Critter of the Day: Junk Pile kitten

This photo goes back to June 18. This was one of the first times we saw Dave and Keith’s sibling, since their mom moved him out from under the concrete steps at the East door, and we weren’t entirely sure where they had moved to.

It was quite a surprise to see this handsome kitten traipsing around the yard by the junk pile.

What a handsome kitty!

Even then, not that long after we added them to the maternity ward, he was clearly quite a bit bigger than Dave and Keith.

Those eyes are just amazing!

When I discovered they were in the junk pile, I started leaving a bowl of kibble for them at the top. Mom was happy. Kitten was disinterested. 😀

Critter of the Day: Dave status

Our new indoor addition is settling in fairly well. He’s so tiny, we’ve had to supervise him rather closely, in case he got stuck somewhere. Plus, the other cats aren’t too keen on the new addition.

This is him next to my wireless phone charger. He can just barely clamber over it, when he wants to walk down the window sill. 😀

He looks almost regal and majestic, here.

This is more typical.

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Critter(s) of the Day: kit and cat

The kittens now eagerly await for the sun room door to be opened from the outside. When it opens, they just EXPLODE outside and start running around and exploring.

This little guy was investigating the garden hose. 😀

I also wanted to share this picture I got last night.

Guildenstern, in her favourite spot. So regal! Like a forest queen. 🙂

Posting might be a bit light over the next while, as we will be having a dear friend stay with us. I pick her up at the airport tomorrow, and we can hardly wait!

Kitten Heaven

I went out earlier than usual to feed the critters, making a point of opening the outside door to the sun room, first. This is what I found!

All 10 kittens, in one big sleepy pile!

That creamsicle one at the top left looks so displeased. 😀

Yesterday evening, I spent some time sitting in the sun room with them.

When they realized I was going to stay on the swing bench for a while, I got attacked by the wild beasts! This is about the only decent picture I was able to get, they were moving so much. They would climb up onto my lap and viciously attack each other, the draw string on my waist band, my thumbs, my knee, race up and over my shoulders… It was insane!

In the middle of it all, Doom Guy decided he wanted cuddles and kept trying to lie across my chest, but kittens kept running over him. Meanwhile, Dave wanted that spot, but ended up stuck in my hand, with a whirlwind of kittens and Doom Guy around him. He finally gave up and joined the fray. His brother, however, made his way up to my shoulder and just stayed there, looking out the window behind my head. 😀

What a wild bunch they are!

Before bed, I had to wash all the bleeding scratches they left on my legs, then slather the wounds with antibiotic ointment.

That is one down side of all these active little buggers! 😀

The Re-Farmer

The One that Got Away

I finally got a decent picture of the kitten we didn’t catch.

And even some video!

What a little cutie! I love that dramatic “eye liner”. Just like his mom!

I had been putting food in a bowl on the junk pile, but this morning I brought extra and put it on the ground, instead. They seem to prefer that.

As for the one (or more?) in the pump shack, I heard rustling when I brought in food and water (actually, another ice balloon), but didn’t see anything else.

The Re-Farmer