I was at work, gimmie a break
It’s not that not even that great of a story (and it’s long), but anyhoo…
I bought the house last year, it’s out in the country, and it has a few acres, no near neighbours. There is plenty of local wildlife, rats, beavers, muskrats, giant ugly regular rats. One day I looked out and saw a black blob sitting by the entrance to the woods. I went outside, because I am nosey, and I need to know what the wildlife is doing. It was the cat, and he took off when he saw me.
I saw him every few days after that, and the first day it snowed I felt badly for him, so I left out a bowl of food. He started coming by regularly after that.
Well one day after I had put out the bowl of food I let out a rottie I was dog sitting. She didn’t know about the no-eating-the-grumpy-cat’s-food rule, (and rotties are pigs anyway) so she went over and starting scarfing out of the bowl.
The black blob comes flying out of the woods before I can get the rottie out of the food, and just launches himself at the dog. The dog takes off with the cat wailing on her.
I am standing there with the door open calling the dog (which was brilliant), she comes running in with the cat still going after her. I wasn’t quick enough closing the door, so the cat was in the house, the dog is running around the living room, with this absolutely enraged cat chasing her. The dog ended up knocking over the couch, the computer, and sent a counter full of drying dishes to the floor.
The cat needed to go back outside, but there was no way I could touch it, so I ran off to get my broom, with the hope of hearding him out. Which was a total failure, the only thing I accomplished was the cat was now mad at me, and had forgotten the dog (who was trying to hide behind a chair).
I had left the front door open; the house is set up so that the front hall is right beside the bathroom door. I wasn’t smart enough to close the bathroom door, and the cat eventually ended up in there, under the sink. Well, there was no way I was pulling that guy out. So he’s been there since.