Ok, so I wasn’t sure if I’d get around to taking photos of the kittens in scarves, like I did the cats last year. Guess what? I did! I had an hour to spare and my Mother was willing to be the cat handler. Enjoy cute kittens in scarves!
It’s never, ever easy. Today, we realized, our little Pi Yao’s time had come. He was born in our home when we took in his Mother during the winter. She was a stray, who turned out to have a home with some very questionable people. We let her go back, only to find her at our door the next morning. Pi Yao suffered from Manx syndrome. Born with an cyst and an exposed spinal cord. It was amazing he lived so long, 5 months. He suddenly became very ill and we knew it wasn’t good. An infection in his spinal cord. I received a message from my mother while I was at work this morning, asking if I could call the vet, it was time. As I broke down, asking my boss if I could leave, she said of course. I held little Pi Yao’s paws as he drifted off into his forever sleep. We’re all devastated. Rest in peace, our sweet little baby Pi Yao.
It’s no secret that I love all cats, and might have a preference towards the gingers, but I can’t say that I love our gingers any more than our black cats. We have 4 black cats, and today is their special day! (Ok, who am I kidding? Everyday is a special day for our cats!) So here’s a collection of photos of our 4 black cats throughout the years.
July 24th was my birthday and it was the best weather day so far this July! Cool, at times cold, and no humidity! We went to a book sale at a local Episcopal church and scored on a lot of great classics. I had an internet friend visit from Alabama, which was super awesome! I showed her this tiny little town and stopped for a bite to eat at my friend’s restaurant. Then to finish the day, Anna begged me to let her take a kitten to the local pet show, which her best friend was going to along with Flurry the goldfish. I gave in and we went. Peaches ended up winning 1st place in unusual markings, 2nd place for prettiest eyes, and 3rd place for fluffiest-though technically he should have won 1st place for that. haha =P It was a great day.