sparky955 (sparky955) wrote in mfu_canteen,
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Enough already!

Is there a polite way to tell someone that the Christmas gifts they purchase for you just are NOT you?   Since his death, my brother's wife & daughter have done nothing but send me cat presents.  Cat sweatshirts.  Cat mugs.  Funny cat books.  A cat umbrella.  A cat hand mirror.  I don't want to hurt their feelings, and just can't think of a way to tell them that although I moved into this house with 5 cats, I really don't collect cat crap (well, literally I do, cleaning litter boxes, but you know what I mean).  I really, really, really don't want to hurt their feelings.
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