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I Will Miss Her June 4, 2017

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Sad news: my 8 year old Siamese, the star of “Cat Thoughts” on this blog,  lost her year and a half long battle with cancer.

I had her seven years, adopting her as a rescue momcat who had been abandoned along with her kittens. Someone found her, brought her & her family to Kitten Rescue. They let her wean her kittens & spayed her, adopting all of them out. They assumed from her small size that it had been her first litter, and she was probably a little more than a year old.

She was a shy one with strangers, and took a few days to get used to me. For those first few days, she’d hide during daylight hours and suddenly get brave at night, coming out to explore everywhere while meowing nonstop orders at me to open more doors, lift her up to more shelves, and the like. Next morning? Terrified kitty, back hiding under the bed. I thought about naming her Vampirella.

Eventually she did what all cats do, took over my house and declared herself the boss. Over time I figured out what sorts of toys she liked and what sorts she’d ignore. (more…)

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That’s QUEEN LOLcat to you, mac May 18, 2014

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Therapy, Feline Division November 3, 2012

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The Best Laid Plans April 8, 2012

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This Happens Far Too Often April 5, 2012

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Purrs Of Glory April 3, 2012

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My Precious… April 2, 2012

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Guardian April 1, 2012

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Gourmand March 30, 2012

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