Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Happy Halloween

We want to wish all our friends a very Happy Halloween! Even though Halloween isn't a very big deal in Italy, we aren't letting that stop us American cats from celebrating. Our human is feeling a little homesick today, so we decided to cheer her up by dressing up in our Halloween costumes.

At first we thought we would go as a pair of black cats! Maybe we can be honorary members of the House of Mostly Black Cats for the day!

In the end, we decided to stick with our Colts Fan costumes that our male human made for us because we love them (and the Colts) so much.

Later in the day, the female human is gonna carve a neat pumpkin. We don't want to get our paws dirty, so we think we will just watch. If she needs help, we can always supervise!

With it being Halloween, we decided it would be fun to tell scary stories. If you want to participate just write a scary story on your blog and then leave a comment on our blog. We will make a list of all the cat blogs with scary stories and have that posted tomorrow. The more scarier the story, the better.

And now for our scary story.....

It was a dark and stormy night. Two small, sweet cats were left home alone as their humans went out for the evening. The rain outside was relentless as it came down in buckets from the gray sky. The wind howled and battered against the windows as the lights inside the house flickered on and off a few times, then they went out all together.

The poor frightened cats cowered close together hoping the mean storm would soon pass, but it was Halloween night and the storm showed no signs of leaving anytime soon.

Several hours passed when the cats heard a loud, heart wrenching sound. It was a sound so terrible, so awful, so devastating that I almost dare not write of it. It was the sound of grumbling belly.

The cats were afraid to leave the safety of the bed but, in the end, they were more afraid of starving to death. Carefully and ever so quietly they tip-toed through the darkened hallway, slowly making their way to their food bowls. The cats could hear the rain as it beat hard against the roof top; they feared that a drop just might pass through the ceiling and land on their dry little heads. Even with the fear of water looming nearby, the brave little cats pressed on.

Suddenly, a deafening clap came from out of no where followed by a flash of bright light. The cats stop dead in their tracks, frozen with fear. They stood there motionless for at least five minuets, moving on only when they where completely sure the lightening had passed.

At last they spotted their food bowls at the end of the long hall way. A full moon, partly covered by scary black clouds peaked in through the window, giving the cats a little more light with which to see by. Slowly they tip-toed towards their food bowl, bellies growling louder with each step. And then they saw it.

They saw something so scary, so terrifying that they fainted at once. I fear little kitty that you might do the same if tell you the rest of the story. Shall I continue?

Have it your way.

What the cats saw was none other than a big, dark,...............................



Wasn't that a scary story?

Happy Halloween!


Dragonheart said...

Empty food bowls are very scary! Hallowe'en isn't celebrated much here in Germany either, but my humans did have a handful of kids come to the door last year. Some weren't even in costume - they just wanted candy! Very different from Hallowe'en back in Canada.

Happy Hallowe'en!

topcatrules said...

AaRRGGH! Too scary!
Very quiet here, one teacher and a handful of kids dressed up at school. No one knocked oon our door and now it's 9pm.

Sassy Cat said...

That is about as scary as it can get.I cannot imagine anything worse.

Christine and FAZ said...

Now that is a SCARY STORY!

FAZ the Wimbledon Witch

Gattina said...

Terribly scary, lol ! While I was reading I thought that my Lisa wouldn't be disturbed or scared at all by lightenings and thunders but she would have gotten a nervous breakdown seeing the empty bowl, lol !
I can understand that you are homesick just right now because I see on the blogs what all is done for Halloween. Here in Belgium there is nothing either, just a little decoration in the shops ! I enjoy it virtually, lol !

Cheysuli and Gemini said...

NO NOT THAT!!! Chey runs terrified from the room to check out her own food dish...

Gigolo Kitty said...

The Giggy is positively skeered! His greatest nightmare is that one day the Mistress will forget to serve him caviar for breakfast........

Daisy said...

Aaaaahhhhh! I must run and hide! What a horrifying tale! Perfect for Halloween.

ASTOR CATS said...

We didn't want to look - but an empty food bowl is very scary. Great story. Snickers to your human for such a cute story. Happy Halloween and have lots of treats.

Midnite & Stray Kitty

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

Ack! Noooooooooooooooooo!!!! *faints*

Kimo & Sabi said...

Eeeeek - no food?! Happy Halloween!

MoMo said...

The definition of SCARY - empty food bowl

The definition of FRUSTRATION - a covered food bowl full of nice smelling stuff.
SS's aunt did it to me once!

MoMo said...

Ah yes, Happy Halloween! It is not big here at all. No pumpkin, no kids knocking on doors, no dressing up anywhere!

petbeach said...

What a scary story! Happy Halloween!

Beau Beau & Angie said...

Wowie dat wuz scary. Nuffin sets owr blood to racin' more den seein' an empty dish.

Dat wuz a nice post dat you did to Miss Peach. She's got lots of good friends like you and efurryone all over.

Forty Paws said...

OMDawg! That is WAY skeery.

We're sorry your mom is homesick. The little sticky people are running through our neighborhood now.

Luf, Us

Victor Tabbycat said...


Derby said...

Nothing is scarier than an empty food bowl.

The Cat Realm said...

That is outright frightening!!!
Never happens here....

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