Friday, January 5, 2007

Fang Shui Friday

Clutter destroys good ch'i. Enlightened cats should eliminate all clutter from the environment.

To clear a mantel, walk behind the clutter while gently pushing it to the floor. The humans will then remove it from your space.


From Fang Shui by Catfucious, Peter Pauper Press, 2002.

20 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, I totally agree with this one! For instance, Mom likes to leave the bottle cap to her pop (or soda depending on your locale) on the counter top and then go outside on the patio.

That thing has to GO! She always looks so puzzled when she comes back inside - doesn't she realize there are, like, 50 of them under various kitchen appliances?

Kimo & Sabi said...

Furry good advice!

Anonymous said...

You sure are smart - I just followed your advice and it worked at clearing off the shelf but for some reason the humans looked a bit disgruntled. Any advice? Faz

Anonymous said...

Hi Derby, Your Lady does Sudoku too! And I also saw my Lady's favorite movie, Pride and Prejudice. I bet our moms would be friends. I knock stuff over all the time!

Patches & Mittens said...

It is a full time job for me, as the clutter is DEEP!!!

Patches

Anonymous said...

Oh yes, clutter must be dealt with in the proper cat manners.

Latte

Anonymous said...

Alas, Derby, mom just picks it up and puts it back. Most of the clutter in our house belongs to dad and is mostly useless (including dad himself) according to mom. Oh yeah, dad's what she calls a packrat. She's actually thrown out whole boxes of stuff and he hasn't noticed it's missing. Fang Shui in this house-hah! We hope it's o.k. that Speedy is coming by with Mattingly on Saturday. Mom is gonna be gone all weekend and since dad is no good at doing the mom things we'll be happy to have him gone for a day. She's mostly the one who keeps him from becoming too "crazy" with us.

Cheysuli said...

I think you are giving an excellent example, Derby!

Scooby, Shaggy & Scout said...

We seem to have a problem at our house too.

PrincessMia said...

Clutter really does destroy chi! Good job, Derbs.

George, Tipper, Max & Misty said...

Excellent advice, Derby. I'll have to see if Mom minds my knocking her pictures off the mantle.

George

P.S I see you sent Mia a STAR, you romantic devil!

Anonymous said...

Great teaching skills Derby

Karen Jo said...

You are doing a good job of Fang Shui in your house, Derby.

Eric and Flynn said...

Mum has got a lot of clutter on her bedside cabinet, an I yooshully haf to sort it out furr her in the middle of the nite. When I haf put it on the floor, I push it unner the bed so's efurryfing looks tidy then.

Anonymous said...

Our Big Thing says fallen objects on the floor destroy balance. So we don't do that.

We would like to... But balance seems important to us.

Anonymous said...

Thank you Derby for posting this. It would be nice if Mom would appreciate that we are just looking out for her spiritual well-being when we clear off the desk for her. I mean, if those papers were really important, she would file them, right? Who can get work done with this clutter?

Anyway, I'm really looking forward to tomorrow. Thanks for having us over... we'll probably be by mid-morning!

Anonymous said...

That is some very good advice!

Sahara said...

Thanks for the pointers. I will now search out some clutter in our house!

Anonymous said...

I do this all the time yet mommy doesn't
like it.Now I'll just tell her it has to do with Fang Shui.Thanks Derby.

Anonymous said...

i tried ta do that in the Allergic Girl's room this morning an i gotted thrown out an the door gotted closed.
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