Sunday, March 16, 2008

Diego-san


Diego-san and Thompson were adopted from a foster home as a pair because they were so fond of each other.  They were named by the people in the foster home.  Diego-san was named after the painter Diego Rivera and -d ma added the "san" because he wanted the name to be a little more oriental.  Diego-san is a very floofy black cat and he is the leader.  It's not quite right to call him the alpha cat, because there doesn't seem to be a real hierarchy among the three cats.  It's just that the other cats will come over to see what Diego-san is doing and often copy him. Diego-san is an excellent bug-spotter and will often watch a spider on the ceiling.  Sometimes one of the other cats will also look at the ceiling, but not spot the spider, but they keep looking up because Diego-san is. Diego-san is the one who takes -d ma's absences the hardest.  When -d ma comes back after an absence, Diego-san will often ignore him for a while, as if to punish him for being left.  Diego-san loves to be combed.  He gets a combing session just before -d ma goes to bed.  When he sees the preparations for bed beginning, he will jump up on his combing station and meow for his combing.  He has also been seen hugging his comb.  When -d ma goes to bed, Diego-san climbs right in with him and snuggles up to him for the night.  Diego-san also gets alone time with the man while he his drinking his coffee and reading the paper just before going to work.  Diego-san climbs up into his lap for petting and often makes it hard for -d ma to leave for work, because he is purring so much and it's very hard to leave  him.

                                       There is a black cat named Diego-san,
                                       Who very, very much loves his man.
                                                In bed each night
                                                He snuggles up tight
                                       To the side of his man, does Diego-san.

15 comments:

Gandalf & Grayson said...

Diego-san loves his man alright! We love anyone with a lap!

Diamond Emerald-Eyes said...

I love the Cat's Eye cats, they are all so cool! But Diego is the coolest!

Parker said...

Aren't those some lovely "love-eyes?"

Eric and Flynn said...

He looks lovely. We hafn't met him so we will haf to go visit later.

zevo husssein calamari said...

We love Diego-sans name! My pet human loves Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Thank you for such a wonderful limerick.

-d ma said...

Diego-san and I thank you for his limerick. Of course he felt he should have been the first of the trio to get a limerick rather than second in line but... :-).

Daisy said...

It makes me happy that each of the boyz gets their own special time with -d ma.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Hello Diego-san. It is nice to meet you!

Moki said...

Thanks for introducing me to Diego-San. I haven't yet meet him, but will be stopping by his blog shortly to introduce myself!

The Devil Dog said...

That is very sweet. Mom says it is hard to get up and do something when Lucky is in her lap. Same for me. She doesn't want to disturb us. Isn't she considerate?

Roxy

Dr Tweety of da Fab Five said...

Diego iz furry handsome. Dis iz nice to hear da limmerlick where da dadee lovez hiz kitty & da kitty lovez hiz dadee.

Cecil the Cougar: said...

It is always good to punish our humans for leaving us. They must know it is just not right. But cuddling up at night is a good way to let them know that you still loves them.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We're all caught up now after reading about Theo and Diego-san. We hope you are doing well since you are doing limericks again.

Adan*Michico said...

Diego-San us very handsome~~~~~ I like him very much!

MoMo said...

Diego-san is one of my favourite kitties in the CB. Thanks for writing about him!