Monday, January 14, 2013

A Proper Introduction ~or~ How Carmela Came to Me

First of all, you have to swear to keep a secret.  Do you swear?  Do you??  All right then.

Barring any unforeseen circumstances (which I cannot imagine), the Pugsley twins have found their new homes! 

Yes, I said homes - plural.  Don't be disappointed that they won't be staying together.  I think you'll approve of their happily-ever-afters.  Neither has left the nest yet, but the clock is ticking...  Then what?!

So last week I mentioned to Dr. Robbins that I was getting dangerously low on kittens and would be needing a refill sooner than later.  But of course, it's the slow season...

I went to lunch and said to Traci who was working Receiving that day, "Traci, I need some kittens!"  She smiled, nodded knowingly, (she knows me all too well) and said, "You know how it is this time of year."  "Yeah", I said.  "I just wanted to plant the seed."

I came back from lunch and said to Traci, "Where are my kittens?"  Well, you've no doubt guessed the rest.  There was a little black kitten right there on the counter that someone had dropped off during my lunch hour.  (Insert smiley face here.)  Dr. Robbins would need to have a look, but maybe she'd be mine!

Sure enough, after her baby kitten exam the doc said, "Sue, here's your new kitten!  Ask and you shall receive!"

And so I happily received Carmela.  What a living doll.  She's quarantined from the Pugsleys for now, but I do spend lots of one-on-one with her. 

She's made herself right at home.

Rosie cracks me up. She's all like, "Yeah, whatevs. I'm sleepy."

(Oh, and there's one more secret. Carmela may have a home already as well.)


  1. Carmela is a girl on a mission, a mission to not stop moving! Nice to know these babies have homes waiting for them. But then what??? You better start asking Traci & Dr. Robbins to send out "Sue wants kittens" vibes...

  2. What poofy, busy girl! I kept expecting her to fall through the hole and land on top of poor Rosie! :)

  3. The contrast between calm Rosie and the very busy Carmela is amazing to me. I love how kittens just play & play; anything and everything is a toy.

  4. Aww! Spazzy kitten...too cute! Love the bristled pipe cleaner tail.

  5. I am in awe of Carmela's perpetual energy...though I did wonder whether she would fall thru!

    ANd WHAT is so fascinating in that corner?

  6. Don't you just love it when it works out like that :)

  7. I love how Rosie studiously ignores the zaniness occurring over her head. I suppose she's very used to crazy kittens by now, though, and Carmela has a serious case of ants in her pants. Her family is going to have their hands full!