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Adventures of a Suburban Kitty: Anipal Photo Hunt #12: All Souls' Day

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Anipal Photo Hunt #12: All Souls' Day

You've heard me talk about the cats Mom had before I came along. If you read my interview on Cat's Who Twitter you know their story. Well now you get to see their faces.

 This is Beastie. Look at that face and you can tell where the name came from. MOL. She was Mom's first kitty. Mom got her from a neighbor as a kitten and she lived to be 16 1/2. Mom said she actually wasn't a beastie, but was very sweet. Her daddy was a Persian kitty and Beastie inherited her beautiful fluff from him.
This is Sheena. She passed last Thanksgiving at 18 years old! She lived the longest of any cat Mom's had. She came to Mom as a kitten from a coworker. I got to meet this kitty before she went to the bridge. She and Pixie were best friends and she was very lonely when Pixie passed. Mom got me as a playmate for Sheena, but Sheena didn't live very long after I was adopted. I guess I came to Mom just in time to keep her from being lonely without Sheena.
This is Pixie. Someone threw her out of a van. Mom tried to find her that night and couldn't. Six weeks later after a snowstorm, she showed up on Mom's porch. She was all wet, cold, matted, and starving. Mom took her in and it was love at first sight. She lived with Mom for 12 1/2 years before she passed. I look a lot like her except I have a nice floofy tail and Pixie didn't have a tail. Mom thinks she was part Manx.

I'm lucky to have had them as sisfurs, even if I didn't get to meet them. They were the cats that taught Mom how to open her heart and home to kitties. They also taught Mom that cats were meant to be loved and spoiled. And boy am I spoiled!

Please join this week's photo blog hop and tell us about the ones in your life that came before you that you want to honor.

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At November 2, 2010 at 10:32 AM , Blogger Shawnee the Shepherd said...

Wot nice kittehs there woz afore you! And so lucky they woz to has had your mom. Makes you feel even more lucky to has her I is sure!

At November 2, 2010 at 11:21 AM , Blogger Brian said...

There were quite a few that came before me, but I had a brother Ivan, for a while. Ivan was a Maine Coon and we really loved each other. Ivan was about 4-1/2 or so when he left for the bridge. I sure do miss him, but I know he is watching over me helping me to do good things.

At November 2, 2010 at 1:32 PM , Anonymous Sparkle said...

They all sound like they were very nice kitties. I imagine your human still misses them from time to time. Mine misses the kitties before me.

At November 2, 2010 at 3:20 PM , Blogger Oskar said...

Thank you for sharing the stories about the kitties who came before you!

Nubbin wiggles,

At November 2, 2010 at 4:22 PM , Blogger The Island Cats said...

Thanks for introducing us to the ones that came before! They were all beautiful!

At November 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM , Blogger Yoda_the_Dog said...

Thanks for sharing the kitteh pictures and stories. They look like they were so loved!

At November 2, 2010 at 6:30 PM , Blogger Cokie the Cat said...

I am loving this photo hunt the best of all. Thank you for sharing pics of your mama's other kitties.

At November 2, 2010 at 8:05 PM , Blogger Mariodacat said...

Very beautiful kitties - then along came gorgeous Pumpkin.

At November 3, 2010 at 10:16 PM , Blogger Hailey said...

Very nice post! We really enjoyed the kitties that you followed!!

Hugs & smoochies!! xoxo

At November 4, 2010 at 10:00 AM , Blogger Kolo Martin said...

So beautiful thank you for sharing.

At November 8, 2010 at 6:06 PM , Blogger Bad Andy said...

Beautifurr kittys and such heartwarming stories for each one! Your mama is blessed to have lived with and loved you all. xoxox ~Andy


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