Captain Caveman Alive and Well in My Bathroom

I’m pretty sure Captain Caveman lives in my house…and uses my downstairs bathroom quite frequently.

Do you remember Captain Caveman – or Cavey to his friends?  Ooooh, Cavey!  He appeared quite frequently as a key member of the “Scooby Doobies” team on Hanna Barbera’s Laff-a-Lympics cartoon back in the late 70’s and 80’s.  He also had his own show where he was joined by the Teen Angels (who looked scary-similar to The Pussycats minus Josie) and they would solve mysteries.  In case you need further remembering, Cavey was the dude with the big schnoz, whose face and body was covered by a caveman-fur-tunic-which-also-completely-covered-his-face fur tunic thing.  He could fly and would sometimes accidentally consume large non-food items like bicycles and lamps.  But he would mostly “help” the Teen Angels by pulling an assortment of crazy crap out of his caveman-fur-tunic-which-also-completely-covered-his-face fur tunic thing.  You never knew WHAT was stashed in there until it came OUT.

[As a side note, this cartoon sounds completely, completely moronic.  Yet you remember it, right?  Which means you watched it.  And the state rests, Your Honor, in the case of Society vs. What’s Wrong with Today’s Youth.]

But the reason I think Cavey’s in my house now, somewhere in the vicinity of my downstairs bathroom, is because when I went to clean it last time, I found floating in the toilet bowl: a twist tie, three leaves, and a bee ON a cranberry-sized crabapple.  All floating – completely formed and undamaged – in the toilet.

So unless the kids have the most AMAZING intuitive eating skills followed by the most incredible digestive track (which would allow things to POP out the other end completely unscathed), then my vote is for Captain Caveman.  Captain CAAAAAVEMAAAAAAANNNN!

Now if you’ll excuse me, I hear the dog drinking out of the toilet yet again and I have to go stop him before Cavey accidentally gobbles him up.    

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