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Thursday, May 27, 2010

8 lives left

Ever since the snake head started eyeing Caramale whenever the cat is near the tank, I've requested hubby to close the top up part in case the fish jumped out to attack. Besides, I've also seen the stupid cat doing the pull-ups trying to have a closer look by hooking it's paws on the ledge of the tank. All that's left opened now, is a palm-sized hole on the side of the cabinet for us to feed the fish. As you know, snakeheads are ferocious fish.


While I was surfing the net yesterday morning, Caramale was loitering near the tank. Suddenly, he lept into that palm sized hole! I literally jumped towards it but could only grab it's tail. It slipped off my hands and I heard a splashed! I screamed and ran to wake hubby who stumbled out of bed in shock. I cried while telling him what happened and we both ran to the tank. I was expecting struggling in the water and nasty inerts floating around but we saw Caramale outside the tank instead, partly wet! I was really frightened for him and I wonder how he got away. He was really lucky to escape without a scratch. I guess cats do have 9 lives after all.

4 comments:

Euphoria said...

Oh please, take care of the cat... this is a warning!!!!!!!!!
Scary post, by the way...

Eileen W said...

Scare the hell out of me too! I've covered the hole.

MamaJ said...

Eeeeek! Good thing you covered the hole... That fish is sure scary!

Eileen W said...

Yes, MamaJ, he's a nasty fish!