Post 717: new toy…

Cat toys don’t have a chance! I try to have replacements for favorite toys on hand for that inevitable moment the old toy reaches its end.

This toy is dead...!

This toy is dead…!

Long live the exciting new toy!

Long live the exciting new toy!

Excitement builds in anticipation of play with the new toy! (The boys are creawling all over the desk trying to get to the toy, which I try to photograph, then hide from them...!)

Excitement builds in anticipation of play with the new toy!
(The boys are crawling all over the desk trying to get to the toy, which I try to photograph, then hide from them…!)

Both boys converge on the mother lode: the old toy and the new toy, just there, waiting to be taken!

Both boys converge on the mother lode: the old toy and the new toy, just there, waiting to be taken!

Dougy makes a move, but Doug (the human one pulls the toys away at the last second...!

Dougy makes a move, but Doug (the human one) pulls the toys away at the last second…!

"#*&@^#*!" Wow! I didn't know Dougy knew that word!

“#*&@^#*!”
Wow! I didn’t know Dougy knew that word! We are not happy!