Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Return Visit

Some time ago we got word that one of our foster cats (mine and Stella's) was being returned due to a hopefully temporary economic setback. The extraordinarily handsome boy known to us back in the summer as Joey – now named Chance – has returned for an extended visit. This has made for an adventurous December as he's now somewhere in the neighborhood of nine months old which puts him in the "real wild child" category. My cat Gigi would love to hate him but he won't let her.

Stella loves him because apparently he knows the play bow which as you all might guess action sets off all manner of YouTube-worthy chaos. The two of them have been riding the rugs through the new living room and scattering cat litter all over the house for going on three weeks.

In case chasing after a dog that outweighs you by sixty pounds isn't enough in the "I might be a lunatic" department, Last Monday I had to get up and shower at 5 a.m. and after rinsing the shampoo out of my hair, I looked down and this cat was sitting in the shower with me. It was absolutely all I could do not to make eye contact.

Here's a picture of Joey Chance first from back in July, and then earlier today (on squirrel patrol with Stella).


Susan Rose said...

Joey looks like a fine addition to Stella's household. I love to see cats and dogs play chase together. It's great exercise for both.

Beth said...

Joey reminds me of my step-granddaughter's cat, Winston. They needed another cat (2 cats, 2 big dogs) like a hole in the head, but there he was. Now, Winston rules the roost and keeps them laughing even on a rough day. His personality shines, shimmers, and messes up the house.

Really great picture of Joey on squirrel patrol.

Beth said...

Meant to add I hope the economic setback at Joey's home is temporary, too, but I got caught up in the cute kitty photos and forgot my manners.

Patsy Ferrara said...

Joey sounds like quite a character... Grabbing all the gusto life affords, and dragging everyone, willing or not, in his wake. Gotta love him!