January 18, 2004

Ajax has decided to take Olivia under his fuzzy cat wing (paw?) and show her the in's and out's of life itself. Well, cat in's and out's anyway. We expect her to start climbing the curtains any day now. He's also decided that it was time to show her that things out of a baby food jar taste pretty darn good.

I was giving Olivia her lunch the other day when she refused to eat what I made up for her. It was her favorite. Sweet potatoes and rice cereal. Nope she wanted none of that today. Until Ajax stepped in.

Me: "Oh look! MMmmm... don't you want some?"

Olivia: *blink blink* mouth tightly shut, sniff, look away.

Me: "Mmmm... ya sure now? Cause if you don't want it, I'm going to give it to Ajax. See, he'll eat it!" whereapon I held a spoonful of potato and rice at the cat's mouth for him to sniff. Cat goes in for a taste. Cat realizes this is not his regular baby food he eats but will play along anyway.

Olivia: "Bah! Bah! Bah! DAAA!!!!" Then she started to sway and makes a grab for the cat, so he just leans away from her.

Me: "Mmm... see! Ajax likes it!"

Olivia: *mouth opens for food, and THRRRPPTTTTSS!! raspberries it all over me and the white cat*

Ajax then looks at me as if to say, "I am not going to clean this stuff off. Go get a paper towel and wipe me down or I will wear this all day. "

Our next feat for O, not to touch the cat's butt.

Posted by Ellen at January 18, 2004 01:03 PM

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I hope you got her a new spoon first

Posted by: richie on January 18, 2004 09:00 PM
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