February 11th 2013 8:58 pm
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It was 2 years ago when I decided to go back to my feral life as a free outdoor kitty and snuck out a door. I know mom was sad and searched for me for a very long time, but really I've been just fine. There have been several sightings of me by our neighbors over the past couple of years, but I was careful not to let mom see me because I knew she'd go nuts trying to recapture me. I watched over her from afar.
This evening though I decided to let her see me and show her that I am healthy and well. I saw her car leave, so I went and sat in her driveway until she returned. When she saw me, she stopped abruptly in the street and got out calling my name. I walked a few steps towards her meowingly explaining to her that I wasn't going to stay, I just wanted to say 'hello.'
Mom looked shocked and yet so happy at the same time. Then she started slowly getting closer and closer to me, and that's when I knew it was time to say goodbye. I darted off, and though she tried to follow me, I eluded her and disappeared.
I love you mom, and I really am doing just fine on my own!
Purrs & Trills
*blows kisses to her Catster friends*
October 2nd 2008 9:31 pm
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When I first was brought in this new territory, I was placed in an enclosed area in the back. I was told that it was called a rest-room. That was fine with me because I really needed some rest after the scary humans did something they referred to as ‘surgery’ on me.
I recognized something right away. It was my special house that I was given to sleep in when I lived in the outdoor territory. I crawled in it and slept for a long time. I was so tired and felt safe in my special house.
When I felt a bit better and when it was quiet I would come out and explore the rest-room. I found pretty dishes with fresh food and water in them. *purrs* I also found a soft round bed with a pretty, soft blanket in it up where I could look out the window. *purrs* Every evening the lady would bring me a plate with yummy wet food on it. *licks lips while purring*
I didn’t feel too well for quite a while. The lady started feeling guilty that I had to be in this rest-room alone for so long. Every night she would bring me a new toy. Round toys, bouncy toys, toys that made noises, toys that hung from a string, mousies of all kinds, etc. I never made a noise until I heard that all was quiet and the light coming from underneath the door disappeared. Then I would play up a storm with my new toys. I would have so much fun and I would bounce the toys off of the walls and make sounds of joy, high pitched trills. Only to the lady they sounded just like a cricket and I would hear her giggling that a cricket must be in the bathroom.
I still just make these ’cricket sounds.’ I’m keeping the lady guessing weather or not I can actually say ’meow.’ *sheepishly grins*
That’s how the humans came to call me Krikit.
Purrs & Trills,
*Thanks to all my new friends for their warm welcomes to Catsterland! And to Bobbi Boi and Anna for my gifts. *hugs* I have a ‘power of the paw’ to chase the ‘pretty butterfly’ with! Mol! Don’t worry Anna, the butterfly is safe with me.*