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Merry Christmas to Beamer, the cat who eats everything in sight!

He’s eaten Ibuprofen, an aloe plant and a whole corn cob

Recently my cat Beamer got into the garbage (my fault) and ate an entire leftover chicken breast and several bites of steak.

I had just cleaned the fridge.

This cat never fails to amaze me. He will eat anything.

He does this quickly and quietly – a true hunter – so we often don’t notice what’s stolen until it’s simply gone.

You know the material raw chicken comes in? Like, the clear plastic wrap plus that foam material? Yeah, he’s eaten part of that.

Didn’t faze’m.

One Christmas, he took off with an entire loaf of pumpkin bread wrapped in a bag. We caught him as he tried to make a mad dash under the bed.

He takes anything off the counters: fortune cookies, bacon, a sandwich.

My cat Beamer will eat anything

A corn cob? He ate the whole thing. The. Whole. Cob.

Avocados? Chomped away on those.

Part of an aloe plant? Gone. That plant’s dead.

Bananas, used paper towels, carpet threads and dog-hair “dust bunnies?” … check, check, check and check!

He ate an unknown amount of Ibuprofen (my fault again), and while he was very sick for a few days, he lived.

If you accidentally drop any type of medication … birth control … a foster dog’s pain medication … he runs over in a near panic to swallow it.

He killed and ate an entire bunny, not to mention the other creatures he managed to catch and murder.

Oh, Beamer. Such a terror.

We love you, and we’ve learned to manage you really well by now, for your safety and our sanity.

Always an opportunist. What will you get into next?

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Friday 19th of December 2014

That Beamer is one of a kind! Look at all the good stories he makes possible for you to share. Fun post. Thank you!

Barbara Rivers

Friday 19th of December 2014

WOW .. the WHOLE CORN COB? Beamer-boy must have an iron stomach ;-)


Friday 19th of December 2014

Oh my. Bad kitteh! This is hysterical!

Rachel @ My Two Pitties

Thursday 18th of December 2014

Greedy kitty! But that is a whole other level of greedy! Lol! Gina's greedy too but not quite that bad. This morning I found myself tearing off bits of almond butter on toast when she insisted I had to share.

Sometimes she sits by my plate on the coffee table & sneaks her paw around my water glass, trying to snatch things off the plate as if I won't notice. It's too funny to make her stop. But unlike Beamer, she is fairly picky so she turns down most of what I offer her. And she has a tiny appetite so she's over it after a few bites. I wish I had that problem!

Lindsay Stordahl

Friday 19th of December 2014

Gina is adorable! I'm glad she tries to sneak a few bites of your food here and there as well. Scout will sit and beg for my food but then he doesn't actually want anything. It's like he just does it because Beamer does. Or he just wants attention.


Thursday 18th of December 2014

I'm laughing out loud reading this! My Bruce is the dog version of him, such an opportunist!

Lindsay Stordahl

Friday 19th of December 2014

Haha. Oh Bruce!