When you live with pets, the issue of hygiene crops up from time to time. Generally speaking cats are very clean creatures. They groom themselves without fail and they don't smell.
But sometimes they miss a spot. This incident happened a year ago.
I came home from work and as usual, Girl followed me into the house. As I bent down to pet her, I caught a whiff of something stinky. Eeeks! What was that?!
Then I sniffed her. Yikes. I located the source of the smell.
|Seriously, Ma? Must you tell that story?
Girl! I hollered. Your backside smelly! Go clean your backside!
|Calm down, Ma.
I did not have any pet wipes with me at the time. Besides it won't be easy to catch hold of her and give her bum a wipe down.
|Ma, this is embarrassing.
So I did something which I should not have done. I took a can of Dettol spray and sneaked up on her. Her tail was raised high and I aimed at her backside. Whoosh!
|Ma, that was awful.
She jumped and attempted to lick her backside but the taste of the disinfectant discouraged her. She was stunned and I was so sorry to do that to her.
|Enough Ma, no more stories about me. What about
the time when Belle Belle had poop stuck to her backside?
I have since bought pet wipes and yes, once used it to clean Belle Belle's backside (haiz...) when there was you-know-what stuck to her behind. The things we do for (or to) our pets.
This sort of thing comes with the territory. So if you want to keep pets, you cannot be the geli this and geli that type. You have to deal with pee, poop, the occasional vomit and yes, backside wiping.
Today begins the dreaded 4 day water cut in many parts of the Klang Valley. I am affected at home and at work.
Let's hope it does not result in anything smelly. LOL!