**A conversation with Maxx about math**

**Saul:** Maxx don’t bother me I’m baking**Maxx:** You just made a mistake, you might want to recheck your measurements**Saul:** Maxx you’re a cat what do you do know about measurements?**Maxx:** measurements are math kinda right? So, cats are naturally gifted at math, how do you not know that?**Saul:** I had no idea, explain further**Maxx:** You’ve heard of AP Math right?**Saul:** Of course**Maxx:** AP originally meant Always Purring**Saul:** You’re making that up**Maxx:** No, totally true — every cat is good at math, which causes smugness, which results in purring

Saul: I’m learning so much**Maxx:** Great, but you still put too much flour in that dough, and not enough sugar**Saul:** Are you sure I double checked all my math**Maxx:** which one of us is purring?**Saul:** Point taken, do you think I should start over**Maxx:** You’ll probably be okay, worst case scenario is you eat those and if anyone questions why you’re shoveling a half dozen cinnamon buns in your mouth tell them you’re drunk, nobodies going to question that**Saul:** You are a smart cat**Maxx:** I can also jump from the cat tree to the pool table which is a 7 foot jump — ya know why?**Saul:** Why? because cats are going jumpers?**Maxx:** No because I did the math, and unlike you I did it right**Saul:** Now you’re just being mean**Maxx:** Remember yesterday when I desperately wanted treats and I got no treats?**Saul:** Yes**Maxx:** exactly