"Here kitty, kitty, kitty..."

The Legend


4:30am
Day One
A black food dish, overflowing with treats, appears in front of Beauregard’s bed. He had heard strange noises in the middle of the night, but thought nothing of it.


"I hope Blondie doesn't see this..."
4:32am
Day One
At first Beauregard thinks he is dreaming when he sees the dish, but he quickly brings Blondie and Punkie over to see it.


"I hope Punkie doesn't see this..."
4:35am
Day One
Punkie wisely suggests that the three of them begin documenting this event. They all take turns running the video camera.


"I hope Beau doesn't see this..."
4:45am
Day One

Blondie remembers hearing about the black food dish when she lived at Tree House Animal Foundation—several of the older kitties related the legend...


"Every kitty's dream..."

No one knows where it comes from. No one knows why it appears. No one knows what happens to it when it suddenly disappears. No one knows when or where it will appear again. Lucky kitties should just take advantage and eat the food when the dish appears because they may never see it again.



6:30am
Day One
After eating from the black food dish for a while, the three kitties decide to interview their Big Cats about this legend.

6:31am
Day One
Mike
 

“Nope, I haven’t heard anything about a black food dish...I have heard another legend, though...A flying saucer lands in some guy’s backyard...Elvis comes out and hands him a can of beer. Now here’s the interesting part...the beer never runs out...Imagine that...it never runs out...Some day, I’ll have to look into it...Who wants to catch this toy mouse at the end of my plastic fishin’ pole?”



6:33am
Day One
Amy
 

“Hmmm...a black food dish that mysteriously appears and is filled with food...filled with food that all three of you like! That’s a legend all right...you want me to look it up for you on the Internet? I could try Yahoo, Ask Jeeves, HotBot, Lycos, Alta Vista, eBay, blah-blah-blah...”



6:35am
Day One
The three kitties quickly realize their Big Cats don’t know jack about the legend.

6:36am
Day One to
1:30am
Day Two



All that day, the three of them eat from the black food dish. The food tastes wonderful—better than any food they’ve ever had...and the dish never runs out!

"MMM...Good!"


5:05am
Day Two

While on his way to the front window to check out the morning birdies, Beauregard is suddenly spooked when he comes upon his bed...which he hadn’t slept in due to the heat. He is so shocked, he takes refuge in the plants nearby. Beauregard calls to Punkie, who is already in the front window. She grabs the video camera and comes running.



"I think I hear my Meowmy calling!"
5:06am
Day Two

Punkie, documents her findings at the site of Beauregard’s bed.


"Have a nice day!"


5:08am
Day Two
After their initial shock, all three kitties take turns investigating the strange phenomenon—gone is the wonderful black food dish...and in its place...a cat stick figure hanging from the bed...too clever for their Big Cats to have made...and a pile of stones, forming a strange design.

"How come Beau gets all the new toys...""How come Beau gets all the nice toys?""Wow, new toys!"
Photographs courtesy of Punkie Productions.

5:11am
Day Two
The three kitties carefully collect and document the last remaining crumbs of food left around the bed. They hope to save these for posterity.

"Better document them before Beau eats them..."
5:12am
Day Two
Beauregard can’t stop himself—he eats the last wonderful-tasting crumbs of food.

Too late!
5:14am
Day Two
to
6:30am
Day Five

It took Punkie and Blondie a few days to try to forgive Beauregard for eating the remaining precious crumbs...

Soon, they all calmed down from their experience and wondered how it would affect their lives.



The Legend The Kitties The Aftertaste

One year later, the saga continues...
Paws and Whiskers

Back to Beauregard’s Tuxedo Tails

Original animations, art, and text © 1998-2005 Jim and Nicki Puente.
Nothing from this web site may be duplicated in any form for any reason without our permission.
Click here for further information.
You may not link to our web site without our permission.
Beauregard’s Tuxedo Tails  www.2bridges.com
Send questions and/or comments to: beauregard@2bridges.com