July 14, 2017

Once Upon A Time



Hello Audience, it's Cloon's Human here...In addition to Clooney being my muse, he also purr-formed a very important role in the past year and a half when we were MIA on our blog.  Sit back, relax, have some popcorn and enjoy the poem below which tells the tail tale of what he and I were up to:


Once Upon A Time
in walked a client of mine.
A distinguished grey gent
mandatorily sent
to acquire some therapy.
It started out slow
he did say he would give it a go.
A fellow of few words
anxious around birds
awake and also in sleep.
In the spirit of Jung
did come
the exploration of dreams
of avian and movie star themes.

My client believed
he was famous indeed
an “A-lister” celebrity.
His freedom was hindered
he said he was hiding
from the public and paparazzi.
Adler’s assessment did show
as far as early recollections do go
abandonment memories.
But where we come from
is not as important
as where we are striving to be.
Understanding his subjective reality
was more than mere formality
for me.

I “spit in his soup”
throwing him for a loop
all in the name of
technique.
I decided then
to abandon
methods
and focus
on listening instead.
He then shared his story
with much greater glory
empathy really did
go a long way.

He managed to state
he couldn’t wait
for the birds to fly south
for the winter.

I fleshed out a flash
and thought perhaps
we could experiment
with an encounter.
In the safety of the session
I got him to listen
to an idea of an imagined meeting
of him and a bird
noisily tweeting.
My client did say
he couldn’t keep his thoughts at bay
so the experiment did end. 
I then had an idea
of mindfulness being the way.
I suggested to him
what he could do
to deal with the stress of birds.
With acceptance and commitment
he did his homework
of distancing himself
from his thoughts.
He paid attention to breathing
and in time
leaving
behind self-defeating beliefs.

He carried out an assignment
of being in the limelight
and facing fans and paparazzi.
Well mindful practice makes perfect
the distortions
they really did go.
My client was stoked
no longer provoked
by cameras, chirping and caws.
He re-wrote his story
was no longer elusory
realizing birds and fans had their place.
A postmodern approach
really did give him hope
his narrative drastically
changed.

I then put pen to paper
and wrote him a letter
focusing on his strengths.
It really did show
how far he did go
in benefiting from therapy.
With that being said
he decided to end
his sessions and
called it a day.
Oh, did I fail to say
that I practiced my way
through Corey’s Psychotherapy book?
And the distinguished grey gent
my patient client
was my very own
“celebricat”
the “A-lister”
George Clooney!



 Now, I'll hand over the blog to my special Mancat who is blowing a raspberry in response to all the time he put into volunteering as my client as I purr-sued education in the counselling field...


Cloon here...hey folks, guess what?  It's my 11th Birthday today!  Neytiri started the day out with some special early morning kisses for me...


And then, I couldn't believe my ears...Someone was serenading me in the distance...


One of Clooney Claus's deers had shown up at Headquarters to wish me a Happy Birthday!  As it turns out, he was camped  under our rose bush eating all our roses outside Headquarters since the wee hours of the morn waiting for me to wake up so he could deliver a singing telegram...
Unfortunately Mini-Cloon's videographer skills are not quite up-to-snuff and we were unable to capture the special moment...


Anyhoo, a special thank you to everyone in our blogging community for your friendship throughout our years of blogging and for coming by with your sweet comments over this past few years when we have been posting less and were visiting less frequently...we appreciate you all!  


July 2, 2017

Canada Day Selfies


It was the 150th Anniversary of Canada yesterday and here is Neytiri with her flag...

 
Ducky came ridin' through with his flag as well...



Neytiri got into the Canada Day spirit...


And so did I (not!)...
 


We are joining the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop with our furriends at The Cat On My Head... 

 
 


 

June 18, 2017

Gotcha Perogies?


Well hello there Audience!  Since we have been MIA for mucho tiempo, we wanted to show you what we've been up to...you can see that we have been busy chillaxin' and catching up on our beauty sleep...


Day or night, no matter...separate or in tandem...


But we will wake to tell you the next chapter in the exciting and continuing saga of Clooneyland and the striking Marmots...
When we last left off, the Marmot Whisperer was sequestered in the Secret Research Laboratory working on a master plan to bring the marmots out of hibernation...


Finally, he was ready to reveal his secret plan...He enlisted the help of Ducky and Mini-Cloon to carry it out...


Perogies!  Yep, you got that right...
The Marmot Whisperer went hard to work making homemade perogies to lure the Marmots out...


Neytiri headed for the patio to survey the backyard of Headquarters...meowing "Gotcha Perogies!"

Carefully she monitored the Marmot status...
Reporting nada, nothing, no Marmots in sight...


Neytiri then came back inside to celebrate another "Gotcha"...
It's her 7th Gotcha Day today!  We are celebrating with a Mexican theme complete with maracas, sombreros, fancy umbrella drinks and a very special dessert...


Neytiri put her Martha Stewart Baking Lessons in play once again and created a Tres Leches Cake...
Hmm, maybe her baking will bring those stubborn Marmots out of hibernation...stay tuned Audience!

Whaddaya mean Cinco de Meow is over and I missed it?

In the meantime, let's PAR-TAY! 
We are joining the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop with our furriends at The Cat On My Head... 



 Here is our Birthday girl's entry...

March 19, 2017

St. Paddy's Sunday Selfies


Hello there felines, and a Happy Belated St. Paddy's to you all!  Neytiri had decorated my tunnel for the festivities on Friday...
The shenanigans lasted throughout the whole weekend!  We wanted to wish our Angel Inka a Happy 18th Birthday at the Rainbow Bridge, her Birthday was on St. Paddy's Day!  And a Happy 7th Birthday to my special Ladycat friends, Giulietta and Angel Fiona! 
 

And here is my official St. Paddy's Sunday Selfie showcasing Ducky and Mini-Cloon in their Mini-Mugs of Ale...


We are joining the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop with our furriends at The Cat On My Head...


March 5, 2017

On The Red Carpet: The Memorable Edition


Hello there Audience and Welcome to our 8th Annual Academy Awards Oscar Review.  Oh, but it was a memorable one, this year now wasn't it folks?! 

Neytiri's Best Dressed Award and Warm Fuzzies Award and Cloon's Best Oscar Moment all go to...Viola Davis and her acceptance speech.  We adore our Viola Davis here at Headquarters. 

Because we have kept you waiting one whole week for our Review and y'all are getting antsy in your seats, hopped up on sugar from Neytiri's baked goodies, we shall get right underway with our presentation of Best Motion Picture...


In the Best Motion Picture Category...the 3 Nominees are:

1) Moonlight 


"Moonlight" is the first film in the trilogy featuring a feline who becomes super-charged and crazed by the powers of the Super Moon.

2) Hell or High Water



"Hell or High Water" is the second film in the trilogy which follows the crazed feline in his attempts to procure Num-Nums in the wee hours of the morn...

3) La La Land 



 "La La Land" is the third and final installment in the trilogy which chronicles the state of mind of the feline's Human after repeated attempts to wake her from a deep sleep by crazy antics in order to procure early morning Num-Nums...

And the Oscar goes to...
La La Land!





Oh, wait a minute folks...there seems to be a bit of a snafu...Our Oscar Presenter "Ducky" has gone a bit "quackers"...
 
And the Oscar goes to...
Moonlight!



Oh, wait a minute folks...there seems to be yet another snafu...our Oscar Presenter "Ducky" has had his judgment "impaired"...
Third time's the charm and the Oscar really goes to...


The Beauty Neytiri!




Our Beauty Neytiri is celebrating her 7th Birthday today!
 Thank you for joining us for our memorable Red Carpet Celebration...