A Cat’s Work Is Never Done

It’s Mondays with Merlin and I wanted to share this with all you hard working cats out there! Flowers are cropping up like magic in our garden but Layla says gardening takes hard work to make it look like a work of art. Work? Isn’t that a four-letter word? To help her out, I let her follow me all over the property so I can snoopervise the progress.

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I was taking so long, she got impatient and wished I could help her so she could return to her online w-o-r-k. merlin-mancat mondays-cat wisdom101-gardening

Doesn’t she know a cat’s work is never done? We inspire and teach every single day. By meandering in my blind way, in and out of shrubbery, poking into all kinds of nooks and crannies, Layla found all kinds of things she would have never noticed if we’d rushed. The best thing she found was a simple joy in spending time with me, because you know I’m not going to live forever.

So, if you find yourself rushing your chores to get to something more important, stop. At that moment, that chore is the most important thing.

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16 thoughts on “A Cat’s Work Is Never Done

  1. Merlin you’re such a wise old guy….Mom says I should pay attention to everything you say because I will learn how to age with grace. Who’s “Grace”?? Never met her…..anyway, I do like Mondays with Merlin – you’re my hero!

    Kitty Hugs

  2. Merlin, the great master of observation and understanding. I love the elegance of his stature and grace in every line of his beautiful face and body. He always sees with his heart and in that there comes great wisdom. Happy Porch Season to All!!!!! Luvs Skeeter and Izzy >^!!^< Porch Season Eyes

  3. Oh how magical and delightful your entry way (cubby) looks above…it looks like something right from a storybook (in the first photo)

    It is making me want to visit you and your beautiful home….NOW!

    Thank you for this lovely post, great way to start a Monday!

  4. What a great advise! Merlin, you are so wise!! I will keep in mind to stop when I find myself rushing.
    And yes, cat naps are truly a work of art 🙂

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