24 May 2008

when animals attack!

(warning: the following photos are graphic and violent in nature. mature viewing is advised).

maison21 was doing a little surfing on the internets today, catching up on his blog reading when he heard sounds of a scuffle behind him. he turned to find two innocent little faces looking up at him:
what? we weren't doing anything...

then without warning, richard proceeds to bite mona, right on the schnoz: "it's on, bitch!" (well, technically, she IS one you know...)


a full fledged assault ensues- richard jumps on mona, and wraps her in a headlock, and viciously attacks her with more bites to the nose.

a brief respite in this heated battle between two of nature's fiercest predators. "blink. no you blink..."

then it's mona's turn to attack, pinning richard to the floor with her vise-like jaws of death.

as suddenly as the violence broke out, peace reigns in the bedroom again (mona thinks she might have heard an intruder downstairs, so she called an official time out).


maison21's two fierce little gladiators continued on like this for about another 20 minutes or so, until worn out by their death-match, they called it a draw and took a nap together on the bed.

aren't they adorable?

ps- your eyes do not deceive you- the hardwood floors on which this battle was pitched are seriously f*cked up. in the business, we call that "a delightful antique patina" and charge you extra ;-) m21 will be refinishing them as soon as he finishes painting his kitchen...

(yeah- right- like that's gonna happen anytime soon! maison21 makes other people's homes prettier for a living- the last thing he wants to do on his day off is start projects around the atelier- put pretty flowers in the room to cheer things up- yes! deal with estimates, sub-contractors, dust and chaos- no thank you!!!!)




8 comments:

muralimanohar said...

That's the family business here...refinishing floors...and yeah..the LAST thing anyone wants to do when they get home from work is to start up more of the noise and dust. Even though the floor could really use it again (we fixed it up when we moved in.) Ugh.

Suzy said...

too cute! I'll have to post pics of my 2 monsters at each other one day...

maison21 said...

muralimanohar- i agree- ugh! time off work should be for fun stuff!

suzy- please do post pictures of costa and rica- i'm nuts about the animals, so i would love seeing them! are they settling into their new home?

also, if you haven't seen this video over at "more ways to waste time" as a fellow cat lover, it should warm your heart:

http://morewaystowastetime.blogspot.com/2008/05/thats-random-for-love-of-cats-and-dogs.html

Suzy said...

OK, maybe I'll wait til we've settled. We move at the end of next month...so unfortunately 4 more weekends of repairs and painting to go...blah!

Pigtown-Design said...

that's hilarious! i keep thinking i should get connor a companion, but he's such a handful, that i immediately discount the idea.

mrlfvl said...

4 legged friends are so worthwhile - and also, I kinda LOVE really worn hardwood floors...is that so wrong?

maison21 said...

megan-

i couldn't agree with you more on the hardwood floors- i was pretty much lying when i said i wanted to refinish them! i think the more scuffed up the better, actually. they look great with a little (or a lot) of patina.

i find that people can become obsessed with the newness of things, like a floor and when they get their first serious scratch, it can wreck their whole day. me? if i get the urge to rearrange in the middle of the night (and believe me, it happens), and decide to drag a heavy piece from one side of the room to the other- oh well, who cares? drag away!

plus the bonus of messed up floors is i don't need to worry about the damage my little four-legged friends can inflict. and inflict they do...

katiedid said...

LOL Hilarious! You made my morning.
How you got the smack down photos I will never know.