Brutus Gets A Bath

Mrs. Schmenkman  has three outside cats. Nellie lives on the back deck, Tux lives in the garage, and Brutus Beefcake lives on the front porch.

Brutus Beefcake is a big old bruiser of a cat. A hunter of all the little critters Schmenky so loves. A dirty old tom cat. Literally, dirty.

I guess Schmenky has bathed him before, but  unfortunately I think I was the cause of his indignation this time.

I commented last year that petting him felt yukky. Brutus, I am so sorry.

Capturing him was the easy part. He is very loving and affectionate, he walked his dirty self right into her arms. When he saw the stairs, he meowed. Knowingly.

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He has an unusual mouth shape because he has had some major dental work. He lost some fang teeth in a tom cat run in. He looks thrilled to be there.

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The paw killed me. It was his lifeline to the real world.

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This is my happy face.

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Schmenky scrubbed and lathered, and picked this and that out of his fur.

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He lost some of his shirt.

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He looked pitiful and humiliated, but he bore it stoically. I was feeling guilty about my part in the whole affair.

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Double pawed lifeline.

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All done, THANK HEAVENS.

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He looked so handsome and fluffy! He needed to eat a little something to calm his nerves.

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He even smelled good! It’s all about the maintenance Brutus.

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7 Comments

  1. Capri L said,

    June 1, 2012 at 8:00 AM

    Great pics Schmenky!

  2. deb said,

    June 1, 2012 at 9:49 PM

    L.O.L. But despite it all, he kept his dignity.

  3. Carol said,

    June 1, 2012 at 9:52 PM

    Love your stories! Kitty Kats & baths. very cute.

  4. honey said,

    June 1, 2012 at 11:55 PM

    test

  5. honey said,

    June 2, 2012 at 12:01 AM

    I hope Lisa managed to wash and clean Big Brutus’s, Bovine sized,Brash,Brilliant,Baffling,Boisterous,Blissful,Buxom,Beaming,
    Bodacious, Big, Beautiful, Bacterial, covered Balls !!!!!!! Oh thats right she took care of that in another way———- poor kitty !!!!

  6. caprilis said,

    June 2, 2012 at 5:27 AM

    *SNORT* Good one Honey!

  7. June 5, 2012 at 5:10 AM

    […] Brutus got a bath for the occasion, check out Schmenky’s blog for the proof!   […]


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