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30 Days of Photos - #30 - The Devil


Welcome to the last (yahoo!!!) day of 30 Days of Photos, where 18 bloggers participated in posting a photo a day for 30 days. Here are the other 17 idiots you can visit one last time (sniff) after you've been here:


This, my friends is the last day of our little 30 Days of Photos exercise. It's been a long haul. And a challenging one, coming up with a photo each day to match those dastardly daily themes.

And I've saved the best for last. The devil.

My first impulse was to post a picture of Ziva and Mike, the hosts of this hellish little exercise. They really put us through our paces. But getting Ziva from Finland and Mike from Colorado together for a picture, let alone that those two could agree on anything from one day to the next, was easier said than done. So we're going with the next best thing. The devil I live with every freakin' day.


Some of the participants posted pictures of their dogs, birds and cats this past month. One participant (and you know who you are, Nora) posted a picture of their cats every freaking day.

But I saved a picture of mine for today's theme. Meet Satan Cleo. Cleo's the stupidest cat God ever placed on this earth. How she and I have come to co-exist is a long story that I'm not going to go into here.

Suffice it to say Cleo is the devil incatnate. 

Just look at that photo.

Do you need more proof?

I just know as soon as I open the patio door she's gonna turn around, lift her cat butt in the air, and slowly stroll away.

Frackin' cat!

Cats...I'm forever serving that cat. I'm a slave to it.

But like that great philosopher Bob Dylan says...

You may call me Terry, you may call me Timmy
You may call me Bobby, you may call me Zimmy
You may call me R.J., you may call me Ray
You may call me anything but no matter what you say

You're gonna have to serve somebody, yes indeed
You're gonna have to serve somebody
Well it may be the devil or it may be the Lord
But you're gonna have to serve somebody


So folks, this concludes 30 days of Friggin' Photos. I'm going to do a little postscript later in the week but for now I'm gonna give my iPhone a rest. Go back to downloading some music. Pour myself a big drink. And kick the cat.


Comments

Wow. That cat has a set of fangs on him. Yikes.

I thought of doing something similar with our cat Seamus, but last night he was just too sweet so I couldn't. He's not always the devil.
nonamedufus said…
I must have taken about 5 photos before I got just the right one where Cleo put her best fang forward.
Cheryl P. said…
I think cats hover between being the Devil and and being Angels. They seem to come with split personality disorders of some type. Great picture of some really serious fangs.
laughing mom said…
Thank you for proving my theory!!! Cats...*shudder*

Of course , you win!!! Just don't tell Bryan that I said so.
Linda Medrano said…
Now that is one scary looking cat. If I hadn't seen it with my own two eyes, I'd have never believed in a devil cat. But I saw the light. And I'm a believer.
Mike said…
Now that's a cat that looks like it has issues.
meleahrebeccah said…
Ahahahahahha!! too stinking funny!
Nora Blithe said…
LMAO you liked at least one of my photos. I have your comment as proof! This photo was your funniest one yet.
Cheryl said…
I didn't know whether to scream or laugh so I laughed. Good gawd man! No wonder you're crazy. I don't think I could live with that cat. That's one hella fine photograph.
My grandfather hates cats. But somehow he ended up loving a stray that he and my grandmother adopted. It was black, skinny and very much devilish. He called it Mephistopheles, and loved it despite hating it.
nonamedufus said…
You may have something, there, Cheryl. That pretty much describes our cat.
nonamedufus said…
Our secret's safe...for now.
nonamedufus said…
OK. See? I told you guys. But would you believe me? No! Way to go, Linda.
nonamedufus said…
Oh, it has issues, alright. Very observant, Mike.
nonamedufus said…
For you maybe. Not so much for me.
nonamedufus said…
I was just trying to be nice. Now you see why I feel the way I do about cats. I'm sure if I didn't put this one down the basement every night it'd attack me in my sleep.
nonamedufus said…
I'm crazy? Oh sure take the feline's point of view. It's the cat that's the crazy one in this relationship.
nonamedufus said…
Mo, have you got box of Kleenex handy?
Cheryl said…
The cat is demonic. You are crazy. There is a difference.
nonamedufus said…
Oh, okay. I can see the distinction now.
00dozo said…
Yep, it looks like that cat definitely has it in for you, probably because she know you hate her (cats can sense things like that, you know, and they will go out of their way to piss you off - I should know, I've had many cats over the years).

Great shot for the LAST DAY!!! YAY.

But it has been a lot of fun. I, too, definitely need a day or five off.

;-)
nonamedufus said…
Yeah as soon as I saw "The Devil" I knew what I was going to do. Although, I was out golfing with a friend today and he says I should have taken a pic of a golf ball. Some friend, eh?
Nicky said…
Good Lord, Dufus! Do you sleep with both eyes open?!
Quirkyloon said…
Ha! Love it. She does look devilish. And those fangs! Yow to the devil zah! Great job Dufus. You done good Sir. Real good.
nonamedufus said…
Ah, no. I lock the cat in the basement at night. Never slept better. I don't know about the cat, though.
nonamedufus said…
Devilish makes her sound cute. And she's anything but. And neither's here butt for that matter.
Ziva said…
Satan can come live with me, she looks just l feel in the morning. ;)

Thank you, dufus, for playing with us and, if I'm not mistaken, not breaking the rules even once. You deserve a medal.
Cadeaux said…
I hate orange cats. All orange cats are ugly. I have an orange cat...it's ugly.
nonamedufus said…
You can have her. Free. I'll even pay the shipping.

No, I didn't break the rules, ever. I'm anal like that.
nonamedufus said…
Finally. Sanity reigns.
mikewjattoomanymornings said…
All cats look possessed. That cat looks like it has multiple personalities and each one of them is possessed.

Thank you for joining in on the fun, NoName. You're a good friend and you have an absurd sense of humor.
mikewjattoomanymornings said…
Huh, Bryan told me you were anal in a whole different way.

Well, whatever.
nonamedufus said…
That cat's too stupid to have multiple personalities...or divisional.

I enjoyed our little 30 day challenge. Absurd? Coming from you that's high praise indeed.
nonamedufus said…
Bryan thinks that's short for analytical. He thinks I'm analytical. Yeah.
MalisaHargrove said…
Cleo does look like the cat from hell! That photo is perfect!

I have SO enjoyed your punny sense of humor during this 30 Days of Hell. Even though we were already "acquainted", I feel like I know you better now. In fact, I am planning the big trip for your birthday next year. ;) Rest up. I think our next challenge might be soon!
nonamedufus said…
This has been kinda fun in a masochistic kinda way - if you're into that kind of thing. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.) Hey, if we get together next year we'll be able to cat-ch up!

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