Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Monty Q. Kat


Monty Q. Kat is one of the more famous cats around the Cat Blogosphere. He has hosted the "Do the Q" contest twice and he is the one who came up with the name for the Monty Q position. He is a big fierce mancat who is very tender and loving. He helped his Mom tremendously when she had to cope with the loss of Sprout. He loves his kid beans without reservation and has put up with lots of tail-pulling and other indignities that kids can inflict on cats. He is very laid back and nothing much ever bothers him, but he is also very particular. He likes his dry food almost exclusively and isn't even much interested in what the beans are eating. He only likes certain toys, but will play with his favorites very energetically. Kidbean has a fishing pole with a cat toy on the end of the line and Monty loves playing with that. He also is very fond of his feather wand. He has some shiny, rolly things with a bell inside that he just loves, but he tends to bat them under the refrigerator. Sweetbean, the little girl, is also very partial to these, and they tend to disappear after she plays with them. Monty has a great backyard with a high wooden fence. His Mom lets him out to play for a while and he almost always comes back in when he is called. However, on two memorable occasions, Monty has been very naughty about coming back in. Last November, he decided to go visit the neighbors and drove his Mom to distraction when he didn't come in that night. He was returned by one of the neighbors the next day, when the neighbor found Monty on the porch and recognized him from the fliers that the Mom had been handing out. A couple of days ago, he pulled the same stunt, but it was so cold out that he showed up by the back door the next morning. His Mom and Dad are going to look at the fence very carefully to see if they can find out how Monty is escaping. The fence is high enough that he shouldn't have been able to jump up and over it. The one thing that does get Monty worked up is if the family goes upstairs to bed and closes the baby gate at the top of the stairs, leaving him downstairs. This only happens when Monty is napping at bedtime. Monty has successfully trained Kidbean to open the gate after Monty starts singing. The limerick is kind of a catchall. Follow the links for more information.

                                    Monty showed us how to Do the Q.
                                    He also put his 'tocks on view.
                                                  He sings opera
                                                 To get to the top-era.
                                    Someone open the gate and let Monty through.

24 comments:

goldenshade said...

That was great!!!!

Monty is quite the character! I bet you could have written ten limericks about him!

Purrs Goldie and Shade

Parker said...

How wonderful Karen Jo!
We all love Monty very much - what a fun limerick!
ps - thank-you for displaying the Diabetes badge!

ZOOLATRY said...

Hey... this is a good one, very cute.

Gandalf and Grayson said...

We think this is our favorite limerick yet! We love Monty!

The Meezers said...

that was awesome!!!!

Cheysuli and gemini said...

That is a great limerick Karen Jo.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

That is great, Karen Jo! A really good one.

Tybalt said...

Monty is a great mancat, and you did a wonderful limerick for him!

The Cat Realm said...

Hahahahahahahahha - what a great and funny limerick about one of our most esteemed cat blogosphere members!!! Giving us almost heart attacks twice now.....

Evie/VampyVictor said...

hahah "he sings opera to get to the top-ra" hahahha
That is just lovely!

V-V

PB 'n J said...

Another super one Karen Jo!

Shadow / Molly said...

Yup dat sounds like Monty.

The Devil Dog said...

We are so happy to see Monty featured here. He is such an extraordinary cat (or so Millie tells me). Thanks for the great story and limerick.

Roxy

Mickey said...

That Monty is quite a character!!!! I think he needs to be outfitted with a GPS!!!! Maybe his part of the yard will get a roof!!! Hahahahaha!!!
Purrs Mickey

michico*Adan said...

Thank god Monty is back....

Grahamn Kracker said...

Fierce and loving, all at once, and a comfort in time of sorrow. I would like to go to New Mexico, and meet this cat.

Lux said...

Oh I *love Monty's limerick! :)

cyclone cats! said...

this is great, Karen Jo

Cats said...

Monty is a great mancat and that was a very good tribute to him. Have a happy weekend :)

Black Cat said...

What a lovely tribute and limerick for dear Monty! He really is a gorgeous mancat.

I've at last posted the lovely award you gave me. Thanks! :) xxx

Dr Tweety of da Fab Five said...

Karen Jo,
Dat Monty iz itty bitty bit of a rascal izn't he? I lovez your limm-e-lick fur him.. & I yam so glad dats he iz not losted any more.

Love,
Dr Tweety

WhimPurr's Whim and the Whiskers said...

Great story about a great kitty and great limerick too! ;o)

Lorianna said...

Another great little poem! Monty is such a handsome mancat too! I will check out those links.
Have a happy week Karen Jo!
Hugs,
Lorianna, Billie, Cody, Cricket and Toeshee (the trouble maker)

Mickey said...

We did get our sun and it was very warm on the porch. Then after lunch,the clouds came back and it got cooler and a bit if rain came down. No matter,we like napping :)
Purrs Mickey