I’m having a bit of writer’s block so I’m phoning it in with pictures of Hunter S. Thomcat (and friends).
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What a little cuddler-bug he is.. LOVE LOVE LOVE the name by the way
Such a handsome little H.S.T-C
Does that kitten have any idea how lucky he is?
I love how snuggly they all look!
Hahaha, the picture on the bottom left is hilarious! I have to stop doing this at work…
I love kittens! Hubby has told me when our 15-year-old cat goes to cat heaven, we aren’t having any more pets! 🙁 But kittens aren’t pets, right? They’re just little love bundles. I love the sweet photo of Hunter and your daughter. Sweet!
They are so cute. ‘And friend’ looks less than impressed, just sayin’
I’ve had the same problem all week. Must the summer vacation lack of routine getting to us. 🙂
I’m totally going to look at the shelter for kitties today.
UGH. DISGUSTINGLY CUTE!!!!!
Seriously, though, gorgeous cat! The middle-right picture is my favorite. I just love kitty toes.
Well…maybe tomorrow. Impulsive stuff has gotten me everywhere.
Wow…how adorable! Kitten cuddles with Hailey! Phoning it in is most acceptable. Just sayin’!
Absolutely adorable! I heart my cats.
He looks disgruntled about the fact that his tail got away from him, but happy to snuggle/be snuggled!
This is a most acceptable way of phoning it in. Love the pics of HST, especially the one of him snuggling with the toy. So cute!
Oh, how I want a kitty! So cute. 🙂
Most. Photogenic. Cat. Ever.
The other day I was looking at kittens – these pictures are not helping.
Norway thanks you aswell.
HE’S SO CUTE I CAN’T STAND IT!!!!!
Now I know my next post: pics of your cat!!
Is it wrong to kind of hope you have writers block again tomorrow? So cute!
Cats are awesome. My wife wants a dog, but I would rather have cats. Lower maintenance – you can’t tell a dog “hey, we’re taking off for a couple of days, there’s food and water in the basement. peace out.”
You have the best cat names ever. I thought I was pretty clever when I named my cat “Five”…Five –> Cat Five –> which is what geeks like me call Category Five network cable, the standard networking cable for PCs.
Love the kitten pix!! He’s darling. So is presiding cat-friend.
What is he cuddling with in the second row, left photo? It looks like a chicken. Or a ferret. Or the inevitably lovable crossbreed of a chicken and a ferret.
But seriously. What is that?
I love him cuddling with the mousy, and with Hailey! How is Ferris Mewler taking the introduction of an interloper?
Holy snapping arseholes!! He is going to be a big boy! Gorgeous! We would love to see a little vid of him in full ginja mode… Pleeeeeeeeaaaaaasssseeeee?
too frikkin adorable! i <3 my ginger kitties.. always have favored them for some reason.. but i love all my kitties, ginger or not, especially when they cuddle on the couch with me.
I’m digging it. There is just no going wrong with kitten pics. And Ferris is obviously teaching him the “Eric Northman” as shown in middle right photo.
It’s a serious problem that writers block. See. I suffer from it too and so far my favorite thing to do when I don’t do what I’m supposed to do, has been reading your blog.
So get over it will ya. Some of us depend on you 😉
What is Hunter S. Thomcat without a buddy named Rat Steadman? Or Oscar Zeta Acatsa.
I am not a cat person. That being said . . . HOLY CRAP that is an adorable kitty. The one with Hailey is the cutest thing. Damnit . . . now you made me actually say Awwwww.
Well…that’s just plain…adorable! And a perfect solution to writer’s block 🙂
Writer’s Block: Ring Ring
Writer’s Block: Hey, Jen. It’s me. That little kitten is too cute, I can’t take it, I’m outta here.
Jenny: The power of Kitten foils you, Motherfucker.
Writer’s Block: *sigh
Thank you. I needed that this morning. First you made me insanely happy with that name (if you hadn’t named the kitteh that, I might have had to adopt an owl like my friend did just so I could name the owl after Hunter S. Thompson and I don’t have that kind of money right now) and now you have given me cute kitten pictures. The last two are my favorites.
PAWS! GIANT PAWS!
I’m dyin’ here.
he looks just like our cat King Fluffy Stripe did when he was a wee drunken ninja.
So stinkin’ cute!!!
I forgive you for your writers block when I see those pictures.
Though if cute little kittens can’t help you…I’m not sure what can…
What a great post to wake up to – such a sweet kitty! 🙂
I just fininshed your book…frickin hilarious….everytime i think of you with that alligator on the plane saying…my son would like to tour the cockpit…so so funny..thanks for the smile
You know, that TOTALLY counts as a cure for writer’s block…. and I think I’m going to try it myself.
Ferris is looking especially handsome.
Awww, everyone loves kitty pics. 🙂
The picture of Hailey hugging Hunter makes my heart melt. Kittens rule.
My husband is perfect. Except that he is allergic to cats. And he’s not a ginger.
I encourage more pictures of this incredibly charming gingercat.
I just keep singing the “Soft Kitty” Song from Big Bang Theory every time I see pictures of that little dude. He’s awesome.
I wish a hearty “fuck off” to your writer’s block.
Oh, so sweet!
Hang in there. Possibly adopting some of the fabulous yoga poses of the cats would release the appropriate chakras/energy and solve the writer’s block.
Or you might just fart.
My blog post today is about my pets too. Plus, if you don’t like cute animal photos, you don’t have a soul and are probably really mean.
awww! cute kitties 😀 i love to snuggle them..but they’re not allowed to stay in my house.
hope your block disappears soon!
Aww. I used to have a kitty that looked just like H.S.T.C. He was a snuggle bug too. Damn, I seem to have got something in my eye…
Hunter S. Thomcat should be able to write something for you. Tell him to stop being so adorable and get to work.
I think you should just write a kids book about the adventures (make believe or otherwise) of all your furry friends, past and present.
Your kitten pictures are making me want a cat. I’ve never had a cat. I may have to move in with you all to learn about owning a cat. I’ll cook in exchange for room, board and cat training. Thanks.
I had writer’s block too, but I put shit up anyhow. No cats, but a boob might have fallen out of a shirt. It didn’t, but it might have. Do you dare to look? Click the link at the bottom. Mwahahaha
Best. Cat. Name. Ever.
SQUEEE!! I love kitty.
Hey Pat, number 6 comment: Get a kitten BEFORE your 15 year old cat goes to heaven. Then you haven’t broken ANY rules!!!!!
It goes against my principles to comment on internet pictures of cats. But my cat is currently sitting in front of my screen so I apparently have no choice. My cat say he’s glad your kitten is not here. He (my cat) doesn’t need the cuteness competition.
OK…my cat has moved on the catch the non-existent bug he is sure lives in the kitchen drawer (truth is we torture the cat with a robotic bug).
I absolutely needed kitty pictures today! Good call!
What a sweet little scoop of awesome cuddliness! Thank you for phoning it in. I needed this!
Help! I am drowning in cuteness!!!
That’s cool. The internet is half cats and half….well I’ll keep it kid friendly.
suddenly, this monday is not so bad…
I went and visited the kitties at Petsmart that needed adopting and totally wanted to take home this one tabby that had lost her right eye, she was so sweet and loving. I could get her a little eye patch and give her a pirate name. These ginja kitty pics are not helping….I cannot get a kitteh. I have a big doggie that does not like kittehs…she likes to try to eat them 🙁
My heart thanks you. This made me giggle and my heart smile. I miss having a kitten in the house. Our kitten went insane at a year old and now stalks around the house and if you catch her off guard she jumps around like an insane Tigger. She has her moments of sweetness, but the moments of insanity are much more and last longer. 🙂
Awww! He’s a real cutie! When I have problems deciding I post cat staff too, so I’m glad to see I’m in good company. 🙂
90% of the internet is kittens anyway! Always good to add more to keep up the appropriate cuteness ratio!
Lol! @Kelly…you’re right!!
Cute kittens have taken over everything…
I’m just waiting for Google to make their logo a bunch of cute furry kittens that act surprised when you click on them!
Maybe Hunter S. Thomcat could be your ghost-writer. I would say that if posts about dead mice start showing up, we’d know it was him…but that’s just normal for you!
Ferris doesn’t seem nearly as taken with him as the rest of us.
The bottom left pic shows he continues to honor his namesake. ; )
i hope ferris mewler is tolerating hunter s. thomcat well. we have three cats right now, our oldest was put to sleep last march at the ripe age of 16.5. i was trying to convince awesome husband that another cat would fit in well. but then my youngest and most aggressive cat, jake, started a fight and awesome husband gave me a look.
The one with him hugging the mouse is my favorite! My boy has mice just like that. 🙂
Those pictures give me we-so-don’t-need-another-cat fever.
Adorable!kitty is adorable! And so is Mr Mewler!
Oh Jenny, please don’t encourage the spread of the kittynet. As a successful author, you now carry great influence on your many followers. Remember… with great power comes great responsibility.
Best. Writer’s. Block. Ever.
I love that his tail is his friend.
OMG OMG – Hunter + stuffed mousie = bliss!!
LOVE that you also purchase the freaky Frederico Ferret cat toy with real rabbit fur.
When all else fails, showing cute shit will fix everything!!
You are obviously getting to much rest. My best writing happens in the morning when I still have an elevated blood alcohol content.
I do this! But I’m a florist so I just have to post pretty pictures of flowers and call it done 🙂
that is the first cat tail hard on i’ve ever seen. interesting..
I just want to rub the cute little kitty belly. Reminds me of my cat when he was tiny. Sadly, he is now 26 pounds and not so “playful”.
Love these. Hunter S. looks all “That’s right bitch, I’m playing with my tail. What?” badassery, but he’ll still snuggle with Hailey.
My cuddler is a 145lb great pyrenees (dog in the shape of a small polar bear), so there’s more drool and less picking-up-of-animals-to-snuggle in my house. 😀 Usually he just sits on your feet, pinning you to the floor, and leans in.
He is so cute, we might actually enjoy this writers block!
I often wonder… would a cat like okra? I have a great recipe…
EHRMAGERD!!! KITTEEZ. …so much cute I have forgotten how to spokes der Englersh.
oh my god, dude, your new kitty is so freakin cute it makes my allergic self want to try to have one again….
That first picture of Ferris (looking slightly haughty and annoyed) and Hunter (sleeping like a…kitten) looks so much like what’s going on at my house it’s scary. Adorable!
A cure for writers block…take a little cat nap. 😉
Heh, yep … When in doubt, use cats. 😉
Too, too cute!! You can “phone it in” like this any time!! 🙂
no wonder you have writer’s block! too much cuteness going on.
This made my day. So your plan backfired.
I love the picture where he’s getting a HUGE hug from your daughter. Too cute!
My husband refused to let me adopt a really smart kitten last week on the basis that I wanted to name him Meowbert Einstein. If he keeps yanking my dreams from me like this my life will end up on a made for t.v. movie starring Cher as my angry mother and him as a “Dead Guy #2”.
Sometimes that’s all we need. Sweet, kitty cat -and friends- pictures.
Sorry to hear you’re stuck but I know of a fun & easy solution:
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He’s such a cutie!
Awww!! My Little Joe (tuxedo kitty) loves to rub his mouse toys on his face too. They are sososososoooo cute!
These were taken before the ether and the bats, right?
Ok, that’s it. I’ve decided to tell everyone I know that you are TECHNICALLY my best friend ever, but you are bound, for legal reasons, never to tell anyone. I mean, who else but my BEST FRIEND would know how much I love cats and sloths. (SLOTHS – how awesome is it to have a DEADLY SIN named after you!?! I’ve been begging for them to add one for me, but they keep throwing holy water at me hoping I’ll leave.)
Man, I’m so jealous. Your cat looks awesome in every photo. My cat only ever looks murderous.
Your little kitten looks just like my little Remy! What a sweet addition to your family 🙂
I swear, I think you got the most perfect cat for your family. What would you do with a normal cat?
Hunter has feet like the wallaby you tried to sneak into your home zoo.
So you have writers block…. Looks like Ferris has PLENTY to say. Let him have a go at the keyboard and let him blog about the new “menace” – no Kitten in the house…..
He looks quite annoyed with it.
He is so freaking cute. Surely you can just write about him. That spread you did on Ferris as Eric Northman was pretty damn good.
My beloved grandmother used to call kittens “little time stealers”. That’s about the most descriptive phrase that truly nails it on the head!
Very Cute and cuddly adorable 😉
Uh Oh. Ferris Mewler has been relegated to the “and friends” category. Looks like he knows he’s been upstaged and he is not pleased. I’d be watching my shoes very very carefully.
In my “Blogging For Dummies” book it suggests putting pictures of cats on your blog (seriously) because cats attract readers. I don’t know why blog readers love cats so much, but apparently it’s been scientifically proven or something. I have two cats who aren’t very photogenic mostly because one is old and one is an attack animal. Your cats are like movie stars! I am super jealous because my cat pictures have not attracted any new readers. Not even one. If only blog readers liked dogs instead.
I love him.
They can come play with Farallon in his outdoor cat house anytime XOXO
Over 100 comments in just a few hours, just for kitty pictures – that is how you know you’re queen of the internet.
Also, if my husband gets in a tizzy because I crack and just come home with a kitten one day, I’m blaming you.
I love those pics. They just made a crappy day much better.
Posting cat pictures is blogging.
Hunter is quite photogenic; just like his mom.
Ohhh, sweet ginger kitty. I have one myself, and he only has 3 legs, so he’s slightly cuter. (That’s just how it works, I’m sorry.)
He spreads his legs like a champ. LOVE IT!
That was actually totally perfect. Made my crappy Monday better. MOAR KITTEH PICS!
Considering I’m primarily a dog blogger, a post full of pet pictures is entirely acceptable!
Hunter S. is such a handsome little guy 🙂
I need to find myself a kitten like Hunter S….Like, right meow.
Writer’s block which results in ultra rad kitty photos pretty much rocks.
I am a sucker for a kitten on it’s back looking all adorable and sniftacular….
I don’t want said kittens, but I do want to sniff them!
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Check it your shout out here:
Couldn’t help but think of your critter obsession…
Yet more proof that cats are the most awesome creatures in the world.
Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur.
Happy kitty, sleepy kitty
Purr, purr, purr.
Looks like your daughter is in love with kitten!
I just finished reading your book and I LOVED it…it just needs a warning: do not read around others.
Ferris Mewler seems thoroughly annoyed to have a small excitable friend. 🙂
What is that white thing he’s snuggling with? It’s not something taxidermied, is it? By the way, I just read your book on my Kindle while at the beach. Hilarious! I read the part about the raccoons in pants aloud to my family, and showed them the picture.
If Shakespeare had had cats and an iPhone, he would have never gotten past “to be or…”
Ooh, aren’t the kitties being cute.
Better photo bomb.
Now, what was I on about?
“To be or …some shit… never mind… Kitties!
Awesome. I fill space by posting pictures I find on Flikcr. I call them Flickr Finds. That is copyrighted, by the way.
The Internet accepts your offering of kitten photos. Thank you.
Oh. Mah. Gah! The cuteness is overwhelming!
My computer just froze from cuteness overload. 🙂
haha, ferris has such a look of “seriously, why is it still here?”
As an allergic fan of kittehs, I thank you for the cuteness.
Thanks for sharing: the pictures brightened my day!
Love your couch. I gave evryone of my girlfriends your gift. That’s 8. 8 people but , I’m related to a lot of them. They ALL loved it.
Such a cute baby and Ferris is so mellow about him! If those were individual pics, I would have done the caption myself and posted the finished product, but since it’s a collage, let me just suggest- Middle Row, photo on the right needs to say: “This foot isn’t going to lick itself.”
AWWWW. He is so cute!!!!
I love cats pics!!! 😀
In other news, I bought your book today at Target! So excited to read it!
Does he chase his tail like he is a giant lizard… or it’s a snake. Because I have a feeling that it’s a little of both.
He is as adorable as he is secret evil mastermind.
Too much cute. You’ve killed me.
You post pictures of a kitten and get 152 comments? I write posts that I think are thought-provoking, timely, and not incidentally, side-splittingly funny and I get… one. Blogging – I’m doing it wrong! ;D
I wish I had the creative genius to think of that. Sorely I am lacking in that department but I am blogging vicariously through you so I think I will be ok and can claim this as my own. lol
Those pictures are begging for captions.
orange cats rock!
Awwwwww…. and… awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww….. what’s even cuter than the kitty? Haley in that picture holding the kitty 🙂
My diabetic wonder aka cat like to squeeze himself under tables and get stuck with just his feet hanging out like frogs legs. I talk about him in my about me section on my blog. I thank Jesus every day when I wake up that he didn’t smother me in my sleep with a pillow.
SO cute! Thank you for the smile!
It´s such a lovely photo. So cute. I got a big smile on my face!
Cats are scheming assholes who steal time, brain functions and air from lungs
(Proving of point…. http://www.canadianinglasgow.com/2012/07/cats-are-assholes.html ) however, the fact that they are assholes makes them 1000% the best creatures on earth.
Support a local asshole today. Adopt a cat.
And dress it.
Adorable! Looks like Ferris is on board, but how is Rolly adjusting? And, uh, yeah, I’m weirdly obsessed with your cats.
…you mean I could have a CAT named Hunter S. Thom(pson)cat? I went the more expensive route and named my child Hunter Speed Thompson. Therapy sessions have not yet started, but I’m sure they will. $$$
Please feel free use pictures of your cats to cover for writers-block moments. Because the internet loves cats. Even if they’re assholes. (They are, you know it, but we all still love them anyway. Somehow…)
I needed that bit of AWWWWW SOO CUTE today. Thank you for phoning it in kittehs know how to make your grumpy mood disappear.
I love HST. He reminds me a bit of my own ridiculous kitten. 🙂
Being pinned under the Writer’s Block really sucks, right? At least you don’t have to worry about your junk being crushed….