FRIDAY CATBLOGGING…. This picture doesn’t really do it justice, but Domino is getting noticeably more playful as time goes on. On Tuesday she was rolling around underneath the footstool swatting at Inkblot’s tail as it moved around. Inkblot actually seemed to be enjoying the game too.

But it’s dinnertime that’s really changed around here. In the old days, we’d open a can of food and spoon it out onto two plates, one for each cat. Inkblot and Jasmine ate a leisurely meal, usually leaving about half the food on the plate. Later they’d come back to finish it off. But those days are gone: Domino licks her plate to a sheen and then waits around for Inkblot to amble off. When he does, his leftover food is hoovered up in an instant.

All for the best, I suppose, since Inkblot is supposed to be losing some weight. It’s hard not to feel a little sorry for him, though. He just doesn’t realize that the competition has been cranked up a notch.

(Shed no tears, though. Inkblot also has a bowl of dry food available day and night. It’s diet dry food these days, but them’s the breaks.)

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