Can you see it? That nasty pest who’s demolishing my garden? He’s hiding behind what’s left of the clump of ornamental grass, next to those smaller rocks. He’s black…and white…those aren’t antenna…they’re whiskers. And that big black nuisance isn’t a bug…it’s a kitten. He’s hidden pretty well. It’s kind of hard to make out his […]
The kittens are almost 6 weeks old now and I must say, the perfect age for a house cat. They don’t need to grow anymore…I forbid it. At this age, kittens are just coordinated enough to romp and play WITHOUT tearing the house apart. Mama still “cleans up” after them, so no nasty kitten surprises […]
This year’s “house” batch of kittens are now 3 weeks old…oh my, they grow like weeds! I’m pretty sure it’ll only be a couple more days before this little guy can climb out and terrorize my entire house…I’d better enjoy these next couple days….ugh…here we go…again!
Have you ever seen a kitten play dead? Whit has this almost 3 week old baby fully trained to do the trick…really… All Whit has to do is hold the baby while on its back. Growing up as a kitten is hard work…being cute makes you very sleepy…or so I’m told. “Little Brown” looks pretty […]
We have a batch of baby kitties due very soon…how unusual. So, I felt the need to post pictures of a few from last season. The first one is, “Mando Comando“. Her hair looked like that without any help. So sometimes we called her, “Mohawk Mandy“. She even knew how to wave, “Hello” ! She’s […]
Originally posted here on Real Country Living~November, 2008 Cat’s come across as independent, but we all know they need help when it comes to kitty grooming. Your cat really needs you, even though she may not show it and chooses to put on a self-reliant air. Most cat owners worry a great deal about the […]
Originally posted here on Real Country Living~June, 2009 Just about every spring, we have a batch of baby kitties taking up residence in our home. Normally, there are no cats allowed inside, but our girls insist that a mama and her babies deserve the royal treatment…so indoors they come. We have a special ‘maternity box’ […]