Last Days of Summer: Garden Kitties

How are you spending your last day of summer?

Gabe’s favorite hangout

Zander guarding the garden

And bonus puppies


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Usually They Help

Today we had a disagreement about making the bed. Usually, they help. Today they were like,  “naw, we’re comfy and we’re not moving.”

The bed did not get made until late morning. They’re lucky they’re cute.


 

We Need To Talk

Zander has been my constant companion since I returned from my trip. And he’s had lots to say about the day-to-day activities here.

Sorry, dude, Gabe is staying.


 

Meet Gabe

After brainstorming with a few dozen people online last night, I’ve settled on Gabe (Gabriel Miles Evan) as his name. While I was traveling in Boston last week, I spent some of the rainy afternoons looking at my local shelters online.  My thought was, I had four cats for thirteen years and just three for the last five and I was used to multiples. Three feels comfortable.  So with Jake gone, it seemed the right thing to do would be to give another shelter cat a home.

Here he is protesting the baby gate. He wants to meet everyone

My goal was to bring home either the oldest cat in the shelter or the one who had been there the longest, or both. Continue reading