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Kimberly - A kitten update

Jan. 12th, 2012 11:53 pm A kitten update

I have other stuff I want to write about, but I keep saying that and not doing it *sighs*

But it's not like me to not post my foster kittens! I have had adoptions, and new kittens come in, more than once, and haven't even written about them! I realized I was waiting until I had time to do the perfect post, and wasn't getting ANY post done at all! That's just silly!

So I'll start from now, and if I get so inspired, I might even go *gasp* backwards, and show other pictures from earlier. This offends my sensibilities, somewhat, but really, in the grand scheme of things, it doesn't matter!

Current fosters are Butterfly and Bug:


This is the ever-sweet flompy girl Butterfly:


And this is the snuggly girl Bug, in one of her natural habitats:


They are both spayed and ready to be adopted! They are Anje's foster kittens, so there is an adoption fee and application. The fee includes their first shots, the spaying, defleaing, deworming, and they've been tested negative for nasties. They were her bottle babies, but then she got a real live HUMAN foster baby, and these two were too interested in him, so she asked me if I would take them. She didn't have to ask twice, and I've had them for the last two months. They are SO sweet!

In addition, as a favor to her (and she was doing it as a favor for a friend of hers) I took in three slightly older kitties. She was told they were about 5 weeks, but they were probably closer to 7. They are a little scaredy at times, although they're getting better. I really prefer to start with bottle babies, but there is a certain charm in trying to convince nervous kittens that pettings are GOOD!

These kittens are made of FLUFF and cute! And that's about it ;)

Meet Puff, who is the first to really get how wonderful laps are, and pettings. He will come over specifically for loving, rather than having it forced upon him.


His brother Fluff, who has a fast purr, and will sometimes come to beckoning fingers for pets, but will always enjoy them if you give them as he walks by, or if you approach him (but not too fast, or he'll startle!)


And then their sister, nStuff (shut up, "Puff, nStuff, and Fluff" is a GREAT set of names for SUPER fluffy kitties! It is! Besides, Aidon came up with nStuff, including the capitalization scheme. Sorry, "capitalisation" - he's British.)


The spent their first week here destroying our bathroom. Kittens are fun that way. They started out like this:


But they quickly started exploring and playing whappy paws from the bathtub:


And realizing that people were for climbing on!


So I moved them to my office, where they could play like real kittens, and get to meet the other kitties, etc. Also, I can spend a LOT more time with them in the office, compared to sitting in the bathroom!

These three got spayed and neutered a couple of days ago, and will be ready for adoption in a week or so. They are Anje's fosters, also, and so the same fee, application, and benefits apply.

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Date:January 13th, 2012 05:02 pm (UTC)
Wow so glad you posted about your current kitties. I follow you on FB but prefer your LJ posts. In the sunlight the black kittens were revealed to have far more color to their coats. You ended up with a fair amount of fosters after a slow start last year. Now to see what this new year brings.

Date:January 13th, 2012 05:07 pm (UTC)
I know - I really wanted a last batch of bottle babies this past season, but ended up with these last two sets of slightly older kittens. I start a very full load at school in a week and a half, so I'm not sure how much I'll be able to take on - we'll see! I'm too big a sucker not to do it, really, so who knows! ;)
Date:January 13th, 2012 05:06 pm (UTC)
LOL That video is so cute.
Date:January 13th, 2012 05:08 pm (UTC)
Which one? I posted two - and there are bunches more on youtube, of course ;)
Date:January 13th, 2012 07:43 pm (UTC)
I only realized that now. They're both adorable but I meant the futon video.
Date:January 13th, 2012 05:45 pm (UTC)
That photo of Bug in her natural habitat... lol
Date:January 13th, 2012 07:40 pm (UTC)
I was just wondering about you a few days ago. Glad to hear you're still around and fostering adorable ones.

nStuff so much reminds me of my first kitty. They're adorable.
Date:January 14th, 2012 06:29 am (UTC)
They are ever so cute!
Date:January 14th, 2012 09:08 pm (UTC)
I have so missed your kitten posts!

Edited at 2012-01-14 09:08 pm (UTC)