Cinco and Manna act just like young human siblings. They love to play and they love to fight. Sometimes it is only subtle signs that help me to tell the difference as they chase each other up and down the hallway. It reminds me a lot of my sister and I when we were kids!

Watching them as they playfully wrestle makes me smile. They do all kinds of silly things to antagonize each other. I’ve seen Manna just run up and pounce Cinco and I’ve seen seen Cinco mess with Manna’s tail until she just can’t take it anymore. Oh! I can’t forget to mention the intense staring contests.

In this week’s funny cat photo, Cinco and Manna had been playing for several minutes. They raced up and down the hall, wrestled a few times, and finally looked like they were going to calm down for a while. Manna walked up near Cinco and he flopped over on his side into this position. I’m not exactly sure why he stuck his tongue out. Perhaps it is a bonus kitty taunt.

A Kitty Taunt - Cinco and Manna

Cinco (channeling Monty Python): “Go away or I shall taunt you a second time!”

Here’s a close up of Cinco’s face in case that is too small:

A Kitty Taunt Close up

Crazy eyes and a raspberry! That’s pretty serious stuff.

Do your cats do things to antagonize one another?