Occasionally, the Art Cat likes to hang out in the kitchen to see what I’m cooking. If I add an ingredient to a simmer pot, she sniffs the air and then looks at me like I’ve just made a horrible cooking error.
She has a different relationship to the food processor where her reaction is more like measured caution and loathing than curiosity.
No matter the culinary activity – chopping, simmering, whatever – the cat positions herself directly behind me. Sometimes I trip over her. I’m not sure what she’s plotting, like maybe she’ll benefit from a dropped ingredient. It’s not as if she gets a smorgasbord of human food ever. She’s on a strict cat food diet. Why is she interested in my meal at all? Maybe she was a chef in a previous life.
Does your cat like to hang out with you in the kitchen? Let me know.
Also, check out my other art and cats at Art is Not for Sissies. Thanks!
When in doubt, add a kitty.