We have a new kitten. I didn't plan it . . . these things just sometimes happen, especially with kittens.
Anyway, Laurie lives in the country, and has a farmette, and too many cats, with more being dumped all the time at her place. Right now there is an assortment of kittens of all sizes on her porch. This little monster just struck my fancy, as she is just so goshawful cute! We agreed to take her once she was old enough.
Over the last week she has settled in well, and she is spending more time downstairs mingling with Monty. For his part, at first, Monty wanted to eat her, and he still has times when he just gets over-excited by her, and a bit too rough when playing. However she has learned all the small hiding places to evade him, and she has the typical cat savvy, even as young as she is. Sometimes she just turns and ignores him, and walks away. The novelty of her presence is also wearing off for Monty, so he doesn't get quite so excited all the time. I think they are going to make good friends. When she starts to play rough with me, biting, I just scrape her off at Monty, and he licks her thoroughly. At this point in her life, she's about as snuggly as curling up with a tumble weed . . . all teeth and claws. But when she gets tired, then she is a cute, fluffy kitten.
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