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One year!!!

May 6th 2013 1:40 pm
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Well I am now a year old, my birthday was on Friday the 3rd! The peeps can not believe it. They feel like just the other day I was a itty bitty squeaky little 2 week old kitten. They are so happy to see what a big healthy beautiful girl I have grown into especially since I had a bit of a rough start to my life.

When I was about 2 weeks my 2 siblings, myself and 3 other kittens (who looked to be about a week or so older)we left in the back of an abandoned car on a hot summer day. Luckily some nice person heard our cries and brought us to a local vet. We were all very hungry and a bit skinny so the people at the vet gave us some milk and placed us in a foster home (we stayed with a 2 different employees at first before going to be fostered by what is now my forever home. There were so many of us and with the fact that 3 of them were a bit older we were kind of a hard group to care for. As we were starting to be weaned the older kittens took to it quite easily & quickly and my brother started too as well even though he was still able to be bottle fed but myself & my sister Bug did not even like the idea of being off the bottle so we had to stay in foster for a little bit longer while the 3 older kittens & my brother soon found their forever homes. A few days after the other kittens left Bug & I got very ill. Bug was the runt & had always been a tad sickly but she had gotten worse one day, and on the same day I passed out. Luckily it was while I was at the vet (my girl brought us with her when she went to work) so they jumped into action & gave me fluids and meds but I was not in good shape. The peeps were so afraid that something was going to happen to us. Luckily after a day or so I started feeling better, and Bug had some progress too. Sadly on the day that I was officially out of the woods, Bug died. She went downhill suddenly & there was nothing that could be done, it was very sad. With just me left the peeps focused on finding me a home but after 3 of them fell through it was pretty clear I wasn't going anywhere!

I have totally forgotten about my rough start! I am a big spunky & happy girl now! I love my peeps and they love me dearly! They were so devastated when Clemy passed away and I really helped heal their broken hearts. So of course when it was my birthday they had to celebrate! I got lots of extra attention (which I looooooved!) and food too, they even gave me a whole slice of deli chicken! It was awesome. I also got two new toys. A little toy shaped like a fly, that is fun to bat around, and this super fun stick toy that has a large piece of fake fur attached to it that you chase around. It is the best!! I had a pretty great birthday, and I am excited to take on this next year of my life!

Thanks pals for all the birthday wishes!
Also I am a daily diary pick today, woohoo! Thanks HQ!


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Purred by: Princess Tu Two (Catster Member)

May 6th 2013 at 3:59 pm

So glad to hear you are all grown up, you are so beautiful! what a year you have had and we are so happy your life is great and what a wonderpurr year it has been...sending you our love
Purred by: Juliette (Catster Member)

May 6th 2013 at 6:23 pm

Happy are lucky to have family to celebrate with. Gifts are nice but love is sooooo important. I am one too. Celebrate with your treats, friends, and family...Happy birthday again...
Purred by: WeBeesSiameezers (Catster Member)

May 6th 2013 at 8:53 pm

You sure had an eventfur furst year...but now you are a purrty young lady-kitty!

Congrats on your DDP, today!
We hope you have been enjoying a meowvelous day!

Pipo & Minko
Purred by: Renee R

May 7th 2013 at 3:23 pm

O gosh Dora sorry we missed your birthday. Mine was on the 4th! I got some fish on my birthday, but I think I would like that chicken too! Glad you had a wonderpurr birdy-day & here;s to many more! A toast of catnip tea!
Purred by: Calísta (Catster Member)

May 7th 2013 at 4:01 pm

Sweet Dora, I'm so sorry we missed your birthday. I'm glad that it was great--a whole slice of deli chicken!?!?? What a SCORE! Best of all, you got to celebrate with your furever family. We're so happy you guys found each other!
Purred by: Dora (Catster Member)

June 2nd 2013 at 12:51 pm

Sorry this is late, but thank you all! (:

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