Hendrix is the cat

June 21st, 2007 · 43 comments

No lols from this feline — just some lovely passive voice!

Our house is dirty. Cleaning needs to be done. Thanx, Hendrix

(Thanx to Megan in Michigan for submitting.)

related: Does the floor have the capability of sweeping itself?

 

FILED UNDER: cats · cleaning · Michigan · passive voice · roommates · signed with love · whiteboard


43 responses so far ↓

  • #1   A

    Before I realized my mistake, I thought the signature said Attendrix.

    Jun 21, 2007 at 11:10 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

     
  • #2   Johnny [Squared]

    I lol’d anyway.

    Jun 21, 2007 at 11:30 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     
  • #3   josie

    Hendrix can kiss my ass.

    Jun 22, 2007 at 2:06 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #4   Erin

    I think all passive aggressive notes should be written in passive voice. It just adds to the whole feeling and I love the run-on sentence too but then I imagine the cat probably hasn’t studied much grammar.

    Jun 22, 2007 at 6:06 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

     
  • #5   Vampira

    I really feel this note was a let down… The writer should have drawn a paw print too for cuteness.

    Jun 22, 2007 at 6:45 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

     
  • #6   Stephanie

    Wow, I should really read the titles of these posts. Took me forever to realize that Hendricks is the cat. Also, not funny. :-(

    Jun 22, 2007 at 8:21 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     
  • #7   BoggyWoggy

    go to: http://www.weeworld.com and check out mikesmith’s weeme. His quote is: “Passive-Aggressive, without the passive, Asshole.”

    Jun 22, 2007 at 8:56 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #8   Brigid Keely

    Maybe the cleaning fairies will come when summoned by notes such as this, and then the apartment will be cleaned by them?

    Jun 22, 2007 at 10:04 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     
  • #9   MLA

    I feel your pain Hendrix. I’m going to start leaving passive-aggressive notes in the name of small children, pets or inanimate objects (Dear Pigs, If you spill, do I not need to be cleaned? You suck, Maytag Refrigerator II, Esq.)

    Jun 22, 2007 at 3:36 pm   rating: 6  small thumbs up

     
  • #10   eh

    team hendrix the cat! poor guy.

    Jun 22, 2007 at 5:09 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #11   AC

    Naming your cat Hendrix is dumb. But, smart cat to be able to figure out the dry erase board.

    Jun 23, 2007 at 6:43 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #12   Strideo

    Hendrix isn’t just the cat, he’s the Man!

    Okay, not really.

    Jun 23, 2007 at 11:59 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #13   Anna

    Short and sweet. haha

    Jun 23, 2007 at 9:59 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #14   Marissa

    That’s an amazing name for a cat.

    Jun 24, 2007 at 3:56 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     
  • #15   Veronica

    Mmmm…delciously passive-agrressive. Telling it like it is.

    [but then blaming it on the cat]

    Jun 24, 2007 at 9:28 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #16   Veronica

    Whoops, the “it” I was refering to was the note, not the mess. Just thought I’d clarify.

    Jun 24, 2007 at 9:29 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #17   Lana

    Oh geez. Our cat, Spike, leaves most of the messes (fur, hairballs, cat foot, poop). If Hendrix is anythign like Spike, he needs to learn how to run the Swiffer and help out a little.

    Jun 25, 2007 at 10:07 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #17.1   wiccan31576 bang

      If Spike is leaving his foot places, you’ve got bigger problems than a dirty floor!!

      Jun 12, 2008 at 1:44 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #18   Garr

    The real question is, “What does the litter box look like?”

    Jun 27, 2007 at 4:23 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #19   Collaroy

    Notice how the writer (yeah, I know, Hendrix the cat, very cute ha ha) doesn’t say WHO needs to do the cleaning? It’s safe to say that whoever wrote this is thinking “but not by me”. After all, she already did the most important thing: the announcement on the dry erase board. Dipwit.

    Jun 27, 2007 at 6:14 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #20   Psipsina

    Amen, Lana. Of the two hours it takes to clean my apartment thoroughly, 115 minutes are spent cleaning up cat messes. I love them, and I wouldn’t get rid of them, but I don’t think I’m going to replace them when they wear out.

    Jun 29, 2007 at 1:17 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #21   RaggDolly121

    3 words: I. Hate. Cats.

    Jul 2, 2007 at 2:13 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #22   Idman

    Cats are surprisingly literate these days. I hear they offer courses in feline now for English as a Second Language students.

    Jul 5, 2007 at 1:21 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #23   Idman

    Cats are surprisingly literate these days. Team feline all the way.

    Jul 5, 2007 at 1:22 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #24   Idman

    Team feline all the way.

    Jul 5, 2007 at 1:22 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

     
  • #25   Alex

    Hendrix’s owner is a mom.

    Jul 18, 2007 at 3:16 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
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