June 6th 2011 8:02 am
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Today is my Gotcha Day! I know it may seem funny that I have a Gotcha day so close to that little runt Julius, but in fact we were adopted 2 years apart. Does it seem like my pawrents adopt us kitties around the same time of the year? Well you are right! See there anniversary is June 5th, so they often take vacation time during that week. And usually this vacation is a stay-cation, meaning they don't go away but instead spend time with us and also try to get some projects done around the house.
Anyway, my parents went to the animal shelter because dad wanted a kitty that was "his". He missed his kitty Pepper who used to sit in his lap & they had a special connection. Julius, Pixie & Coco were more mom's cats. So they went in the "male" cat room to find somecat. There were many wonderful choices - a prize winning tuxedo persian who was over 10yrs old. His owner had passed away & he ended up in the shelter, a pair of kitty brothers who looked a lot like Pigeon, and many others. While my pawrents hearts went out to the tuxie kitty, they felt that our house with its 2 dogs & 3 cats, would not be a good fit for him (and the shelter worker agreed) and the pair of brothers were being adopted to a lady the next day (yay - they got to stay together!)
And then there was me. My name back then was Peter. I was almost a year old already, was friendly and playful. I also seemed to get along well with the other kitties in the room. Dad had to think it over so they left without me. The next day Dad came by himself (mom wanted to make sure that she didn't influence his choice) and he picked me! Yay!
That first night I was kept in the bathroom...but I kept meowing and meowing! Pixie was the first kitty to make friends with me. Julius gave me dirty looks for about a week. Now we are ok together, but not really best friends. My best friends are the doggies, especially Lily. I like to wrestle with her - its lots of fun! I also ended up being a momma's boy. I just love mom. Mom has been trying to get me to like dad more. She won't play mousie with me anymore, she gets dad to do it. He is ok, and I like him, but there's just something about mom still. :)
Thanks for reading my long story!
Happy gotcha day my friend, thank you for sharing that wonderful story with us.
What a great story Harry! So glad your pawrents gotcha!
Happy Gotcha Day!
What a nice story! It's great that you've got such a great home!
Happy Gotcha Day! We're all lucky you're here!
You are a great artist!
Concats on being diary of the day, have a great day today
Gotcha Days are the Best!
Concats on being a DDP!
Chai & the SF Gals
congrats on being dotd I hope u have a fun day
Pawesome! Gotcha Day and then chosen Diary of the Day!! Congratulations!
What a beautiful story!! AWWW!
Happy Gotcha Day and DOTD!!! You are so lucky to have brofurs and sisfurs to play with and hiss at MOL.
Enjoy your day:)
CONGRATULATIONS on your DIARY OF THE DAY
honor, Dirty Harry!
Happy (belated) Gotcha Day too!
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Hope you've had a great day on the
~Rory, Tundra, Manytoes, & Lynzee~
Hi again fur the 3rd time!... MOL sorry about that! Maybe Mom can delete the 2 incomplete messages above? I had a really Cool Rollover pic. to go along with my Belated Concats. to you on being picked DOTD however, as you can see it didn't work! :(
Hoping you had a Great Day ! Love ya Buddy! :)
Thank you all! I had the best gotcha day thanks to all of my friends!!
Hugs to all of you!