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Old 05-16-2007, 04:10 AM   #1
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The Ellen Show was on and she read this submission to a contest from a viewer:

So, we had this great 10 year old cat named Jack who just recently died.
Jack was a great cat and the kids would carry him around and sit on him and nothing ever bothered him.
He used to hang out and nap all day long on this mat in our bathroom.

Well, we have 3 kids and at the time of this story they were 4 years old, 3 years old and 1 year old.
The middle one is Eli. Eli really loves chapstick. LOVES IT. He kept asking to use my chapstick and then losing it.
So finally one day I showed him where in the bathroom I keep my chapstick and how he could use it whenever he wanted to
but he needed to put it right back in the drawer when he was done.

Last year on Mother's Day, we were having the typical rush around and try to get ready for Church with everyone crying and carrying on.
My two boys are fighting over the toy in the cereal box.
I am trying to nurse my little one at the same time I am putting on my make-up.
Everything is a mess and everyone has long forgotten that this is a wonderful day to honor me and the amazing job that is motherhood.
We finally have the older one and the baby loaded in the car and I am looking for Eli.
I have searched everywhere and I finally round the corner to go into the bathroom.
And there was Eli. He was applying my chapstick very carefully to Jack's . . . rear end.
Eli looked right into my eyes and said "chapped." Now if you have a cat, you know that
he is right--their little butts do look pretty chapped.
And, frankly, Jack didn't seem to mind.
And the only question to really ask at that point was whether it was the FIRST time Eli had done that to the cat's behind or the hundredth.
And THAT is my favorite Mother's Day moment ever because it reminds us that no matter how hard we try to civilize these glorious little
creatures, there will always be that day when you realize they've been
using your chapstick on the cat's butt.

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Old 05-16-2007, 11:16 AM   #2
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Thanks for sharing that wonderful Mother's Day story!

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Old 05-16-2007, 03:52 PM   #3
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Small world!!! The woman that told this story (who owned the cat, parented the kids, and, BTW, has greyhounds) belongs to another forum that I frequent!! Greytalk.com - for those of us who have/love retired racing greyhounds.

It is a great story - I remember when she first posted it and was just totally grossed out . . . and still laughing.
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I'm amazed that the cat allowed it!

Maybe it really was chapped.
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