Rules my home with an iron paw
- Oct 16, 2015
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- Havelock, North Carolina
You are a beautiful person and they are beautiful girls to you all.When I saw these kitties were getting fed rice, beans and tortilla's, I started feeding them. They live on my porch now. They are tame and adoptable, but it's impossible to get a rescue here to help right now without a foster or making a big donation. So I'm going to try and raise money to get them fixed. sigh.
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Uh-oh! Who's going to be an instigator? It's wonderful that Wanda Heart has been accepted into the furmily! Yes, there's a lot of powerful spirit at Chez Catbird!Looong day! But, when are they ever short? It’s always active here. surya You do realize that once you have a sanctuary, a lot of your time goes into catching cats performing mischievous deeds? I had a lovely phone conversation today and I sat on the front porch to enjoy a rain shower as we talked. The cats must have taken my absence and the rain shower as an inspiration for another joke on Mom! They are really getting very proficient at playing tricks.
I came in and put the phone up. I went to get the clean laundry and put it in the dryer but......... I heard the sound of running water. The washing machine was finished. Hmmm. I could hear the water in the plumbing..... following the sound.... not the kitchen. No broken pipes. Nothing pouring outside. ????
I go towards the back of the house. Nothing in the middle of the house. Oh no! Went to the room with Wanda Heart and the girl crew. Bingo!
I was napping. Why?
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Wanda Heart. Did you turn the water on? That’s never happened in here before.
Now why would you think it was me?
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The evidence was clear. Lol The girl crew has accepted Wanda Heart as a part of their mini clowder.
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I wonder if this was an initiation into the group or just a group activity! It looked to me like they were all having fun!
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We’ve been busy.
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I finally taught the big girls something.
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Watch the birdie!
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Get it Calley!
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She’s getting it! She looks like a kitten again!
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Remember what I showed you Liberty!
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Follow the eyes of the kitten!
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Well Alley! Letting Mom pet while accepting Wanda Heart?
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Going after the toy Liberty?
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I did it Mom!
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We’ve been playing!
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I’m a good kitten!
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They aren’t hissing. They’re chasing my bird.
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I can walk over to them and they don’t run! View attachment 299992
She’s smelling me without swatting me!
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They’re kissing! Tee hee!
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Oh yeah. I did it! We’re all together! I fit right in.
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Did you see that Mom?
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I did see it Wanda Heart. You were in the middle of the whole group of girls!
Hey, Mom. Just so you know..... the kitten left all the wet footprints everywhere.
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No... my paws aren’t wet. I just wanted to lick them.
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I’m one of the clowder Mom! I’m a big girl. View attachment 299999
I see a kitten smile!
Acceptance by this group of older feral females is quite an accomplishment for a little girl. It looks like bringing Winnie the Pooh in as common ground and having the kitties play together helped them to enjoy each other’s company. Wanda Heart has a brave heart. I’m not surprised that they have blended together.
Just for the record, all the paws were wet! Except mine.
Have a great night everyone!
None of my cats has ever done anything like this. I don't think they are strong enough to work our faucets.Wanda Heart. Did you turn the water on?
She's so pretty! I love her.Get it Calley!
A lion heart?Wanda Heart has a brave heart.
I hate having well water, there is never enough.Yes, I am on well water.
There's enough water for my daily shower, but not enough to do the sheets, cat towels, and blankets often enough. Maybe I can get to the laundromat when I'm better. I think we share our well with the neighbor and after 2 loads of laundry, it's practically empty. It probably costs too much to drill another one.I hate dealing with a well for water too but at least the water is good. I have to be careful how much I use too.
Demi & Maggie are indoor only now after the incident with that cat, so Demi can't go out in the garage to kill frogs and other critters. I wonder how he will react if he ever sees one on a window? He won't be able to hurt it.I’ve seen cats chase frogs and play with them as though prey but I don’t see any of the aggression or that excited look of the chase with Banjo.