Buddy has this thing he does with I call a phalumphalumphal.* It’s like something a cat does when it becomes totally limp and seemingly boneless like a pile of soft putty. Unfortunately, this oddity appears to be photograph proof as he goes all alert and sturdy whenever I try to get any evidence that it happens. Plus he gets surly…

“What are you lookin’ at?

*Do not ask me where these words come from–I write, it’s what I do, and consequentially strange things happen inside my head. I have to live with it and if you’re going to hang around here, you do too.