When we left off, I was leaving the room to get a snack and Brothers Henry and Oliver were crammed together in the basket. I returned to the living room about fifteen minutes later and found Brother Oliver sitting in the basket by himself. When he saw Me he said, “Oh, hey Leader Otis! You know what? I have no idea what I was thinking. This basket is definitely only big enough for one cat. I guess I must have just been temporarily insane or something.” Then he stuck his tongue out and made funny noises like he was crazy.
At that point, I heard an annoyed grumble from the cat tree in the front window. I walked over to discover Brother Henry laying on the top platform in the sun. He seemed a bit exasperated.
I asked Brother Henry if he was OK and he said, “Yes, Leader Otis, I think I’m OK. But my brother? I think he’s a bit of a basket case.” After he said that, Brother Henry and I looked at each other for a moment and then we burst out laughing. He then asked Me if I would like to join him on the cat tree. I did, and there was plenty of room for both of us.
So Sayeth Otis