Thankful Thursday: The Calm In the Storm of Simon

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Y’all may have noticed but Brother Simon is a big bundle of kitten energy and is into everything, sometimes at a non-stop pace.  Yes, I know, it’s likely a boy kitten thing since Sister Seal is a super calm girl.  Brother Simon, as you’ve heard me and the sisters say, has this habit of charging up to us.  I know, he’s testing his limits and yes, he will grow out of it.

I’m quite thankful today that we had a most wonderful bunch of calm last Saturday night.  Brother Simon was in the living room with the rest of us.  Guess what he did?  He took a great big chill pill and spent a lot of the evening belly up.  Seriously, belly up all calm and relaxed.

Want to hear something funny?  Sister Kit and Sister Grace both went over and looked right at him.  They had this look on their faces as if to say are you sure this is the same cat? The look from the sisters was priceless and is a sure sign of more calm to come.  I’m quite thankful for that!

What are you thankful for today?  Tell me about it and please join our Blog Hop.  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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William's Kith & Kin
7 years ago

Are you *sure* he’ll grow out of it? We’re still waiting over here…

7 years ago

Bwa! Haa!! Haaa!!!
Simon sounds like mes when mes was little, but then Kozmo and Jo Jo was the same too!

Fraidy Cats!
7 years ago

we swear Simon and SHarpie are long lost brothers :)

pip, smidgen, minnie, hollie

7 years ago

Yes, but does he fly? My human had a cat once that she swore actually flew, he was so crazy.

The Menagerie Mom
7 years ago

Oh, peace and quiet sure is nice! We’re always thankful for that, too. Sometimes it’s fleeting, but we’ll take what we can get. We’re also thankful for belly rubs. Did Simon get any belly rubs, while he snoozed all calm and with his belly up? We bet he did!

Little Binky and Granny

MOL…I think Simon had to refuel after all the weeks…MOL :D Pawkisses for a Happy Thankful Thursday :) <3

The Poupounette Gang
7 years ago

We wish we could have sen Simon belly up. That must have been quite a sight! Be sure to take photos next time. OK?

The Chans

Pam Greer
7 years ago

How funny! Glad you got to see a little does of calmness!

7 years ago

Simon, it just sounds like you have such a good time. But you have learned that taking a nap is such fun too. You are growing up. You are just in charge of entertainment. Hope you all made it through the storm. I haven’t been outside yet to see if we have any damage. Take care and have a good day.

Scylla, Fenris, Tuiren, YinYang & Chimera (ATCAD)

It may be more of a purrsonality thing then a boy/girl thing. Yang has always been pretty laid back and lazy. Chimera is a little ball of energy, Yin is very zen, and Scylla still wins the most destructive award. And this is too funny Fenris starts walks out at a run (he is bad about pulling on the leash) but by the end of the walk he is slower than a turtle and keeps looking at Mommy like why don’t you pick ME UP and carry me (He sees people carrying their SMALL dogs) while Tuiren keeps chugging along… Read more »

7 years ago

That is such a funny story about Kit and Grace looking at Simon when he was calm and belly up. They were probably thinking, “Who are you and what have you done with Simon?” Brian, you’re so right that he’ll grow out of some of this high energy but it may take a little while. I bet it was wonderful when he was just calmly hanging out with you all.

Jan K
7 years ago

Kittens are fun, but calm is definitely good! We’re glad Simon is learning to slow down just a little bit!

Angel Sammy and Teddy
7 years ago

Simon and Teddy sound like TWINS! HAHAHA We just realized we forgot to LINKY up to you today – we’re on our way to do that RIGHT NOW!

Love, Angel Sam and Ted

7 years ago

MOL MOL maybe he was worn out!

Bestest purrs

Basil & Co xox

Ellen Pilch
Ellen Pilch
7 years ago

That is a funny story, I am glad he is calming down. Thanks for hosting.

7 years ago

Maybe he was just recharging! lol

Edgar Lawrence
7 years ago

Great story! Brother Simon may calm down sooner, but it may also be later. :-)

Kitties Blue
7 years ago

Our humans are thankful to have all eight of us with our unique personalities, and we are happy to have them to love and care for us. Cooper took a big chill pill last night and was sprawled in the bed on his back like an upside down bearskin rug. Hope the moments of calm increase. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy .

7 years ago

That is a funny Simon story, seems like a good indication of calmer days to come.

7 years ago

Yea! There’s hope for peace and harmony… naps are a very good thing.
Maggie, Mickey Mouser and Rufus the Red

Eastside Cats
7 years ago

Maybe the space aliens transported Simon’s brain up to The Mothership for a little while…that would explain the belly-up thing.

7 years ago

Now that is funny. We hope it is a sign of more to come with Simon. Perhaps we should send Marcus over to watch Simon. Perhaps he’ll learn something about being calm too.

The OP Pack
7 years ago

BOL – youth is a fun thing!!! Misty is a lot like Brother Simon, but she too has those moments where she crashes too!

Woos – Lightning and Misty

Madi and Mom
7 years ago

That is the good news about kittens and pups they do grow up fast………..however, mom says I went through my wild child phase at about 10 months and it lasted F O R E V E R( about 3 months).
Hugs madi your bfff

da tabbies o trout towne
da tabbies o trout towne
7 years ago

dood….if yur wee brother can bottle hiz energeez …itza win win all round; we will take two bottlez pleez when ya open up shop :) ♥♥ N we will pay bye cash :)

McGuffy's Reader
7 years ago

“Youth is wasted on the young.” ~George Bernard Shaw

Caren Gittleman
7 years ago

MOL about Simon being “belly up!” MOL MOL!

7 years ago

Maybe he over did the nip?

7 years ago

Calmaria é sempre muito bom, então é melhor aproveitar antes que Simon volte
ao modo tempestade. hihihi

Pat Hatt
7 years ago

Good that at least you all now he can get his calm on when he wants too

Angel, Kirby and Max
7 years ago

He can get his calm on, sometimes!

7 years ago

I’m thankful that Jan at the Funny Farm did not get caught in a tornado! And I’m thankful that you host the blog hop, Brian.

7 years ago

I am glad you got some calm. My mum said that me and Eric would tear around the house like maniacs when we were young.

Timmy Tomcat
7 years ago

Our Einstein does that all the time and he has been here for 3 years MOL
Purrs all
Timmy and Family

The Island Cats
7 years ago

There’s never a dull moment now at your house with Simon there. :)

Hairballs and Hissyfits

Simon is EXACTLY like Frodo!

Cathy Keisha
7 years ago

That is something to be thankful for.

Mark's Mews
7 years ago

Active is sure better than boring!

Three Chatty Cats
7 years ago

So there’s a calm side of Simon? How nice to give the sisters a break.

Molly and my Mom @ The Fast and the Furriest

We’re certain all the kitties there truly appreciated the peace and quite that settled over Brother Simon. :-D We’ll pray you get to see this more often then once every blue moon. :-D We’re simply thankful that Molly has part of her vision back here….That’s a big deal as she’s such an active girl with her chasing squirrels and playing soccer. She was getting kind of depressed and confused before she got some of her eyesight back.

7 years ago

MOL! That’s so funny about Gracie and Kit looking at Simon as if to ask, “Is that the same cat?”

Well, every kitty needs to re-charge, right Brian?

Thank you for hosting, dear pals!