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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Calleigh, the Calico mom

Do you remember Little Momma?  After she and the kittens Bobby & Little Dots parted way, she disappeared for a while.  Then Little Momma reappeared with another group of kittens.

Those kittens grew up over the winter, so we never got much chance to socialize them.  Momma had five kittens, and three of them are still hanging around pretty regular.  But there was only one of them that we could touch or cuddle with.

Yep, he's sitting on the Ham-Mick
We're calling him Horatio.  It is about fifty-fifty whether we decide to keep him, or find him a different, furrever home.  It depends mostly on whether we can or not.  More on him in another post.

On to what most of you are really interested in:


KITTENS!!

Little Momma seems to mostly have boy kittens for some reason.  The litter from last Fall had only one girl kitten.  Calleigh (she was a calico) would let us get close to her, but never, quite touch her.  But she kept sneaking into the utility room.  Eventually, we found out why.

She had sneaked in there to have her kittens, way in the back where no one could get to her.

Best guess is they are about 4-6 weeks old, maybe a bit older.  They are just starting to run around and climb up and down steps.  The one at the bottom of this photo is the kitten asleep on my arm in yesterdays photo.



A shot of the proud mom.  I tried to get her to look at the camera, but she seems to be a bit shy.




One last photo, all five of the kittens, on one of their first excursions outside.




More info in a day or two.

 

8 comments:

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Oh look at the kits! And Horatio is a gorgeous cat. We are certain a good home will be found--of course it might just be yours! :).

Jasper Jazzbones said...

He's an orange and white boycat. Of course he'll charm his way into your hearts and home!

Crafting Queen said...

Such sweet kittens.

Safe Haven Hotel said...

Beautiful babies - all of them and Mommy is just as pretty.

Random Felines said...

Horatio is a cutie!! That Calleigh sounds pretty smart - but glad you figured her out. :)

Caren Gittleman said...

so adorable!

Muddy said...

Horatio is very cute to me, too. I hope everyone finds a good home.

da tabbies o trout towne said...

we loves thiz !!!!!!!!!