Thursday, March 22, 2007


The Food Source is spending all his time calling Iowa Telecom trying to find out why downloading web pages is so unreliable, and reading blogs whenever things are working for a moment.

I spend most of the day lying on the computer table, so I decided to introduce myself.

Long ago, in a galaxy far far away (New Jersey, 1998), I was sitting in a cage in Petsmart. I was tired of that life. So when the guy who became my Food Source started looking in the window, I decided I was going home with him.

So I stared at him, thinking "take me home", "take me home", "take me home". I don't think he got it.

He kept checking out other kitties. I kept staring at him, thinking "take me home".

Eventually, it started to work. He started talking to me, and opened my cage. I hopped out of his arms, and dashed under the row of cages.

Hey, I was thinking "take me home", not "touch me".

Eventually he came back and put me in a little mobile cage, and took me home. The bad news is he took one of the other cats, too. A big, pushy white tom cat that insists on being the center of attention all the time.

But I eat well and regularly, the litter box is usually clean, and there are lots of places to sleep in the sun, so it's a tolerable life.

Sleeping in her favorite box

Sleeping on Mom's bed

OK, what do you want?


Anonymous said...

Hi, Allie! It is nice to meet you! We loved your story of your Gotcha Day! You sure are pretty!!!

And hey, nice observation on the mIlkweed! Monarchs are poisonious, and that's why they make sush good pets...we won't eat them...

The Crew said...

Hi everyone, glad to meet you. Don't know why we didn't find you before, but now that we have, we'll stop by often. Come over to see us.

The Crw

Parker said...

Allie! Hi! Thanks for the story of how you came to be part of the Clowder. You are a pretty calico like my sisters! My sister Powder is kinda like you, she wishes she was an only child. Well, actually, sometimes I wish I was an only child too! But what are ya' gonna do, they're your family, ya' gotta love 'em!

Bad Kitty Cats & Megan said...

Allie you are very beautiful - and indeed do not touch me TAKE ME HOME! Yes yes. Purrs

sammawow said...

Hi Allie, that was a very good story how you got to your home. We also wanted to thank you all for mentioning the Pet Museum blog on the Blogosphere - it was very interesting!

Purrrs, China Cat & Willow

Toffee K. Ripple Fuzzypants & Feline American Angels said...

Welcome, Allie! It's great to have you in the blogosphere with the rest of us bloggin' cats.

Shaggy and Scout said...

We are so glad the man came along when he did. We are glad you got him!

Forty Paws said...

Thank you for wishing me a Happy Birthday!!

Luf, Bow

Anonymous said...

Hi Allie,
Thanks for visiting my blog I like meeting new kittys and making friends.

Anonymous said...

Hello from Caesar and Prinnie
I will add you to my bloggieroll