March 11th 2010 6:03 pm
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"Ernestine! There's no way Mommy is going to name a cat Ernestine!" I was in a panic. "I need to do something to lead her in the right direction!"
On March 15th, 2007, I directed Mommy to a website for a shelter that is kind of close to my Earth home. She saw the pictures of two kittens. One of them was a dilute tortie named Tess. Mommy decided to fill out the adoption application for Tess. For two days, she waited to hear back from the shelter that her application was approved. On March 17th, she did hear back from the shelter and her application WAS approved! However, Tess had already been adopted by another family.
Mommy was saddened by this, but I knew it was all just part of the plan. I then directed her to the Kitten Krazy website. Mommy called Kitten Krazy and explained our story to the owner, Wendy. She told her that she was looking for a kitten to help heal her heart, as well as Tucker's. Wendy told her that there were two 6 month-old-orange and white kittens that had been spayed and neutered the day before. Mommy told Wendy that she would be over as soon as she could to meet them!
That is when Mommy met Ernestine and Marty. Marty was very close to Ernestine, but was otherwise very shy. Mommy couldn't even get close enough to him to pet him. Wendy explained to Mommy that Marty would actually adjust better if Ernestine were adopted. Mommy turned to Ernestine and there was a spark between them, something that told Mommy that this was the kitty she should take home.
And so she did! She really struggled with the name, though. She tried to come up with an Irish name because Ernestine had been adopted on St. Patrick's Day. The only "T" name she could come up with, however, was Tara. And that just didn't seem to click. That's when it came to Mommy ... Tess. She should name her new kitty Tess, after the kitten she had applied for two days earlier. Only she changed it to Tessie because it "flowed" better.
(To be continued)
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I turned to the Great Cat and said, "I must do something! They miss me terribly! What can I do to help them?"
The Great Cat said, "Why don't you send another kitty into their lives? They will know you sent her."
I asked, "How will they know?"
He said, "They will just know."
... and YOU did it - you got [Ernestine] Tessie together with your Mommy!
Has it really been 3 years today? My annifursary is 2 weeks from today.I'm sending extra Angel Kisses to my Mom.