Friday Cat Blogging – 9 May 2014


Domino heard recently that selfies are all the rage among celebrities, so she decided she wanted to take a selfie for this week’s cat blogging. Naturally, she didn’t deign to actually take the selfie herself, but instead commanded one of her servants to take it. Her servant, as it happens, found this more challenging than he expected, partly because he had to do it left-handed. Still, it’s not wise to disappoint the queen, so this week a selfie is what we get. Perhaps I should put it on Twitter and see if I can beat Ellen’s record.

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