I was on a business trip on the night of November 27, 2001.
But I was bored.
I contacted my wife on whatever instant messenger program we were using at the time and this is what resulted:
Auto response from VTFurrs: Sorry, we’re idle.
JayIDX1: issa lemur!
JayIDX1: hi lemur
JayIDX1: how are you feeling, lemurgirl?
VTFurrs: not bad, except for that nasty chest cough
VTFurrs: there issa baby lemur runnin around here
VTFurrs: she hassa bonnet on anna rattle
JayIDX1: I feel sort of okay except that the glands in my throat are very sore
JayIDX1: ooh, grabbit! cuddle it!
VTFurrs: she has a stripey tail
VTFurrs: an fierce claws an teeth
JayIDX1: ooh, that sounds like a ferOcious beastie
JayIDX1: I would feet it treats to placeate it
VTFurrs: i has grabbed it
VTFurrs: she is sittin on my lap with her butt in the air
JayIDX1: that sounds like a kat
VTFurrs: she don’t say nuthin
JayIDX1: are you sure it’s not a kat?
VTFurrs: not sure how can you tell?
JayIDX1: does it have a soft white belly?
VTFurrs: not sure, it is soft but she won’t let me look at it
JayIDX1: does she have two paddy paws and two bunny feet?
VTFurrs: oh well, she has debarked now
VTFurrs: think so, she is scratchin her ear w/ the bunny foot
VTFurrs: oh well, she has gone back to runnin around
VTFurrs: You can’t stop them kitty-kats from runnin’ around
JayIDX1: you goin’ out soon to the arkestra?
VTFurrs: yeah but I hafta eat first
JayIDX1: yeah, kats are real mavens for the runnin’ around
Ah, the Internet. What would we ever have done without it?