Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Learning the Computer


I'm learning how to use the computer. See?

Maybe I'll become an internet star or maybe a computer geek. Oh wait, that doesn't sound too good does it? Internet star sounds much better.


Yes, it's true. Lately Misty goes over by Mom every time she sits down at the computer.


I've discovered this neat little flashy thing Mom calls a "cursor", and she says it doesn't have anything to do with Max's bad word list, either. There's also a pointy arrow that flies around when Mom types for us and I like to put my paw on it and try to catch it while it races around the screen. The trouble is, it's too fast for me and I never catch it!!

Sometimes I sit in front of the screen and watch it or I walk back & forth in front of the screen. Then Mom says "Misty...move. I can't see!" So then I go behind and drape myself over the top of the screen and I look down and watch the arrow move around from upside down. It's really fun to reach over and try and grab it.

Mom doesn't mind as long as I sit still, but it's really hard to sit still when you're trying to catch the arrow. For some reason, she gets upset if I start blocking the screen while she's looking at it.

Well I'm sorry Mom, but this is important.

Oh, Mom says pay no attention to the mess on our desk, but did everyone notice our cool Cat Blogosphere sticker?!


At January 22, 2008 9:05 AM, Blogger Captain Jack and Sir Dante said...

One of the first things our Daddy taught us was not to walk on the keyboard. Because of this, we try to block the screen whenever we can. Sometimes a kitty just has to have the last word, you know? You look very cute sitting on top of the monitor though!

At January 22, 2008 9:10 AM, Blogger Tiff said...

I think you already are an internet star, Misty!

At January 22, 2008 10:00 AM, Blogger Shilgiah the Cat said...

Hi Misty,
You look very cute up there on the computer. Thanks for sharing Max's bad word list my bro is still laughing!
Your friends Shilgiah and Tommy.

At January 22, 2008 10:43 AM, Blogger Millie said...

I wanna see your Gizzy quilt!!!

At January 22, 2008 10:48 AM, Blogger Sunny's Mommy said...

Misty, these are signs that you are destined to be a huge internet star!!

At January 22, 2008 11:21 AM, Blogger Tybalt said...

Misty, you will be an internet star in no time! Great job practicing.

At January 22, 2008 1:24 PM, Blogger Queen Snickers and Empress said...

I can't sit on momma monitor, its a laptop. I did find a cool pointer hand to chase and its HUGE. Momma just got a new toy called a Wiiiii and it make a huge pointer hand on daddy's giant noise box. I like to jump at the screen and try to catch it. ~Queen Snickers

At January 22, 2008 3:26 PM, Blogger PB & J said...

Oh we love to chase th cursor too - but since Mommy uses a laptop it's hard to catch it without stepping on the keyboard (which usually results in ejection from the comfy lap!).

At January 22, 2008 4:21 PM, Blogger Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Wowie, who could notice anything on dat desk wif a beyootiful ladee like yoo sitting der...I did something over at Monty's 'Who do you love' contest fur yoo~Speedy

At January 22, 2008 4:30 PM, Blogger Derby said...

Mum has a laptop on her lap when she works. So I can't drape myself over the monitor thingy. But that would be a warm place to nap.

At January 22, 2008 6:03 PM, Blogger Cheysuli and gemini said...

I love to prance in front of Momma when she helps us blog! It is furry fun!


At January 22, 2008 6:32 PM, Blogger Mickey said...

Misty, you are so cute and an internet star!!! Don't you know Cat Bloggers Rule? Heehee
I like to walk in front of the screen too :) It bugs Mom Hahaha!
Our desk looks the same ;)
Purrs Mickey

At January 22, 2008 8:36 PM, Blogger michico*Adan said...

That is very neat of your doing, Misty~!
I only ask my servant to do~!!!

At January 22, 2008 8:46 PM, Blogger Beezer said...

Yeah, I think you'll be a great star!

I have my cat blogger sticker up over my dish mat in the kitchen.

At January 22, 2008 10:35 PM, Blogger Big Piney Woods Cats said...

Misty, Momma thinks you are so cute, you don't efun look like a real kitty. You looked like a stuffed toy! Momma is smitten.


At January 23, 2008 8:09 AM, Blogger goldenshade said...

Very nice pose. I have tried to do that before but the PM has Mac and the screen is very skinny and moves so I ended up really making a fool of myself in the process. I am glad the camera wasn't around to capture that!


At January 23, 2008 9:12 AM, Blogger Mr. Tigger said...

Computer learning is very important Misty and you picked the best place to learn it.
Mr. Tigger

George & Max, I put you two on the M-Cats Club list. Thanks for joining!
I hope to make it a cool place for all us Mancats!
Mr. Tigger

At January 23, 2008 9:30 AM, Blogger Cat-a-holic, Lilly and Laila said...

Oh, WOW! We have a curser on our computer too. You are all stars!

At January 23, 2008 10:23 AM, Blogger Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Misty, it looks like you have a great perch there, on top of the monitor! :) We like to chase the cursor too - it's fun to watch things moving across the screen! :)

At January 23, 2008 10:34 AM, Blogger Pearl C. Pritchard said...

I'm not much of a computer cat myself... but Pumpy? Oh he comes running every time the woman sits down in front of the computer.

At January 23, 2008 10:44 AM, Blogger Daisy said...

Computers are hard. Misty, I think you are already an internet star!

At January 23, 2008 11:47 AM, Blogger TT said...

Kaitlyn, one who came before used to always sit on top of mommy beans computer screen. She was always there even when mommy bean wasn't using it. I guess its fun (and warm) to sit on top of them.

At January 23, 2008 12:49 PM, Blogger Kellie The Orange Cat said...

Oh Misty, you look so cute draped over the computer monitor! You are definately an internet star!

I like to sleep on the keyboard while Mum tries to type - for some reason this bothers her so I then switch to sleeping on her forearms while she types. It's a little bothersome for me because her fingers keep moving, but I deal with it. I think she really enjoys it, even though she sighs when I do it.

At January 23, 2008 1:26 PM, Blogger muffinmidi said...

I like your cat blogosphere sign.I think you look good draped over the monitor.I like to sit next to Mommy when she blogs.Sometims i push the keys, but she really doesn't like that.

At January 23, 2008 1:41 PM, Blogger Parker said...

We just have a laptop. This makes it very hard to sit on top of the computer as you might have already guessed. I have a little mini-Gizzy for the computer that I lay on when Mommy isn't typing.
Misty, I think you are a star already! AND I love your bumpersticker!

At January 23, 2008 3:01 PM, Blogger JB's Big World said...

Wow, learning the computer! That is great. I could try too, but I think I'd rather sleep and let mom do the work!
P.S. My Misty would like to be friends with your Misty....but she was too scared to come out and tell you herself!


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