Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Crevasse: Volume VI - The Stretch

Sometimes when Dave employs the Crevasse strategy, he likes to also take the opportunity to stretch. This is the perfect time to stretch, because Dave is already warm, due to being covered on three sides. This averts an issue that can arise from stretching in the winter months or in front of an air conditioner. By combining stretching with the Crevasse, Dave avoids exposing too much of his body's surface area to cold air. 

Again, not so much a problem these days, but Dave likes to plan ahead, developing strategies months in advance of when he will need them. 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Drowning in a blanket

Here you can see Dave waking up from a nap, and much to his surprise, he feels as if he is drowning in a fluffy blanket. He does not expect to be alarmed in this way upon waking up from a nap, but it is just one reason that Dave subscribes to the Mad-Eye Moody theory of constant vigilance. It is also good that Dave is an effective swimmer, being a very well-rounded cat. He quickly recovered from the situation pictured below.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

CSI: Dave, Volume XIII

Dave's well-known investigatory skills know no bounds, even the bounds of his current domicile. He knows that many things occur outside the home, and he always seeks to investigate the goings-on outside. For example, Dave might hear a small bird chirping outside, and peer out the window. 

Monday, August 11, 2014

What are you looking at?

Here is a photograph of Dave wondering what you are looking at. 

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Dave in a funny position

This is not a typical napping position for Dave. It is really unlike any other napping strategy he has used. But there is one thing this strategy has in common with Dave's normal strategies: it looks very comfortable. It looks like the kind of napping strategy that would be effective in the winter months, so perhaps Dave is simply trying to prepare strategies well in advance this year. After all, last winter was quite severe, and as good as his improvisational skills are, he likes to be as prepared as possible.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Dave wondering about something

Dave is a quite pensive fellow. As much as he enjoys napping, he cannot sleep all day. He wouldn't even want to, because there are many things he likes to do apart from napping. Even all-time great artists like David Bowie, Dave Matthews, David Gilmour, Leonardo Dave Inci, and Michael Jordan spent/spend their time on a variety of activities, not just one artform.

In this photograph, Dave is probably wondering about his early days on the mean streets of Iowa, and how they constituted a difficult, but valuable, time in his life. He is nostalgic for those days sometimes. 

Monday, August 4, 2014

Napping with his face smushed on the couch

This is a picture of Dave napping with his face smushed on the couch. He has to sleep like this sometimes, because his couch is actually a futon, and therefore the primary napping platform is on an incline. It is not ideal, but Dave makes the best of it. 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Fighter Dave

Usually he is pretty friendly, and while he sometimes accidentally pokes someone with his claws, he rarely does so on purpose. But Dave has been on edge lately. Back during his days growing up on the mean streets of Iowa, he always had to be on guard. Even in his quiet domestic life, he has retained some of his past disposition, always ready for a fight. Here, you can see Dave is biting Jack. Dave never does any real damage, but it is just one of the realities of living with Dave. 

In Dave's defense, Jack is usually being a jerkface when Dave decides to bite him. Jack, though much smaller than Dave, can still be a pesky guy. He might have been trying to steal Dave's napping location. In that case, Dave might have been perfectly justified in biting Jack. Naps are important.