The pirate princess

Today is "Talk Like A Pirate Day." In the pet blogging community, it is known as "Meow (or Woof) Like A Pirate Day." Bear was lucky enough to be chosen as the feline mascot this year. Thank you to Ann Adamus of Zoolatry for choosing Bear and for her incredible work on the graphics!

BC: Bear Cat
MK: Momma Kat

Daily conversation - The pirate princess:
MK: Whoa, COOL!
BC: Do you mind? Keep it down over there, I’m trying to sleep!

MK: You were chosen as the feline mascot for Meow Like a Pirate Day!
BC: I WAS?!?!?
MK: Cool, huh?
BC: I don't remember being part of a pirate pageant. Or was my picture just so handsome that I won without even entering? I mean, I AM handsome AND tough as nails!
MK: I'm not entirely sure how you were chosen.
BC: Would that make me a pirate princess?
MK: I guess …
BC: Do I get a tiara?
MK: Bear, not this tiara nonsense again!
BC: Pirates wear tiaras!
MK: No, ACTUALLY they do not.
BC: But I’m a pirate PRINCESS … so CLEARLY that title comes with a tiara.
MK: Pirate Male Princess Buttercup Black Bear Cat of the Forest?
BC: Aha, Matey!
BC: What’s a hoy?
MK: No. Pirates say AHOY, not AHA.
BC: Anyway. I think Male Pirate Princess Buttercup Black Bear Cat of the Forest sounds better.
MK: Bear, they are essentially the same thing!
BC: Getting one’s name just right is VERY important!
MK: Shifting around the order of the words doesn’t change anything.
BC: Bear Cat vs. Cat Bear. Momma Kat vs. Kat Momma.
MK: Those names are just one proper noun and one noun. The pirate princess nonsense includes several of each.
BC: Phht. NONSENSE. I need some rum and a tasty whole parrot to wash it down with.
MK: Cats don’t drink rum.
BC: Are you saying cats can’t drink responsibly?
MK: What CAN cats do responsibly?
BC: Bite. Claw.
BC: Point taken.

BC: Can I have a parrot?
BC: Even a half parrot? Or a non-tasty parrot?
MK: As if you hadn't plundered the pantry enough in the last few days?
BC: There's tasty food in there! Hmmm. Maybe my plundering skills won me the pirate pageant! Or was it my brute force strength to cow my enemies and strike fear in the hearts of my foes?
MK: Bear, there was NO pirate pageant!
BC: Oh, so now you're the expert on pirates and beauty pageants?
MK: Bear, pirates wouldn't have a beauty pageant!
BC: Then how did I win?
MK: Never mind.
BC: That's what I thought. 
MK: Brute force strength? Striking fear? Bear, you spend 99% of your life running under the bed.
BC: Well THAT'S a bit of an exaggeration! 
MK: What are you NOT afraid of?
BC: You!
MK: Exactly.
BC: I make a better pirate than you do! 
BC: Can I have snuggles?
MK: Like you have to ask. Though I'm not sure pirates snuggle.
BC: Just because one's a pirate doesn't mean he doesn't have a more delicate side! Even pirates have Mommas!
MK: I love you, Bear.
BC: That's Male Pirate Princess Buttercup Black Bear Cat of the Forest to you.
MK: I love you, Male Pirate Princess Buttercup Black Bear Cat of the Forest.
BC: I love you too, Momma.

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  1. arrg there you be... we bin looking fur your on the seven seas... Happy Pirates Day.

  2. Hey Bear it is very nice to meet you and your mom! Thank you for hosting this enjoyable fun day
    Hugs madi a new kitty friend

    1. Thank you for stopping by! You can never have too many feline friends, right? ~Bear Cat

  3. Sink me! Bear, you're a fine pirate! Happy Pirates Day!!

    The Florida Furkids

  4. Congrats Bear on being the pirate mascot!

  5. I was so excited to see your handsome face on today's badge, Bear!!! It made for a purrfect excuse to put your picture on my blog :) --Mudpie

  6. Bear, ye will make many a timber shiver!

  7. You make a fine mascot for Talk Like a Pirate Day, Bear! Way to go!

  8. Arrrrrrgh!
    Ye be a fine pirate mascot as ever there was!
    Come join in our plunder and have some of arr grog!
    Tis a fine time ta be a pirate. Yarrrrrrrr!
    Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day!
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ

  9. You are a very handsome princess pirate :)

  10. Arrrr! Ye be a fine pirate princess. Cap'n Bear.

  11. Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day to ye! I like those bitey pics!

  12. Bear, you look like a real sweetie. Thanks to you and your mom for hostessing pirates day!

  13. Happy Meow Like A Pirate Day ! You're a pretty pirate mascot ! Purrs

  14. Congrats on being chosen as the pirate mascot!

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

  15. Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day to you Bear Arrr! About the tasty Parrot, apparently the come in pieces of eight, and there is not much in the way of tasty. We think you should hold out for the Whole tasty chickens instead. purrs ERin Pirate Princess ps That is one cool hat you have there, does it come in any other colours?

    1. I'm sure it comes in pink to match your palace, ERin! Good point. Hold out for tasty whole chickens!! ~Bear Cat

  16. Tis a grand day to be sure!Arrgh 'appy Talk like a Pirate day to ye!,xx Captain Speedy


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