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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

A Very Rude Awakening

Was wondering what I would write about for today's post, but an idea was "given" to me by my cat, George. I was sleeping so soundly this morning, when I was very abruptly awakened by George. He was in the window up above my bed and decided to jump down. He landed right on my head, with one of his claws digging into my head, just above my left eye. He got my wrist with another claw. Talk about a rude awakening! I screamed at the top of my lungs, partly from shock, partly from pain. As I reached up to feel my eye, I immediately felt it was wet, and I knew it was bleeding. By the time I could get up out of bed and get the light turned on, there was blood running all down my face and onto my shirt. I ran into the bathroom and started washing it, and finally got the bleeding stopped enough that I could see what had happened. I have about a 1/2 inch gash in the browbone of my left eye. It is pretty deep, but since it stopped bleeding fairly quickly, I didn't think it warranted stitches. But it will probably leave a nice little scar. Thanks, George!
After I finally composed myself, I threw all the cats outside. About 10 minutes later I heard whining at the front door. I opened the door and there was George. He ran in the house and followed me all over, whining non-stop. I think he was trying to tell me he was sorry. So I picked him up and loved on him for a few minutes to let him know I wasn't mad at him.I'm trying to look on the bright side of this - at least I had something to blog about today! :)

3 comments:

It's All Good! said...

Oh Brenda, what an awful way to start the day. The scripture, This is the day the Lord has made, I WILL REJOICE and be GLAD in it, definitely has to be spoken by faith today! I'm so sorry that happened to you. Hope you day is going better now.
God bless

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

Oh, darlin'! I'm so sorry you had to have that happen to you. Cats are so very weird at times! :) Heal fast!

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