The Corpus Callosum

Neighbor’s Cat Finds Catnip

We grow catnip in the garden outside the home-office window.  Our
cat likes to lay in front of the window, and stare wistfully at the

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But today, he saw something unexpected.  The neighbor’s cat was
laying in the catnip.


  1. #1 debiwebi
    July 25, 2009

    this photo just looks, well, scandalous…

  2. #2 Mom
    July 26, 2009

    That’s hilarious.

  3. #3 Doug Alder
    July 26, 2009

    Oh dear the cat looks rather perturbed at being caught. Must be a republican cat getting his/her jollies on the side. If he/she was a progressive cat it’d be going c’mon in for a roll man – have a sniff 😉

  4. #4 Tree
    July 26, 2009

    In two days you will have no catnip.

  5. #5 stumpy
    August 13, 2009

    No, your cat likes to *lie* in front of the window; it might like to *lay* its paws on some catnip. Similarly, the neighbor’s cat was *lying* in the catnip, but might like to *lay* its paws on some good hooch. “Lie” is an intransitive verb, which means that it doesn’t take a direct object; it means “to recline”; “Lay”, on the other hand, is a transitive verb, and takes an object. It means “to put” or “to place”. You’re just doing this to upset me, aren’t you? Now I have to lay the computer down and lie down to sleep.

  6. #6 Joseph j7uy5
    August 13, 2009

    Stumpy, your comment is all lies.

  7. #7 stumpy
    August 13, 2009

    don’t throw down, man

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