tight so I can't get in them
  • Blogger Jasmine posted at 12:41 AM  
    Tiggy (who lives with my parents) gets very scared by thunderstorms. Her preferred hiding place is under the bed.

    BTW, girls, I also wanted to let you know that I've created a new kitty blog:

    Purrs and headbutts,
  • Blogger Beau Beau & Angie posted at 4:19 AM  
    We jus came over to tell you bout Jasmine's new blog but she beat us to it. Furry Furry nice. FFF - fluffy feline friends!
  • Blogger Zeus posted at 5:05 AM  
    The rain is fine with me, but when I was younger, it would scare me. If there are really big booms from above, then Isis and I will run to the bedroom and hide underneath the bed. We only do this though if the human pet is not around. If she's here, then we'll stay out to watch the storm with her.

    Yeah, I admit it: I'm a big scardy-pants!
  • Blogger Butterscotch posted at 8:05 PM  
    I hate that loud noise. My mom calls it thunder. She is afraid of it too so we curl up together when we hear it. But the lightning is nifty to watch and it doesnt hurt my ears
  • Blogger Victor Tabbycat posted at 9:44 AM  
    Awww, poor Mittens. And it's not efun the cat food cupboard! I wasn't scared until we had hail, then I hided unner the bed and Bonnie hid in the boy's bafroom, where there's no windows.
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