If you check back through the Clyde blog history, you may note there is a common thread running through many of the pictures.
Clyde is relaxed. In a very Clyde fashion:
After next Wednesday, though, Clyde may be a little more self-conscious and a little less happy about how he relaxes. The folks have discussed things for a while, now, and recognize that they have no plans to breed Clyde, wonderful though he is. He is going to become an it.
[ominous music here] Surgery.
And then they'll leave him for a week alone with me and the cats, so we take the blame for his discomfort, while they go off on another one of their Elderhostel jaunts.
Don't forget to stop by Modulator each Friday, to check out the other critters at Friday's Ark.