SPIKE WRITES: Camels & Cats


Sunday 16 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

After Lesia won the latest ‘Guess What‘ challenge, I was tasked with writing a guest post about “cats”…. Hmm, having never had a cat of my own, it was indeed going to be something different for me. So here goes; this was my guest post on Lesia’s blog.


Here goes the guest post by Uncle Spike – and it’s about cats! 🙂

Lesia asked Uncle Spike, that’s me, a camel from southern Turkey, to tell you some stories about cats. Hmm, well, for starters, did ya know that cats are admired by camels? Well, you should, coz it’s true, no matter what the teachers say at skool, honest. You see, way back in history, and I’m talking pre-Facebook, my Great Great Uncle Jarvis explained it all to his neighbour’s dog, who happened to have a cat as a best friend – so it must be true, yeah?

Anyway, this is what’s been handed down over the years, and now part of camel / cat folklore…

Sleepy puss: First off, cats will sleep just about anywhere and everywhere! They sleep in boxes, in buckets, under cars, regularly found on top of unsuspecting people (whilst they are sleeping), and of…

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2 thoughts on “SPIKE WRITES: Camels & Cats

  1. I commented on your post on Lesia’s blog, and she’ll probably think I’m completely nuts. Should have said what I said there, here, as you’re used to my random comments. So just in case she doesn’t approve my comment that’s in moderation, this is what I said:

    “Very funny, Uncle Spike. I think that Mr Potter must be a cat in disguise, as he snores extremely loudly. Did I ever tell you that my brother used to be in charge of the camel house at a safari park? He still delights in impersonating camels, with that roaring intake of breath followed by a loud spitting sound (he doesn’t go as far as the camels in actually releasing the spit!).”

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