WOYWW & WW: If The Box Fits…

Not Every Box In The Paper Palace Is Filled With Art Supplies
Quote Of The Week
A cat has absolute emotional honesty:
human beings, for one reason or another,
may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.
Ernest Hemingway

Hi Everyone, have you missed me? It feels like I’ve been sidelined for way too long, so today, I, Legend, am taking over the keyboard and sharing yet another behind-the-scenes story from The Paper Palace!

When I was a young lad, Mom created a special toy box for me. She read in some kitty parenting book that instead of giving me all of my toys at once, she should give me a different toy each day to extend my interest in each one, so she created this toy box to store my toy collection in.

Whenever she thinks I’m bored – or about to do something she doesn’t want me to do, like eat her scrapping supplies – she pulls out the toy box and lets me hunt for the toy of my choice to play with.

If this sounds like an idea you would like to implement in your household, look closely at the picture to see just what I think of this idea!

As you may have gathered from my expression – I am not a fan of this concept! I know the difference between an old toy and a new one. I am the cat! I do not like being toyed with.
So, I have invented a little game of my own. I pull out all of my toys from the box – including the messy catnip – scatter them around the room – squeeze myself into the undersized box – then watch Mom clean up the mess I made. Naughty, I know – but some days, that’s just how I feel!

Is This What’s In Your Scrapping Cart?

Now that I’ve gotten that off of my chest – I am going to find an out-of-the-way spot to nap since Mom is not such a fan of these tell-alls. Think I can pin it on Tsunami?

Until next time… Happy What’s On Your Workspace Wednesday!
Photographic Memes & Special Events
Carnival Of The Cats Blog Carnival 
Simple Beauty Photo Challenge
Sweet Shot Tuesdays
Weekend Cat Blogging
Wordless Wednesday (see Resource List)

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  1. Ashley says:

    Hi there! I'm your newest follower. I love your blog! It would be amazing if you could check out my blog and follow back! Have a fabulous day and blog on!
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  2. HarmonySweetpea says:

    Hehehehe Love it! Ahhh Legend, what a life you have!

  3. Sharon Henning says:

    Lovely blog. I love your photos and I love cats!! Am now following you.

  4. Rebecca says:

    I’m a new follower from I Love Blogging!

    Please stop by and check out my blog, Becca's Perspective
    when you get a chance.

    Becca's Perspective

  5. Scrappin Stampers says:

    Hi what a great blog! I'm following you from follow me back Tuesday. You can visit me at http://www.scrappinstampers.blogspot.com

  6. Poetic Justice says:

    Cute cats, the grey one looks like mine!
    New follower from FMBT. Very cute blog! I would love a follow back at:

    Thanks and nice to meet you!

  7. Marlene says:

    I just love the tufts of fur between his toes!!! (Besides everything else about him…heehee!)

  8. GrammyMouseTails says:

    you are a smart cat, Legend! My kitty and dog ( yuck I know) liked to hide in boxes & when ever we tried to plan a get away, they would sneak inside our suitcases, mush like your scrapbox! LOL! I hope you get some new toys soon. GrammyMouseTails

  9. Mrs. Sanchez says:

    Hi There,

    I found you via TT blog hop. We have three cats over here. One has taken a habit to digging out all our socks and sleeping in the drawer. For a while, we had NO idea what was going on and even blamed each other, than we saw the culprit.

    Sooo cute, we couldn't be mad at him.

    I'm following. 🙂 Follow back at

  10. Donnelle says:

    It's amazing where cats end up falling asleep. My mom's cat fell asleep in a vanity drawer, and the drawer was way too small for him, but he ended up fitting.
    Cat's are too cute, and yours definitely is!!

  11. jude says:

    Just love it hope you dont but the lid on it!lol
    He's just there to keep an eye on you stop you getting up to mischief!
    Happy wedensday
    hugs judex 3

  12. Nicky says:

    Great post legend – does look a little snug in your box – happy WOYWW ~ Nicky 2

  13. learncreatedo says:

    He just fits! Cute pics

  14. Helen says:

    Ooh, naughty Legend! Have a great day hiding…

  15. Julia Dunnit says:

    Ha! Strikes me that you and your Bro just pick the most uncomfortable places! It must be a security thing – those edges holding you in…and oh look at me, analysing a cat!

  16. Wipso says:

    If there's a space then a cat will get into it eh?Fab photos today.
    A x

  17. triciasconfetti says:

    You made me laugh – cats are so their own person aren't they.
    x Tricia (60)

  18. okienurse says:

    That Legend is something else! He reminds me of the two rotten girls that live at my house! Thanks for sharing. Vickie #69

  19. Di says:

    Just so adorable! Di x

  20. Cathy says:

    Legend .. .you have brought a smile and a giggle to my face on a cold wet morning. Funnily enough my Miffy is similar in character!
    Happy WOYWW
    Cathy xx

  21. •´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Trish.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• says:

    Love this Kitty.
    What is with cats & boxes.
    happy WW, thanks for linking up.

  22. GLENDA BROOKS says:

    Cats are such wonderful creatures. They seem to find the most unusual spots to nap. For whatever reason a small space always entices them!

  23. Mrs A. says:

    Hi Legend,
    It's us again. Well nearly all of us cos Wimpee has gone into hiding cos he has spied the cat boxes in the garden and that can only mean one of two things 'THE VET' or holidays. Wev'e been to the the Vets so must mean we are going on our hols soon.It's not so bad as we get to have the big pen next to the horses paddock and the hen pen so we have plenty to see.
    All boxes might not contain art supplies but there is a dang gone art getting into those darn boxes. We know we have tried it.Mums got some pictures somewhere.
    All for now. Purrs The persians#58

  24. caroline says:

    ohhh ohhh

    following you from blog hop! hope you can follow back.


  25. Jessica H says:

    Saying hello from your newest follower


  26. alexa says:

    Great post and talent for words! Has she caught up with you yet?

  27. sharingthepassion says:

    Fab piccis, happy WOYWW

    Ali x #89

  28. The Crafty Elf says:

    That is too funny! I just love the personalities of pets! Thank you for the smile on my blog peeking round the world!

  29. ohkeeka says:

    Aww, soooo cute! I have a toy box for my cats too and they also love to pull them all out one by one (although they rarely go *in* the box)–I don't know why I even bother cleaning anymore!

  30. Rebekah says:

    Tee hee just lots of fluff on your work desk then!! What little cuties hugs Rebekah xx 108

  31. Minxy says:

    Legend, you are just that.. a legend 😀
    Stay Inky
    hugs Minxy #65

  32. Shazsilverwolf says:

    Legend is just GORGEOUS!!, but I am sure he knows that, lol.

  33. The Fickle Nickle says:

    Aren't animals the best? Your cats are adorable!

    I'm your newest follower from the Wednesday Hop… I look forward to reading your future posts.

    Come stop by my blog when you get a chance… xo

  34. Glenda Cates says:

    I will take whats in the box Please. I found you off the hop and I Love the blog and so I am a new follower of GFC>

  35. Sleppery says:

    Newest follower from I <3 Blogging Wednesday hop.
    Please check out my blog and follow me back.

    Thanks! 🙂

  36. Penni says:

    We like sitting in boxes too Legend and paper bags. Laundry baskets are good too, especially if there's still some freshly ironed clothes in them – very comfortable and cosy !!!

    Thomas & Erin

  37. Kelly H. says:

    Hehe Adorable 🙂 New follower cant wait for more!

  38. Caroline Hallett says:

    awww check out the cat in your work desk

  39. Starla says:

    haha………….can't believe he got into that tight little space for a nap!

  40. Small Town Mommy :) says:

    New follower from Welcome Wednesday 🙂


  41. Sarah says:

    Great blog, I am a new follower from the blog hop. Check out my blog at http://www.feelinlikescrap.com

  42. Kaye says:

    Awww, good one! That cat has quite the tail!

  43. Sandy Elliott says:

    Great pics. New follower from I <3 blogging blog hop. Hope you'll follow me also. http://www.cherishedhandmadetreasures.blogspot.com/

  44. Lauren @ Hobo Mama says:

    Hee hee, this is a cat who knows what belongs where! 🙂

    Visiting from Hobo Mama and Natural Parents Network!

  45. Stacy Uncorked says:

    Oh I love it! Legend, you are true to your name – and such a cutie! 😉

    WW: Peanut-Nut

  46. eileeninmd says:

    Cute shots of your kittie!

  47. SocialStudiesSoubrette says:

    LOL, your kitty writes the best posts!

  48. hellofarose says:

    very very cute blog. new follower from the hop and hope you'll stop by thanks!

  49. tracy says:

    gorgeous shots (and gorgeous cat!)
    i've tried buying expensive cat beds and houses but my cats always prefer to sleep in the places not particularly meant for them… laundry baskets, paper bags, box, etc.

    i love the quote too. SO true. <3

  50. Kirsty Vittetoe says:

    Cute! thanks for sharing!

    Hey, I have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun!

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