It’s now been almost two months since Ace came to live with us at Happy Acres. He was almost 5 months old – born 3/19/2012.
We kept him in the bathroom away from Puddin for the first three days. She was outside the door trying to figure out who he was. But once he was out, he was everywhere and the games began.
And the same day playing on the tower.
He’s quite a lap cat. He usually spends some time with me in the morning while I’m checking my email. But then maybe he just wants to sit on my chair.
Then my two boys. Ace, the black and white one, is getting so big!
It has been so much fun having a kitten in the house. He and Puddin have become fast friends. He has quite a bit more energy than she does but she loves him. They are a great match. They spend a lot of time playing and racing around the house. Well, that’s when they’re not napping or sitting on our laps. And he’s growing so fast!
On a sad note, in August we took Dusty back to the shelter after six months. That was very difficult. Dave and I have both had a lot of cats in our lives and never had to return one. But we tried. We really though that he’d adjust. We decided in that last month we tried to love him to death, but he just didn’t like living with us and didn’t like Puddin at all. In fact, the three days before we took him back I was really afraid he was going to hurt her. Puddin is so easy going that really any kitty would love her. I know my Sidd and Shel loved her almost immediately. Dusty needed to be in a home with either no other cats or have kids. But he was put up again for adoption and we’re happy to report that he was adopted out again. Hopefully he’s found what he wanted.
Ace has been such a joy. He’s been so easy going, affectionate, and friendly. He has got to be one of the sweetest cats
I’ve ever had that has owned me. He not only loves Puddin, but he loves to be around both Dave and I. Ace: He’s the best!
What a wonderful love letter to that sweet little boy!
Gotta love people who love animals.
I am owned by 5 cats, and they are all rescues (even though Loki, the yongest, was actually bought from a pet shop. My Mister saw that wretched little kitten in his cage with scabs all over his face and he actually thought somebody had tortured him! So he bought him, ran to the vet and discovered it was just a skin condition… still a rescue by definition)
I can’t imagine life without my crazy lot, and I love reading stories of people who make all the difference in some poor critters’ life. On behalf of your kitties- thanks for being awesome!
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What a cutie, makes me miss having pets.
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Aw, he’s adorable! And a very pretty cat too. He reminds me of the cat we had when I was a kid, he looked just like him 🙂 I’d love to have a kitten in the house again, my two are becoming quite slow, it would do them good 🙂
So sad about Dusty, but it happens and I hope he has found a home where he is a better fit and can be happy 🙂
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Hey Lynda, so glad this kitty has worked out and fit into your “family”. May he bring you many years of fun and pleasure!
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