Monday, 3 September 2012


The face of pure evil.
Hello out there in the Bloggosphere,

I have met the face of pure evil. It is black and white, and has a long razor-sharp beak. His name is Magpie.

Spring has started, and a very territorial magpie has set up business in our yard.

I know magpies have a reputation for attacking humans who wander into their nesting area.  This one doesn't attack humans. It totally ignores Mr Woof.

But for some reason, every time I leave the house it dives at me at a thousand kilometres per hour, narrowly missing me with the deadly razor-beak.  Worse than that, it has a side-kick. A mina bird (yes, the pesky mina birds again) follows right behind it, so I get two synchronised swoops together.

The Supreme Feline Overlord courageously
seeks cover.
Mum has once again proved herself a totally useless minion. Instead of helping me fight off the evil attackers, she took photographs, and even tried (and failed) to get video footage of an event.

She and Mr Woof followed me with the camera, trying to get shots of these attacks.

I think there is a question of media ethics here. Mum used to be a journalist, so she thinks her job is just to document what is happening.  But she's not an impartial observer, she's my human. Her job should be to serve all my needs, including fighting with the evil attacker.

The Supreme Feline Overlord should not have to dirty his paws with these nasty creatures.

I will not back down over this issue. My yard should me mine to use as I see fit. This evil creature will not win. I am not running away. I'm just going inside for a nap.

Until next time we meet in the Bloggosphere,
I remain,
Mr Bumpy,
Supreme Feline Overlord.

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  1. Oh my... it sounds very dangerous in your neck of the woods. Do be careful, okay? Keep safe. purrs

  2. Magpies are always evil but never more so than at this end of the footy season! C'ARN the CATS!!!


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