No lols from this feline — just some lovely passive voice!
(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
Before I realized my mistake, I thought the signature said Attendrix.
Jun 21, 2007 at 11:10 pm rating: 2
I lol’d anyway.
Jun 21, 2007 at 11:30 pm rating: 1
Hendrix can kiss my ass.
Jun 22, 2007 at 2:06 am rating: 0
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
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
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
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
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
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
team hendrix the cat! poor guy.
Jun 22, 2007 at 5:09 pm rating: 0
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
Hendrix isn’t just the cat, he’s the Man!
Okay, not really.
Jun 23, 2007 at 11:59 am rating: 0
Short and sweet. haha
Jun 23, 2007 at 9:59 pm rating: 0
That’s an amazing name for a cat.
Jun 24, 2007 at 3:56 am rating: 1
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
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
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
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
The real question is, “What does the litter box look like?”
Jun 27, 2007 at 4:23 am rating: 0
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
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
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Jul 2, 2007 at 2:13 pm rating: 0
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
Cats are surprisingly literate these days. Team feline all the way.
Jul 5, 2007 at 1:22 pm rating: 0
Team feline all the way.
Jul 5, 2007 at 1:22 pm rating: 1
Hendrix’s owner is a mom.
Jul 18, 2007 at 3:16 am rating: 0
“if it wasn’t for the toilet, there would be no books”
[...] gotta love that passive voice! any kindly guesses re: the crossed-out word? digg_skin = ‘compact’; [...]
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