Monday, October 17, 2022

Haunted Mancat Monday

We're just going to pretend that we didn't fail to post the entire weekend due to a lot of craziness happening. So, on this Mancat Monday, here's a haunted Evan for you.

Evan's wishing you all a happy Monday! He just hopes you're not bothered by any ghostly fiends like he so often is these days.

Festive Flashback Doodle of the Day


Tip of the Day

Today's Halloween tip is about bats. Bats may be a staple in Halloween lore and decor, but the reality is that they are one of the primary carriers of rabies. What's more, bats leave very small bites that might go unnoticed, especially on kitties or pups with fur that can hide such minuscule bite marks. For such reasons, do be aware and cautious of the presence of bats, such as if you and your furbaby are walking through a park with trees near nightfall.

Bats are not always found outside, though. Bats can sometimes find their way into buildings, including attics or other areas of homes. If you live in a house or apartment where bats are discovered, keep your furbaby away (and also, of course, try to keep yourself safe), and certainly do not allow your furbaby to chase or play with any bats. A bat can bite quickly and without notice, and rabies could potentially be transferred that quickly if the bat at hand is infected with it. If a bat is unable to be safely escorted out through a window, or in another safe means that does not require direct handling, then contact animal control or another relevant organization for the safe removal of bats.


pilch92 said...

I figured Astrid was keeping you busy all weekend. Evan is a cutie. I like the drawing and your tips are always great. XO

Eastside Cats said...

Evan doesn't look a bit upset about being haunted.

Mickey's Musings said...

Looks like double trouble to me.
Watch out for this pair come Halloween!!!!!
Purrs, Julie

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Adorable series of photos!

messymimi said...

Evan, i think the ghost just wants a friend.