Welcome to another edition of ‘Katdid Konversations’. I am your host, Kitty Mojito.
Today I am talking to the handsome and funny Nicodemus von Wittykitty. He is 4 years old and hails from Warwick, RI, USA.
KM: So Nico, let’s start from the beginning. How did you come to find your human?
NICO: Me mama kitty was stray kitty has no home. Person find. Mama kitty borned me, me sister Elladora kitty, me sister Luna kitty, and me brother Ezekiel kitty. Mama kitty not want baby kitties. Her stop feeding we when we was two week old! Her hiss at we and smack we! We was scared. We was hungry! Person has to feed we with bottle, and clean we, and make we go potty. Her take good care of we.
When we growed up, person find good home for mama kitty, and me sisters and me brother. Her keep me! (Person say me be smart kitty, so her pick me).
KM: Can you describe a day in your life?
NICO: Me sleep lot. When warm, me sleep in window. When winter, me sleep under bed. When me not sleep, me like use computer watch movie with squirrel and birdies. Me do Facebook and Instagram make kitty friends. In winter, we has mousie in house! Person name mousie “Clyde”. Clyde mousie hide under stove in kitchen. Person give me job watch Clyde mousie. So me has to watch Clyde mousie in night.
Is warm now, so Clyde mousie go outside find family. Is better. Me so tired watch Clyde mousie. Has job is hard!
KM: Ok, so here is a hypothetical situation. Your human has returned home from a very long day of running errands. How do you greet him/her?
NICO: Person go? Where? When? Me not see go. Me be sleep. Maybe.
KM: What kind of food do you like, Nico?
NICO: Me only eats food in bag. Me not like person food. Icky. Me not like food in can. Icky! Me not eat kitty “treat.” ICKY!
KM: That’s interesting. You have some unique taste! Let’s talk about toys. What is your favourite toy?
NICO: Oooo! Me favorite toy Santa Claws bring! It have feather tail. Spring body! Head is sparkly ball. Is BEST toy!
KM: There are many cats out there with some swanky outfits and accessories. How would you describe your sense of style?
NICO: All kitty have lot style. We has one outfit look good all time. Why persons need lot clothes?
KM: I know you have lots of kitty friends but I am curious, What are your thoughts on dogs and other animals?
NICO: Me not know doggies. Person have bunny name Dusty. Me think Dusty is kitty, but person say Dusty not kitty, is bunny. Dusty bunny look like kitty, but her have funny ears. Me think her not has tail, but her do. Is round like ball. Me like watch Dusty bunny. Her not know how walk, so her hop. Me try teach Dusty bunny walk, but her not do.
So me think bunny not smart like kitty. Maybe. Me like watch animals on TV and computer. Me see show with LION! Lion chase zebra (zebra like horse. Have stripes). Me watch baby giraffe be borned on computer, too. Is so exciting!
KM: You are a talented kitty. Do you have any special skills?
NICO: Lot! When there be fly in house, me chase and jump up catch with paws! In air! Then me eat fly. Eat fly tickle! Me can drink water with paw (this right way. Keep water clean).
Me know how play game on computer. Me ask Google kitty find game for kitty, and Google kitty find! Is fun!
Me likes music. Me play air guitar. Me also learn air piano.
KM: What do you value most in life?
NICO: Me so happy has good home. Person love me give me snuggles. Is warm. Has good food. Me has lot comfy place sleep. Me wish all kitty have this things. Me sad see kitty not has home.
KM: How do you feel about cats in politics? Do you think we need fair representation in office?
NICO: What be “politics”? Is there be mousies in “office” place? If there be mousies, “office” need kitty watch. Me good watch mousies.
KM: Instagram is a great place to make friends. What do you like and don’t like about social media?
NICO: Me like make kitty friend. Me has kitty friend all over world! Is exciting. Me not like account follow me, then unfollow. Is make me sad. Person say is okay, me has lot kitty friend.
KM: Do you have a special someone in your life, Nico? If so, please tell us a bit about him/her.
NICO: Me has girl kitty! Her name be Sansa kitty. Sansa kitty most beautiful kitty in world! Her have white fur, and one eye blue, other eye green! Is so pretty. Sansa kitty have lot toes! More toes than other kitty. Me meet Sansa kitty on Instagram. Me flirt Sansa kitty, then her say her be me girl kitty. Me so happy!
KM: I think a lot of girl cats will be disappointed to know you are already taken! What is your dream date?
NICO: Me just want snuggle Sansa kitty. We not has go place. Snuggle good. Me let Sansa kitty play with me best toy. Maybe.
KM: If you could make one wish, what would it be?
NICO: Me wants to grow up be LION. Me practice ROAR. If me be lion, me chase zebra!
Person have garden grow plant in house. Garden have special light make plant grow BIG. So, me think me nap by light me grow big – like LION! Me nap by light, but me not grow big like lion. Me think light not work make kitty grow big. Only plant.
KM: What would you like to accomplish in the near future?
NICO: Me smart kitty. Me want teach other kitty be smart like me. But not teach bunny. Bunny not smart like kitty.
KM: Nico, thank you so much for taking time to chat with me today. It has been a pleasure getting to know you.
To follow Nico’s adventures on Instagram, please follow him @nicodemusvonwittykitty or visit his Facebook page www.facebook.com/nicodemus.von.wittykitty