Sunday, January 20, 2013

Another Weekend Visitor!

Remember Everette?  Remember Sonny?  Well, I've got another little one spending the weekend and egad is she cute!

I chose to not give her a name. She's only here until her appointment with the spay doctor Tuesday morning, and will be available for adoption at the Humane Society on Wednesday.  Don't expect to find her there on Thursday.

She has leetle rounded ears.

While I have your attention, I must fill you in on Sonny's adoption tale. 

He had his neuter surgery on a Wednesday, and was made available for adoption the following day.  The shelter opens at 11:00 on Thursdays and he was literally out the door by noon.

It was by sheer luck that I was able to meet his mom.  I was working that day and a cattery staff member mentioned to me that Sonny had an interested party.  I dashed out to the lobby hoping to meet her and was so glad I did!

Micki was all smiles in love with the boy and surely didn't need my effusive input about what a dear he is.  I slipped her one of my cards and asked that she please let me know how he did in his new home.

She was so kind.  Here is what she sent:

I have to tell you what you already know, he is such an absolute love bug and his new papa and I are totally in love with him and it started the first few minutes I first saw him!! 

He sleeps with us and his papa and him have woke me up both nights now playing on the bed, in the middle of the night with him purring like crazy!  We are keeping his name as is, it fits him!  

It's kind of funny or cool but we've been looking for a kitten since before Christmas, looking at the shelter a couple of times and answering Craig's list ads and not having any luck. We got 4 or 5 answers back but then wouldn't get a return answer when I'd say we definitely would like to look at the litter. In fact on the night before we got Sonny I thought we had one for sure, it got down to me asking for an address and then I got no answers back.

We waited for a couple of hours that evening for the return email and nothing!!  In fact the kitten we thought we were going to get was almost an exact twin of Sonny, Tony said not to worry, that there was the right kitty waiting out there for us and lo and behold there he was/is. He's perfect for us and we feel very lucky to have him! 

I wish I could adequately express the joy that all the adoption stories bring me.  Forgive the redundancy, but helping to raise the kittens and having them around the house is not the sole purpose of my fostering.  Knowing that I've had some part in them finding the kind of home that Micki and Tony provide is the icing on the cake.

And I do love cake.  With icing.


  1. You deserve all the cake and icing you can possibly ingest!

    Thanks for sharing the stories and pix.

  2. I so do love hearing from people who adopt my fosters, it doesn't happen nearly enough. Congrats to Sonny's people for finding him :)

  3. Hooray for Sonny, and that little one is so adorable.

    Cake and icing you say. Well,now I will definitely remember to update the foster mom of two of my three so she can have cake and icing too.

  4. The nameless girl is so adorable! Silly ears!
    THANK YOU for the great Sonny news. Congratulations to him and his new family. It was clearly meant to be!

  5. What a lovely post. Heart warming : )
    This news made my day
    Thank you

  6. So nice to know I am not the only person who waits for their next feline to appear. My mom said the cat world knew when someone put the Kitty Welcome Mat out - wait and they will come. The right one will come to you. Congrats on Sonny, jealous over your visitor.

  7. awwww - that is wonderful!!! love hearing these stories. :)

  8. Congratulations Sonny, Micki, and Tony on being a forever family! <3 <3

    Oh, those little round EARS!!! I want to kiss them!


  9. Yaaaaaaaaaaaay for Sonny and his new humans! That's what fostering is all about, at least to me: helping cats to find furever homes. Being able to enjoy them until they do find furver homes is the icing on the cake for me. *shrugs* What's cake and what's icing is just details. What matters is that we're all in it because we love cats and want them to have loving furever homes, and if we can all agree on that, then we're all getting our cake and our icing so we're all going to end up fat, happy, and satisfied. *G*

  10. That little visitor is far too cute!
    Yay for Sonny! How wonderful that he's settled in instantly!

  11. You can't fool me - THAT'S NOT A REAL KITTY! I know googly eyes when I see them!

  12. The meezer is lovely and so is Sonny's adoption story! He's a special one and it's so good to hear he's with people who recognize that.

    Hooray!! Yet another happy family in Tacoma, WA. All thanks to you, Sue!