A perfect afternoon to take pictures of our colorful
leaves from the second story of our home.
It was just late enough in the afternoon to capture the
I had taken the screen out of the window
to get a better photo.
And as usual, my three cats
came a runnin’ to check things out!
Before I knew it, our Maine Coon,
Mattie (the one with NO FRONT claws)
makes a running LEAP through the open
window onto (thankfully) the sill and
jumped onto the porch roof.
WOAH! missing some traction kiddo?
That’s better….the hind quarters still
have the tools to grip the shingles! Still sliding
to your knees with the front legs though.
“Maybe if I walk sideways I can get across the roof.
Phew! a window sill to rest on.” Don’t worry…
O.K. Mattie ( I cautiously tell him) ….come on back in.
Mattie! (I’m being ignored)
Mattie!! MATTIE! (still being ignored)
(Mattie casually looks around, yawns
“Oh all right!”
I’m coming back in
BUT only because I WANTED
Suddenly, I was no longer
surrounded by my four legged
Leaving me all alone to enjoy
a beautiful Autumn day…
and all the pretty leaves!