Monday, September 7, 2015

Laboring on Labor Day


Yes, The Cat labors on Labor Day as I participate in this week’s appropriate theme of Labor. 52 Snapshots of Life is a photo challenge hosted by blogging friends Christina and The Lazy Pit Bull. For those who would like to participate, next week’s theme is Feet, a topic that’s near and dear to TW’s heart since she has that paw fetish.

Every day, including Labor Day, I’m pressed into Labor as I pose with products to review or items that TW wants to include in a blog post. Most times I don’t even get treats compensated for posing. It’s obscene and unfair Labor practices, which is why I joined the National Union of Cats and without Affiliate Typists (NUCAT), the cat union started by Austin Towers.


I even have to labor while I’m sleeping. TW has me posing with stuff like these red, white and blue shmousy toys for July 4th. To be perfectly honest, I labor 24 hours a day. Yes, even in my sleep I’m dreaming up ways to bite the peeps topics for upcoming blog posts.

TW has the onions to call me a tough boss and maybe I am. If I have to work Labor Day, so does she. Woman, why should I give you today off. Are policemen off? Are firemen off? Are the New York Yankees off? NO! Quit your jawing and get back to work! I need a Labor Day graphic and make it good!

As for the rest of you:


♫♩Have a Happy Labor Day off from work ♫ … but make sure you’re still attending to your cat’s every need including litter box duty.

Cats—do you have Labor Day off or do you have to pose for a slave-driving human?

24 comments:

  1. Wow, you sure told your boss who's boss! You look determined to have your demands met in that first photo.

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  2. It sounds like you are being exploited - you should go on strike, CK!

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  3. Comrade CK I am proud of you and the stance you are taking. The full force of NUCAT is behind you 100% in your fight for justice and treats. AND I have to say as a red blooded tuxie mancat that you look incredibly fetching in that last pic!! ;)

    Happy (non) Labor Day :-) xoxox

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  4. You work even in your sleep, you do work very hard, CK. Though, TW made such a great Labor Day graphic for you. You always look stunning in a hat :-)

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  5. Happy Labor Day CK! Try not to labor too much!

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  6. It is terrible the way you are forced into continuous labour. If Austin decides to call an all out strike, I will be right behind him to support you.

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  7. We can relate, CK. The Mom makes us pose with things all the time - it can get rather annoying, can't it? We think all the kitties should go on strike today - no labor!

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  8. We were enjoying niptinis when Mother started taking photos and video for blog posts. HMMMPPFFFF. Some day off.

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  9. MOL Oh CK weez gave mommy da day off fwum writin' after a small posty, but she must help us visit our furiends. Yous lookin' cute and looks like yous got sum new toys too. Have fun.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  10. OH CK don't give our Mom any ideas.
    But Happy Labor Day!!!

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  11. so sorry CK!! I'm not laboring but my Mom has so much blog crap to do that she sure is laboring! Love, Cody
    catchatwithcarenandcody

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  12. You work on Labour Day...geesh...what a hard life you have. We are out lazing around the swinging bench.

    Shoko

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  13. Come over to our house, CK. There's no laboring going on here. :)

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  14. It's Labor Day? Oh,we thought it was Lazy Day! So we took the day off.

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  15. Happy Labor Day ! Don't work too hard during that special day ! Purrs

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  16. The only thing I miaow is = STRIKE , STRIKE , STRIKE !!!

    XOXO

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  17. I always thought if you worked a holiday it was double pay so I think double treats are in order. Great photo of you in the construction hat :)

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  18. I didn't give my Mommy the day off...I've got her finishing up a sponsored post for me!!! --Mudpie

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  19. Today is a holiday?!?!
    Mes should bes getting paid for reviews and photos!?!?!
    Mes is complaining to NUCAT right now!!!
    Thanks for bringing this to my attention Grrl Furrend!
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  20. Great post, CK! We hope you, TW and Pop got to do a little non-laborious stuff today, too. :)

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  21. The Human did not labor today but her friend did! She swam the Golden Gate Sharkfest swim--1.8 miles in the freezing bay from SF to Marin county. This silly, silly Humans. The Human watched and then she came home and took a nappy with me. We has the HOTS darling. It is cooler back there?

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  22. LOL your post made me laugh! You've got a rough life. Time to get your human on the same page!

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  23. We feel ya, CK! There are no days off around here either, for cats or dogs! Well, once in a while when the Momz goes away we get a break.
    - The Wag 'n Woof Pets crew

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  24. Well TW came through on the graphic for sure! Haha it's a cat's life all right.

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