Silently he sits. Watching. Waiting.

Unmoving.

As still as a statue; not even twitching a whisker.

Staring.

Anticipating the moment to move.

He decides now is the time.

The threat is gone. The time is right to curl up and have a lazy afternoon snooze.

He still watches secretly, though. He knows what he is doing.

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This is Splodge, another visitor who calls around from time to time. A wary little chap, he intently watches everything that goes on. He posed for these photos especially for this post, which has been written in response of Sideviewโ€™s Weekend Theme. This week, as it says in the title, is The Secret Watcher.

Pop along to Sideviewโ€™s site for other takes on this theme.

34 thoughts

  1. Sheee’s Baccck!!!! The computer problem I think came from the fact I hadn’t installed any windows updates in ages. I hate downloading stuff from the Government and Bill Gates IS Government let’s face it! Anyway, I can get back in now ๐Ÿ™‚ Great day to return! I love Splodge. Such a beautiful boy he is. I see by the torn ear we have been in a battle or two or three. A true survivor! Thanks for sharing his presence TL…Have a happy ๐Ÿ™‚ VK

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    1. Hi VK… good to see you again, and that you’ve got to the bottom of your problem. There’s been a few too many of those lately!
      Yes, Splodge does look a little battle weary, doesn’t he? Although he seems to do his fighting away from an audience. He hardly moves if humans are around.

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  2. Lovely cat Tom! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Judging by his right ear he’s been in a scrap or two!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    God Bless!

    Prenin.

    PS: I needed the https:// prefix to post this.

    It’s over a month and we’re still having problems!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

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    1. That he is, Prenin!
      I’ve not had any problems for a few days now, but I’m still slow in getting back to commenting in case I’m still being sent into spamland. I’ve not needed the prefix for a few weeks, so hopefully whatever fix has been put in place is being gradually rolled out. Slowly, very slowly, obviously!
      Hope it’s all sorted for you soon.

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      1. Thanks to that overly enthusiastically applied block list we’re still seeing problems if you are a Talk Talk customer, in fact the majority of the people on the forum who were having problems were Talk Talk customers…

        God Bless! ๐Ÿ™‚

        Prenin.

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  3. What a splendid chap – those ears certainly show he has not always been content to be a watcher… they are well and truly scarred from battle. Thanks. I enjoyed ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. I think that a lot of stray cats are very wary of humans, some are cruel to cats and indeed most wildlife too, so trusting someone is always dodgy ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Then again it is similar for us I guess? It pays to be cautious ๐Ÿ™‚

        Have a fun Monday Tom ๐Ÿ™‚

        Andro

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  4. Hey…he looks like the ginger cat which comes over to our house too…it’s a he and we call him…Puss…courtesy of my dad’s awesome name giving skills..hehe

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