After a lengthy adjustment of living with two more cats, life is finally calmed down, well, somewhat. Callie-cat still has to stay on her cushion and Whiskey continues to like to bop her on the head. He is not satisfied until he can reach up and give her a light smack. He’s one very determined kitty. They are growing on me though and we have finally trained them (again, somewhat) not to torment her. However, after too many weeks of being bullied by them she still does not trust them and to play with her the boys have to be locked in their room. It works out though because they like to nap in the afternoon. Callie has it all figured out and waits for them to go to their room before jumping down from her safe spot. (which, by the way is on top of a table, ensconced on a cushion beside my computer desk, close to me, her body guard)

I am now greeted by the door with head bumps and the sweetest ways cats have of welcoming their humans home. Yes, they have adopted me, coming to me for head scratches and petting. I am sad Callie no longer feels safe enough to run to meet me at the door, instead she waits patiently for me to come to her. We are still adjusting but life is happier these days since I am no longer suffering the anxiety of possible cat fights, and the cats no longer seem so stressed either.

Here are a few more photos of our feline friends:

Magical Merlin he loves to hide under paper, or in bags – his “disappearing” act
Doesn’t he look so innocent? He’s not – he liked to bite pieces off my plants – Kelly Hopkins photo
Callie-cat, close up πŸ™‚
Whiskey, tired out after a day of playing and trying to land a soft blow on Callie’s head
While the humans watched the Adele special Callie was keeping a sharp look-out for the boys
Whiskey reigns his kingdom a.k.a. the couch

17 thoughts on “I’ve been adopted!

  1. Hello Carol! What a rustling bustling household! LOL! Meow love is the coziest for the holidays. The cat family I am sure, will bond perfectly. Sending you big festive love and hugs! Stay safe happy and warm dear friend! Cheers! πŸŽΆπŸ’žπŸ””πŸˆπŸˆβ€β¬›β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈ

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    1. I am so sorry for the long delay. I have been working extra hours due to staff shortage at the library. Thanks so much, my dear. I hope your preparations for the holidays are going smoothly and you are enjoying the hustle and bustle. Take good care of you and, as always, I am sending love and prayers for a blessed holiday season.

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      1. You take care sweetie! What you are and have gone through is a lot. There is so much going on at this end too, prayer sends us comfort. Loving regards Carol!πŸ’žπŸ˜‡πŸ’ž

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