Thursday, December 17, 2009

O Christmas Tree

We got our Christmas tree last night. We always get a real one, even though they are expensive and a pain in the butt. I love them! No matter how nice your fake tree is, it doesn't smell the same and it doesn't look the same. Although fake trees don't leave needles everywhere and pack up nice in a box when you are done with them. But I'm a real tree kind of girl!

At 6 months old I thought maybe Mitzie would have calmed down a bit. Well, not so much. I knew she was going to have a hay day with the tree. As long as she doesn't knock it over and break too many ornaments I'm ok.

So far we have 1 broken ornament and a disgruntled tree skirt (she keeps trying to borough under it for some reason...). And we finished with the tree last night at like 10pm. So it has been less than 12 hours before damage was done.

I tried wrapping presents the other night, and she was pretty good. Except for when I started tying bows on stuff. As soon as she saw the ribbon she got crazed kitten eyes and started pouncing on everything. I think I'll have to wait to put my presents under the tree until the last minute this year or they won't stay wrapped for very long.

Ah the joys of being a cat mom around the Holidays! I can't wait to see her on Christmas morning when we are actually unwrapping stuff. All those bows and boxes and balls of paper everywhere.

She will be in kitty heaven for sure. I was going to get her a present, but the left over present scraps might be all she needs!


Jessica said...

If you put your tree up and then spray it with pepper spray your cat will only go near it once. Then, after the pepper spray wears away (an hour or so), you can decorate it and your cat wont get within a 10 mile radius of the tree and all your ornaments will be safe.

Heather and Spencer said...

I guess this is something I will never understand... Well, maybe, Ryan likes to try and play with the tree! You will have to deal with a kid and a cat playing with the tree in the next couple years!