Monday, August 30, 2010

Mancat Monday.

Flynn's Advice:
When you are on field patrol, it is a good idea to floof your tail so it keeps the introoders away.

Mum was asked some questions about their holiday so she is going to answer them the best she can.
Au and Target asked about Iceland:
Q) What are the people like? Do they like tourists or loathe them?
A) We found them very welcoming. All the people we spoke to appeared to be embarrassed by their banking crisis and were very apologetic about it.

Kari asked:
Q) How thick were the tectonic plates were where our dad was standing, and could he feel any geothermal activity coming from the fissure?
A) I don't know how thick they were at that particular spot, but they reach a maximum depth of 25,453 feet. I asked Ivor if he felt any activity beneath his feet and he said he could feel nothing at all, but if he did he would have broken the landspeed record.

Hannah and Lucy asked:
Q) Is the volcano still erupting, or dormant now.
A) When we were there, seismic activity was slowing right down but had not been officially declared dormant. It most likely is dormant now.

Brian asked:
Q) Who is the boy peeing in the water in Bergen?
A) The sculpture is actually called "The Crying Boy". It is not really surprising he is crying as he has four jets of water permanently aimed at him!

39 comments:

Re-Illy Unique said...

What an interesting post today! :)
haha land speed record, I think he is brave for even standing there!!

Flynn, your floofy tail is gorgeous!! when the sunlight hits it that way it looks like a serrated blade, I bet it is terrifying to introoders :)

Simba said...

I am glad the volcano is giving up erupting. I am sure lots of people are too!

MoMo said...

Interesting questions (and answer). Good that the volcano decided to go to sleep again.

Your floofed-up tail is cute.

Cory said...

Flynn, a floofed-up tail is a must when patroling the yard! Good advice!

Brian said...

That is some serious tail floofing too!!!

The Creek Cats said...

Puffing the tail is always a good idea. We enjoyed the Q&A!

Au and Target said...

Love the Q&A. I've only ever met one Icelander so it's nice to hear what they're like. I see you've cut the grass! That floofy tail should keep everyone at bay.

Katnip Lounge said...

We love the fllofed up tail. the Baby says she will try that the next time she is naughty and escapes into the back yard. (like almost EVERY day!)

Q & A with your Mom was fun!

Katnip Lounge said...

erm...we meant "FLOOFED" up tail. We have no idea what a fllof is.
MOL!

Cheysuli and gemini said...

You give out a lot of information with that tail floof! I like it!

A few Good Cats said...

We liked reading about your holiday and learning more about Iceland. Sounds like a real hot spot when the volcano is active!

Derby, Ducky said...

Poofy tails is good.

Angel and Kirby said...

A floofed tail is very important to get others attention.

Jacqueline said...

Flynn, we love your floofy tail; it wouldn't scare us away, handsome boy :)!!...Interesting post=those tectonic plates are cool!...Happy week, sweet friends, we love you adorable boys...Calle, Halle, Sukki

Sweet Praline said...

I think your floofy tail may attract rather than deter anyone.

Sparkle said...

Flynn, my tail is already floofy - do I need to make it even floofier to keep away intruders?

Kari said...

Your floofy tail , along with your stance, lets everyone know you mean business! We 'd step aside if we saw fearsome Flynn approaching.
Thank you for answering our question. Dad was certainly brave for standing on the plate's edge. Wouldn't care to get a foot caught there, now would we. Our love to you.

The Monkeys said...

Nice tail action, Flynn! We're sure no introoders will try to come near you!

The Island Cats said...

That tail almost scared us away, Flynn!!

Thanks for telling us more about your trip too!

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

Flynn....what a floofy tail!!!

Very interesting Q & A today!

We love Luna said...

No doubt you do a great cat patrol and thanks mommy for the interesting answers!
Luna

Daisy said...

That would make me cry, too!

Flynn, you sure got a big, fluffed up tail there!

Kea said...

Great Q&A today!

Flynn, we love your poofy tail, very impressive!

Hannah and Lucy said...

You were definitely walking the walk of a mancat today Flynn - we love that floory tail.
Thank your mom for answering our question.

Hannah and Lucy said...

We meant floofy tail not floory tail!!

Madi and Mom said...

Flynn great patrol tactics...bushy tails are very convenient!!!

Thank mom for the very good answers!!!

Happy Monday,
Madi and Mom

Rusty said...

Floofy tails do server a purpose for mancats!

Mom enjoyed reading the answers about Iceland. I just think it sounds cold there.

The Meezers or Billy said...

great floofy tail and very interesting answers!!!

Angus Mhor said...

What an interesting place! My mom and dad have thought about travelin' there...My mom would freeze her tookus off-not altogether a BAD thing.

Ginger Jasper said...

Loved the tail.. Mum said she fund todays post realy interesting, thanks.. Hugs GJ xx

Sammy and Andy said...

Mama really enjoyed the questions and answers.....and we all really enjoyed seeing Flynn's puffy tail.

We love y'all.

jenianddean said...

You are very good at field patrol! And tail floofing, too!
--Jasper

Kellie The Orange Cat said...

Flynn, it looks like you are a very good patrol cat.

It sounds like your beans had a very nice trip!

The Meowers from Missouri said...

what a specially emphatic patrol you are making!! if we were trooder kitties, we would keep well away from that floofed-out tail!

please tell yer mum from ours that she is glad yer folks enjoyed such a lovely holiday. she is simply green with envy!!;-)

Cat said...

Great floof tail Flynn...what a manly mancat you are :-)

Glad the volcano has stopped, those poor people, it went on for ages!

ABBY said...

Flynnie
That is great advice!

Oh Iceland sounded so intersting.
purrin

xo
Abby

Sagira said...

That is good to know...I am going to go practice now. :)

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Hmm, we wonder if Zippy knows yoor apposta floof yoor tail?

Amy and The House of Cats said...

That is great advice about the tail floof - we will be sure to use that when we do any sort of introoder checks here!!