There I was, napping up a storm, when I heard Daddy come up the stairs, outside, and so prepared to welcome him home from work as usual.
Except this time was different.
Daddy said he heard my puzzled "What the ****?" through the door. ;-D
When the door finally opened he had something in his arms, and it was wiggling! (That was what he'd been talking to!)
He made a beeline for the bathroom, and closed both doors.
When he came back out, and picked me up for a hug, I immediately cussed at him like I had not done since we rescued dear Maximus, many years ago.
Sorry, Daddy! ;-D
Daddy describes what happened....
Nikita is curious as all hell. ;-DI got home from work at midnight, and walked up the steps and right into the presense of a purring Kitten, with a collar, that reminds me of KC, a little, in appearance.This Kitten is very friendly, let me pick it up, and won't stop purring.I tried knocking on neighbors doors, but no-one answered the door.I could have just left it outside, but decided not to.
Daddy will put a basic flier, with no info, just a contact number, and then head to work, leaving me to watch over things. ;-D
***UPDATE: DAY 2 - 11am***
The "What, Just Water, and no Bread?" Look. ;-D
I reluctantly have to agree with Daddy, that look is just so damn cute!. ;-D
He said the Kitty is very thirsty, and hungry, and when it finally figured out the litter box it couldn't wait to use it. ;-D
Daddy got this really intriguing Feather Stick as well.
I have been wary, and a tad nervous, since the Kitten arrived, and while I've only nibbled a little at my dry food, I've been actively asking Daddy for reassurance, and getting hugs, and pets, in spades, and some treats, and playtime, which included testing the Feather Stick. ;-D
When Daddy checked on the Kitten, upon getting home from work, early this morning, I heard him playing with the Kitten with the Feather Stick, and got real jealous!
We had our first serious Mutual Hissy Fit! ;-D
Daddy said that when the Kitten heard my question from the other side of the door, it turned to look quizically at the sound, and replied.
I said... "Are you playing with MY Daddy?"
It replied... "Yes, what of it?"
A Historic Occasion, to be memorialized in Poetry, and Song, if the little one is a keeper, I'm sure. ;-D
Daddy laughed his ass off.
I had spent the day, after Daddy went to work, investigating from the safety of my bed, and tower perches, and managed to get a very basic outline of the Kitten's tale, which I will share soon.
I have not told the Kitten my name, figuring I'd save formal introductions until our first face to face meeting. ;-D
One last thing: Daddy called my Vet for advice, and to set up a tentative appointment for in the morning.
The exam, viral tests, and possible first vaccine, have an estimated cost of $130.
Daddy figures doing the Kitten tests, exams, shots, and more, in stages, instead of buying the "Kitten Package" upfront, is the easier way of doing things.
JULY 13, 2010: Intruder Alert! Day 3: The Vet Check ;-D
JULY 14, 2010: Intruder Alert! Day 4: OK, Young Lady, What Are You, Anyway?
JULY 15, 2010 #1: Seen and Heard 14: Archie, Edith, and a Little Scared Tortie
JULY 15, 2010 #2: The Meet and Greet: A Preview - This Gal has Tortitude!
JULY 18, 2010: Bachelors No More! A Society Debut for a Charming Young Lady
It is an indoor event (since Kitties are not allowed to roam unattended here), and you are all invited!
If you see 2 Pigeons hanging around, they are Archie, and Edith, and seem to be the little one's Guardian Angels...so don't go chasing them! ;-D
The Young Lady will be ensconced in her Safe Haven napping, and then preparing for her Big Day, & will make her entrance around 9am (She IS just a child, afterall, and nervous about all the attention!).
JULY 28, 2010: The Education of Elvira Begins