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Sunday, 11 November 2007

Cat Mummies and Mephistopheles

This post may contain offensive material, so be warned.

Some of my guests at the picnic wanted to look at the cat mummies in the university museum and there was also a request for it to be unwrapped. So, here they are, only that we couldn't convince the curator to unwrap it fully; he would only consent to unwrapping the head for our viewing.

The following is that of the mummy of a kitten, together with the xray


The next one is put up on Charlie's request. It is her favourite fountain in the University ground - the Mephistopheles Fountain



I apologize if this post is a bit morbid but if you know SS, it is sort of in her nature......

15 comments:

Cheysuli said...

I'll be there in cognito! Thanks for the reminder...

topcatrules said...

AAARRRGGhhhh! Mom! Hold me!!!

Tigger said...

Sheesh Pyewacket, you are SUCH a baby. You didn't run away when we helped Trixie dress up as a mummy on topcatrules for the Halloween competition.
And you just sniggered at Her dressed up as a skeleton for the I Dare You competition.
Ya big sook!

Oh, guess what I'm holding? Yep, the keys to Dragan's pink BMW!
"Dude! We got the car!"

topcatrules said...

Say - did you name yourself after Scarface Claw from Lynley Dodd's Hairy Maclary books??

"And along came Scarface claw! Yowllllll!!!"

DaisyMae Maus said...

Eeeewwww ... Mummies look kinda yucky.
DMM

Cat Naps in Italy said...

First we want to apologies. Roscoe and I are very embarrassed about the cat mummy incident. He really didn't think about what might happen when he grabbed the string of the mummy. He really should have known better as he has unwound a few toilet paper rolls in his day. We hope that we are permanently baned from the University. If you want, I can leave him home the next time.- Opus

Mi scusi (mee skozie, Italian for excuse me). - Roscoe

Sorry we got the party off to a late start. The humans got home at 2am and there wasn't any chance that SHE was gonna turn on the computer for us. We are ready now, come when you can.

Opus and Roscoe

Daisy said...

I am very fascinated by the cat mummy!

Sassy Cat said...

Ah, yes that cat mummy. What a fun memory boy that Roscoe sure ran when he saw the museum human running after him for unwrapping it. Wow I didn't know that I could run that fast myself too. See you soon at the Mafia party in Italy. I guess the humans were bad and wouldn't turn on the puter for the boys. Come when you can I will be there for the long haul. See you soon.

Cat Naps in Italy said...

We are all dressed and waiting for you at Mafia moive night. We know you are resting now, but do come by when you wake up. The party will be still be going on.

Don Gattone and Lefty Litterpaw

Momo :) said...

Hi my sissy Momo!!! I had no idea there is the cat mummy in this world.

Are you coming to Italy, Momo? I actually just got up. :( i had a big meal and decided to take a quick nap before leaving for Italy but fell asleep. Grrr... Hope to see you there!!

Momo xoxo

Cat Naps in Italy said...

ps.
We sure hope you are feeling better. Did you have too much to eat at the picnic?

Don Gattone and Lefty Litterpaw

Mickey said...

Hey,not morbid at all.The mummy cat cames from a time when we cats were worshipped!!! We must retrain these humans!!
Really liked your pics of the University!Purrs

topcatrules said...

Oh Momo! It's 6.24am and we don't have long. In fact, "We iz in ur drveway, beepin' and wakin' up ur nayburs!"
Look out your window, do you see a hot pink BMW? It's Dragoan's and we have borrowed it again. We have some cans of Dr Pepper to take to the party. Hurry up and get ready, we are taking you.
Let's teleport to Italy!

Jimmy Joe said...

Hey, those mummies are pretty cool, actually. I think it's very interesting that those Egyptians realized that cats are so important that we should be gift-wrapped even after we go to the Bridge.
Your buddy, Jimmy Joe

Momo :) said...

Hello my sissy!! Are you still around at Opus & Roscoes?? I think I enjoyed little too much gin in the beginning but I am ready for another movie!