for the love of cats
I frequently hear cat people say they are adopting a kitten to keep their older adult cat company. In some cases these older cats have been the king and queen of their households, enjoying the luxury of having their person all to themselves. And there are also situations that involve older, adult cats who have suffered the loss of a bonded or maybe not so bonded resident other.
Some cats enjoy the company of another cat—others prefer a solitary cat-free life. Before bringing home a…Continue
Added by Marilyn Krieger, CCBC on December 5, 2011 at 6:19pm — No Comments
It was a cold day in January of 2009 when I finally picked him up at the shelter, he was 2 years old. He had been in that little cage for over 9 months. Took 2 weeks for him to finally come out and say HI, but with limitations.
Soon enough, he was following me everywhere, scared to go outside. But soon he bonded with the whole family and slept by my side. He was always there to great me when I came home from work. Laid at the foot of my bed like he was a KING. My Prissy cat,…Continue
Cats are by nature crepuscular. It's a word I don't like very much as its sounds creepy, but it means they are most active at dawn and dusk. This could be related to their hunting instincts as many prey animals are also most active at these times.
But what it means to me is that in the summer, Rain wants to be up early -- too early. She has a window seat that gets the morning sun and she usually will lay about on it, absorbing the morning sun until 6 a.m., maybe 6:30 if I'm lucky.…Continue