Sleeping

That thing you do….

What’s your job? Where do you work? What kind of work do you do? Where is your job? The words “work” and “job” are closely related. Not for cats, but that’s another issue. Your “work”, is the type of thing you do during the day (or in some cases, at night). It can also mean…

Expressions

Meh.

This week, let’s look at ways to say that something is “ok”. Not good, not bad, but just in the middle. If someone asks you “how was the food?” You can say “it was OK”. You can also say “so-so”. Also “fair”. My personal favorite is “nothing to write home about”. All of these expressions…

Expressions

Humans and screens.

In the past humans only watched screens. Now humans talk to screens in addition to watching them. Sometimes I even see cats on the screens. I also hear this word “zoom”, very often. It seems to make humans very angry. Some expressions I hear often when humans talk to their screens: “I’m sorry, I got…

Sleeping

Comfortable cats.

Here’s some reading practice. Most of the reading on this blog will have something to do with cats. This article was from a few years ago. I don’t have any complaints about the cat furniture in our place. I use the regular furniture. Vocabulary: ‘fussy or fussiest’, ‘eyesore’, ‘craft’ and ‘craftsman’ and ‘comprise’. A special…

Expressions

Stroke the cat.

Isn’t this a nice cat? You pet the cat. You petted the cat. Passive-The cat is getting petted. The cat is being petted. I know in some places you might hear that the cat is being stroked. In some other places, this might sound unusual. Stick with the verb ‘pet’. Remember, your cat is also…

Vocabulary

Cats doing damage.

Some people say their cats are always breaking things. I’m a good cat and I don’t push things off shelves or tables. In fact, the guy I live with is much more careless than I am (careless means “not careful” ). If your cat does damage things, it’s your fault for leaving things out for…