How to Build a Fort

Step 1: Survey the build site.

Step 2: Clear the build site - but the kitten can stay.

Step 3: Strategically angle support structure for maximum usable space.

Step 4: Set up walls. The kitten will take it from here.

Step 5a: Check to see if the fort is big enough for two.

Step 5b: Decide it is not and chase off brother who is only mildly interested anyway.

Step 6: Knock walls down close to support structure to keep The Girl from joining you in the fort.

Step 7: Check the roof. The Girl, after all, is in communications not contracting.

Side note: Your fort should always have two entrances to allow for escape during a Thunder or if The Girl decides she wants to take your picture.

And finally: Relax and enjoy!

Today’s Thunder Thursday guest is our second dog – my friend Michelle’s pooch, Hazel. People at Michelle’s job think she does a lot of hard work, but we all know who is behind her success.

"Who moved the stapler?!? "

9 responses to “How to Build a Fort

  1. What a great idea — I’m going to try that this weekend.

  2. I loved it. #7 made me laugh.

  3. That’s great, I’m going to make it for my cats tonight, not sure I can offer a secondary exit but I can give them a cave 🙂

  4. Great idea! Now I want to build myself a fort.

  5. Pingback: How to Build a Fort, Part 3 | Kitten Thunder: Life lessons and cat tales

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