The Euro 2016 football tournament, which is held in Le Roi’s fatherland this year, starts today with France v Romania. Louis Catorze could not be more excited. He’s not showing it on the outside, but we know he feels it in his heart and that he’s hoping Les Bleus will bring it home.
In honour of this magnificent event, we decided to see whether Louis Catorze’s powers of perception were as finely-tuned as those of his brother, Luther, who, at the last World Cup, correctly predicted the result of England’s opening game by hoofing down the Italian bresaola and not even acknowledging the English Cumberland sausage.
Obviously this was going to be more of a challenge with a cat who doesn’t like food. So, with Napoléon as the face of France and UKIP’s Nigel Farage dutifully representing the Romanians (as a gesture of goodwill following his unkind remarks about them), we put Louis Catorze to the test with a very special occasion Dreamie atop a pile of Arcana Pacifica. The first to be eaten would be the winner of the opening game.
(And no, he’s not usually allowed Dreamies, ever. But, just this once, we thought we’d faire les choses en grand.)
So this is how things went:
1. No reaction whatsoever for several minutes
2. My video fails due to not enough space on my phone (too many cat photos)
3. Brief interest in the French plate, which Cat Daddy captures on his phone
4. His recording fails too (although he won’t say what’s taking up the space on his phone)
5. OFF CAMERA, THE ROMANIAN DREAMIE IS EATEN; THE FRENCH ONE STILL REMAINS UNTOUCHED AT THE TIME OF POSTING
We are in shock: this is not at all what we wanted or expected and we don’t quite know what to do with ourselves now.
Louis Catorze is sunning himself on the patio and couldn’t give a shit.
5 thoughts on “Le foot rentre chez nous”
Maybe dog teasing or slug racing are sports more to his liking?
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Which team won, though? Enquiring minds want to know if Le Roi was correct! XD
France won, so he was way off! If you’re a betting woman, though, there’s still something in it for you: just do the opposite of what he predicts! 🙄
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I’m not really interested in sports, I just wanted to know how accurate your prediction techniques are. ;D But now you know how (in)accurate Le Roi is, you could make a fortune!
Then again, I have to think he’d probably pick the winner next time while you bet on the loser just to spite you. xD