Behind The Butter

not so innocent

someone’s sick of his cat food.

I don’t blame him.

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  • Michele @ Healthy Cultivations
    December 8, 2010 at 11:44 am

    I have one named Serena that gets herself into some serious trouble sometimes!!! I’ll never forget the photos you posted of Dexter escaping.

  • katyrenee
    December 8, 2010 at 11:45 am

    Perhaps he was channeling another Dexter and choose chocolate instead of blood spatter to investigate?

  • Natalia - a side of simple
    December 8, 2010 at 11:46 am

    In Dexter’s defense, the poor guy has to watch you bake up “5lb weight gain” aka “holiest of holy” chocolate treats. I would want in on that action, too 🙂

  • Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin
    December 8, 2010 at 11:47 am

    Hahah he definitely looks guilty!!

  • Laura
    December 8, 2010 at 11:47 am

    Too funny! I also love how there doesn’t seem to be any look of guilt on his face. Ha!

  • Lisa
    December 8, 2010 at 11:48 am

    What a little stinker!!!!

    Have you ever tried making your own cat food?

  • Debbie Phan
    December 8, 2010 at 11:52 am

    LOL! That is so funny Jenna! Hope poor little Dexter doesn’t get sick or anything 😉

  • Heather (Heather's Dish)
    December 8, 2010 at 12:03 pm

    if you have some good pet food recipes up your sleeves i know 2 dogs that wouldn’t mind a break from their normal food either… 😉

  • Jessica @ How Sweet
    December 8, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    Just today I was wondering if you still had Dexter because you hadn’t mentioned him much! Time for new food…

  • Estela @ Weekly Bite
    December 8, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    Yikes! My dog did that when he was a puppy. It was a disaster… 😉

  • Jessica
    December 8, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    LOL oh, mine does the same thing. And looks JUST like yours! So cute. You can’t be mad for long!

  • nicole
    December 8, 2010 at 12:25 pm

    Aww, he’s probably tired of it because he always sees and smells you baking your tasty treats. I think he wants your to make him some cat treats!

  • Camille
    December 8, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    Busted! That’s why they are made so cute, so we don’t kill them 🙂

  • Jess @ The Squiggly Way
    December 8, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    Could be worse, I came home the other day to find one of my dogs had eaten my glasses!! Yes, my glasses. Still have no idea where one of the lenses is, but the arms were completely chewed and bent in half! He was apparently shopping for a new chew toy on my nightstand.

    It’s a good thing he is so adorable, or I would have made him into a pair of glasses! :o)

  • megan @ whatmegansmaking
    December 8, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Love it! He looks so devious 🙂

  • Conni
    December 8, 2010 at 12:55 pm


  • Lauren at KeepItSweet
    December 8, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    hahaha he must have smelled the chocolate!

  • Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga)
    December 8, 2010 at 1:01 pm

    OMG!!! You must have flipped a lid…not only at the mess but the fact that a great choc cake was thief-ed. By kitty 🙂 But I would pick cake over cat food, any day, too 🙂

  • Jackie
    December 8, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    Haha someone is looking guilty in that picture…

  • Mary @ Bites and Bliss
    December 8, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Obviously the horns hold up the halo 😉

  • Anne P
    December 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    LOL! That’s amazing. He looks so guilty. Did he seriously knock that whole pan down from the counter?!

  • Anne@MyZenPulse
    December 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    My kitty looks just like Dexter! We found mysterious kitty prints in the pumpkin pie a few years back… a month before that, she escaped with (and either hid or ate) an entire quesadilla… and I got a text from my mom while she was living there saying that kitty looked very guilty with a piece of spaghetti over her head… But we love them!

  • Cathy B. @ Bright Bakes
    December 8, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    that is one gorgeous cat! and i don’t even (usually) care much for cats!
    cathy b.

  • Baking 'n' Books
    December 8, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    That picture is priceless. How do you capture these moments! (and I kinda thought is was cat food first, but also thought it could have been dropped chocolate cookies…;) )

  • Becky
    December 8, 2010 at 2:19 pm

    Best. Blog. Post. Ever.

    Please include more Dexter! He is amazing.

    • Baking 'n' Books
      December 8, 2010 at 7:35 pm

      Ditto. I want a Dexter…

      • Ella
        December 9, 2010 at 10:05 am

        I third this! I love seeing Dexter! (he is the male alter ego to my black female cat) Cats are so hilarious.

  • Moni'sMeals
    December 8, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    so cute!

  • Sana
    December 8, 2010 at 2:32 pm

    So SO sneaky. I love it.

  • Sharon
    December 8, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    Uh-oh. Be careful with cats and chocolate-it can make them sick! Hopefully he didn’t actually ingest any-maybe this is his way of saying “can you please make some nice cat treats next time?”

  • Mom
    December 8, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Ohhhhh…. Bring Dexter home!!!

  • Karla
    December 8, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    LOL what a character!!! I didn’t realize cats had such personality 🙂

  • Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food)
    December 8, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    LOL! Look at his face! What a cutie!

  • Laura
    December 8, 2010 at 4:01 pm

    I don’t blame him either. You’ve got things like Oh Baby bars & cupcakes around and he gets cat food? I’d knock over the bowl too 🙂

  • Leah @ Why Deprive?
    December 8, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    hahaha oh no!! I always worry about the day my dog realizes that she can easily get to the food I leave on the table. No good can come of it.

  • Jillian @ Reshape Your Life
    December 8, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    Oh Dexter!! How funny! And how cute is his face after… he looks kind of proud of himself. lol

  • Marie-Journey to Body Zen
    December 8, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    That is hilarious!

  • Erica D @ Gratitouille
    December 8, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    Wow, did he knock it off the counter?! Cats never cease to amaze me. At least it looks like he limited his serving size, though! 😉

  • Rebecca @ How the Cookies Crumble
    December 8, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    Hahaha! Curiosity killed the cat!

  • jessica
    December 8, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    Yeah, I could never eat the same thing everyday! 🙂

  • courtney
    December 8, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    I love pets 🙂

  • Maria
    December 8, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    my dog does something like this with his food. In the morning, I will feed him a mix of dry and wet food and he separates it himself. He’ll take a bite, spit it on the carpet and just eat the wet food. Then I’m left with kibble all over the floor which he then puts in his mouth and tosses up in the air as a child would throw their popcorn and try to catch it in his mouth. He’s a crazy little thing.

  • jodi
    December 8, 2010 at 9:47 pm

    awe…. haha. what a great post!

  • Ravenous Rowie
    December 9, 2010 at 1:08 am

    Our cats do things like that too, but then our dogs finish it off!

  • Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down)
    December 9, 2010 at 2:59 am

    Oh Dexter…haha. What a cutie. :mrgreen:

  • Kasey
    December 9, 2010 at 5:53 am

    Dexter is such a cutie!!! He wants some kitty friendly baked treats 🙂

  • MelanieF
    December 9, 2010 at 6:26 am

    My cat Guizmo gets himself into troubles everyday! This morning he was on the kitchen counter and he trew the paper towel holder on the floor…it’s like this everyday! But, I do love him and cutie face. 🙂

  • Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef
    December 9, 2010 at 7:03 am

    awww, my kitty has taken to begging for my husband’s cheerios…

  • Lauren
    December 9, 2010 at 7:05 am

    Does Dexter ever help you taste test butter cream frosting?

  • lindsay
    December 9, 2010 at 7:41 am

    I thought only dogs did stuff like that…too funny!!

  • SueP
    December 9, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    Oh Dexter…..Oh my.

    I like how he’s giving you the sintk-eye. 🙂

  • Lacey @ Lake Life
    December 9, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    I think I would do the same thing if I lived in a house where so many delicious recipes are made but I had to suffice on the same meal every day 🙂

  • Michaela
    December 9, 2010 at 4:56 pm

    Once we had a sushi party, and I caught Mari sitting on the table, licking the nigiri.

    We didn’t tell our guests.

  • Marie
    December 9, 2010 at 5:10 pm

    Oh, Dexter. I can’t even tell you how many times Jozy has knocked things off my counters/tables. No food yet, though…

  • Carpensm @ A Life Without Ice Cream
    December 14, 2010 at 11:09 am

    Oh Dexter is super cute… I’m biased because my Gidget has the same markings on her chest… something mischevious about black cats with white spots…so cute you don’t see them coming 😛