Michael, there's something different in your post-op writing; a sort of f. u. attitude that appeals very much. It's almost as if you suddenly, really, don't give a horned toad's about what anybody else may think. Quite appealing!
Anyway, I'm one of those oddballs who enjoys a cat or, rather, its doughnuts for what it is - in the best sense - a creative plus.
You must do some water shots.