So, our Mikey, who most of you know about, LOVES to harrass the cats. He thinks they are so much fun to play with. Sometimes he gets a little rough with though and they turn on him. More than once we've rescued a slobbery cat. Mini is one tough cookie. She's the reason that Maverick has a great deal of respect (fear) of cats. We had Mini first and when Maverick came along he too thought she was a great toy. Not for long! Tiny Mini taught him who was boss in know time. There was even an episode when Maverick was picking on Mini and hurt her (accidently and just a bit - no marks) and she went nuts! Steve didn't see it at all but when he went into the room where all the fuss was he had to pick each of Mini's claws out of Maverick's face as she hung there. They were fine. This story is just to illustrate that Mini is the boss! LOL So, Mikey, who takes a little longer learning things, picks on the other two cats all the time but occassionally forgets and picks on Mini but she gets her revenge. A couple days ago Mini was sitting on my desk watching Mikey who was trying to tell me something (love me love me love me) and eventually he turned to leave the office. Mini took a couple of practise swipes before she went for the real thing. She lashed out at him and raked her claws across his butt and returned back to where she was. He was so shocked! I still don't thing he knows what happened to his bottom. LOL He didn't even make a noise he just looked shocked, looked around and then licked his bum. LOL It was quite funny. And the best part is it wasn't even called for. Not at that moment anyway. He hadn't been bugging her. He didn't even know she was there. Mini just dislikes him and took a swing when she could. Here's a pic of the three girls on the bannister - it's their safe place. They can go and play in the basement with the rabbits and he can't get there.