So Stanley, Has anyone ever told you that you look like someone famous?
All the time. Sylvester is my brother so I get a lot of grief for that!
How is it that your brother is a famous TV personality and you're just an ordinary cat? Just my bad luck, that's all. Here's how it all happened:
My brother and I were living in L.A. and we were looking for something to do. You know young tomcats, we're always on the prowl... We see this sign for Warner Brother Studios and it says "Cats wanted for Audition - lunch provided". We both look at each other and say "Free food - let's go!"
We get there and there's no food! My brother and I are the first to arrive so they call me into this other room for something called a screening. I wasn't sure what a screening was so I looked around quick to make sure it didn't involve Vets or dogs.
The lights got bright and this cute little old lady came out and started scratching my head. The guy in the big chair said to me "Cat, I need you to look very innocent and harmless while this lady is in the room and when she leaves I want you to snatch that parakeet out of the cage and shove him in your mouth."
That sounded easy enough so I gave the old lady my big-eyed look with a purr and rubbed my head against her leg. She walked out and I dove for the bird cage. I grabbed the little bird and shoved him in my mouth.
Stanley, that sounds like a great audition. What happened next?
Well, right after I got the bird in my mouth the guy in the big chair yells "Cut! Let's do that scene one more time!" Some guy comes over to me and says "Spit out the bird please." I say, "Gulp, What bird?"
After that things got really crazy. Someone grabbed me by the tail and threw me into the lobby. I heard the big chair guy yell "Get me another bird!"
I was happy because I had lunch but I was pretty sure I was not going to get the job. They called my brother Sylvester in and as he passed he said "any advice?" I just smiled and said "Better not swallow the bird."
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