Cat Commandments
(If you have nine lives, you need a few extra.)

  1. Thou shalt not jump onto the keyboard when thy human is on the modem.
  2. Thou shalt not pull the phone cord out of the back of the modem
  3. thou shalt not unroll all of the toilet paper off the roll
  4. Thou shalt not sit in front of the television or monitor, as thou art not transparent
  5. Thou shalt not walk in on a dinner party and commence licking thy butt.
  6. Thou shalt not lie down with thy butt in thy human's face.
  7. Thou shalt not leap from great heights onto thy human's lap region
  8. Fast as thou art, thou cannot run through closed doors.
  9. Thou shalt not re-set thy human's alarm clock by walking on it.
  10. Thou shalt not climb on the trash can with the hinged lid, as thou wilt fall in and trap thy self.
  11. Thou shalt not jump onto thy sleeping human's bladder at 3 a.m.
  12. Thou shall realize that the house is not a prison from which to escape at every opportunity.
  13. Thou shalt not trip thy humans, even if they are walking too slow.
  14. Thou shalt not push open the bathroom door when there are guests in the house.
  15. Thou shalt remember that thou are a carnivore and that houseplants are not meat.
  16. Thou shalt show remorse when being scolded.