This time of year has become bittersweet, as I am severely missing my Mr. Ted E. Bear , because I’m bat shit crazy enough to dress pussies up in costume. And we’d have been in costume today. In an ode to the fur baby that I may as well have birthed myself, here are a few of my past faves.
Since Tedstar was beyond high maintenance (just like his mama) he was immune to catnip – the magic in which I thought would work to ease him into costumes. Instead, turns out a sniff of wine worked just as fine (again with the birthing thing).
We first got into the idea of Halloween costuming after seeing Ted’s cousin, Gunner, in a bee’s outfit.
They immediately became twinsies much to Ted’s dismay.
Even though the Bear didn’t last long enough for a night full of Halloween thrills, I was happy with the outcome.
Ted, not so much.
The following year, Teddy Krueger and I not only acquired a new mini manse but also a partner in crime for him – New Cat. The idea of wrapping my arms around two costumed cats didn’t seem like a huge feat until I tried.
Turns out, Ted was used to being the star of the show and I’m pretty sure he pushed New Cat out of the shot.
As always, the Bear was right. We made such a dashing duo.
The following year I was racking my brain as to what Baby Bear and I could be…and then, Miley Cyrus inappropriately grinded on Robin Thicke’s thighs at the MTV Video Music Awards. Voila!
My favorite Halloween photo ever was captured (mind you, this was a one handed selfie – yeah, I have MAD skills). Thank you for your slightly bananas year, Miley.
The photoshoot was one helluva shit show , as purrfecting this pic took 4,791 tries but it was waaaaaaay worth the outcome.
Our last Halloween together, we went as the ultimate Star Wars duo (or at least the duo of costumes I could find – mine was an XL dog’s outfit).
It’s too soon to tell which of my fabulous foursome of current pussies will come to my costume rescue next year.
But I doubt any of them will let me get as handsy as Ted did. While I miss him something terrible, the memories of Halloween’s past are making me smile.
We so would have been Neegan and Rick from The Walking Dead this year.
Rest in peace Baby Bear.