I don't have a good story about the boot. I just got it this evening. I wish I could say it was due to something interesting or admirable or even understandable like ice, but no, just spontaneous genuflecto-dorso-somethingo. It's a big pain-o. Basically, I can't bend my toes because doing so makes me want to cry and break something. The boot prevents that. Luckily, I have a trove of black boots I can wear to complement such an awesome fashion choice. The cat, however, is harder to accessorize. At least it's Friday, and I can work on it over the weekend before going back to work.