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Mazie's Hiding Spot (Hazel Mazel)

A Very Special Mother's Day!

May 8th 2011 6:34 am
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Two weeks ago my whole life changed!!!
I moved to Purrsville to begin life as the only cat in a home. No more 6 brothers and sisters.
The whole entire place belongs to me!

My first mom rescued me along with my littermates and another cat, probably our dad, from
a parking lot where she worked. This mom has a very big heart and wants to help everycat.
She thought we would all be in good homes within months of our capture. But we were a
feral group and I was the shyest and most skittish. She named me after Hazel Lucy because
I was so shy. And pretty! My first mom fed us and cared for us and gave us a whole big
house to explore but knew that I needed a special kind of attention.

My first mom is the mom of CATSY Angel Princess. Catsy is a legend. Her story had a
huge impact on catsterland. When Catsy left for Heaven, Hazel Lucy's mom cried for
two whole weeks, day and night. Catsy was her catster cousin. She followed Catsy's
family closely and watched our progress. She was worried when I crawled into the
basement ceiling and wouldn't come out for a long time, days and days. This mom and
dad did all they could for each of us. Such big hearts. Such kindness and compassion.

I heard a lot about Hazel Lucy. How she blossomed with patience and unconditional love.
How her mom made no demands and read aloud to her and told her every day how much
she was loved. It was a very sad day in our home when Hazel Lucy went to Heaven. Her
mom had plans to go to a local rescue and find an adult cat who needed her. But then
something wonderful happened, Heaven intervened. Within 48 hours it was set that I would
go live with Hazel Lucy's mom. That is, if I could be coaxed or trapped so the vet could
check me over and give me vaccinations. You can read my diary of April 1st to see how
THAT went! Or didn't! I'd better stay healthy because there is no way HL's mom is getting
ME into any carrier!!

So comes a road trip! Hours and hours! We get to Purrsville and my mom and dad meet
Hazel Lucy's mom. HL's mom has made a tent for me by putting a sheet over the dining
table. The sheet hangs all the way to the floor so I'll feel safe. In the tent are beds and
blankets. On one side of the tent is the food court. On the other side is a pink litter box,
pink in honor of Catsy! I go in there, slinking on my belly and crying. Later I decide I like
the bathtub better. Is there a safer place than a bathroom?

And for a kitty who has been pet only once or twice, I let this new lady pet me all over for
hours! I can't get enough petting! It's wonderful! I love having my tummy and paws rubbed!
So I might start calling this lady mom. She talks soft and low. She moves slowly because
I am extremely skittish. She reads to me. She is reading a book called Homer's Odyssey
(by blind cat Homer) to me. It's a really cool story!

The whole point of this rambling is to say HOW GRATEFUL I am to my first mom for
saving me from the parking lot when I was just a kitten . She saved me and cared for me
for THREE years. She was saving me for my second mom, Hazel Lucy's mom, so that
I could have the special kind of attention I needed.
So today I say "Happy Mother's Day" to both of you!

shy Mazie

Purred by: Laura W

May 8th 2011 at 7:08 am

Love two ewe mazie, love to ewe HL and love purrs and headbonks....ouchs....two both moms :)
Purred by: Henry (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 7:31 am

to two special kittehs with two special meomwy's....
Purred by: Nala Sue [Angel] (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 7:50 am

Beautifully written Mazie! Brought tears to Nana's eyes!
Angel hugs, Nala Sue
Purred by: Stacey H

May 8th 2011 at 7:52 am

I had two mommies too, Mazie. AND a foster meowmy! What's better than love? Nothing I know of. Happy Meowmy's Day to both of your mommies!
Purred by: Ingen (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 7:58 am

You lets her rub yer tummy?! Tha's wunnerful mews! Soon, youse gonna quit bein skittish. I jus' knows it.

Youse a lucky girl wif 2 mamas dat luffs you furry mush.
Purred by: KIBBLES (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 7:58 am

Hi Mazel and A Happy Mothers Day to you and your Mom.
We are so glad to hear how well you are adjusting and how happy you are.
We hope every mom has a great day.

Love, Kibbles family
Purred by: T C ♥ (an angel always) (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:02 am

You are the Purrfect kitty to live in HL's house. Together you can comfort each other & learn to love & trust.
If I could have any mom but mine I would love to live right where you are!
Purred by: Rufus - In Loving Memory 12/17 (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:03 am

I said it before and I'll say it again . . . Hazel Lucy and her Mom remind us that “mother” isn’t just a noun; it’s also a verb.

Congratulations, Mazie, on finding two wonderful, loving mothers.
Purred by: Samoa - Diva Angel (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:09 am

It's great to have two pawsome Moms! Happy Mom's Day!
Purred by: Jeanette C

May 8th 2011 at 8:14 am

How wonderful that you have had two very special moms in your life. We know you are right where you should be and it's just gonna keep getting better and better!

Little Bit & the SF Gals
Purred by: Angel Piewackit (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:15 am

Oh Maizie!!! I'm so happy that you have found your forever home!! You have the best cat mom in the world!! And, the bestest angel looking out for you!! You're one lucky kitty sweetheart!! May you prosper and grow to love your mom more and more. She's got a whole lot of love just waiting for you to claim it! Happy Mother's Day!!
Love and hugs,
Purred by: ❤Ruben❤ DB #⑩ (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:31 am

We are so glad for you both your moms. Your rescue mom and your forever mom.
Happy Mothers day!
Purred by: Gilmore (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:44 am

Your first Mommy loves you and misses you! I miss you too, but I am so very happy for you.

Your brother forever,
Purred by: ♥Simon♥ (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 8:56 am

Happy Mother's Day to both of your pawsome mommies! You are truly loved and blessed to have them in your life!

Hugs and purrs,
Simon & Reuben(an angel)
Purred by: Sky (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 1:21 pm

I am so happy for you my friend. Happy Mom's Day to your new Mommy!!!!

Purred by: Nonny - DG # 10 (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 2:58 pm

It is a special day indeed.

Your story made my Mommy weepy. So beautiful.
Purred by: Tigger ~ Loved Forever (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 3:43 pm

Happy Mother's Day Mazie and Mom! We are so happy for both of you!

Tigger and Family
Purred by: Lisa P

May 8th 2011 at 8:57 pm

What a wonderful and inspiring story! This is a fabulous meowmy's day for all of you. It's so wonderful to hear that you've grown closer. I think you already think of her as your new mom. Concats sweetie and you are a very lucky girl from both mommies!
Purred by: Pipo (Catster Member)

May 8th 2011 at 9:56 pm

What a furry Happy Mother's Day story you have...Soon you will cherish your new Mommy like never before!
Pipo & Minko
Purred by: Simone (Catster Member)

May 9th 2011 at 11:42 am

Your story is so truly beautiful and moving. The generous loving nature of both your mommies touches my little Moe Moe heart! Happy Mother's day to both of your beautiful mommies!
Purred by: Queen Tallulah Angel Dreamgirl (Catster Member)

May 9th 2011 at 1:52 pm

Mazie you are so sweet and what a beautiful diary to honor both of your Moms..I know in my heart you will come around and loves your new Mom, she is a special CatMom....we hope both of your Moms had a great CatMom day!

Purred by: Sobe (Catster Member)

May 10th 2011 at 6:19 pm

It's amazing what some food & a little love can do with skittish cats! 2 of the strays here,Bent Ear & Mouse,were transformed from fearful ferals into affectionate cats in only a couple of months! The only problem the Dad Guy had with me was keeping me from busting down the door to be adopted by him! Now I'm a finicky house cat!
Purred by: Lilith (Catster Member)

May 10th 2011 at 8:16 pm

We are reading about Homer here too!
Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

May 10th 2011 at 10:14 pm

You're a lucky girl with your two pawsome mommas!
Purred by: Angel Midnight - DG #9 You wil (Catster Member)

May 11th 2011 at 6:01 pm

Mom had tears in her eyes while reading your diary. We are so happy that you found a good forever home and you are a very lucky girl to have two wonderful moms.
Purred by: Tigger ~ Loved Forever (Catster Member)

May 11th 2011 at 6:03 pm

I love the new color for your page!
Purred by: Dougal MacDuff of StarClan (Catster Member)

May 12th 2011 at 6:22 pm

You have a food court? That is pawsome! I would love to have a food court!

Bathrooms are good places. I'm glad you like yours. And I'm glad you discovered tummy rubs. They are the best! Do you like combing too? Combing feels grrrrreatzzzzzzzz.... oh, sorry, just thinking about combing lulls me to sleep. Please do yourself a favor and try it! I hear that lady you might decide to call Mom knows how to Furminate, but purrsonally my favorite is a good flea comb like they sell at Superior Pet. I even like to comb my gums!
Purred by: MORTICIA (Catster Member)

May 13th 2011 at 12:05 pm

Welcome to your new home, sweetie! You'll love "Homer's Odyssey"! We did too!

Purred by: ~George~ {In Loving Memory} (Catster Member)

May 13th 2011 at 1:01 pm

Meowlo Mazie! We are so happy to hear that you are settling in to your new furever home so nicely. You are such a lucky girl to have two mommas that love you so dearly. We hope both of your moms had a wonderfur Mother's Day. Your new momma is a great lady, and she will make you feel comfurtable in your new home. Concatulations on getting such a good furever family!

Hugs and Purrs,

~George~ and Furmily


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