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So, a funny thing happened on the way to the forum vet. I chose to get Sally Von Schtupp's heartworm preventative from the SPCA instead of our vet, because it is tres cheap there. *cough* It is impossible for me to go to a shelter and not want to bring home all the babies. For the record, I did not adopt all the babies.

This lovely young man did come home with me. His previous owners had him, another cat, a dog, and kids, and moved. And left him at the shelter. :( BUT YAY FOR US. He's four, lovely, super affectionate, and came with the name "Bootsie." We are attempting to jazz that up as "Master Bootsie "McLovin" Collins of the Funkadelic." That is what his official papers read. HEEEE. (Which is only slightly longer than my sister's grey tabby, who is officially named Greg the Subsititue Philosphy Teacher.)

Here is Bootsie McAWESOME chilling out in our bathtub. It's very cool and hidey in there.



Ms. Hope (full name: Hope comma A New colon Episode Four) ventured in this morning to check out the "new cat smell." Actually, she came in because she smelled his food. He came up behind her and checked out her hinter smells, and she looked back at him and went back to sniffing his food, then did an IMMEDIATE DOUBLE TAKE and jumped back. Ahahaha. They are still nervously checking each other out, but no hissing or such.



(It should be noted that Hope is our resident Ambassador to our sovereign nation of Eh-Stoney-a. She greets all newcomers, passes out pamphlets for the touristy site-seeing trips, and offers coupons for reduced travel rates. She also handles all treaties and disputes through mreowing and biscuit making. It's a one-two punch of solution, that's what.)

"Why, hello. I see you noticing my feathery toes and tail and belleh. Yes, yes, I am used to the oohing and ahhing. I am beautiful, but I do not let it go to my head. You may caress."



I've decided that instead of an R&B voice (what I imagined his kitty voice to sound like) he has a Pepe LePew voice. "Ze sauerkraut does not run from ze corn beef! I am ze snake, and you have charmed me..."

Sally is DYING to go lick his head, but Bootsie is not to keen for that just yet. Oh, Sally. They can't all be your babies. (She's been bringing her duck-baby all over this morning as if to say, "Why, I have other species as children, there is no reason why I cannot have you, too! Just...one...leeek!"

New behaviors observed as of this typing: he is a SUCKER for head scritches. To the point of almost doing a forward somersault to get your hands where he wants them. Ahahaha. As soon as you get a good scritch going, he immediately flops onto his side and begins purring. And then come the biscuits. He has ENORMOUS paws, so i think he's making baguettes, not biscuits. <3 <3 <3

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stoney321
Jul. 2nd, 2008 04:05 pm (UTC)
Hahahahaha. My Mr. belongs to your party it seems. (But then someone climbed into his lap and made biscuits and purred and won him over to our affiliation.) HEE.
julia_here
Jul. 2nd, 2008 04:27 pm (UTC)
Just over 1500 square feet, Stoney! Four adult humans, of whom I am the shortest at 5'6." Five computers or at least five live ones; also a dead limemac that needs the hard-drive taken out and transferred to an external drive and is taking up floor space. Piles of shoes, some of which I swear walked in on non-family feet. A dozen bookshelves and stacks of books that don't fit on them. Too much furniture. And a 45 pound Border Collie, a 75 pound Chesepeake Cow Retriever, and a cat who's now up around 25 pounds (apparently there's a Maine Coon Cat somewhere over by barn where he was born).

If the windstorms hadn't ripped the roof off the greenhouse last winter, I'd move in there just for the room.

Julia, and one of my nightmares is that my kids will live at home as long as I did. Hell, my sister never moved out.


stoney321
Jul. 2nd, 2008 04:30 pm (UTC)
I would vote for you in the next election on those issues for which you are stumping on! That is too much. Then again, my dad was the thirteenth of fifteen kids in a three bedroom, one bathroom house... *ducks* :D

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